Directions(1-6): In the given question, a statement has been divided into five segments, each of which is denoted by (A), (B), (C), (D) and (E). Rearrange all the segments to form a coherent statement.
- A) after the killing of Maj. Gen. Qassim Suleimani
B) at the Baghdad airport for revenge
C) Iranian leaders issued strident calls on Friday
D) in an overnight airstrike
E) against the United StatesDBCEACEADBCABDEABCDEABECDOption B
- A) medieval architecture,
B) Notre-Dame is more than a church,
C) more than a masterpiece of
D) more even than a symbol
E) of one of the great cities of the worldBCADECEADBCABDEABCDEABECDOption A
- A) is someone who removes
B) a child’s path,
C) obstacles from
D) clearing the way to success
E) a snowplow parentBCADEECADBCABDEABCDEEACBDOption E
- A) on her homework
B) but it was hard for her
C) and earned top grades
D) Ms. Mills focused
E) with little family supportDCABEECADBDACBEABCDEEACBDOption C
- A) the headlines read,
B) the first such lapse
C) in two centuries
D) at Paris’s Notre-Dame Cathedral,
E) there will be no ChristmasDCABEECADBDACBEEDABCEACBDOption D
- A) in the Australian history has killed at least 18 people,
B) one of the worst wildfire seasons
C) destroyed more than 1,000 homes
D) to contain more than 100 blazes
E) and left firefighters strugglingDCABEBCADEDACBEBACEDEACBDOption D
- Fire and (1)/ water does not (2)/ agree with (3) each other (4)
1234No errorOption B
Since two or more singular nouns joined by ‘and’ must take plural verb after them. Therefore, ‘does’ should be replaced with ‘do’ to make the sentence grammatically correct.
- Pasha along with (1)/ his accomplices were killed (2)/ for the heinous crime (3)/ they committed (4)
1234No errorOption B
When two or more subjects are joined with (with, together with, along with, no less than, and not, besides etc.) the following verb is always according to the first subject.
Here, ‘Pasha’ is the name of a person (singular subject). Therefore, the following verb ‘were’ must be replaced with ‘was’ to make the sentence grammatically correct.
- History says (1)/ that India never (2) attacked on any (3) neighbouring country first (4)
1234No errorOption C
There are a few verbs (stress, emphasize, discuss, describe, attack etc.) after which prepositions are never used. Therefore, ‘on’ must be removed to make the sentence grammatically correct.
- Many of (1)/ the households in urban areas (2)/ are blessed with (3)/technological advancements. (4)
1234No errorOption E
Directions(7-10): Read the following 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 corresponding to that part will be your answer. If the given sentence is correct as it is, mark the answer as ‘No error’. Ignore the errors of punctuation if any.