Directions (1-5):Read each of the sentences to find out whether there is any grammatical mistake/error in it. The error, if any , will be in TWO PARTS of the sentence. The combination of those parts is the answer. If no part in the sentence has an error, then select ‘No error’ as your answer. (Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any)
- What is exhibited and displayed(A)/ outwardly should not be taken,(B)/ for creditworthy(C)/. Visual appearances are deceptive commonly.(D)
In C, replace ‘for’ by ‘as’
In D, correct arrangement -’commonly deceptive’.
- Those who work diligently, not only achieve their goals and get success,(A)/ but also remain happy,cheerful and active,(B)/ which is itself a great reward even if(C)/ the work does not bring success.(D)
BDABCDBCNo errorOption E
- In most of the countries,(A)/the amount of coverage in mainstream media are inversely proportional(B)/ to the actual prevalent of violence(C)/ and gives a false impression.(D)
BDACCDBCNo errorOption D
In B, replace ‘are’ by ‘is
In C, replace ‘prevalent’ by ‘prevalence’.
- The newspapers has so far(A)/ travelled a long journey of over 350 years,(B)/ yet it is not regarded as a source of(C)/ perfect authentically news or information.(D)
ACCDADBCNo errorOption C
In A, replace ‘has’ by ‘have’
In D, correct expression is ‘perfectly authentic’.
- With the rapid progress made by(A)/ science and technology in the recent past,(B)/ the conflict between science and(C)/ religion has widened further.(D)
BCADBDABNo errorOption E
- In the 1870s, Rowland Macy, the founder of the department store chain Macy’s, introduced a certain practice ‘to eliminating the haggling by’ retail goods by customers.
I. for eliminating the haggling by
II. to eliminate the haggling for
III. to having eliminated the haggle forOnly IIIBoth II, IIIOnly IIOnly INo correction requiredOption C
- Colleges have ‘a range of societies catering from’ students’ passion, such as photography society, music and dance clubs literature society, nature walk club and so on.
I. a range of society catered to
II. a range of societies catering with
III. a range of societies catering toBoth II, IIIOnly IOnly IIOnly IIINo correction requiredOption D
- You can’t fly a kite unless you go against the wind and have a weight ‘to keep it from turning’ somersaults.
I. to keep it by turning
II. for keeping it from turn
III. to keep it with turningOnly IIOnly IIIBoth I, IIIOnly INo correction requiredOption E
- ‘It is indeed a Herculean task to summing up’ the circumstances,reasons,causes,godly favours and other facts which made the British traders the despotic rulers.
I. It had been indeed a Herculean task to sum
II. It is indeed a Herculean task to sum up
III. It were indeed a Herculean task to sum upOnly IIIOnly IIBoth I, IIIOnly INo correction requiredOption
- Education for a girl child means making the next generation well educated, full of virtues,free from useless superstitions,confident and capable to do something good for the family.
I. mean making of next generations
II. mean making the next generation
III. meant making of the next generationBoth I, IIIOnly IIOnly IIIOnly INo correction requiredOption E
Directions (6-10):Which of the following phrases given below the sentence can replace the words /phrase given in bold in the sentence grammatically and meaningfully? if none of the phrase can replace the word/phrase given in bold in the sentence, select ‘None’ as the answer . If the sentence is correct as it is , your answer is option (E) i.e No correction required.