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English Language MCQ-54

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.

If you decide to hold 1)/the function in Kolkata 2)I not much of us 3)/ will be able to attend. 4)/ No error 5)

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

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

In case you need five people 1)/to run a branch you 2)j should be selected 3)/ ten since some may leave. 4]/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘should be selected’ with ‘should select because the use of ‘be’ converts the sentence into passive voice but here, the given sentence is in active voice (S+V+0) hence ‘be’ should be deleted.

Although he approached 1)/many private businesses to invest 2)/ in his printing business 3)/ nobody of them was interested. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘nobody’ with ‘none’.

How can you give up 1)/this job when you are 2)/ just about to be 3)/ appointed for General Manager? 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
No error

Base on the research 1)/we have conducted in2)/different parts of the country 3)/ this scheme will be successful. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘base’ with ‘based’.

I want to share 1)/my experience with you 2)/though you will 3)/ benefit from it. 4)/No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace connective ‘though’ with ‘as’.

He used to advice 1)/his students to do 2)/their work serious if they 3)/ wanted to achieve their goals. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘serious’ with ‘seriously’.

Any of these branches do 1)/not require more than 1)/two employees since they 3)/ have beery recently established. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘do’ with ‘does’. Any of these branches means ‘anyone’ of these branches hence singular verb should be used. To make the verb singular we add s/es to it. Therefore, ‘do’ should be written as ‘does’.

He encouraged us to 1)/think but none of the 2)/suggestions we made was discussed at the meeting. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
No error

Rajiv is the best person 1)/to advise you since 2)/he faced plenty of difficulty 3)/ while setting up his business. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘difficulty’ with ‘difficulties’.’

The University that 1)/I taught was 2)/ located on the 3)/ outskirts of the city. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘that with ‘in which’.

Most of my 1)/co-workers have been 2)/ transferred to various 3)/ neighborly districts. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘neighborly’ with ‘neighbouring”.

Though my father spent 1)/a lot of money on 2)/our education he refused to 3)/ give us no pocket money. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Delete ‘no’ it is redundant.

Often ideas and concepts 1)/are passed on from 2)/one generation to the next 3)/ without being questioned. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
No error

Funds that are collected 1)/in the morning has 2)/ to be disbursed as 3)/ new loans by afternoon. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘has’ with ‘have’ because ‘funds’ are plural, hence plural verb should be used. Therefore, ‘has’ should be replaced with ‘have’.

Your promotion depends 1)/on the number of projects your handling 3)/ during the year.4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘your handling’ with ‘you handle’.

Our team has spent 1)/the night entirely 2)/ awake trying to decide 3)/ what strategy to adopt.4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘awake’ with ‘awaken’ because ‘has’ takes V3. The V3 of ‘awake ‘is ‘awaken’.

I have finally managed 1)/to convince my parents 2)/ to allow myself 3)/ to study abroad. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘myself with ‘me’.

When he took a loan 1)/for the first time 2)/ he was so nervous that 3)/ he repay it early. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘repay’ with ‘repaid’.

Which sectors 1)/have been affected 2)/the most of 3)/ the global recession? 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘of with ‘by’.