Tuesday, 29 September 2015

Night Class: English Quiz

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

1. Neither welfare nor workfare could have _____ the sharp ____ of economic growth.
1) rised, yore
2) caused, acceleration
3) crushed, link
4) done, flow
5) utilised, slope


2. These cities ____ behind in infrastructure _____.
1) have, notice
2) key, matter
3) far, stand
4) lag, development
5) make, deal

3. She ____ her ____ experience of working in the company.
1) described, initial
2) explained, abridge
3) asked, engross
4) liked, craven
5) gained, badger

4. A large percentage of the total _______ _______ the internet is e–mail.
1) common, of
2) incongruity, in
3) unanimity, on
4) amass, in
5) traffic, over

5. Having money and ___ able to make decisions, is one _____ of being independent.
1) being, means
2) to, matter
3) likely, target
4) to be, action
5) rightly, reason

Directions: Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical or idiomatic error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The number of that part is the answer. If there is 'No error' the answer is 5). (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any)

6. We might not have 1)/ such well develop strategies 2)/ to protect 3)/ confidential data. 4)/ No error 5)

7. Of the various 1)/ selection criteria 2)/ costing is perhaps 3)/ the most important. 4) /No error 5)

8. By this time 1)/ initial enthusiasm 2)/ of applicants 3)/ fades away 4)/No error 5)

9. Creat affordability 1)/ is crucial 2)/ in tapping 3)/ the unbanked market 4)/ No error 5)

10. Rural development 1)/ aims improving 2)/ rural people's livelihood 3)/in an equitable and sustainable manner. 4)/ No error 5)




Answers:


1. 2
2. 4
3. 1
4. 5
5. 1
6. 2; Replace ‘develop’ with ‘developed’
7. 3; Replace ‘costing’ with ‘cost’
8. 2; Add ‘the’ before ‘initial’
9. 1; Replace ‘Create’ with ‘Creating’
10. 4; Add ‘at’ after ‘aims’


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