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English Language MCQ-62

Directions: 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. Ignore the error of punctuation, if any.

Since the lion was 1)/very illness, all the other animals 2) / in the forest gave the lion 3)/ a lot of medicines. 4)/ No error 5)

(A) 1
(B) 2
(C) 3
(D) 4
(E) 5

Explanation:-
Replace ‘illness’ with ‘ill.

It being a rainy day 1)/we will decide not to go out 2)/but to stay at home 3)/ and watch a movie. 4)/ No error 5)

(A) 1
(B) 2
(C) 3
(D) 4
(E) 5

Explanation:-
Replace ‘will decide’ with ‘decided’.

By all standards 1)/he is the best soldier 2)/our military school 3)/ will produce so far. 4)/ No error 5)

(A) 1
(B) 2
(C) 3
(D) 4
(E) 5

Explanation:-
Replace ‘will produce ‘ with ‘has produced’.

As I was reach 1)/early I left in an aero plane 2)/instead of 3)/ going by train. 4)/ No error 5)

(A) 1
(B) 2
(C) 3
(D) 4
(E) 5

Explanation:-
The sentence can be corrected either by adding ‘to’ after ‘was’ or by replacing ‘was’ with ‘had to’.

On my request 1)/Lalit introduced me 2)/to his friend 3)/ who is singer and a scientist. 4)/ No error 5)

(A) 1
(B) 2
(C) 3
(D) 4
(E) 5

Explanation:-
Replace ‘singer and a scientist with ‘a singer and scientist’.

Many multinational companies 1)/have not been as 2)/successful in India 3)/ than we expected. 4)/ No error 5)

(A) 1
(B) 2
(C) 3
(D) 4
(E) 5

Explanation:-
Replace ‘than’ by ‘as’ because the correct conjunction is ‘as……..as’. For example,
He is as intelligent as his sister. She is as beautiful as her sister.

He has ruined 1)/his eyesight 2)/by not using 3)/ his spectacles regularly. 4)/ No error 5)

(A) 1
(B) 2
(C) 3
(D) 4
(E) 5

Explanation:-
No error

Mostly of the 1)/newly recruited officers 2)/have no experience 3)/ in the banking sector. 4)/ No error 5)

(A) 1
(B) 2
(C) 3
(D) 4
(E) 5

Explanation:-
Replace ‘mostly’ with ‘most.

The resignation of 1)/one of our directors 2)/ have caused the price 3)/ of shares to fall. 4)/ No error 5)

(A) 1
(B) 2
(C) 3
(D) 4
(E) 5

Explanation:-
Replace ‘have’ with ‘has’.

There are many 1)/ways of which 2)/ inflation can 3)/ be measured. 4)/ No error 5)

(A) 1
(B) 2
(C) 3
(D) 4
(E) 5

Explanation:-
Replace ‘of with ‘by’.

In present the 1)/prices of food grains 2)/ are high all 3)/ over the world. 4)/ No error 5)

(A) 1
(B) 2
(C) 3
(D) 4
(E) 5

Explanation:-
Replace ‘in’ with ‘of.

The employee was 1)/ asked to leave her job 2)/ as she was not 3)/ performing well.4)/ No error 5)

(A) 1
(B) 2
(C) 3
(D) 4
(E) 5

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘had not been’ for ‘was not’.

In school 1)/we have to enrolled 2)/ in sports 3)/ and music classes. 4)/ No error 5)

(A) 1
(B) 2
(C) 3
(D) 4
(E) 5

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘be enrolled’.

This report 1)/highlights on 2)/ the need for 3)/ further research. 4)/ No error 5)

(A) 1
(B) 2
(C) 3
(D) 4
(E) 5

Explanation:-
Delete ‘on’.

My best friend 1)/left the country, 2)/ I hope to hearing 3)/ from her again soon. 4)/ No error 5)

(A) 1
(B) 2
(C) 3
(D) 4
(E) 5

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘to hear’ because after infinitive ‘to’ V1 is used.

She is pretending 1)/to be sick 2)/ because she don’t 3)/ want to study. 4)/ No error 5)

(A) 1
(B) 2
(C) 3
(D) 4
(E) 5

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘doesn’t’ for ‘don’t’

While I am 1)/doing the house works, 2)/ I like to listen to 3)/ music on the radio. 4)/ No error5)

(A) 1
(B) 2
(C) 3
(D) 4
(E) 5

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘work’ for ‘works’.

I was very lucky 1)/that day 2)/ and catched 3)/ a lot of fish. 4)/ No error 5)

(A) 1
(B) 2
(C) 3
(D) 4
(E) 5

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘caught’ for ‘catched’.

Several banks 1)/are shown interest 2)/ in the proposed development 3)/ of the public sector.4)/ No error 5)

(A) 1
(B) 2
(C) 3
(D) 4
(E) 5

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘are showing’ or ‘have shown’ tor ‘are shown’.

In order 1)/ to be successful 2) / you must worked 3)/ very hard. 4)/ No error 5)

(A) 1
(B) 2
(C) 3
(D) 4
(E) 5

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘wanted’ for ‘worked’. After ‘modal’ V1 is used. Here, ‘must is a modal hence V 1 (work) should be used.

As a child, 1)/I always want to 2)/ have a bicycle 3)/ of my own. 4)/ No error 5)

(A) 1
(B) 2
(C) 3
(D) 4
(E) 5

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘wanted’ for ‘want’.

The father divided 1)/the property equally 2)/ between his son 3)/ and daughter. 4)/ No error5)

(A) 1
(B) 2
(C) 3
(D) 4
(E) 5

Explanation:-
No error