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English Language MCQ-51

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.

We admire your 1)/contribution to 2)/ this project and wishing 3)/ you a fruitful tenure. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘wishing’ with ‘wish’. The parallel structure of ‘admire’ is ‘wish’ not ‘wishing’. Parallel structure means similar structure. For example, if two verbs are having ‘ing’ or V4 form, we can say that both the verbs are having parallel structure. For example, ‘Wishing’ and ‘looking’ are examples of similar or parallel structure. Similarly, ‘admire’ and ‘wish’ are similar or parallel structure because both of them are in V1 form.

He always makes 1)/ it a point to 2)/ listen to the what 3)/ others say. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Delete ‘the’ before ‘what.

Many of us 1)/have been undergone 2)/ the agony of losing 3)/ someone important to us. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Delete ‘been’.

Put the work aside; 1)/she got up from her seat 2]/ and marched off without 3)/ looking at the visitor. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘Put with ‘Putting’.

He made a deliberately 1)/attempt to malign 2)/ his friend and to 3)/ benefit from it. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘deliberately’ with ‘deliberate’.

Once he was by himself, 1)/ he started thinking 2)I about what had gone wrong 3)/ and why it had done so. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
No error

When there is a lot 1)/of work pressue 2)/ and deadlines to be meeting 3)/ I become restless. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘to be meeting’ with ‘to be met.

He doesn’t want 1)/to get any credit 2)/ with whatever good 3)/ he does to others. 4)/ No — error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘with’ with ‘for”.

He said nothing 1)/in response but 2)/ he clearly understood what 3)/ was being happened. 4)/ No error 5)

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

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

The committee has made 1)/significant changes in 2)/ the rules which 3)/ will help to banks. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Delete ‘to’ before ‘banks’.

This project which is funded 1)/by the United Nations 2)/ has helped over four 3)/ lakh Indians overcome poverty. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
No error

The merger talks have 1)/taken longer that 2)/ we anticipated because 3)/ of the financial crisis. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘that with ‘than’. The sentence is in comparative degree hence after ‘longer’, than’ should be used.

His share of 1)/the money from the sale 2)/ off the property will 3)/ be given to charity. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘off with ‘of.

The number of tourists 1)/is expected to rise 2)/ from four to ten per cent 3)/ in the next ten years. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
No error

When he asked 1)/why the machines 2)/ were idle we told 3)/ him it was broken. 4)/ No error 5)

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

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

We informed customers 1)/that there will be 2)/ no interrupting in 3)/our bank services tomorrow. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘interrupting’ with ‘interruption’.

To train its newly 1)/recruit staff the company 2)/ has developed an 3)/ online training programme. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘recruit with ‘recruited’.

A person whose wishes to 1)/avail of this facility 2)/ should not have been 3)/ a loan defaulter in the past. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘whose’ with ‘who’,

Graduates have experience 1)/in the IT industry 2)/ are in great demand 3)/ in the finance sector. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘have’ with ‘having’.

Senior citizens prefer 1)/banks which 2)/ branches are located 3)/near their homes. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘which’ with ‘whose’.