SSC CPO Spotting Error 2017 With Detail Explanation

SSC CPO Spotting Error 2017 With Explanation

Total :- SSC CPO Spotting Error 67 Question

1. Several visitors are (1)/ expected to visit the (2)/ trade fair this weekend. (3)/ No Error. (4) [01-july-2017]
Options:
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4
Correct Answer: 4
Explanation:- No Error

Q.2. Our professor taught us that (1)/ one should respect the (2)/ religions of others as much as his own. (3)/ No Error (4) [01-july-2017]
Options:
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4
Correct Answer: 3
Explanation:- Replace ‘his’ by possessive case of ‘one’ – “one’s”
Ex- One must take care of one’s health.

Q.3. No sooner had she arrive that her (1)/ friends arranged a reception in her (2)/ honour in the best resort in the town. (3)/ No Error (4) [SSC CPO Spotting Error 01-july-2017]
Options:
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4
Correct Answer: 1
Explanation: – expressions “hardly, scarcely and no sooner” – can be used (often with a past perfect tense) to suggest that one thing happened very soon after another.
Structure: – “hardly ……. when / before.” “Scarcely ……. when / before.”
“no sooner ……. Than”
ex- He had no sooner seen one continent than he saw another.
Ans- (1) No sooner had she arrived than her……

Q. 4. Tell me (1)/ what all you know about it (2)/ before I take a decision in the matter. (3)/ No Error (4) [01-july-2017]
Options:
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4
Correct Answer: no correct answer.
Explanation:-  What (pronoun)  – the thing or things that (used in specifying something) for example – What we need is a commitment. Part (B) – remove ‘all’ – what you know about it.  * replace “take a decision” by “make a decision” in the part (3).

Q.5. During India’s struggle for (1)/ freedom many brilliant students (2)/ gave up their studies by Bhagat Singh’s call. (3)/ No Error (4)
[SSC CPO Spotting Error 01-july-2017]
Options:
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4
Correct Answer: 3
Explanation :- “On call” – If someone is on call, they are ready to go to work at any time if they are needed, especially if there is an emergency. Replace ‘by’ by ‘on’

Q.6.Madhuri and I have done my (1)/ work patiently and diligently (2)/ just for our safe and secure future. (3)/ No Error (4) [SSC CPO Spotting Error 01-july-2017]
Options:
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4
Correct Answer: 1
Explanation :- replace ‘my’ by ‘our’

Q. 7.Sunita is feeling little uncomfortable today (1)/ because she is ill, so she can perform (2)/ her work after having some rest for a while. (3)/ No Error (4) [01-july-2017]
Options:
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4
Correct Answer: 1
Explanation:- replace “little” by “a little”

Q.8.We must (1)/ denounce justice (2)/ and oppression. (3)/ No Error (4) [01-july-2017]
Options:
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4
Correct Answer: 2
Explanation :- denounce – criticise, condemn. Oppression- harassment, coercion.
Replace ‘justice’ by ‘injustice’

Q.9.I don’t think, Neha is a wiser as (1)/ Sonali, so she is not (2)/ competent for this job. (3)/ No Error (4)
[01-july-2017]
Options:
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4
Correct Answer: 1
Explanation :- Replace ‘a wiser’ by ‘as wise’ (competent- सक्षम)
Q.10. In the Mathematics class, I sit next to (1)/ Raj, who is the captain of the basket ball (2)/ team and undoubtedly the best basket ball player in Delhi. (3)/ No Error (4) [01-july-2017]
Options:
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4
Correct Answer: 4
Explanation :-Next to- beside, by, near, close to .
Ex- She sat down next to him on the sofa.

SSC CPO Spotting Error 02-july-2017
Q.11.He commanded me (1)/ as if he was (2)/ my husband. (3)/ No Error (4)
Options:
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4
Correct Answer: 2
Explanation :- In conditional sentence – use ‘were’ instead of ‘was’ ex- His brother always treats him as if he were a child.
replace ‘was’ by ‘were’

02-july-2017
Q.12. The English is a very (1)/ popular language (2)/ amongst south Indians. (3)/ No Error (4)
Options:
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4
Correct Answer: 1
Explanation :- The English (The people of England not
English language). Replace ‘the English’ by ‘English’.
02-july-2017

Q. 13. This container is full with water (1)/ so I can’t carry it for a (2)/ long distance at one go. (3)/ No Error (4)
Options:
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4
Correct Answer: 1
Explanation :- phrasal verb ‘full of sb or sth’ – containing a lot of sb or sth. Ex- The room was full of people. The children are full of energy.
Replace ‘with’ by ‘of’.
SSC CPO Spotting Error 02-july-2017

Q.14. Had she not known (1)/ about it she should (2)/ have stayed longer. (3)/ No Error (4)
Options:
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4
Correct Answer: 2
Explanation :- The type 3 conditional is used to refer to an unreal past condition and its probable past result. Structure:-
If + subordinate clause in past perfect (Or had + sub. + past participle.)+ principle clause – would / could / should + have + past participle.
should have – to say that a different action was recommended in the past. could have – to talk about possibilities if something had been different in the past.
would have – to imagine a result (if something had been different in the past)
replace ‘should’ by ‘would’

02-july-2017
Q. 15. If you will finish your homework I (1)/ will give you (2)/ an ice-cream. (3)/ No Error (4)
Options:
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4
Correct Answer: 1
Explanation :- The type 1 conditional refers to a possible condition and its probable result. In these sentences – the ‘if clause is in the simple present, and the main clause is in the simple future’. Structure:- If … Simple Present …, … Simple Future.
Remove ‘will’ in the part (1)

02-july-2017
Q.16.Mr. Gupta with his wife (1)/ and younger brother (2)/ were present at the station. (3)/ No Error (4)
Options:
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4
Correct Answer: 3
Explanation :- expressions- coupled with, as well as, along with, together with, with etc., when we use these expressions to join one singular subject of a sentence with another noun or pronoun, consider it as a singular subject . Ex- Mr. Ramesh along with his wife wants to purchase the beach house. Replace ‘were’ by ‘was’ in the part (3)

SSC CPO Spotting Error 02-july-2017
Q.17. Rajni is planning to settle (1)/ in Mumbai as soon as (2)/ she retires in August the next year. (3)/ No Error (4)
Options:
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4
Correct Answer: 3
Explanation:-
In the part (C) remove definite article ‘the’ Ex- We are going to visit the construction work in June next year.

02-july-2017
Q.18. I was born (1)/ on 14th July, 1990 (2)/ in Allahabad. (3)/ No Error (4)
Options:
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4
Correct Answer: 4
Explanation:- “in” – for months, years, centuries and long periods
“On” for days and dates ( ex – “in 1921”,  ‘in August’, “on monday”, “on 12th May, 2000′)
02-july-2017

Q.19. Not only we saw (1)/ the President but also (2)/ the Chief Minister of Delhi. (3)/ No Error (4)
Options:
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4
Correct Answer: 1
Explanation :- “not only…….but also” – both the parts should be followed by same part of speech.
Here the doer is – we and the action is – saw. The correct form should be – we saw not only the president (noun) + but also the chief minister (noun)……
Ex- 1. He is not only foolish but also mad. (adjectives). 2. He was not only beaten but also fined. (verbs)

SSC CPO Spotting Error 02-july-2017
Q.20. Can you imagine (1)/ that she has thirty (2)/ five pair of shoes. (3)/ No Error (4)
Options:
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4
Correct Answer: 3
Explanation :- use plural form ‘pairs’ instead of singular form ‘pair’
03-july-2017

Q.21. Not only her husband (1)/ but even her father (2)/ also find her selfish. (3)/ No Error (4)
Options:
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4
Correct Answer: 3
Explanation :- when two subjects are joined by not only………but also / either…..or / neither…..nor. – The verb should be used according to the nearest subject.
Ex- Neither Ravi nor his friends are capable of doing this work within two days.
Use singular verb ‘finds’ instead of plural verb ‘find’.

SSC CPO Spotting Error 03-july-2017
Q. 22. The West Indies team had (1)/ not won any match (2)/ last year. (3)/ No Error (4)
Options:
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4
Correct Answer: 4
Explanation :- no error

03-july-2017
Q.23. Hardly had he come out of the (1)/ cinema hall then the bomb exploded (2)/ and shattered the hall completely. (3)/ No Error (4)
Options:
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4
Correct Answer: 2
Explanation :- No sooner … than, hardly/scarcely…when.
Ex- Hardly had I arrived home when my phone rang. Use ‘when’ instead of ‘then’.
03-july-2017
Q.24.Because copper prices are going down (1)/ demand for alternative (2)/ products to copper are lessening. (3)/ No Error (4)
Options:
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4
Correct Answer: 3
Explanation :- subject ‘demand’ is singular – use singular verb ‘is’ instead of ‘are’
03-july-2017

Q. 25. Three summons have been (1)/ issued by the district court (2)/ but he has not turned up yet. (3)/ No Error (4)
Options:
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4
Correct Answer: 1
Explanation :- singular – summons , plural- summonses . Turn up – make an appearance, appear, be present.
Use plural form summonses instead of summons.

03-july-2017
Q. 26. Her aunt didn’t (1)/ give me (2)/ a minute of peace. (3)/ No Error (4)
Options:
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4
Correct Answer: 4
Explanation :- no error. We may use ‘a + countable noun + of + uncountable noun. Ex – A drop of water or milk.
SSC CPO Spotting Error 03-july-2017

Q. 27. Aayushi has come (1)/ here to do a master (2)/ degree in Social Work. (3)/ No Error (4)
Options:
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4
Correct Answer: 2
Explanation :- replace ‘master’ by ‘master’s’ .( to do a master’s degree )

03-july-2017
Q. 28. There is no money in (1)/ the bank in Rajesh’s and (2)/ Reena’s joint account. (3)/ No Error (4)
Options:
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4
Correct Answer: 2
Explanation: – when two nouns “possess” the same entity, only the second takes an apostrophe ( ’ ):
Ex – Mr. Mehta and son’s shop. Use Rajesh instead of Rajesh’s.
04-july-2017

Q.29. The CEO has decided to visit all the (1)/ departments of the office tomorrow (2)/ evening to review of the situation. (3)/ No Error (4)
Options:
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4
Correct Answer: 3
Explanation :- review (verb) – assess (something) formally with the intention of instituting change if necessary.  ex- it’s a good idea to review your class notes. review (noun) – a formal assessment of something with the intention of instituting change if necessary.                  Ex – an annual review of company performance.                                     — to  review the situation.

04-july-2017
Q. 30. Neha is a very good fashion (1)/ designer but her designs are not (2)/ easily accessible with the public. (3)/ No Error (4)
Options:
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4
Correct Answer: 3
Explanation :- “accessible to” – easy to get , use or understand. ex- This television programme aims to make history more accessible to children.
Replace ‘with’ by ‘to’

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