Night Class: English Quiz

Directions (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) , i.e. No error. (Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any.)

1. Patriots of every country 1)/ have one thing in common 2)/ and 3)/ that the love for their motherland. 4)/ No error 5)

2. He who knows 1)/ all the pros and cons 2)/ of any problem 3)/ can wield a lot of power. 4)/ No error 5)


3. Not only he but 1)/ also his sons were 2)/ blamed for the 3)/ act and rightly so. 4)/ No error 5)

4. None else 1)/ should held responsible 2)/ for this accident 3)/ and the loss. 4)/ No error 5)

5. I am obliged with you 1)/ and your entire family 2)/ for showing kindness 3)/ and generosity towards us. 4)/ No error 5)

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

(A) It was completely wet and useless now.

(B) He therefore did not think it was necessary to delay joining the battle to repair it.

(C) The Indian navy thus suffered a defeat because a small leak was neglected.

(D) An Indian Captain received a report from his men that the ship had sprung a leak.

(E) The ship reached the scene of the battle in time but unfortunately it was found that seawater had got into the gunpowder.

(F) It was only a minor one though.

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

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

8. Which of the following should be the SIXTH (LAST) sentence after rearrangement?
1) B 
2) C 
3) D 
4) E 
5) F

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

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



Answers:
1. 3; That (subject) must have a verb, so is should be used here.

2. 5

3. 5

4. 2; The sentence is in passive voice, so should held should be replaced with should be held.

5. 1; Replace with with to. Oblige should be followed by to.

(6-10): DFBEAC.

6. 4 
7. 1 
8. 2
9. 5 
10. 2



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