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English Language MCQ-49

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 did not grant 1)/ their request for a loan 2)/ although it would 3)/ displease his boss. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Write ‘even though it would’.

At present oil companies 1)/ are making a loss of 2|/ rupees five on all 3)/ litre of petrol that they sell. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Write ‘each’ in place of ‘all’.

The manager’s belief that 1)/ Ramesh is 2)/ incompetent is not 3)/ necessary true. 4)/ NO error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Write ‘necessarily true’.

Since I was doing 1)/ my MBA initially 2)/ chose to specialize in 3)/ marketing management. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Delete ‘my’.

All banks must 1)/ necessary keep a certain.2); percentage of deposits 3)/ with the Reserve Bank. 4j/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘necessary’ with ‘necessarily”.

Students will be 1)/ the worse affected 2)/ by the public transport 3)/ strike next week. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘worse’ with ‘worst.

Our country has 1)/ the ambitious goal 2)/ of eliminating poverty 3)/ for ten years. 4) / No error 5)

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

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

I cannot sanction 1)/ such a large sum 2)/ without no permission 3)/ of the manager. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘no’ with ‘the’.

Seventy out from the 1)/ eight hundred employees of 2)/ the company have opted 3|/ for voluntary retirement. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘from the’ with ‘o/.

A customer usually 1)/ goes to a bank 2)/ to deposit or withdraw money 3)/ or to apply for loans. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Add ‘to’ before ‘withdraw’.

The management will be taken 1)/ a decision about 2)/ the training of the clerical 3)/ staff early next month. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘will be taken’ with ‘will take’. The sentence is in active voice, hence ‘will take’ should be used.

She has started 1)/ much new initiatives 2)/ to help underprivileged students 3)/ get an education. 4)/ No error 5)

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

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

The success of the project 1)/ depends on how 2)/ much efforts each 3]/ team member puts in. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
No error

This is one 1)/ of the few companies 2)/ who has done 3)/ well for the past two years. 4)/ No error 5)

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

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

The club has lost 1)/ a lot of business 2)/ because of poor 3)/ maintained facilities. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘poor’ with ‘poorly’.

The village has electricity 1)/ today only because 2)/ of the efforts of a 3)/ few dedicated engineers. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
No error

The company has appointed 1)/ consultants to help them. 2)/ increase its revenue 3)/ and improve its financial position. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
‘them’ should be deleted.

The cost of the new 1)/ machines is likely to2)/ be so high as ten 3)/ times the existing ones. 4]/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘so’ with ‘as’. The structure is ‘as…….as’. For example, ‘as good as’, ‘as high as’ etc.

The NGO provides 1)/ free daily meal to them 2)/ who live below the 3)/ poverty line in rural areas. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘them’ with ‘those’.

He reports 1)/ suggest that 2)/ the project is 3)/ behind schedule. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘He’ with ‘His’ or ‘Her’.