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. 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) If anything, the insular state / 2) of urban life demands / 3) a serious look on outsiders by those / 4) who consider themselves insiders./ 5) No error

2. 1) In defining professional success, / 2) women place more value than men do on individual achievement, / 3) having passion for his work, receiving respect / 4) and making a difference / 5) No error


3. 1) The fact that the interviewee all agreed / 2) to take time from their hectic schedules / 3) to share their insights with students might / 4) introduce a selection effect./ 5) No error

4. 1) Now I look back on my career / 2) in the private sector / 3) and realise how I should have been / 4) leading all along. / 5) No error

5. 1) It is a thing whose knowledge / 2) may not be acquired / 3) through direct perception / 4) nor can we gain it through inference. /5) No error

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

(A) These would be employees with strong interpersonal skills.
(B) While selecting mentors, it is important to select employees who possess the required knowledge, skills and experience that would benefit the mentors.
(C) Who are committed and willing to set aside the time to work with a mentor.
(D) And act as positive role models with a genuine interest in developing others.
(E) It is important to plan a mentoring programme that aligns with the culture of the organisation as well as development needs of the employees.
(F) The mentor has to be chosen carefully based on the development plan and need.
(G) The mentor and mentee need to be explained the pros and cons the mentoring programme.

6. Which of the following would be the SECOND sentence after rearrangement?
1) F 
2) C 
3) A 
4) G 
5) E

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

8. Which of the following should be the FOURTH sentence after rearrangement?
1) E 
2) C 
3) F 
4) A 
5) G

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

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


Answers:
1. 3; Replace ‘on’ with ‘at’

2. 3; Replace ‘his’ with ‘their’

3. 1; Replace ‘interviewee’ with ‘interviewees’

4. 5; No error

5. 2; Replace ‘may’ with ‘can’

(6-10): EFGCBAD
6. 1 
7. 3 
8. 2 
9. 4 


10. 5



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