English Language MCQ-9

Directions for the following five Questions:
Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any will be in one part of the sentence. The number of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is (5).
The peasantry of the village has ploughed (1)/ fields thoroughly (2)/and are ready (3)/ to sow the seeds. (4)/ No error (5).

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

Since cavalry is given (1)/ paramountacy, some countries (2)/ allot more funds (3)/ for strengthening it. (4)/ No error (5).

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

The authorities have built (1)/ a twenty-feet wall (2)/to fortify the central hall (3)/ to prevent others from entering stealthily. (4)/ No error (5).

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

The indiscriminate urbanization (1)/ is resulting in fast disappearance of wood (2)/in our country and the Govt should take necessary action (3)/ for conservation of forests. (4)/ No error (5).

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

Wherever he goes, (1)/ a scholar is respected (2)/ and held in high esteem (3)/ for being a man of letter. (4)/ No error (5).

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

Directions for the following five Questions:
Which of the phrases (1),(2), (3), (4) given below each sentence should replace the phrase in bold to make the sentence grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is mark (5) as the answer.
His elder brother is more efficient than he.

(A) has been more efficient than him.
(B) is efficient than he.
(C) is more efficient than him.
(D) could be more efficient than him.
(E) No correction required

The candidate was not selected as he was fatter than tall.

(A) as he had been fatter than tall.
(B) for he was taller than fat.
(C) as he was more fatter than tall.
(D) as he has more fat than tall.
(E) No correction required

During the British rule Madras was treated as the largest sea-ports in India.

(A) the large sea-port
(B) the larger sea-port
(C) the most largest sea-port
(D) a largest sea-port
(E) No correction required

More work is more we earn is a noble concept.

(A) The more we work the more we earn
(B) More than we work is more we earn
(C) Work is more earn is more
(D) More the work we earn the more
(E) No correction required

The teacher said to the students, “Which is the Kalidas’ the best play?”

(A) What is Kalidas’ the best play?
(B) Which was Kalidas1 the best play?
(C) Which best was Kalidas play?
(D) Which is Kalidas’ best play?
(E) No correction required

Directions for the following five Questions:
In each of the following sentences, there are two blanks. Below each sentence, there are five pairs of words denoted by the numbers (1), (2), (3), (4) and (5). Find out which pair of words can be filled up to make the sentence meaningfully correct.
His thoughts are …….. and his speech is ………

(A) large, keen
(B) spontaneous, fluent
(C) visible, emotional
(D) intrepid, political
(E) chaste, detailed

The Govt should not …….. effective …….. of developmental plans.

(A) applaud, amplification
(B) concur, evaluation
(C) procrastinate, implementation
(D) retain, appearance
(E) validate, informal

He got…….. through ………

(A) kinship, mastering
(B) laxity, modesty
(C) mercy, latitude
(D) superiority, temperament
(E) enlightenment, meditation

He …….. dilated upon the… of industry

(A) warmly, vanity
(B) pleasingly, perception
(C) vividly, significance
(D) summarily, apathy
(E) abundantly, warmth

His …….. is a mark of…… existence

(A) addition, benediction.
(B) alleviation, superiority
(C) attainment, virtuous
(D) engrossing, greatness
(E) sympathy, obedience

Directions for the following five Questions:
Four words are given in each of the questions of which two are most nearly the same / opposite in meaning. Find the number of the correct letter combination.
A) Impel
B) Trivial C) Goad
D) Disinterested

(A) A-B
(B) B-C
(C) C-D
(D) D-A
(E) A-C

A) Abundance
B) Penury
C) Honour
D) Flirting

(A) B-C
(B) B-A
(C) B-D
(D) D-A
(E) C-A

A) Variegated
B) Cipher
C) Marvellous
D) Diversified

(A) D-A
(B) D-C
(C) C-B
(D) A-C
(E) B-A

A) Perception
B) Turbulence
C) Apathy
D) Calm

(A) C-A
(B) B-A
(C) A-D
(D) B-D
(E) C-B

A) Ponderous
B) Sagacious
C) Fervor
D) Ardour

(A) A-D
(B) A-B
(C) B-C
(D) C-D
(E) C-A