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English Language MCQ-60

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.

That customer has 1)/written a letter 2)/thanks the manager 3)/for her timely help. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘thanks’ with ‘thanking’.

Our company was recently 1) / award the contract2)/to construct two major 3)/ bridges in the state 4)/. No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘award’ with ‘awarded’

Accordingly the circular 1)/that was issued yesterday the RBI 2)/has raised the rate at 3)/ which it lends to banks. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘accordingly’ with ‘according to’.

Their company is going to incur 1)/heavy losses this year because 2)/ of the big discounts they 3)/ offers to customers. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘offers’ with ‘offered’

A large number of policy’ 1)/have lapsed because many 2)/people have not paid 3)/their installments on time. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘policy’ with ‘policies’ because ‘A large number” signifies that plurality.

The Foreign Investment Promotion Board is 1)/the government body who 2)/ regulates investment received 3)/ by Indian factories from foreign countries. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘who’ with ‘which’ because for nonliving things we generally use ‘which’ not ‘who’.

The final decision can 1)/be taken only after 2)/we consider all 3)/ the panel suggestions. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
No error

If his aim is to 1)/buy a house in the 2)/ next three years he 3)/ should start immediate saving. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘immediate saving’-with ‘saving immediately’.

Can you explain why 1)/you were late this morning 2)/ when we had to make 3)/ such an important presentation 4)/? No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘you were’ with ‘were you’, because in an interrogative sentence starting with wh-words the auxiliary verb is written just after the wh-word. For example.
Where have you been since morning? (Correct)
Where you have been since morning? (Incorrect)

The student which 1)/you had thought 2)/so highly of has 3)/ failed to pass the examination. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘whom’ for ‘which’.

It will not be possible for you 1)/to catch the train on time 2)/because the nearest railway station 3)/ is at ten kilometers away. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Delete ‘at’.

When I called him yesterday, 1)/he offered to donate 2)/ a handsome sum to 3|/ the flood relief fund. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
No error

The constable said that 1)/the prisoner seize a 2)/fully loaded gun from a policeman 3)/ and shot the prosecutor. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘seized’ for ‘seize’.

Although he has been 1)/winning the elections 2)/all years, this year his popularity 3)/ has substantially reduced. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘every year ‘for ‘all years’.

If a person is given 1)/diplomatic immunity then he 2)/ cannot be arrested on a 3)/ foreign land under any circumstance. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
No error

Considering about her good credentials, 1)/the manager offered her a job 2)/in his organisation 4)/ despite the lack of experience. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Delete ‘about’.

A group of birds 1) / migrate from southern part 2)/of the country to the 3) northern part during summer. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘migrates’ for ‘migrate’.

Government took strict action 1)/against the doctors on strike 2)/ but they refused to 3)/ resume to work. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Delete ‘to’,