English Quiz

Directions (1-5): In each sentence below four words have been printed in bold type, which are numbered (1), (2),
(3), (4). One of these words may be either wrongly
spelt
or inappropriate in the
context of the sentence. The number of that word is the answer. If all the four
words are spelt correctly, The answer is 5, i.e. All correct.




1.      
He
slipped (1)/ away in the night (2)/ and reached (3)/ there in the mourning.
(4)/ All correct (5)

2.      
The
latter (1)/ came out with an open statement (2)/ repeeting (3)/ some of the charges. (4)/ All correct (5)

3.      
He
arranged (1)/ a grand programme (2)/ and invited aminent (3)/ musicians (4)/ to it. All correct (5)

4.      
This
pleased (1)/a client (2)/ but at the same
(3) time annoyed (4)/ him. All
correct (5)

5.      
The
gardaner (1)/
was very faithful (2)/ and he took a good (3)/ care (4) of it. All correct (5)

Directions (6-10): Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical
error in it. The error, if any will be in one part of the sentence. The number
of that part is your answer. If there is no error the answer is ‘(5)’. (ignore
errors of punctuations, if any.)

6.      
He
never has and (1)/ ever will (2)/ take such (3)/
strong measures. (4)/ No error (5)

7.      
When
at last I succeeded in convincing him (1)/ that I want to get home quickly (2)/ he agreed to (3)/ give me a lift in his car. 94)/ No
error (5)

8.      
We
decided not tell to (1)/ the patient about (2)/ the
disease he was (3)/ suffering from. (4) / No error (5)

9.      
We
never thought (1)/ that Mahesh was (2)/ oldest than the other (3)/ player in the team. (4)/ No error (5)

10.  
Even
after requesting (1)/ him, he did not (2)/ tell us that how (3)/ he solved the problem. (4)/ No error (5)




Directions (11-15): The sentence can be made meaningful and correct by replacing the bold printed part with one of the given
alternatives i.e. (1), (2), 93) or (4). The number of the alternative is the
answer. If no correction is required mark (5) as the answer.

15.     
The
officer burst into rage and order
immediate
dismissal of the assistant who had made the error.
(1)     
order
immediately
(2)     
ordered immediately
(3)    
ordered
immediate
(4)     
ordering
immediate
(5)     
No
correction required

16.     
I
have told the artist to put on all
the best in the picture which he was painting.
(1)    
to
put in
(2)     
 to have put up
(3)     
to be
putting           
(4)     
to put down
(5)     
No
correction required

17.     
The
apples he bought are too expensive
to be bad.
(1)     
are so
expensive
(2)     
were so
expensive
(3)     
are too much
expensive
(4)     
are so
expensive that
(5)    
No
correction required

18.     
You
should apologize for your inability to
attending
to programme.
(1)     
Being
inability to attending
(2)     
Being unable
to attend
(3)    
Inability
to attend
(4)     
Inability
about attending
(5)     
No
correction required

19.     
Unless
I get some tea, I should not be able
to do any more work.
(1)    
shall
not be able
(2)     
should be
unable
(3)     
shall not be
unable
(4)     
should not
be unable
(5)     
no
correction required






1. 4
2. 3
3. 3
4. 5
5. 1
6. 2
7. 2
8. 1
9. 3
10. 3
11. 3
12. 1
13. 5
14. 3

15. 1