Friday, 15 July 2016

Night Class: English Quiz


Direction (Q. 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 number of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is ‘5’. (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any.)

1. 1) May we now call / 2) upon the chief guest / 3) to light the lamp / 4) and inaugurate the event? / 5) No error

2. 1) Whomsoever we think / 2) guarantees the success / 3) of the launch / 4) will head the committee. / 5) No error

3. 1) Contrary to what / 2) you say I still / 3) stand besides the ground / 4) that health is preferable to wealth. / 5) No error

4. 1) The man, a father of two, / 2) died of suffocation / 3) due to the poisonous fumes / 4) from the chemical effluents. / 5) No error

5. 1) By the end of this hour / 2) I shall have called / 3) your office or / 4) take the file home. / 5) No error

Directions (Q. 5 - 10): Fill up the blanks with one of the suitable options given below to make a meaningful sentence.

6. Let us beware of countries ____.
1) with ulterior motive 
2) which are our opposite 
3) in our neighbour 
4) inimical to our interests
5) None of these

7. ____ his hopes too much too soon.
1) Hasn’t you raised 
2) Don’t raise 
3) Must raise 
4) Do you rose 
5) None of these

8. You must believe me because I have it ____.
1) from horses mouth 
2) straight from the horse’s mouth 
3) from a horse’s mouth
4) direct from the mouth of a horse 
5) None of these

9. The government may go still ____ slashing the PF rates.
1) more 
2) much 
3) fats 
4) further 
5) None of these

10. He crawled out of the train when the mob ____.
1) collected 
2) gone 
3) went 
4) had gone 
5) None of these



Answers:

1. 5
2. 1; Replace ‘Whomsoever’ by ‘Whosoever’.
3. 3; Replace ‘besides’ by ‘on’.
4. 4; Replace ‘from’ by ‘of’.
5. 4; Replace ‘take’ by ‘taken’.

6. 4 
7. 2 
8. 2 
9. 4 
10. 4

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