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English Language MCQ-63

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.

I am thinking 1)/you were aware 2)/of the rules and regulations 3)/ before joining 4)/. No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘am thinking’ with ‘think’.

I knows a very good doctor 1)/in my village 2)/ who will be able to 3)/ cure your disease. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘knows’ with ‘know.

I am not scared 1)/to be travelling 2)/ in the dark 3) / alone at night. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘to be’ with ‘of.

The elevator in the building 1)/is under repair, 2)/ we regret for 3)/ the inconvenience caused 4)/. No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
No error

The basketball match 1)/was organised and 2)/ the sponsored by his 3)/ father’s company. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Delete ‘the’.

There were many 1)/factors that contributed 2)/ to the success 3)/ of this experiments. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘experiment’ for ‘experiments’.

Child labour is 1)/considered to be 2)/ illegal in 3)/ many countries. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
No error

He did not go 1)/to the city on foot, 2)/ he go there 3)/ by train. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘go’ with ‘went’, because the sentence is in past’ tense.

In spite of the 1)/heavy raining Raj 2)/ decided to go 3)/ for the meeting. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Substitute rain ‘with ‘raining’.

Ragi may not taste 1)/good but it has 2)/ very high 3)/ nutritive value. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
No error

She wanted to reached 1)/home as early 2)/ as possible because 3)/ it was getting dark. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘reach’ for ‘reached’.

Rohan’s happiness knew no 1)/bounds when the results 2)/ were announce because 3)/ he had won the competition. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘announced’ for ‘announce’.

The royal guards were instruction 1)/to keep the palace 2)/ gates closed as the 3)/ villagers were agitated. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘instructed’ for ‘instruction’.

They were hoping 1)/to reach of time 2)/ for the lecture 3)/ but they were late. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘in time’ for ‘of time’.

As they watched 1)/the football match 2)/ the huge crowd 3)/ chant in unison. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘chanted’ for ‘chant’.

The noise was 1)/so faintly that 2)/ one had to strain 3)/ one’s ears to hear it. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘faint’ for ‘faintly’.

When he found out that 1)/the girl had escaped 2)/ he was absolute 3)/ irritated and furious. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘absolutely'(or ‘absolute’,

The weather is 1)/much more warmer 2)/ than it was 3)/ a few days ago. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Delete ‘more’ for ‘much more’.

A vast numbers 1)/of people greeted 2)/ the film star on his arrival 3)/ at the airport. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘number’ for ‘numbers’.

Time the concert ended, 1)/the crowd clapped 2)/ and cheered 3)/ enthusiastically. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘when’ for ‘time’.

The students blamed 1)/their professor for 2)/ their late arrival 3)/ in the concert. 4)/ No error5)

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

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘for’ (or ‘in’.

We have many rooms 1)/in our house, 2)/ several of which 3)/ have not been in use for years. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘some’ for ‘several’.

When I heard 1)/footsteps behind me 2)/ I was being scared 3)/ that I would be attacked. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Delete ‘being’ because ‘being’ is used in continuous tense.

The Manager said that 1)/he wanted to hear2)/ the pros and cons 3)/ of the issue. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
No error