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English Language MCQ-56

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.

She was allergic 1)/to some medicines 2)/and informed 3)/ the doctor about it. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
No error

He walked as faster 1)/as he could so that 2)/ he would not 3)/ miss the train to work, 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
‘As fast as’ will be the correct usage.

She shared 1)7 all her secrets with 2)/Suman as they had been 3)/ friends with childhood. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘with’ with ‘since’

Gautam did not care 1)/so many about 2)/anything else as much 3)/ as he cared for his dog. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘many’ with ‘much’. ‘Many’ is used with countable noun whereas ‘much” is used with uncountable noun. Here anything’ is uncountable, hence, ‘much’ should be used.

You cannot change 1)/people, but you 2)/ can definitely 3)/ change own. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘own’ with ‘yourself.

Veena wanted to 1)/become a surgeon 2)/and worked very hardly 3)/ to achieve this. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘hardly’ with ‘hard’ because “hard’ means a ‘tough work’, ‘hardly’ means “rarely’ or ‘not very often’.

Krishna ran to the 1)/nearing grocery store to 2)/buy biscuits as his parents 3)/ were expecting guests. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘nearing’ with ‘nearby,

As soon so 1)/he came home, 2)/ he showered and got 3)/ ready to go out again. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
‘As soon as’ is the correct farm of correlative

She failed to remember Ia]/that it was Rema’s birthday 2)/and did not buy 3)/ a present for her. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
No error

She was running l)/a very high fever 2)/ and thus her mother takes 3)/ her to the doctor. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘takes’ with took.

He talked on the phone 1)/for hours together 2)/who really irritated 3)/ his parents a lot. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘who really with which really’.

Although his speech 1)/was not very clearly 2)/ everyone understood 3)/ the underlying meaning. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘dearly’ with ‘deaf.

Despite working 1)/very hard he 2)/ failed to achieve 3)/ the desiring results. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘desiring’ with ‘desired’.

He was very excited 1)/about go to 2)/ the park with 3)/ his younger brother. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘go’ with ‘going’ because after preposition (verb+ing) V4 is used. Here ‘about’ is a preposition hence after it, V4 (going) must be used.

Saddened by 1)/the sudden demise of 2)/ his favourite pet he decided 3)/ not to go to the party. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
No error

There is a ray of hope 1)/among the masses 2)/ this year as more candidates 3)/ are being educated well, 4)/ No error 5)

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

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

As she is late 1)/for work she decided 2)/ to skip breakfast and 3)/ head directly to office. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘is’ with ‘was’.

In my visiting 1)/to the country 2)/ I decided to go 3)/ on a tour all by myself. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘in my visiting’ with ‘during my visit”.

The tiger was not 1)/the only dangerous animal 2)/in the forest 3)/ there was hyenas too. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘was’ with ‘were’.

The number of students 1)/present in the school today 2)/ are less because of 3)/ the rum our of an approaching storm. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
The number’ agrees with singular verb. Hence, ‘ore’ should be replaced with ‘is’.