English Language MCQ-15

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
Many writers have written (1)/ in unequivocal terms that (2) / a man who has proudly bearing (3) / will not be respected by people. (4) / No error (5).

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

When addressing the gathering (1)/ to enlighten of the efficacy of preventive measures, (2)/ the doctor told that (3)1 the prevention was better than cure. (4)/ No error (5).

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

Due to lack of funds, (1)/ the authorities have not embarked on (2)/ the plan of action for the uplift (3)/ of weaker sections of society. (4) / No error (5).

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

Immediately the vigil was given (1)/ the competitors started running (2)/with zeal, zest and vigour to reach the target (3)/ as quickly as possible.(4)/ No error (5).

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

The manager reluctantly (1)/ told me (2)/ that he has never (3)/ and will never accept such proposals. (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) and (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 must work hard if one wants progress.

(A) He must work hard if one
(B) He must be working hard if he
(C) One must work hard if he
(D) She must work hard if she
(E) No correction required

He being sincere and upright, he got promotion.

(A) Being sincerely and uprightly
(B) He being sincere and uprightly
(C) Sincere he being and upright
(D) Being sincere and upright
(E) No correction required

I request you to do the needful to complete the project.

(A) for doing the needful
(B) to do what is necessary
(C) to do necessarily
(D) to do what is necessarily
(E) No correction required

The candidates are advised to work very hardly for the surely selection.

(A) hardly for the surely selection
(B) very hard for the surely selection
(C) very hard for the sure selection
(D) hardly for the sure selection
(E) No correction required

He enough rich to buy everything he wants.

(A) He enough rich to buy
(B) He is rich enough to buy
(C) He is rich enough to have bought
(D) Rich enough, he to buy
(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 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.
Ravi’s parents were pleased …….. him so they took him to the museum …….. car.

(A) at, in
(B) with, by
(C) at, on
(D) with, on
(E) on, in

Bala Murali comes …….. a family which has a passion …….. classical music.

(A) from, in
(B) off, for
(C) of, for
(D) of, in
(E) of, off

He was fortunate …….. having found this rare book …….. the library.

(A) to, in
(B) to, at
(C) in, from
(D) with, into
(E) for, to

In order to arrive …….. any conclusion, you must have a thorough knowledge …….. the subject.

(A) at, of
(B) on, of
(C) in, over
(D) of, on
(E) to, over

The point I am referring …….. is given …….. page 65

(A) on, at
(B) to, at
(C) at, to
(D) over, at
(E) with, on

Directions (Q.16-20): 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) Babble
(B) Progress
(C) Nonsense
(D) Fondle

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

(A) Bizzare
(B) Burnished
(C) Polished
(D) Glossy

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

(A) Awake
(B) Bewilder
(C) Slumbering
(D) Bliss

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

(A) Beseech
(B) Beautiful
(C) Brief
(D) Demand

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

(A) Complement
(B) Implement
(C) Insolence
(D) Arrogant

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