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. Had she done 1)/ her work well 2)/ she would have not suffered 3)/ this punishment.4)/ No error 5)

2. He will insist get up 1)/ early in the morning 2)/ and playing 3)/ with him. 4) /No error 5)

3. It is much better 1)/ if one of the parents 2)/ stays at hospital 3)/ to look after him. 4)/No error 5)


4. These girls share 1)/ a reputation for competency 2)/ as well as 3)/ for good presentation skills . 4)/ No error 5)

5. This company plans 1)/ to transform from a family based 2)/ business into 3)/ a professional managed one. 4)/ No error 5)

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

(A) They kept on walking until they found an oasis, where they decided to take a bath.

(B) Two friends were walking through the desert, during some point of the journey they had an argument, and one friend slapped the other one in the face.

(C) The one who had been slapped got stuck in the mire and started drowning, but the friend saved him.

(D) The one who got slapped was hurt, but without saying anything, wrote in the sand “Today my best friend slapped me in the face”.

(E) But, when someone does something good for us, we must engrave it in stone where no wind can ever erase it.”

(F) The other friend replied “When someone hurts us we should write it down in sand where winds of forgiveness can erase it away.

(G) The friend who had slapped and saved his best friend asked him, “After I hurt you, you wrote in the sand and now, you write on a stone, why?”

(H) After he recovered from the near drowning, he wrote on a stone “Today my best friend saved my life”.

6. Which of the following would be the 'LAST (EIGHTH)' sentence after rearrangement?
1) E 
2) G 
3) F 
4) H 
5) C

7. Which of the following would be the 'SECOND' sentence after rearrangement?
1) A 
2) D 
3) H 
4) C 
5) B

8. Which of the following would be the 'FIFTH' sentence after rearrangement?
1) G 
2) A 
3) C 
4) H 
5) D

9. Which of the following would be the 'SEVENTH' sentence after rearrangement?
1) D 
2) B 
3) F 
4) A 
5) G

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



Answers:
1. 3; Replace ‘would have not’ with ‘would not have’

2. 1; Replace ‘get up’ with ‘on getting up’

3. 5; No error

4. 4; Omit ‘for’ before ‘good presentation’

5. 4; Replace ‘professional’ with ‘professionally’

(6–10): B D A C H G F E

6. 1 
7. 2 
8. 4 
9. 3 
10. 5


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