ENGLISH QUIZ

Directions (1-5):
Which of the phrases (1), (2), (3) and (4) given below each sentence should
replaced the phrase printed in bold
type to make the sentence grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct
mark (5) as the answer.
1.     
How can one mobilize support from
colleagues without being cordially to
them?
(1)
being cordially for                 
(2)
being cordially to
(3)
being cordial to                                  
(4)
cordially being to
(5)
No correction required


2.     
For every citizen it is mandatory to
help the civic administration for keep
up the city clean
.
(1) for upkeep clear the city       
(2) for clean and keep the city
(3) for keeping the city cleanliness
(4) to keep the city clean
(5) No correction required

3.     
Anyone who known to India’s villages knows the meaning of scarcity.
(1) knowing India’s villages knows
(2) is known to India’s village knows
(3) knows India’s villages knows
(4) knew India’s villages know in
(5)
No correction required

4.     
In the country women have opportunities to rise to the in
every walk of life.
(1) have been having opportunities.
(2) have had opportunities for a raise.
(3) have opportunities to rise
(4) having opportunities to raise.
(5) No correction required

5.     
No sooner do the bells ring than the curtain rose.
(1) did the bell ring                                              
(2) did the bells ring
(3) had the bell rang                               
(4) had the bell rung
(5) No correction required
Directions (6-10): Select the pair or words which can fill up the blanks in the
same order and complete the sentence meaningfully.


6.   
Women should be paid the same as men
whey they do the same job, for surely, what is sauce for the ____ is sauce for
the ____.
(1) goose, gander                        (2) cock, hen  
(3) fox, vixen                               (4)
buck, doe  
(5) lion, lioness

7.   
The historic final in Moscow, where the
temperature ____ to minus 30 degree centigrade, will be remembered for many
things from the on-court competition to the ____ patriotic crowd.
(1) declined, cheerfully                (2) divided, ferociously
(3) plummeted, fiercely               (4) shot, coldly
(5) rivaled, dully

8.   
Due to ____ rainfall, they had to ____
cut in water supply.
(1) inadequate, impose                (2) sufficient, enforce
(3) heavy, regulate                      (4)
scanty, lift
(5) regular, clamp

9.   
When I listened to his cogent arguments,
all my ____ were ____ and was forced to agree with his point of view.
(1) senses, stimulated                 (2) doubt, confirmed
(3) friends, present                      (4) questions, asked
(5) doubts, dispelled

10.  If
we do not take ____ care in our industry, we will have to ____ a grave problem.
(1) adequate, catch                     (2) normal, experience
(3) proper, face                           (4) preventive, solve
(5) intensive, aggravate
Answers:
1
3
6
1
2
4
7
3
3
3
8
1
4
5
9
5
5
2
10
3