Mixed English Questions for Mains Exam— Set 139

In each of the following questions there are sentences that form a paragraph. Identify the sentence(s) or part(s) of sentence(s) that is/are correct in terms of grammar and usage (including spelling, punctuation and logical consistency). Then, choose the most appropriate option.

  1. a. Suicide bombings and other attacks in Kabul have killed and wounded hundreds of people
    b. this year and security had been expected to deteirorate
    c. ahead of elections planned for October. Sexual
    d. harassment on the street is widespread

    Both a & b
    Only b
    Both c & a
    Only d
    No Error
    Option C
    b. deteirorate = deteriorate d. full stop.

     

  2. a. As Jio promoting unlimited voice plans, bundled with large amounts of data,
    b. the name of the game is investing in building capacity.
    c. With high losses accompanied by high investments,
    d. its little wonder leverage is going from bad to worse.

    Only a
    Both b & c
    Only c
    Both d & a
    No Error
    Option B
    d. its = it’s a. As = with

     

  3. a. Nostalgia is a nice word, but we don’t use it. Human truths go beyond product truths.
    b. If you were to use the word nostalgia, it is a human truth that existed 300 years ago and will
    c. exist 300 years hence. I don’t think we only create retro products or repurpose our past.
    d. We are reminding ourselves, as much as our users and potential users, and enthusiasts, that we are deeply steeped in a certain way of life.

    Only a & b
    Only b
    All except c
    Only b & d
    No Error
    Option E

     

  4. a. The company is part of the so-called second list of 28 defaulters the Reserve Bank of India
    b. flagged for resolution under its schemes before December 2017
    c. failing to which cases would have had to be filed against these firms at NCLT.
    d. The tribunal admitted Ruchi Soya for insolvency resolution process in Decmeber.

    Only a
    Both b & c
    All except c
    Only d
    No Error
    Option A
    b. comma(,) after 2017 c. failing which d. Decmeber = December

     

  5. a. Something similar happened with Messi four years ago in Brazil.
    b. Mario Götze decided that it was going to be Die Mannschaft’s night in the Rio.
    c. He chested a hopeful cross from André Schürrle and finished expertly
    d. beyond the onrushing Sergio Romero—Germany had won their fourth World Cup in extra time.

    Both a & b
    All except b
    Only c
    Both b & d
    No Error
    Option B
    in the Rio = in Rio

     

  6. Directions: Choose the odd sentence out of the given five sentences in each question.

  7. the second highest bidder loses all that he/she has bid, those playing the game
    similar amount, give or take a few cents.
    ended up paying roughly between $1.5 and $2.5, with the losing bidder ending up losing a
    every dollar that was auctioned. In such scenarios, the winning bidder would have
    Shubik says it is not uncommon for the person conducting the game to end up with $3-5 for
    Option A
    edcb

     

  8. the problems are frequently so profuse and extraordinary that domestic goals cannot be
    accomplished without coordinated multilateral action. In the past seven decades, there have
    been abundant developments on multilateral action to create fair, just and lasting solutions to
    critical matters of peace and political, economic and social security.
    the contours of the prevailing international economic order.
    Option E
    abcd

     

  9. increases in the retail prices of petrol and diesel, which added up to an increase of
    Rs3.80 per litre for petrol and Rs3.38 per litre for diesel in Delhi. Prices reached their highest
    There is reason for concern because almost every household is affected.
    petroleum product prices are in the news. The second half of May witnessed 16 consecutive
    level in four years on 28 May. These prices were reduced by 1 paisa per litre on 29 May.
    Option C
    dabe

     

  10. and financial inclusion drives have laid the foundations for the Centre and states to do just that via targeted direct benefit transfers.
    both the Economic Survey and a 2015 International Monetary Fund (IMF) study have
    This inevitably leads to wasteful water extraction.
    economists have recommended tapering off electricity and water subsidies. The Aadhaar
    noted that these subsidies disproportionately benefit rich and large farmers. A number of
    Option C
    beda

     

  11. assistant professor at Dartmouth College. The duo found that while the rural road
    PMGSY does not appear to be a very efficient scheme in raising incomes.
    rural roads are not a one-stop solution to raise rural incomes, shows an analysis of India’s
    construction programme increased mobility and allowed people to find non-farm work outside their own villages.
    Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) by Sam Asher, a World Bank economist, and Paul Novosad,
    Option B
    cead

     


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