English Language MCQ-58

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.

Her class is very special 1)/because it has children 2)/ with many different 3)/ abilities and skills. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Delete ‘many’ because ‘different’ already implies the meaning of ‘many”. Hence there is no need to write ‘many ‘.

Many people’s were I]/ brought to safety 2)/ by the army helicopters 3)/ from the flood hit area. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘peoples’ with ‘people”.

It is difficult to 1)/understand the problems 2)/that the physically challenged people 3)/ encounters in their daily life. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘encounter’ with ‘encounters’.

I had gone only a little way 1)/down the street 2)/when I realized that 3)/ I had not lock the door. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘lock’ with ‘locked because ‘had’ takes V,, hence ‘locked’.

Mammoths were a 1)/species of elephants 2)/who lived millions of years ago 3)/ but are now extinct. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘who’ with ‘which’ because for animals, we write ‘which’ not ‘who’.

The sink is 1)/so dirty that 2)/ one needs a very strong 3)/ abrasive to cleaning it. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘cleaning’ with ‘clean’ because after ‘to’ we use V1 if it is a case of ‘infinitive’.

The talks ended 1)/abruptly when one of 2)/ the delegate walked 3)/ out in protest. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘delegate’ with ‘delegates’ after ‘one of plural noun is used, hence ‘delegates’.

A twenty year old 1)/absconder was caught 2)/ in a local restaurant 3)/ this morning. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
No error

If she will secure more than 1)/90% marks in the exams 2)/ I will give her 3)/ a suitable reward. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
‘If she will secure’ should be replaced with ‘If she secures’. In case of two future events to be expressed in a sentence, the first event is expressed in present indefinite tense while the subsequent event is expressed in future indefinite tense. Hence ‘will secure’ should be ‘secures’.

Your desire to 1)/meet the President 2)/ without prior appointment 3)/ cannot be fulfill. 4)/ No Error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘fulfill’ with ‘fulfilled’.

Majority of the banks 1)/today uses technology 2)/ to reach out to those 3)/ living in rural areas. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘uses’ with ‘use’.

I will give 1)/you the advance 2)/ if you repay it as 3)/ soon as possibly. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘possibly’ with ‘possible’.

Though he is very 1)/wealthy and powerful 2)/ he has any 3)/ concern for the poor. 4)/No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘any’ with ‘no’.

Mala has the 1)/ability to handle 2)/ many tasks at 3)/ the same time. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
No error

The price of 1)/all petroleum products 2)/ is controlled 3)/by the Government. 4)/ No error5)

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

Explanation:-
No error

There is a 1)/tax benefit for 2)/ the income of 3)/ senior citizens. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘for with ‘on’.

In my opinion 1)/Vikas has 2)/ failed to follow 3)/ none of the instructions. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘none’ with ‘any’.

At least of 1)/three per cent of 2)/ those who applied 3)/ will be selected. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Delete ‘of.

He was a 1)/well known economist 2)/who usual wrote 3)/ for international journals. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘usual’ with ‘usually’.

Rajiv has won a prize of 1)/two million dollars which 2)/ has to be shared 3)/ with all his team members. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘with’ with ‘by’.