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English Language MCQ-42

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.

He avoids 1)/taking the 2)/ prescribed medicine 3)/ at regularly intervals. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘regularly’ with ‘regular”.

Some people do not like 1)/to do any social 2)/work even though 3)/ they have abundant resources. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
No error

It is advisable that 1)/each time you 2)/ encountered such a situation 3)/ keep you cool.4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘encountered’ with ‘encounter’. Since the given sentence is in present tense ‘encountered’ should be ‘encounter’.

Accidents usually 1)/result into 2)/ negligence, ignorance 3)/ recklessness or carelessness. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘result into’ with ‘result out of.

He asked me that 1)/what my total investment was 2)/ during the 3)/ last five years. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Delete ‘that.

This institution had founded 1)/by some noble souls 2)/ for the welfare of the poor 3)/and disabled people. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘had” with ‘was’.

Every driver should take 1)/abundant precautions 2)/ while driving on 3)/ an unfamiliar road. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘abundant’ with ‘necessary’.

His good qualities include 1)/his ability to take 2)/ quickly and 3)/ appropriate decisions. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘quickly’ with ‘quick’.

In order to 1)/ensure quick service 2)/ please give us all the required 3)/ details as quick as possible. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘quick’ with ‘quickly’.

The interrogation made by 1)/him hardly yield 2)/ any concrete conclusion 3)/ about the crime, 4) / No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘yield’ with ‘yielded’.

What you had said 1)/about the employees was 2)/ found to be correct 3)/ but it could not be proved. 4) / No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
No error

When you had started 1)/the work, you should 2)/ ensure that you 3)/ concentrate on it. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘had started with ‘start’.

If you have good 1)/ control over breathing 2)/ you can float 3) / on water effortlessly. 4) / No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
No error

The way to the fort 1)/was too difficult that 2)/ we could not reach 3)/ the farthest point. 4)/No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘too’ with ‘so’.

When we heard the name 1)/of our leader uttered 2)/ respectfully by the foreigners 3)/ we felt pride of him. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘pride’ with ‘proud’.

It goes to his credit 1)/that he was a clean man 2)/ in politics as well as 3)/ his person dealings. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘person’ with ‘personal.

His strictly discipline 1)/had made him 2)/ very unpopular among 3)/ all the employees. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘strictly’ with ‘strict’.

Jamshedji knew that 1)/an industrial revolution can 2) / only brought in the country 3) / by setting up iron and steel industry. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Add ‘be’ after ‘only’.

He being the oldest son 1)/has requested us 2)/ to look after the problem 3)/ faced by the father. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘oldest’ with ‘eldest’.

It was clear from the way 1)/they were behaving 2)/ that they had been 3)/ lost their senses. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Delete ‘been’. Past perfect tense should be used. The structure is : Subject + had + post participle (V3