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 Important Error spotting/error detection  questions based on Preposition for SSC,Bank and other Exams 

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Let's talk about preposition now. Now that we have learnt important rules associated with Preposition in our previous Post, we are ready to slay some questions from this topic. 

💠Most important error spotting /error detection questions based on Preposition for SSC, Bank and other  Exams


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1) They were left with (1)/ no alternatives but to acquiesce with (2)/  his unfair demand (3) / no error 


2) I arrived (1)/ at the coaching (2)/ in good time(3)/ no error



3) Passengers should(1)/  be in time (2)/ for their train (3)/ no error



4) Everyone complains against (1)/ callous treatment (2)/  of the police (3)/ no error



5) Meera is very (1)/ popular among her (2)/ friends and relatives (3)/ no error



6) On diwali I will (1)/ order for a new (2)/ pair of spectacles (3)/ no error



7) The accused was (1)/ bound by a chain (2)/  and taken to prison (3)/ no error



8) My mom assured me (1)/ to present me a new smartphone (2)/ on my next birthday (3)/ no error



9) In a democratic society no one (1)/  should be discriminated because (2)/ of caste ,creed and race(3)/ no error



10) A summons (1)/ was (2)/  served to him last week (3)/ no error



11) The news of the (1)/  chief minister's death (2)/ spread in all over the country (3)/ no error



12) She was admitted in the (1)/ hospital when she (2)/ met with an accident (3)/ no error



13) This is the dress(1)/  for that I (2)/ have been looking (3)/ no error



14) It was I who am (1)/ responsible of making (2)/ all the arrangements for the party (3)/ no error



15) The songs of (1) this movie are (2) worth listening to (3)/ no error



16) They gorge (1)/ themselves in (2)/ chocolates and pastries (3) / no error 


17) The students were not amenable for (1) / the new ideas which were (2)/ suggested by the teacher(3) /no error


18) Her antipathy on her sister (1) /was obvious to (2)/ everyone in the family (3) / no error 



19)   A balanced diet has a (1) / direct bearing on  (2) / fitness and good health (3) / no error


20) Shahrukh Khan has decided (1)/ to enter upon expansion programme (2)/  of his production house (3) /no error 


21) She acted in (1)/ conformity to the (2)/ rules of the NGO (3)/ no error 

22) Charge of murder (1)/ was framed (2)/ against his brother (3)/ no error 

23) The police cordoned the (1)/ area to ensure safety (2)/  of the senior citizens (3)/ no error 

24) Sonakshi seems greatly (1)/ irritated with my (2)/ refusal to bend to her will (3)/ no error 

25) One should not intrude in (1)/ the personal space of (2)/ one's partner (3)/ no error 

26)The militants were(1)/overwhelmed with (2)/ our army (3)/ no error 


27) She has been neglectful in (1)/ her business (2)/ throughout the year (3)/ no error 


28) She is liable to imprisonment (1)/ and fine as (2)/ per the revised traffic rules (3)/ no error 

29) There is a (1)/ likeness to (2)/ Ravina and twinkle (3)/ no error 

30) I parted with my (1)/  best friend when I came to (2)/  know about his freaky nature (3)/ no error 

Solution:


1)' Acquiesce in '


It means 'to accept passively' .

◾KIM( Keep in mind) - 'in' is used with acquiesce.

2) The sentence is absolutely correct.

In good time - with comfortable margin.

3) The sentence is absolutely correct.

'In time' means 'not late'
On time - at the time arranged, neither before nor after.


4) 'complains of' is the correct usage

The word 'Complain' is always targeted at something or someone. It is also a 'negative impact' verb. There is no need to double negate it with a word like 'against'.


5) 'popular with ' is the correct usage here


⚫Note - 'Popular with' is usually used for people, e.g. "Popular with the girls", "Popular with the working class..."


"Popular among" is usually used with ideas among people, eg.

The new policy is not going to be popular among the members of the party.✔️


6) omit 'for' 


7) 'bound with' is the correct usage.


8) present me with a new smartphone


◼️Tip - If indirect object is used just after the verbs ( present, provide, entrust, supply) , suitable preposition is used before the direct object.


For example


He provided me money. ❌

He provided me with money. ✔️
Indirect object - me, direct object - money
He provided money to me. ✔️


9) discriminated against


10) 'served on ' is the right usage

To Serve something on someone. 

⚫Note - 'Summon' is a verb while 'summons' is a noun. Plural is summonses. 

11) remove 'in'


12) 'admitted to '

Preposition 'to' is used after 'admit'.

13)The correct sentence is

This is the dress that I have been looking for. ✔️

⚫Note - A preposition is usually placed before its object but when the object of the preposition is a relative pronoun 'that'  it is placed after it.


For example

This is the restaurant of that she always talks.❌
This is the restaurant that she always talks of. ✔️

14) Responsible for


15) Remove to


16) 'Gorge on ' is the right usage. 
Gorge means to eat greedily in large quantities. It takes preposition 'on'.


17) 'amenable to' is the correct usage here. 
It means to be willing to...

18) 'antipathy against' is the correct usage here.
It means averse to a person/thing

⚫⚫Note - In informal language to / towards/ for etc may be used with antipathy, but when it comes to competitive exam,  we have to  follow the following rule :
Antipathy (to) for a thing. 
Antipathy (against) for a person.

19) The sentence is absolutely correct. 
Bearing on - relation to. 
Your speech has no bearing on the subject we are discussing.✅

20) The sentence is absolutely correct. 
Enter on/upon - undertake 
The Prime Minister of India has entered upon another term of office. ✅

21) The sentence is absolutely correct. 
Conformity to - in accordance with( the established rules) . 
Example - I did that in conformity to the traditions of my society. ✔️
Conformity with - in accordance with (views) 
Example - She acted in conformity with the opinion of the majority. ✔️


22) The sentence is absolutely correct. 
Charge of (noun) 
Example - Charge of murder was framed against her. ✔️
Charge with (verb) 
Example - She was charged with the murder of her best friend. ✔️

23) The error is in (1).
It should be 'cordoned off' which means to protect, to prevent people from getting into an area. ✔️

24)The error is in (2).
At in place of with. 
Irritate at (thing), irritate with (for a person). 

25) 'on' in place of 'in' 

26) Overwhelmed by 
Overwhelmed with (feelings) - She was overwhelmed with the love for her daughter.✔️
Overwhelmed by - defeated by

27) 'of' in place of 'in'

28) The sentence is absolutely correct. 
Liable for - responsible for
I hold you liable for the demise of your father. ✔️
Liable to - deserve

29) 'Between' in place of 'to' 

Likeness between - similarity

30) 'From' in place of 'with' 
Part from someone - I parted from my friend in chennai. ✔️
Part with something - A miserly person can't be parted with a single penny. ✔️

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