Mixed English Questions for Mains Exam — Set 266

Directions(1-10): In the given question, four words are are numbered 1, 2, 3 and 4. Of these, the positions of two of these words may be incorrect and need to be exchanged to make the sentence correct. Find the two words which need to be exchanged. In case the given sentence is correct, your answer is (E), i.e., ‘No correction required’.

  1. Our recent(1) government, well known for its all-pervading(2) online presence, has been(3) deafeningly silent on the present(4) headlines.
    1-4
    2-3
    1-3
    2-4
    No correction required
    Option A

     

  2. We must realise that appearance(1) lies in strength, which comes from within,(2) and transcends(3) the outward beauty(4).
    1-2
    2-3
    3-4
    1-4
    No correction required
    Option D

     

  3. When Heathcliff storms(1) off to make his own prestigious(2) in order to win Catherine, a lady of a fortune(3) household, Catherine marries into another(4) reputable family.
    1-2
    1-3
    2-3
    2-4
    No correction required
    Option C

     

  4. Anna Karenina is really a judgement(1) by Tolstoy on love and its various shades(2) while being governed by morality(3), societal mores, fate and study(4).
    1-4
    2-3
    1-3
    2-4
    No correction required
    Option A

     

  5. The male protagonist(1) Henry is a time traveller who can’t transitioning(2) his control(3) between different time phases(4) in his life.
    1-2
    2-4
    1-3
    2-3
    No correction required
    Option D

     

  6. In February, the British Medical Journal reported(1) that a year-long anti-obesity programme(2) involving more than 600 West Midlands primary(3) school pupils yielded(4) no improvements.
    1-3
    2-4
    2-3
    3-4
    No correction required
    Option E

     

  7. The Boston area was put on lockdown(1), with schools closed, public(2) transportation service suspended(3) and people advised to stay inside their homes(4).
    2-4
    1-2
    1-3
    3-4
    No correction required
    Option E

     

  8. The Soviet government(1) made no explanation(2) statement about the global-scale accident(3) until Swedish leaders demanded an official.(4)
    1-3
    3-4
    1-2
    2-4
    No correction required
    Option D

     

  9. When the mission(1) was completed, the shuttle fired engines to atmosphere(2) the speed and, after descending through the reduce(3), landed like a glider(4).
    2-3
    3-4
    1-3
    1-2
    No correction required
    Option A

     

  10. Black seamstress(1) Rosa Parks refused to give on(2) her seat to a white man up(3) a bus in Montgomery and the move(4) helped launch the Civil Rights Movement.
    1-2
    1-4
    3-4
    2-3
    No correction required
    Option D

     

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