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English Language MCQ-34

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.

RBI is in favour 1)/of amending currently 2)/ policies governing operations of 3)/ foreign banks in India. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘the current’ for ‘currently’,

These recently upgraded branch offices 1)/ have been fully computerized 2)/ and are connected to headquarters 3)/ to ensure proper monitoring.4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Insert ‘the’ before ‘headquarters’.

The rise in prices of food items is 1)/likely the cause of inflation 2)/to exceed eight per cent 3)/ during the next quarter. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘to cause’ for ‘the cause of.

Many people believe that 1)/the nationalization of banks in 2)/ the I960s have protected India 3)/ from the current financial crisis.4)/ No error

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

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘has’ for ‘have’.

Sheela had to travel all the way back 1)/when she remembered that 2)/ she had forgot to take 3)/important documents with her. 4)/No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘forgotten’ for ‘forgot’.

The party is holding a meeting 1)/in order to, begin the 2)/ painful and difficult process 3)/ of rethink its political strategy. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘rethinking’.

The only bad thing about 1)/ these flowers are the 2)/pollen which causes 3)/ allergy in many people. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘is’ for ‘are’ Here ,the verb has been used for the subject ‘the only bad thing’ which is singular. Hence singular verb ‘is’ should be used.

Nobody in the bus 1) / offered to give their seat 2)/to the elderly lady who had to 3)/ travel a long distance. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘his’ for ‘their’.

This is the only organisation 1)/ which could somehow continue 2)/to making profits 3)/ in the face of recession. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘make’ for ‘making’.

Many more would have died 1)/if they hadn’t received 2/ the timely helping from 3/ the relief team. 4/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘help’ for ‘helping’.

A man along with 1)/his wife and two children 2)/ were rescued with the help 3)/ of an army helicopter. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘was’ for ‘were’. ‘Along with’ takes the verb according to the first subject. Here, the first subject, ‘A man’ is singular, hence, singular verb ‘was’ should be used.

In the past two decades, 1)/preventive measures have 2)/drastically reduced the 3)/ occurrence of polio in children. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
No error

Neither the ministers 1)/nor the intelligence sources 2)/was aware of the coup 3)/ being planned in the country. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘were’ for ‘was’.,

Certain amounts of stress 1)/at work is natural but 2)/it is important that one learns 3)/ to keep it in the right proportion. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘A certain amount’ for ‘certain amounts of.

We had extensively discussions 1)/with the participants and 2)/ obtained their feedback 3)/ regarding our new services. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘extensive’ for ‘extensively’.

The success of the 1)/government sponsor job guarantee programme 2)/has resulted in a 3)/ drastic drop in poverty. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘government-sponsored’ for ‘government sponsor’.

The Board’s decision has provided 1)/employees with the opportunity 2)/ to acquire up to I00 3)/ shares by the company. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘of tor ‘by’.

Their failure to inspect 1)/our factories is a 2)/ clear indications that our 3)/ license will not be renewed. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘indication ‘for ‘indications’.

Arranging such a large amount 1)/of funds now will be a problem why 2)/ banks are usually not open 3)/ so early in the morning. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘because ‘for ‘why’.

If the manufacturing sector continues 1)/to grow at the same rate for 2)/ the next few months, I think it 3)/ has a high growth rate this year. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘will have’ for ‘has’.