Friday, 8 July 2016

Night Class: English Quiz


Directions (Q.1-5): 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 and that option of that part will be the answer. If there is ‘No error’, the answer is (e). (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any.)

1. Amnesty international released a detailed report, asserting that the Union government has often refused to prosecute the Army or paramilitary personnel accused of human rights misuses. 
a) Amnesty international released a detailed report,
b) asserting that the Union government has often refused
c)  to prosecute the Army or paramilitary personnel
d)  accused of human rights misuses.
e) No Error

2.  By upholding the State government’s appeal, the Supreme Court criticised the attitude of the single judge who wrote the judgements. 
a) By upholding the State government’s appeal,
b) the Supreme Court criticised
c) the attitude of the single judge
d) who wrote the judgements.
e) No Error

3. Joining worldwide efforts to squeeze terror finances, India has announced a ban on trade with the Islamic state and the al-Nusra Front and other groups associated with the al-Qaeda.
a) Joining worldwide efforts to squeeze terror finances,
b) India has announced a ban on trade
c) with the Islamic state and the al-Nusra Front
d) and other groups associated with the al-Qaeda.
e) No Error

4. There is no doubt that some people are selfish and greedy, but there are a lot of more people in the world who are selfless and generous. 
a) There is no doubt that some people are selfish
b) and greedy, but there
c) are lot of more people in the world
d) who are selfless and generous.
e) No Error

5. Many dangerous chemicals which caused the depletion of the ozone layer are now being boycotted by people throughout the world and manufacturers are being forced to look after alternatives. 
a) Many dangerous chemicals which caused the depletion of the ozone layer
b) are now being boycotted by people
c) throughout the world and manufacturers are being
d) forced to look after alternatives.
e) No Error

Directions (6-10): Rearrange the following sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E), (F), and (G) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below them. 

(A) Then, fulfill that dream, with the help we offer. 
(B) Are you willing to set goals that will move you towards making that dream a reality? 
(C) But, for those who are willing to dream big. 
(D) This book seeks to challenge people who are willing to dream. 
(E) I want to ask you two questions. 
(F) I offer this, not for the already-achieved or those who think of themselves as hopeless. 
(G) Are you willing to dream of doing great things? 


6. Which of the following will be the FOURTH sentence? 
(a) D  
(b) A 
(c) C 
(d) G 
(e) B 

7. Which of the following will be the FIRST sentence? 
(a) B  
(b) G 
(c) E 
(d) D 
(e) C 

8. Which of the following will be the THIRD sentence? 
(a) C 
(b) E 
(c) G 
(d) D 
(e) B 

9. Which of the following will be the LAST sentence? 
(a) D 
(b) C 
(c) B 
(d) A 
(e) G 

10. Which of the following will be the SIXTH sentence? 
(a) C 
(b) D 
(c) E 
(d) F 
(e) G


Answers:
1. (e)
2. (c), replace ‘single’ with ‘only’
3. (e)
4. (c); no need to use ‘more’ after ‘a lot of’
5. (d); ‘look for alternatives’ will be the correct answer

Directions (6-10):
The rearrangement for the given set of sentences is – EGBAFCD
E- This is the opening sentence of the paragraph and here the author is saying that he wants to ask two questions
G- This is the first question
B- G and B are mandatory pairs and this is the second question
A- B and A are mandatory pairs. Sentence A follows B
F- A and F are mandatory pairs 
C- In Sentence F the author tells that the help is not for the already-achievers or the hopeless but for the ones who wish to achieve/dream big.
D- This is the ending line of the paragraph

6. (b)

7. (c)

8. (e)

9. (a)

10. (a)


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