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Directions (1-10): Find out the error, if any. If there is no error, the answer is (e), i.e. No error. (Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any.)
1. Despite of their best efforts / they failed to retain / the contract due to / unwanted political interference.

Despite of their best efforts
They failed to retain
The contract due to
Unwanted political interference
No error

2. We had decided / to scrap the project / but the chairman insisted with / its continuation on the same terms.

We had decided
To scrap the project
But the chairman insisted with
Its continuation on the same terms.
No error

3. Because of his prolonged illness / he could not concentrate / on his studies although / he was very much desired to do so.

Because of his prolonged illness
He could not concentrate
On his studies although
He was very much desired to do so.
No error

4. You must realize / how importance it is / to give away to the needy / whatever you possess in excess.

You must realize
How importance it is
To give away to the needy
Whatever you possess in excess
No error

5. Most of the travellers experienced / a shock when they arrived / at the museum only to find / that it had been burgled.

Most of the travellers experienced
A shock when they arrived
At the museum only to find
That it had been burgled.
No error

6. How people do / to earn their bread / is dependent largely on / the locality where they live.

How people do
To earn their bread
Is dependent largely on
The locality where they live.
No error

7. He took a sharp knife / and torn the covering / made of cardboard / but could not open the packet.

He took a sharp knife
And torn the covering
Made of cardboard
But could not open the packet
No error

8. All of us are aware that / Shankar has been suffering / from fever since ten days / and has been resting.

All of us are aware that
Shankar has been suffering
From fever since ten days
And has been resting
No error

9. Both of them genuinely helped / each other when their / families were going / through a bad patch.

Both of them genuinely helped
Each other when their
Tamilies were going
Through a bad patch.
No error

10. Some people have / generously contributed to the welfare fund / but they wanted that there names / should not be published.

Some people have
Generously contributed to the welfare fund
But they wanted that there names
Should not be published
No error

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