SSC CGL Spotting Errors PDF 2015 | English Error Spotting

SSC CGL Spotting Errors PDF 2015 | English Error Spotting

Dear SSC CGL Aspirants,

We are providing you the previous year SSC CGL 2015 Spotting Errors questions that will surely help you in future to score more marks in the exam. It is one of the top most topic in which you have to follow some guidelines and do regular practice.

SSC CGL Error Spotting 2015

1. Did you hear (A)/ many news (B)/ about the political situation while you were in that country? (C)/ No error (D)

2. Riches are uncertain things, and the fame (A)/ that power give or is won by foul means (B)/ is as short lived as a dewdrop. (C)/ No error (D)

3. In twenty wrecks (A)/ five lives were (B)/ fortunately lost. (C)/ No error (D)

4. He looked upon me (A)/ eye to eye for a few moments (B)/ before he spoke. (C)/ No error (D)

5. The article suggests that when a person is under unusual stress (A)/ you should be especially careful (B)/ to eat a well-balanced diet. (C)/ No Error (D)

6. Until you are in the habit of putting off things (A)/ you cannot ensure yourself (B)/ of a good future. (C)/ No error (D)

7. We received (A)/ much help (B)/ from the neighbours. (C)/ No error (D)

8. The heavy weight fighter (A)/ was knocking out (B)/ in one punch.(C)/ No error (D)

9. Let us vie (A)/ to one another (B)/ in doing good. (C)/ No error (D)

10. I forbid you (A)/ not to go (B)/ there again. (C)/ No error (D)

11. I wanted to repair the radio (A)/ but hadn’t time (B)/ to do it today. (C)/ No error (D)

12. I was convinced that (A)/ the only thing I wanted to do (B) ever, is to write novels. (C)/ No error (D)

13. The results (A)/ of the survey were (B)/ fairly disappointing. (C)/ No error (D)

14. The doctor (A)/ asked his patient (B)/ to regularly take his medicine. (C)/ No error (D)

15. Thanks to an insight (A)/ and persistence of the local doctor, (B)/ hundreds of victims have been able to resume normal life. (C)/ No error (D)

16. Do you think you could lend me (A)/ good pair of gloves (B)/ to wear to the wedding? (C)/ No error (D)

17. There be a long queue (A)/ for entry into (B)/ the exhibition ground. (C)/ No error (D)

18. Some members of the committee (A)/ were opposed to use (B)/ the club members money to redecorate the meeting hall. (C)/ No error (D)

19. As per the invitation card (A)/ Rahim marries with Sayra (B)/ on 13th December, Monday. (C)/ No error (D)

20. This book (A)/ is different (B)/ than that. (C)/ No error (D)


1. (B) Use ‘any’ instead of ‘many’.

2. (B) Use ‘gives’ instead of ‘give’ [Present Tense, Singular (Power) + singular verb]

3. (C) Use ‘unfortunately lost’ [fortunately(+ve) + lost(-ve)]

4. (A) Use ‘had looked’ instead of ‘looked’ [He looked => Past Indefinite, spoke => Past Indefinite, Note :- Past Perfect + before + Past Indefinite]

5. (B) Use ‘he’ instead of ‘you’ [person => Indefinite, Not You, give preference to Masculine]

6. (A) Use ‘Unless’ instead of ‘Until’ [Until used in time, sentence showing condition]

7. (D) No Error [We received = > Past Indefinite, help => uncountable noun]

8. (B) Use ‘knocked out’ instead of ‘knocking out'[complete sentence should be passive]

9. (C) Use ‘good things’ [good => adjective and used for noun, she is a beautiful girl]

10. (B) Remove ‘not’ [Double negative, forbid => negative]

11. (B) Use ‘had/have no’ instead of ‘hadn’t'[Helping verb = > hadn’t + V3, Main Verb = > had + no + Noun] 

12. (C) Use ‘was’ instead of ‘is’

13. (C) Use ‘rather’ instead of ‘fairly’ [fairly => positive adverb, disappointing => -ve adjective]

14. (C) Use ‘to take his medicine regularly’ [regularly => adverb of manner => need to give position after object]

15. (A) Use ‘the’ instead of ‘an’ [persistence of the local doctor = > Noun + Noun]

16. (B) Use ‘a good pair of gloves'[pair => countable noun]

17. (A) Use ‘would be’ instead of ‘be’ [possibility]

18. (C) Use “club members’ money”[possession]

19. (B) Remove ‘with’

20. (C) Use ‘from’ instead of ‘than'[comparative degree = than , different => from]

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