English Test for NIACL 2018 Prelim Exam Set – 5

Directions: Which of the phrases (A), (B), (C), (D) given below each sentence should replace the phrase printed in bold to make the sentence grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is, mark (E) ie ‘No correction required’ as the answer.

  1. Once the manager approves the plans, it was easy convinced the rest of the team.
    was easily convinced
    will be easy to convince
    has easily convinced
    being easy to convince
    No correction required
    Option B


  2. During the meeting he discussed each of the suggestions and how they are could be implemented.
    that they are
    why they could
    how it could
    when there can
    No correction required
    Option C


  3. When I studied engineering thirty years ago, there was less as ten female students in my class.
    were smaller than
    was little as
    was lower than
    were fewer than
    No correction required
    Option D


  4. When he finished his studies, there was a lot of pressure by him joining our family business.
    on him joining
    in his joining
    on him to join
    No correction required
    Option C


  5. It is disappointment that the majority of farmers who took loans last year have failed to repay them.
    is disappointment in
    is disappointing that
    is to disappoint
    has disappointed to
    No correction required
    Option B


  6. He has visited many places all over the city looked at the perfect location to set up his factory.
    looking out
    looking for
    looking after
    looked forward to
    No correction required
    Option B


  7. No traffic will be allowed in this area since the minister visit scheduled today.
    minister’s visit
    minister is visiting
    minister’s visit is
    visit of the minister
    No correction required
    Option C


  8. Medical treatment here is very expensive that they had to sell off their land to pay for it.
    quite expensive and
    too expensive for
    so expensive but
    more expensive
    No correction required
    Option A


  9. To be successful it is important to know why your failure in the past and ensure that it doesn’t happen again.
    Why you had failed
    because you have failed
    that your failure
    where you were failed
    No correction required
    Option A


  10. These hand woven shawls are much in demand in many European countries.
    were much demand
    are lots of demand
    demanded much
    will be lot of demand
    No correction required
    Option E


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