Night Class: English Quiz

Directions (Q. 1-5): Which of the phrases 1), 2), 3), and 4) given below each sentence should replace the phrase printed in bold to make the sentence grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is, mark 5), ie “No correction required”, as your answer.

1. The labourers continued to work in the field despite of the heavy rains.
1) in spite raining heavily 
2) even though the rain was heavy 
3) through a rainy day
4) even though it rained heavily 
5) No correction required

2. Had you tell me about your plan earlier, I would have helped you.
1) If you would have told 
2) Had you have told 
3) Had you told
4) Having been told 
5) No correction required

3. They felt humiliated because they realized that they had become cheated.
1) were been cheated 
2) had been cheated 
3) had been cheating
4) were supposedly being cheated 
5) No correction required

4. He found the pen as he cleans the floor.
1) while cleaning 
2) as he was in cleaning 
3) while he cleans
4) as he had cleaned 
5) No correction required

5. Because of his influence in the area, his suggestion are largely accepted.
1) are widely accepted 
2) are without question accepted 
3) are in favour accepted
4) are accepted in large quantity 
5) No correction required

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

(A) Milk, beverages and soup are also high in water content.

(B) Water is the major ingredient of all drinks.

(C) However, they can only be a source of fluid intake and cover only a small part of loss of body fluid.

(D) For instance, diluted squashes have 86 per cent of water content, fruit juices 90 per cent and carbonated drinks 65 per cent.

(E) Low-moisture foods such as grains and meat products do not contribute significantly to water intake.

(F) Many fruits and vegetables are a good source of water—like leafy vegetables, cucumber and watermelon.

6. Which will be the ‘LAST’ sentence in the paragraph?
1) A 
2) B 
3) C 
4) D 
5) E

7. Which will be the ‘FIRST’ sentence in the paragraph?
1) B 
2) C 
3) D 
4) E 
5) F

8. Which sentence will come at ‘FOURTH’ place in the paragraph?
1) A 
2) C 
3) E 
4) F 
5) D

9. Which sentence will come at ‘SECOND’ place in the paragraph?
1) C 
2) D 
3) A 
4) B 
5) E

10. Which will be the ‘FIFTH’ sentence in the paragraph?
1) B 
2) D 
3) A 
4) F 
5) C

1. 4
2. 3
3. 2
4. 1
5. 1

(6-10): BDAFCE

6. 5
7. 1
8. 4
9. 2

10. 5

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