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Friday, 26 December 2014

English Quiz

For ques (1-5): Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence, the letter of that part will be the answer. If there is no error, mark (E) as the answer. (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any.)

1. The merchant counted (1) / the number of pearls (2) / to make sure that (3) / none of them were missing. (4) / No error (5)

2. When deep sea diving, (1) / one should always take care (2) / that oxygen cylinder is (3) / tied to the back tightly.(4)/  No error (5)

3. As the salary (1) / did not match (2) / his expectations, he did not (3) / accept the job. (4)/  No error (5)

4. The reason behind his success (1) / in the recent past (2) / is due to hard-work (3) / and presence of mind. (4)/  No error (5)

5. No sooner did the students (1) / seen the principal approach (2) / than they ran (3) / from the playground. (4)/  No error (5)

Direction (6-10): Which of the phrases (1), (2) (3) and (4) given below each statement should replace the phrase printed in bold in the sentence to make it grammatically correct ? If the sentence is correct as it is given and ‘No correction is required’, mark (5) as the answer.
6. Many students waits anxiously at the college gate to know their results—
(1) student waited anxiously
(2) students waiting anxiously
(3) students waited anxiously
(4) students waited anxious
(5) No correction required

7. Through a fortuitous circumstance Rakhi met her childhood friend on the bus in which she was travelling.
(1) she was travelled
(2) she did travel
(3) she has travelling
(4) she were travelling
(5) No correction required

8. The opposition party has alleged that the prices of essential commodities are soaring like never before on the last three decades—
(1) before on the next
(2) before in the last
(3) before at the last
(4) previously in the next
(5) No correction required

9. The salaries and the perks of the employees in this institution are not in according with the rest of the industry—
(1) are not in accordance
(2) is not in accordance
(3) are not according
(4) is not on accordance
(5) No correction required

10. The soldiers deployed in the town were instructed exercising restraint and handle the situation
(1) was instructed to exercising
(2) were instructed for exercise
(3) were instructed to exercise
(4) was instructing to exercising
(5) No correction required

Directions (11-15): Rearrange the following sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) and (F) to make a meaningful paragraph and then answer the questions which follow—
A. The only way in which this problem can be solved is by making artificial blood which has remained a distant dream for science.
B. Donation of blood is considered to be the most noble of all the charities.
C. If they succeed, it would be noted as one of the most important inventions in the history of mankind.
D. This is because this donated magic potion can give life to another person in an emergency.
E. A group of scientists, however, has dedicated themselves towards making this a reality.
F. A growing problem however is that the requirement for safe blood is increasing whereas the number of donors is decreasing.

11. Which of the following sentence should be the FIRST after rearrangement?
(1) A
(2) B
(3) C
(4) D
(5) E

12. Which of the following sentence should be the SECOND after rearrangement?
(1) A
(2) B
(3) C
(4) D
(5) F

13. Which of the following sentence should be the THIRD after rearrangement?
(1) A
(2) D
(3) C
(4) E
(5) F

14. Which of the following sentence should be the FIFTH after rearrangement?
(1) A
(2) B
(3) C
(4) E
(5) F

15. Which of the following sentence should be the SIXTH (LAST) after rearrangement?
(1) A
(2) B
(3) C
(4) D
(5) E

1. 4
2. 1
3. 2
4. 3
5. 2
6. 3
7. 5
8. 2
9. 1
10. 3


11. 2
12. 4
13. 5
14. 4
15. 3

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