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English Language MCQ-37

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.

Air line ‘managements should note 1)/that the ultimate passenger-unfriendliness 2)/ is to have their planes crash 3)/ due to the adopted of unsafe procedures. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘adopting’ for ‘adopted’.

Celebrating its ten long years 1)/in the industry, a private entertainment channel 2)/ announce a series of 3)/ programmes at a press conference.4)/ No error 5)

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

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

The award ceremony ended 1)/on a note of good cheer 2)/ with audiences responding warmly 3)/ to its line-up of films. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
No error

The actress was ordered for 1)/wear an alcohol-monitoring bracelet and 2)/ submit to random weekly drug testing after 3)/ she failed to appear for a court date last week. 4) / No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘to’ for ‘for’.

Coaches have the advantage of 1)/draw on their, personal experiences 2) / and providing their players 3)/ with unique inputs. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘drawing’ for ‘draw’. Parallel structure of ‘providing’ is ‘drawing’, here ‘draw’ should be replaced with ‘drawing’.

The actor loves to think, 1) / never enjoys stick to one kind of role 2)/ and finds it difficult to 3)/ fulfill everyone’s expectations. 4) / No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘sticking’ for ‘stick’.

A major computer security firm urged 1)/the social networking site to set up 2) /an early-warning system after hundreds of users were (3)/ hit by a new wave of virus attacks. 4)/ No error5)

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

Explanation:-
No error

The finding may help doctors 1)/give more personalized care to patients 2)/ and modify the amount of powerful drugs 3)/ administered over their patients. 4)/ No error 5)

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

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

The actress made a rare appearance 1)/at the party and was 2)/overheard talking in 3)/ her next big project. 4)/ No error /5)

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

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

More than half the food product 1)/targeted at babies and toddlers have 2)/ a high sugar content and are 3)/ excessive sweet. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘excessively’ for ‘excessive’.

The foreign company has so far declined to 1)/directly comment on the Indian company’s move, 2)/ which analysts say is a sign the company wanting to 3)/ fight for its presence in the market. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Insert ‘of between ‘sign’ and ‘the’.

After forty years of trying to 1)/understand why asbestos causes cancer 2)/ researchers have now finally 3)/ un ravelled the mystery. 4)/No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
No error

A property dealer was l)/shoot dead by four unidentified jacket-clad men 2)/ while taking a morning walk 3)/ in a park. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘shot dead’ for ‘shoot dead’

The auditions for India’s first ever 1)/reality-based pop band hunt, is 2)/ going on in full swing, 3)/ with numerous entries came in. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘having come in ‘for ‘came in’.

To curbing the spread of violence 1)/authorities brought under curfew 2)/ more areas in the state, where 3)/ three youths were killed, 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘to curb’ for ‘to curbing’.

Demand for diesel cars, which has 1)/been on the rise for the last few years, 2)/ may dip as the government is increasing the price 3)/ of the fuel, bringing it closer to that of petrol. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘the demand for diesel cars that has’ for ‘demand for diesel cars which has’.

Not only was the actress over the moon 1)/as winning an award, but was 2)/ also deeply touched by the support 3)/ she got from the industry. 4)/ No error 5)

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

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

The protestors went on a rampaging 1)/and set ablaze three shops 2)/ resulting in injuries to thirty people 3)/ including women and children. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘rampage’ for ‘rampaging’.

Hectic schedules can take a toll on anybody and 2)I the solutions to this is 3)/ a quick holiday to some exotic location. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘solution’ for ‘the solutions’.

The biggest 1)/health burden that India 2)/ is set to face in the coming years 3)/ is tackle cancer. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘tackle’ with ‘tackling