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English Language MCQ-13

Directions for the following five Questions:
Read each sentence to find out whether there is any 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 contractor stated (1)/ that three fourth of the work is completed (2)/and remaining work (3)/ will be completed in four months. (4)/ No error (5).

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

who is your teacher (1)/ should be treated with great respect (2)/by you to become a model (3)/ to other students. (4)/ No error (5).

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

Since the task could not be finished (1)/within the stipulated time (2)/you, he and I are blamed (3)/ by the Director for insincerity. (4)/ No error (5).

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

Ravi being an officer concerned Ravi (1)/ is responsible for (2)/the delay in getting (3)/ the schemes implemented. (4)/ No error (5).

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

We have come to know (1)/ that there are 2200 vacancies for the posts of probationary officers (2)/as per the notification published (3)/ in the last issue of The Hindu. (4)/ No error (5).

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

Directions for the following five Questions:
Which of the following 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.
One of the soldier is gallant and valiant.

(A) One of the soldiers is
(B) One of the soldier will be
(C) One among the soldier is
(D) One soldier among is
(E) No correction required

The Director wants to know the content of the letter.

(A) to have known the content of the letter.
(B) knew the contents of the letter.
(C) to known the content of the letter.
(D) to know the contents of the letter.
(E) No correction required

It being a holiday, we went on an outing yesterday.

(A) It was being a holiday
(B) Being a holiday
(C) It had been a holiday
(D) It would be a holiday
(E) No correction required

Ravi’s house is larger than Kiran’s.

(A) large than Kiran.
(B) larger than Kiran.
(C) larger than that of Kiran.
(D) larger than those of Kiran.
(E) No correction required

He speaks too clearly and writes too neatly, so the job has been given to him.

(A) speaks very clearly and writes very neatly
(B) speaks so neatly and very clearly ,
(C) speaks very neat and writes very clear
(D) speaks enough neatly and writes clearly enough
(E) No correction required

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

(A) beyond, into
(B) above, into
(C) above, in
(D) beyond, in
(E) over, by

He does not compromise ………. his opponent ………… any terms.

(A) of, on
(B) with, on
(C) with, at
(D) from, at
(E) on, with

The master keeps ………. telling his students to give ……. laziness.

(A) at, to
(B) on, to
(C) on, up
(D) at, up
(E) of, out

He has to deal …………. people while dealing …………. any business.

(A) with, with
(B) in, with
(C) of, on
(D) with, in
(E) with, on

He is a true” friend who stands ………. me ……….. thick and thin.

(A) beside, through
(B) to, in
(C) through, in
(D) beside, in
(E) besides, with

Directions for the following five Questions:
In each of the following questions, out of the given alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the italicized bold part of the sentence.
We didn’t believe in his version, but subsequent actions proved that he was right.

(A) many
(B) later
(C) earlier
(D) few
(E) previous

The officer was a vigilant young man.

(A) watchful
(B) ambitious
(C) intelligent
(D) smart
(E) secret

He was laughed at for the ^puerility of his statement.

(A) insincerity
(B) inaccuracy
(C) childishness
(D) falsehood
(E) maturity

A soldier who displays exceptional courage gets rewards.

(A) abnormal
(B) unusual
(C) new
(D) strange
(E) smart

Magnanimity is a hall-mark of unselfishness.

(A) purposiveness
(B) planning
(C) generosity
(D) management
(E) sincerity