Wednesday, 31 December 2014

English Quiz

Directions (1-5) – Read each 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 number of that part with error as your answer. If there is “No error” mark your answer (5). 

1. Two miles beyond (1)/that pasture was seen hundreds(2)/ of cattle including (3)/some lambs.(4)/No Error (5)

2. It is noticed that (1)/the elite class have no soft(2)/ corner for the downtrodden who are the (3) /real victims of the present social set-up. (4) /No Error (5)


3. Ritu as well as (1) /some of her friends (2) /have fallen in love with Sonu, who (3) /is the eldest son of an S.D.O. (4)/ No Error (5)

4. More than one successful candidate (1) /have taken the interview for one (2) /of the popular magazines (3) / being published from Delhi. (4) /No Error (5)

5. Is there any difficulties (1) /in disposing of this gorgeous building (2) /built on such a spacious (3) /and beautiful campus. (4) /No Error (5)

Directions: (6-10): Each question below has two blanks, each blank indicating that something has been omitted. Choose the set of words for each blank which best fits the meaning of the sentence as a whole.

6. Behaving in a ……………. and serious way, even in a ………. situation, makes people respect you.
(1) calm, difficult
(2) steady, angry
(3) flamboyant, tricky
(4) cool, astounding
(5) silly, sound

7. Along with a sharp rise in …………… , a recession would eventually result in more men, women, and children living in ……….
(1) crime, apathy
(2) fatalities, poor
(3) deaths, slums
(4) unemployment, poverty
(5) migrations, streets

8. The governments has …………. to provide financial aid to the one ……… by severe floods in the city.
(1) desired, troubled
(2) promised, havoc
(3) failed, affected
(4) wanted, struck
(5) decided, ill

9. An airplane with……….. passengers on board made an unscheduled ………… as the airport to which it was heading
was covered with thick fog.
(1) irritable, slip
(2) faulty, stop
(3) variety, halt
(4) tons, wait
(5) numerous, landing

10. Deemed universities ………. huge fees, but have not been successful in providing …………… education to our students.
(1) collect, maintaining
(2) pay, belted
(3) ask, good
(4) charge, quality
(5) demand, quantitative



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






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