English Test for NIACL AO Prelims Exam Set – 10

Directions(1-5): 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. I had never had any serious injury or ailment in my life.
    did never had
    have never been
    was never have
    have never been having
    No correction required
    Option E

     

  2. I was touching with pity when I heard that he had died.
    I was touched by
    I was touched with
    I had been touching with
    I had been touching by
    No correction required
    Option B

     

  3. I would accept the offer if I were you.
    even if I were you
    if I had in your place
    had I being you
    had been I in your place
    No correction required
    Option E

     

  4. The explorers had frozen to death due to extremely low temperature.
    had become freezed to death
    had been frozen for death
    had frozen and died
    had been frozen to death
    No correction required
    Option E

     

  5. He found the torch there where he had left it.
    where there he had left
    there he had left
    where he had left
    there where he left it
    No correction required
    Option C

     

  6. Directions(6-10): Rearrange the following FIVE sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) and (F) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below.

    (A) During this ageing process, you had first heard statements such as: “You can’t ride your bicycle until you are seven” and, “You can’t drive a car until you’re 18.”
    (B) But, you need to remember that part of you has an ageless mind and is quite oblivious to the physical ageing process — you just need to encourage it to overcome this excuse of being old.
    (C)The age excuse of being too old comes from an inclination to identify yourself with the number of trips you have made around the sun.
    (D)The age of your body can seem to be quite an obstacle on the road to changing long-held thinking habits.
    (E) Then at some point you discovered that you went from being not old enough to being too old.

  7. Which of the following will be the THIRD sentence?
    A
    B
    C
    D
    E
    Option E

     

  8. Which of the following will be the SECOND sentence?
    A
    B
    C
    D
    E
    Option A

     

  9. Which of the following will be the FOURTH sentence?
    A
    B
    C
    D
    E
    Option C

     

  10. Which of the following will be the FIRST sentence?
    A
    B
    C
    D
    E
    Option D

     

  11. Which of the following will be the FIFTH (LAST) sentence?
    A
    B
    C
    D
    E
    Option B

     


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