Error Detection English Questions for IB ACIO Exam 2017


Dear Students, English section of all IB ACIO Exams is very challenging. You need to mug up all the grammar rules, vocabulary and practice a lot of mock tests to score maximum marks. Today, in this English quiz we are providing questions based on Error Detection. Attempt this quiz, learn better and be prepared for the  IB ACIO Exam 2017. Follow our study plan and be better prepared for the IB Exam.

Directions (1-15): The sentences are given in different parts. Read each sentence to find out whether there is an error in any part. No sentence has more than one error.  

Q1. We have already advertised that for our present need a building with one hall, four rooms and one kitchen are wanted.
(a) We have already advertised
(b) that for our present need
(c) a building with one hall, four rooms and one kitchen are wanted.
(d) No error

Q2. Although I have never seen the girl before, I recognized her at once from her photograph.
(a) Although I have never seen the girl before,
(b) I recognized her at once
(c) from her photograph.
(d) No error

Q3. We do not know where he was educated or what did he do to earn his bread at that time because history is silent about his early life.
(a) We do not know where he was educated
(b) or what did he do to earn his bread at that time
(c) because history is silent about his early life.
(d) No error

Q4. The government warned the shopkeepers that if they persist in charging unfair prices their licenses would be cancelled.
(a) The government warned the shopkeepers
(b) that if they persist in charging unfair prices
(c) their licenses would be cancelled.
(d) No error

Q5. The famous poet and the scholar Dr. Suman has been ailing for the last one month.
(a) The famous poet and the scholar
(b) Dr. Suman has been ailing for
(c) the last one month.
(d) No error

Q6. The pirates who had hidden the treasure on the islands, returned back again because they thought they could now remove it with safety.
(a) The pirates who had hidden the treasure on the islands,
(b) returned back again because they thought
(c) they could now remove it with safety.
(d) No error

Q7. I asked him how far had he come in his research but he just refused to give me a straight answer.
(a) I asked him how far had he come
(b) in his research but he just refused
(c) to give me a straight answer.
(d) No error

Q8. It is alleged that the number of athletes taking performance-boosting drugs are on the rise.
(a) It is alleged that the number of athletes
(b) taking performance-boosting drugs
(c) are on the rise.
(d) No error

Q9. A good statesman, like any other sensible human being, always learns more from his opponents than from his fervent supporters.
(a) A good statesman, like any other sensible human being,
(b) always learns more from his opponents
(c) than from his fervent supporters.
(d) No error

Q10. They informed him that he will have to pay the bill when the goods arrived.
(a) They informed him that
(b) he will have to pay the bill
(c) when the goods arrived.
(d) No error

Q11. When I reminded of the mistake I had made, I was struck with a deep sense of remorse.
(a) When I reminded of the mistake
(b) I had made,
(c) I was struck with a deep sense of remorse.
(d) No error

Q12. You have been working very hard for the past two years, Isn’t it?
(a) You have been working very hard
(b) for the past two years,
(c) Isn’t it?
(d) No error

Q13. Education helps us understand and tolerate differences and so holds out the promise that we can live together harmoniously.
(a) Education helps us understand and tolerate differences
(b) and so holds out the promise
(c) that we can live together harmoniously.
(d) No error

Q14. He refused to disclose to his friends whether he will leave for England immediately after finishing his studies.
(a) He refused to disclose to his friends
(b) whether he will leave for England
(c) immediately after finishing his studies.
(d) No error

Q15. Despite for her protests I decided to buy the saree which she did not like.
(a) Despite for her protests
(b) I decided to buy
(c) the saree which she did not like.
(d) No error







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