Quest for Clerk: English Quiz


Direction (1-5): Find out the error in the given sentences. If there is no error mark your answer as (5).

1. The carpenter, who was looking for (1)/ a job since his mother (2)/ died, was told that (3)/ he will be interviewed in an hour. (4)/ No error. (5)

2. The reason why men (1)/ who worked in factories (2)/ are more likely to suffer from lung diseases (3)/ like asthma has been unraveled by a recent survey. (4)/ No error. (5)

3. The monthly expenditure costs company (1)/ about .25% of the total profit (2)/ what is almost equal to (3)/ the amount spent on the welfare schemes for the employees. (4)/ No error. (5)

4. Despite all our efforts (1)/ we have seen a sharp (2)/ decrease in the number of people (3)/ just before the launch of the scheme. (4)/ No error (5).

5. NGOs has started (1)/ a road side drama campaign (2)/ against the employment of children (3)/ below the age of 14. (4)/ No error. (5)

Directions (6-10): Each question below has two blanks. There are five pairs of words below each sentence. Each pair is, numbered. Choose the pair of words which can be filled up in the blanks in the sentence in the same order so as to complete the sentence meaningfully.

6. Reasonable opportunity ________ be given to the CEO of SAHARA group to explain his position in cases ________failure to meet the expectation of the board of directors.
(1) Should, involving
(2) Shall, Involving
(3) Could, including
(4) Would, including
(5) Shall, including

7. The H1N1 flu, a viral _______ , is quite common among people aged between 30 to 40 __________ winters.
(1) Disease, in
(2) Illness, during
(3) Fever, at
(4) Problem, on
(5) Illness, in

8. The barriers of copyright have been pulled ______, and free encyclopedia proving information worldwide is on the _________.
(1) Up, cards
(2) In, anvil
(3) Down, anvil
(4) Out, cards
(5) Down, books

9. Citizens are _______ to pay more for the services offerred by the Government and there is a _________ need to regulate these government bodies.
(1) Ready, important
(2) Wanting, dire
(3) Sure, urgent
(4) Willing, dire
(5) Willing, important

10. The ________ have plethora of bird population ranging from four ________ five millions.
(1) Forests, on
(2) Sanctuaries, too
(3) Forests, at
(4) Sanctuaries, to
(5) Forests, and


Answers:

1. (4) Replace "will" with "would".
2. (2) Replace worked with works
3. (3) Substitute "which" for "what"
4. (5) No Error
5. (1) Replace has with have.
6. (1)
7. (2)
8. (3)
9. (4)
10. (4)

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