English Language MCQ-59

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.

I do not understand 1)/about how the payment 2)/was made without 3)/ the manager’s permission. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Here ‘about is superfluous, delete it.

The company has 1)/decided ‘to sell half 2)/ of it shares 3)/ to a Chinese firm. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘if with ‘its’.

By opening so many 1)/branches in such a 2)/ short time, they have 3)/ used the wrong ‘strategy. 4)/ No error 5)

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

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

During the interview 1)/with the General Manager 2)/ I asked her what challenges 3)/ she was faced. 4)/ No error 5)

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

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

We have an account 1)/with this bank and 2)/ find the staff much 3)/ helpful and knowledgeable. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘find’ with ‘have found’.

The scheme has been 1)/implemented only in these 2)/ part of the country and the 3)/ Prime Minister will visit it shortly. 4)/No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘these’ with ‘this’.

Today we are closer l)/to reaching an agreement 2)/than we were 3)/a few months ago. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘to reaching” with ‘to reach’.

We have been 1)/telling them to 2)/ drive carefully but 3)/they are never listening. 4)/No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
No error

There is all sorts 1)/of regulations that have 2)/ to be met before 3)/ we get a license. 4)/ No error 5)

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

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

The majority of the population believes 1)/that the stock market is recovered 2)/ end that it is the 3)/ right time to buy shares. 4)/ No error 5)

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

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

Seema’s new office is close 1)/to her residence so 2)/she will not longer 3)/ have to travel by tain. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘no longer’ with ‘no longer”.

In the present guidelines, 1)/the bank is required to obtain 2)/ a photograph from any person 3)/ who wishes to open an account. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘any’ with ‘every’. Here, ‘any person’ means any one person whereas ‘every person’ means all who come to open a bank account. ‘Every’ includes all members of a group. For example, if I say “Good Morning everybody.'” it means I am wishing good morning to all persons who are present there.

Chetan puts in a lot 1)/of effort to ensure 2)/ that the scheme was 3)/ launched in March. 4)/ No error 5)

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

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

As our economy is 1)/experiencing a recession, banks 2)/ have became very cautious 3)/ about giving loans. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘became’ with ‘become’.

After retiring she spent 1)/most of her time teaching young 2)/ doctors and motivating themselves 3)/ to work in rural areas. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘themselves with ‘them’.

Since this foreign bank has 1)/not performed very good this year 2)/ it will not be setting 3)/ up any new branches. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘branches’ with ‘branch’.

Our Chairman is deeply concerned 1)/about the environment 2)/ and or plans to take some steps to reduce the 3)/ pollution caused by our factories. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
No error

He was afraid that his parents 1)/would not allow him to 2)/ make the film so he did 3)/ not tell them about it. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Replace ‘so’ with ‘and so’.

I was previously posted 1)/in Singapore and it 2)/took me a long time 3)/ to accustom to the food. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Put ‘myself after ‘accustom’.

The main advantage of 1) / investing such schemes 2)/is that you will not 3)/have to pay any taxes. 4)/ No error 5)

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

Explanation:-
Add ‘in’ after ‘investing’.