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English Language MCQ-61

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.

Each of the survivors of the Tsunami 1)/have been offered free 2)/ psychological consultation to ease their trauma, 3)/ by some of the top consultants. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘has’. ‘Each’ agrees with singular verb. Hence ‘have’ should be replaced with ‘has’.

The tax treaty between India and Switzerland have 1)I been amended and we 2)/shall be able to obtain information 3 / about any Swiss bank account by next month. 4)/ No error 5)

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

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

An investor must 1)/be take into account 2)/ many factors before 3/ making any financial decision. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Delete ‘be’ because ‘be’ is used to transform the sentence into passive voice. But here, the given sentence is in active voice. Hence ‘be’ should be deleted.

The committee will discuss 1)/the draft in detail 2)/and will make suggestions for the 3)/ proper implementing the scheme. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘implementing with ‘implementation of.

A current account is a deposit account II / which is offered by banks mainly 2)/ to firms and companies who 3) / need banking facilities very frequently. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
No error

Handicraft exports have an increase 1)/in the past year 2)/ because of the innovative steps 3)/ taken by the government. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Write ‘have increased’ because ‘have’ takes V3. Hence ‘an increase’ should be replaced with ‘increased’.

In his speech 1)/the finance minister stated 2)/that the new tax law will be 3)/ applicable from April I, 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘law’ with ‘laws’.

Under the scheme banks 1)/provide loans to small and medium 2)/enterprises at two per cent 3)/ lower the market rate. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Write ‘than’ after the word ‘lower’.

SEBI has recently issued 1)/show cause notices to some 2)/ insurance companies seeking its explanation for not 3)/ complying with certain H norms. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘its’ with ‘their’.

I would advise you 1)/to invest in our company 2)j stock although last year 3)/ our profits decline. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Write ‘had declined’.

The next meeting can be 1)/hold next week as 2)/we had the first meeting 3)/ over a month ago. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘hold’ with ‘held’.

As the minister was 1)/very intelligent and hardworking 2)/the King appointed him 3)/ as his chief advisor. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Delete ‘as’.

Humour is a better way 1)/to provide social commentary on 2) / controversy issues and some movies 3)/ do that successfully. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘controversy’ with ‘controversial.

The comedian enthralled 1)/everybody with his quick witty as 2)/ he had chosen just the right topic 3)/ to warm up to the crowd. 4)/ No error5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘witty” with ‘wit.

The superstar reveal that 1)/he had been turning 2)/the controversial security measures into 3)/ a public relations opportunity. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘reveal’ with ‘revealed’.

An old tiger living in 1)/the forest was not strong enough 2)/to hunt animals and starved 3)/ for much days. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘much’ with ‘many’.

My singing style was unique, 1)/but it would have been nothing 2)/ without the contribution of 3)/ the brilliant musicdirectors.4)/No error5)

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

Explanation:-
No error

The boy was almost 1)/asleep when a ball 2)/ flies across the garden 3)/ and hit him on the foot. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘flies’ with ‘flew”.

At last Amar found 1)/Naresh in the shade 2) / of a tree and brought him 3)/ back on the city. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘on’ with ‘to’.

Mother sat through her chair 1)/by the fire to read her book 2)/ but her ten little boys were 3)/ too noisy. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘through’ with ‘in.