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English Language MCQ-35

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.

Though he has promoted to 1)/the bank’s board as a director 2)/ he continues to carry out 3)/ all his current responsibilities. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘has been promoted’ for ‘has promoted to’.

He had telephoned yesterday to 1)I ask how much of the youth 2)/who attend our classes would be 3)/ interested in working for a textile company. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘many’ for ‘much’ because ‘much’ is used before ‘quantity’ while many is used before ‘number’.

We were forced into react 1)/as no organisation can 2)/afford to adhere to 3)/ these outdated regulations. 4)/ No error 5)

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

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

The government is working 1)/out a new ‘system to compensate 2)/ those companies to sell 3)/ products below the market price. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘for selling’ because the parallel structure of ‘working’ is ‘selling’.

We are yet starting 1)/offering this facility to 2)/ our customers as we are 3)/ awaiting approval from the Board. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘to start’ for ‘yet starting’.

The Chairmen of all large 1)/public sector banks met with 2)/ senior RBI officials to give its 3)/ suggestions about implementing the new policy. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘their’ for ‘its’. The pronoun of ‘chairmen’ is ‘their’ not ‘its’.

They have not fully considered 1)/the impact that relaxing 2)/ these guidelines is likely 3)/ to have with the economy. 4)/ No error 5)

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

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

Had this notification 1)/been amended earlier, 2)/we could have stopped 3)/ the transfer of funds. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
No error

There are many insurance 1)/disputes nowadays because of 2)/ most people do not fully 3)/ understand the terms and conditions of their policies. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Delete ‘of.

Some genuine issues exist 1)/with the newly adopted 2)/ system and needs to 3)/ be examined seriously. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘need’ for ‘needs’.

Whether or not to confront 1)/them about their role 2)/ in the matter is a decision 3)/which is yet to take. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘to be taken’ for ‘which is yet to take’.

The government is still in the 1)/process of finalized new policy 2)/ guidelines for the allocation of land 3)/ to private sector organizations. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘finalizing’.

According to government estimates 1)/at least four millions tonnes of sugar 2)/will have to be imported 3)/ this year because of a poor monsoon. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘million’ for ‘millions’. The units of counting, weights and measures when follow numerals (say ten, twelve, thirty etc) are not changed to their plural by adding s/es. To write sentences like – two hundreds were spent is incorrect. We must use ‘hundred’ in place of “hundreds’.

In our experience people usually 1)/value things that they have to 2)/pay off more than those that 3)/ they receive free of cost. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘off for ‘for’.

At present China is the 1)/world’s leader manufacture 2)/of environment-friendly products 3)/ such as electric cars and bicycles. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘leading manufacturer’ for ‘leader’.

Over eighty per cent from us 1)/feel that if we had taken 2)/ some corrective measures earlier 3)/ the crisis could have been averted. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘of for ‘from’.

The manager of that city branch 1)/cannot handle it with the help of 2)/only two personnel as 3)/ business has increased substantially. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Substitute ‘persons’ for ‘personnel’.

With the literacy rates in this 1)/region as low as ten per cent 2)/ we need to encourage 3)/ local people to build schools. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
No error

While providing such facilities, 1)/online makes it convenient 2)/and easily accessible for customers, 3)/ we face several challenges. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
No error

Angered over the delay in giving compensation; 1)/factory workers shouted 2)/slogans against the president 3)/ when he reaches the office. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Substitute -reached’ for ‘reaches’. The words last year used in part (3) suggest that the principal clause is in past indefinite tense. Hence V of bring’, ie ‘brought’ should be used.