Night Class: English Quiz

Directions (Q. 1–5) : Which of the phrases 1), 2), 3) and 4) given below each statement should replace the phrase which is underlined in the sentence to make it grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is given and No correction is required, mark 5) as the answer.

1. Dipesh would have asked her to leave the company immediately if his boss would not have been in office.
1) his boss had not 
2) his boss have 
3) our boss would have 
4) our boss have not
5) No correction required


2. It is pity that a girl born from very good parents should live a life of deprivation.
1) the girl born from 
2) the girl's birth in 
3) a girl with 
4) a girl born of
5) No correction required

3. While she was walking along the road a speeding truck knocked down to him.
1) knock down to him 
2) knocked him to down 
3) knocked him down
4) knock him to down 
5) No correction required

4. I am now reliably learnt that he was involved in a hosting controversy.
1) Now I am 
2) Now I was 
3) Am I now 
4) I have now 
5) No correction required

5. Pooja served the company with heart and soul but she got only a few rewards.
1) heart and soul 
2) with the heart and the soul 
3) in heart and soul
4) with full heart and the soul 
5) No correction required

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 and then answer the questions given below.

(A) This is in spite of the fact that the Indian subcontinent receives much higher annual rainfall compared to other major continental areas.

(B) Other objectives are to increase food grain production for the growing population, hydro–power production and inland navigation.

(C) No doubt, this rainfall is very unevenly distributed geographically and in terms of time, just as any other gift of nature.

(D) One of the major outcomes of 'development' is water-scarcity.

(E) Projects of this nature for the 'common good' of all people are of utmost importance and need a thorough scientific study using some of the basic ideas of earth-system sciences.

(F) One of the proclaimed aims of the proposed project on interlinking of Indian rivers is to remove this natural imbalance, which has also been cause of undesirable flooding in some regions and drought in others.

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

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

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

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

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



Answers:
1. 1
2. 4 
3. 3 
4. 4 
5. 1

(6–10):D A C F B E

6. 2 
7. 4 
8. 1 
9. 5 
10. 3



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