Mixed English Questions for Upcoming Prelims Set 61

English Practise Set Bank PO

Directions (1-5): Which of phrases given below each sentence should replace the phrase printed in bold type to make it grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is, mark ‘E’ as the answer.

  1. They came to the conclusion that the members should unitedly undertook the assignments for the next month.
    A) should be united undertook
    B) should unitedly undertake
    C) should be unitedly undertaken
    D) should be unitedly undertake
    E) No change required
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : should unitedly undertake
  2. The chief editor cut up all the long words from his editorial and made the text easier
    A) cut up some of the
    B) cut across all the
    C) cut out all the
    D) cut back all
    E) No change required
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    Option C
    Explanation
    : When texts are omitted, then it is said to be cut out.
  3. This milk has got a funny taste, it can have gone sour
    A) can go sour
    B) had soured
    C) can have gone sour
    D) may have gone sour
    E) No change required
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    Option D
    Explanation
    : Here we are talking of a possibility, which is indicated by may and could.
  4. He went to the flooded area to save his friend who was stranding there.
    A) had been stranded
    B) had to strand
    C) was being stranding
    D) has been stranding
    E) No change required
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    Option A 
  5. If you have examined the proposals, you must have found that his scheme is preferable than that of anyone else
    A) preferable than for
    B) preferably more than that of
    C) preferable for than
    D) preferable to that of
    E) No change required
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    Option D
    Explanation
    : preferable followed by TO

Direction (6-10): Identify which part of the sentence contains error and mark it as your answer.

  1. Although Punjab is known as the Land of Five Rivers,(1)/ there are locations where water is scarce (2)/ and women has to fetch (3)/ clean water from as far as 3 Kms. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option C
    Explanation
    : has=>have [subject- women]
  2. Air India has dismissed the findings of a survey (1)/ conducted by flight data company FlightStats (2)/ which ranked the airline the third worst in the world (3)/ with in terms of on-time performance. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option D
    Explanation
    : remove with. [ranked in terms of]
  3. Until just a year ago (1)/ technical delays used to be a rare (2)/ on the Delhi metro but now they (3)/ seem to have become a daily affair. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : rare=>rarity
  4. As you reach the age of retirement, (1)/ one of the first things you need to do, (2)/ after resolving your finances, (3)/ is to take stock of all your personal documents. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option E
    Explanation
    : No Error
  5. Global growth which has stagnated (1)/ and declined in recent years has now expected (2)/ to bounce back says the most recent edition of (3)/ the Global Economic Prospects 2017, brought out by the World Bank. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : has=>is

 

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40 Thoughts to “Mixed English Questions for Upcoming Prelims Set 61”

  1. MiMi

    st-all J are K
    all J are M
    some J are not T
    con-1)some T are not J
    2)all T can be J
    3)some K are not T is a possibility
    4)all M can be K
    5)all T can be K

    1. Suraj

      2), 4) and 5) follows
      can be= possibility
      the statement 3) i.e some K are not T is a possibility is false because, SOME K are not T is true, but jab koi conclusion true ho, and uske aage possibility lag jaye to wo false ho jata hai

      1. MiMi

        hmm sir same yahi mera ansr aya bt ansr hai only 3 doesnt follow…1 kaise follow ho raha hai sir?

        1. Suraj

          jaha ka bhi ques hai, unhone wrong concept use kar ke 1 ko follow suppose kar liya hoga,,
          jaise SOme A are not B ka matlab ye nhi hota ki SOme B are not A
          but unhone maana hoga ki ye hota hai,, but ye false hai,, so dont worry, ur ans is correct

  2. MiMi

    st-some W are Z
    all Z are Y
    no P is Z
    con-1)some W are not Z
    2)some Y can be P
    3)some W are not Y
    4)some P are not Z
    5)all W can be P

    1. Suraj

      2 and 4 follows

      1. MiMi

        hmm same..bt ansr hai only 5 doesnt follow…

        1. Suraj

          waisa hi wrong concept fir
          SOme A are B doesnot means that Some A are not B
          but jaha ka ques hai usne isse true assume kar ke solution diya hai,, so wrong hai ye ans… gud that u r getting the answer write,, be confident.. asli exams me sahi sahi options hi milenge so dont worry…

          1. MiMi

            :)))
            sir questn me hai..which of the following con is definitely false..
            jaise ki option me hai
            1)only 1 definitely doesnt follow
            2)only 2 definitely doesnt follow
            ………….
            ……………
            tab bhi same ansr ayega na?

          2. Suraj

            nhi tab unka answer sahi hai,, Definetely doesnot follow wale me agar koi conclsuion diya hai, agar uski possibility bhi treu hai,, to usko follow maan liya jata hai,, even if uske aage possibility na use hui ho,, example is ques me conc 1)some W are not Z true to nhi hai but iski possibility true hai, to isse true maan lenge

          3. MiMi

            ohk sir now got it..

          4. !!angry bird !!

            definitely false me 5 hoga na iska ans ?

  3. MiMi

    st-no K is T
    some T are not U
    all U are W
    con-1)some T are not W
    2)some U are not T
    3)some W are not T
    4)all W can be T
    5)all T can be U

    1. Suraj

      isme only 4 follows rest all are false

      1. MiMi

        ansr hai only 5 doesnt follow……

        1. Suraj

          ha abhi dekha ur reply, ki definetely false ka case hai,, niche reply kiya hai.. and ispe bhi

          1. MiMi

            ohkk sir isiliye sab ansr wrong ho raha tha….

        2. Hemant ahuja?

          St ke Wrng bhut hote hai ans

          1. MiMi

            ha re mahi ka ansr to bohat galat hota hai..

          2. Hemant ahuja?

            Mahi ke hote hi Wrng hai

      2. Trisha

        Why 2 will not follow?

        1. Suraj

          If some a are not b
          doesnot mean that some b are not a

    2. Suraj

      for the case of definitely false
      5) is definitely false

    3. MiMi

      sir normal case me 1 bhi to follow ho raha hai na?

        1. MiMi

          okkk ,,,ty sir :))

  4. K!nG Iz B!nG

    10x team??

  5. !!angry bird !!

    8/10 🙂

  6. Stuti Singh

    in ques 6 can we use THE PUNJAB….as i read that punjab is the exceptional case in the case of article….???

    1. Yes u have heard right.
      But using only Punjab is also correct.
      Punjab is made up of many regions, thats why the punjab can be used like the USA is used. When USA was formed, various regions were combined to form USA, so the is used. Same with Punjab.

      1. Hemant ahuja?

        The India is correct

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