Night Class: English Quiz

Directions (Q. 1-5): Which of the phrases (a), (b), (c) and (d) 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 (e), i.e. “No correction required”, as your answer.

1. The corruption charges were a huge blow to his reputation and his business suffered to a great extent.
(a) his business suffers to
(b) his business suffered in
(c) his business suffering to
(d) his business suffers on
(e) No correction required

2. Airline companies pay nearly 25 billion dollars for their right of fly over the countries other than their parent country.
(a) their right to fly
(b) their right In flying
(c) their right to flying
(d) there right to flight
(e) No correction required

3. When he fell down the ditch, he shouted with all his might so that to catch someone's attention.
(a) such that to catch 
(b) so as to catch
(c) so that to catching
(d) no then to catch
(e) No correction required 

4. Disparity between the earnings of the poor and the rich has widen in the last few decades.
(a) have widen in
(b) has widened on
(c) have widened in
(d) has widened in
(e) No correction required

5. Instead of teaching abstracted concepts, the new and improved textbooks tell stories of real people so that the children can identify with the characters.
(a) Inspite of teaching abstracted
(b) Instead of taught abstract
(c) Instead of teaching abstract 
(d) Inspite of taught abstract
(e) No correction required

Directions (6-10): Choose the option which has correct pair to fill the blank space given in question.

6 .…………….camera design begins with the hands – an advertisement for handy cam.
(A) Each  
(B) Every 
(C) Any
(D) All  
(E) Some 
(F) Everywhere

(a) A & B  
(b) B & C 
(c) D & E
(d) A & D  
(e) B & D

7. President Obama’s election campaign for second term has gone in ……………….as charges of corruption are imposed on his office by investigating agency.
(A) Suffering 
(B) Abstinence 
(C) Turmoil
(D) Impeding 
(E) Slapdash 
(F) Turbulence

(a) B & C  
(b) C & D 
(c) A & E
(d) C & F  
(e) B & F

8. It is official, the not so …………. global economy has dragged down the optimism level of Indians also.
(A) Buoyant 
(B) Promising 
(C) Affluent
(D) Sluggish 
(E) Floating 
(F) Insulated

(a) A & B  
(b) B & D 
(c) C & E
(d) D & F  
(e) A & F

9. Minister …………………….read a wrong speech at United Nations and this is not limited to India but Pakistani beautiful foreign minister Rabbani also addressed ‘extinguished guests’ instead of ‘distinguished  guests’.
(A) Indifferently 
(B) Carefully 
(C) Intentionally
(D) Nonchalantly 
(E) Nervously 
(F) Repeatedly

(a) B & C  
(b) A & D 
(c) B & E
(d) C & F  
(e) B & F

10. Foreign Companies demanded a better investment ………………….in India for promoting their products.
(A) Climate  
(B) Atmosphere    
(C) Surroundings
(D) Weather 
(E) Scenario 
(F) Schemes

(a) B & E
(b) A & F
(c) C & F
(d) D & F
(e) C & E

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