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English Language MCQ-64

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.

There were 1)/many people 2)/ present on the 3)/ award function. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘at’ for ‘on’.

It was a long 1)/and uncomfortable journey 2)/ but he managed 3)/ to reach with time 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘in’ for ‘with’.

The car broke 1)/down while he 2)/ was on his 3)/ way to work. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
No error

Do you wanted 1)/to discuss this 2)/ project today or can 3)/we do it tomorrow? 4)/ No error 5)

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

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

Inspite of being 1)/unwell, Shalini gave 2)/ a ‘wonderful performance 3)/ at the concert. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
No error

Nina had applied 1)/for a loans for 2)/ postgraduate studies but 3)/ it was not sanctioned.4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘loan’ for ‘loans’.

People find it 1)/difficult to understand 2)/ him as he 3)/ don’t speak’ clearly. 4)/ No error 5)

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

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

Dr Shah was explain 1)/the benefits of 2)/ exercising at least 3)/ five times a week. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘explained’ for ‘was explain’.

The actor donated 1)/a huge sum of 2)/ the money to the 3)/ orphanage on Children’s Day. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Delete ‘the’ before ‘money’.

The customers were asked to 1)/give their feedback after 2)/ using the try pack of the 3)/ new detergent powder. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘trial’ for ‘try’.

Having acquired some experience 1)/she is no longer 2)/ one of those who believes 3)/ every explanation she is given. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Change ‘believes’ to ‘believe’ because after ‘one of these ‘plural verb is used. Hence ‘believes’ should be ‘believe’.

Governments and businesses must reduce 1)/its own energy use 2)/ and promote conservation 3)/ to their citizens and employees. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Change ‘its’ to ‘their”.

With regard to implementation the 1)/details of the proposal 2)/ the committee was divided 3)/ in its opinion. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Change ‘to implementation the’ to ‘to the implementation of the”.

If the allegations 1)/made against him 2)/ are found to be true 3)/ he could face rigorous imprisonment. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
No error

On discovering that 1)/it was a forgery 2)/ he torn up the agreement 3)/ he had signed. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Change ‘torn’ to ‘tore’.

The scheme failed because 1)/some states could not, 2)/ manage not to raise 3)/ the necessary funds. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Delete ‘not’.

Real estate prices in the 1)/business district of the city 2)/ are expected to rise 3)/ at I5% this year. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
No error

By so early as next year 1)/that leading investment bank 2)/has plans to open 3)/ an office in New Delhi. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘so’ with ‘as’.

There is lots of 1)/supports from the employees 2) / for the ‘proposal to 3) / merge with the parent company. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘supports’ with ‘support’.

Experts have recommended that 1)/the government reconsidered 2)/ restrictions imposed on foreign 3)/ investment in real estate. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘reconsidered’ with ‘should reconsider’.

The crucial point to 1)/be discussed at the 2)/ meeting is how to 3) / well implement the policy. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Delete ‘well’.

He wants to 1)/set up a laboratory 2)/ to undertake research 3) / into a vaccine for cancer. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
No error

According to him 1)/two factors which are 2)/ needy for success 3)/ are discipline and diligence. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘needy’ with ‘needed’.