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English Language MCQ-50

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 is a great leader 1)/ who has inspired people 2)/ to achieve freedom 3)/ through non-violent means. 4)/ No error 5)

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

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

An estimate forty 1)/ lakh workers will 2)/ benefit from the 3)/ amendment to the Act. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘estimate’ with ‘estimated’.

What satisfies a teacher 1)/the most is the 2)/ excitement of students when 3)/ they learnt something new. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘learnt’ with ‘learn’. The whole structure of the sentence is in present tense and hence, ‘learnt’ should be replaced with ‘learn’.

She is the first woman 1)/to be appointed as President 2)/ since the company 3)/ was established from 4)/ No. error 5)

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

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

There was such 1)/a crowd that 2)/ he would not 3)/ find his brother. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘would’ with ‘could’. ‘Could’ shows ones capability to do something,

Whether a person 1)/takes to smoking 2)/ depends a lot 2)/ in his social network. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘in’ with ‘on’.

Having managed the 1)/team of two 2)/ years, he knew 3)/ his players well. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘of with ‘for’.

Because of heavy 1)/rains the trains 2)/ are disable to 3)/ run on time. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘disable’ with ‘unable’. ‘Disable’ is used when someone is unable to do something due to some impairment in any pan of his body. One may be physically disabled, mentally disabled etc. ‘Unable’ means not in a position to do the desired work due to some temporary obstructions.

The idea of turning 1)/invisible with the 2)/ switch of clock have 3)/ always fascinated scientists. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘have’ with ‘has’ to accord with singular subject ‘idea’.

She had seen 1)/the approaching truck 2)/ and had jumping 3)/ out of the way. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘jumping’ with ‘jumped’.

Every home and office 1)/needs the latest equipment 2)/ for keep up 3)/ with times. 4)/ No error 5)

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

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

The state government 1)/has send reports 2)/ to the centre 3)/ on the situation. 4)/ No error5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘send’ with ‘sent. ‘Has’ takes Vv V3 of ‘send’ is ‘sent’.

The principle that 1)/a pen is mightier 2)/ than a sword 3)/ was known to early Greeks. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
No error

Martha missed her dog 1)/who died of a 2)/ skin infection at a 3)/ very young age, 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘who’ with ‘which’. Relative pronoun used for animals is ‘which’ and not ‘who’.

He was awfully dissatisfy 1)/with the arrangements 2)/ made for him 3)/ by the security guards. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘dissatisfy’ with ‘dissatisfied’.

I wanted to be 1)/out of the way 2)/ when she was 3)/ likely for receiving the letter. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘for receiving’ with ‘to receive’.

We have rarely come 1)/across any programme, 2)/ which does not show 3)/ violent in some from. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘violent with ‘violence’.

A lot of people 1)/have involved in 2)/ the national mission 3)/ to eradicate illiteracy. 4)/No error 5)

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

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

They failed in 1)/their plan only because 2)/they could not 3)/ give timely attention to it. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
No error

It is absolutely 1)/necessarily to participate 2)/ in any project 3)/ for social upliftment, 4)/ No error 5)

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

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