Directions (Q. 1-5) Read this sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical mistake/error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. Mark the part with the error as your answer. If there is no error, mark ‘No error’ as your answer. (Ignore the errors of punctuation if any).

1. Attributing rise in inflation partly for withholding of food stocks by traders/the minister said that/he was committed/to easing this supply side bottleneck.

Attributing rise in inflation partly for withholding of food stocks by traders

The minister said that

He was committed

To easing this supply side bottleneck.

No error



2. India’s largest utility vehicle and tractor maker/is again in the race to acquire/for stake in Swedish company/which is a premium car maker.

India’s largest utility vehicle and tractor maker

Is again in the race to acquire

For stake in Swedish company

Which a premium car maker

No error


3. With sale of branded or premium petrol becoming almost nil/due to high duties,/a government appointed panel has recommended/slashing excise duty to make them at par with regular fuel.

With sale of branded or premium petrol becoming almost nil

Due to high duties

A government appointed panel has recommended

Slashing excise duty to make them at par with regular fuel


No error


4. Keeping in mind/that power cuts are on different days in different areas/the change in the factory law would enable individual factories within an area/to determining their own weekly holidays.

Keeping in mind

That power cuts are on different days in different areas

The change in the factory law would enable individual factories within an area

To determining their own weekly holidays

No error


5. Police officers have refused on identify the bystander,/who is the only eyewitness to the crime,/but have said that the investigating team would explore/if he could be a witness in the case.

Police officers have refused on identify the bystander

Who is the only eyewitness to the crime

But have said that the investigating team would explore

If he could be a witness in the case

No error


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