Mixed English Questions for Mains Exam — Set 324

Directions(1-5): Find the correct sentence and mark it as your answer. If all the sentences are incorrect, mark “All are incorrect” as the answer.

  1. I met a Spanish people yesterday.
    I think I’ve just about got enough time on whip up an omelette.
    The team’s final victory of the seasoning is a good omen for the playoffs, which start next week.
    For scientists, science is the alpha and the omega; it is its own justi
    All are incorrect.
    Option D
    In sentence A, the article ‘a’ denotes that the subject met one Spanish person and not a group of people. The noun ‘people’ needs to be changed to noun ‘person’ to make the sentence correct.
    In sentence B, the preposition ‘on’ is incorrectly placed. ‘On’ is used to denote position. It needs to be changed to preposition ‘to’ to make the sentence correct.
    In sentence C, the form of the word ‘seasoning(verb)’ is incorrect. As the presence of the article ‘the’ suggest we need to place a noun instead of verb. We need to change it to ‘season’ to make the sentence
    correct.
    Thus, the sentence which is grammatically and contextually correct is option D.

     

  2. The reason why grass is green was a mystery to the little boy.
    We humans believe that we are the only animals to have the powerful of reason.
    She had a quick look in the rear mirror quietly she pulled up the car from the curb.
    The Germans, as a nation, are often thought to be well organizing.
    All are incorrect.
    Option A
    In sentence B, the adjective ‘powerful’ needs to be replaced with the noun ‘power’ as an article can only be placed before noun.
    In sentence C, the adverb quietly is incorrect. It needs to be replaced with adjective ‘before’ or ‘after’ to make sense.
    The be verb is always followed by the past participle form of the verb. ‘Organizing’ must be replaced with ‘organized’ to make the sentence correct.
    The correct answer is A.

     

  3. Many nations have imposed sanctions on the country and of its attacks on its own people.
    The city’s ambience, particularly on the waterfront, is changed quickly.
    The company director informed that all their delivery executievs are covered with life insurance and medical insurance.
    The child’s parents or guardians must give their consent before she has the operation.
    All are incorrect
    Option D
    In statement A, the conjunction ‘and’ is incorrectly used. ‘And’ is used to give additional information and not causes. It must be replaced with conjunction ‘because’ to make sense.
    In sentence B, the verb ‘is’ is incorrectly used. It must be changed with ‘has’ verb to make sense.
    In sentence C, the spelling of executievs is incorrect. The correct spelling is ‘executives’.
    Thus the correct answer is option D.

     

  4. She wants to stay at home and nature her children.
    You’re not helping the children by mollycoddling them – they have to grew up sometime.
    It was a pretty town with a picturesque harbouring and well-preserved buildings.
    Powell remained non-committal about any political ambitions he may harbour.
    All are incorrect.
    Option D
    In sentence A, the use of the word ‘nature’ is incorrect. ‘Nature’ means the physical world around us consisting of plants and animals. It must be replaced with ‘nurture’ which means to care for and protect (someone or something) while they are growing.
    In sentence B, ‘to’ always take the base form of the verb. ‘Grew’ needs to be replaced by ‘grow’ to make the sentence correct.
    In sentence C the verb ‘harbouring’ needs to be replaced by noun ‘harbour’ as adjectives can only be placed before nouns and the word ‘picturesque’ is an adjective.
    The correct answer is thus D.

     

  5. How could you humiliate me by questioning my judgmental in front of everyone like that?
    Dissidents believe that prices are often the result of random mistakes and misunderstandings and do not always represent the true value of a stock.
    The novel’s complex, imaginative style does not lend itself to translating.
    The article examined the one crucial advantages of encouraging bilingualism in children.
    All are incorrect
    Option B
    In sentence A, the adjective ‘judgmental’ needs to be changed to noun ‘judgment’ to make the sentence correct.
    In sentence C, similarly, translating(verb) needs to be changed to ‘translation’.
    In sentence D, there is one advantage. Thus, ‘advantages’ needs to be changed to ‘advantage’’ to make the sentence correct.
    The only correct sentence is B. Thus, option B is the correct answer.

     

  6. Directions(6-10): In the given question, four words 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’.

  7. Capitalism refers to an goods(1) system in which a society’s means of production are held by private(2) individuals or organizations, not the government(3), and where products, prices, and the distribution of economic(4) are determined mainly by competition in a free market.
    1-2
    2-3
    3-4
    1-4
    No correction required.
    Option D

     

  8. The prices(1) says it cannot cut its company(2) anymore because it has a responsibility(3) to its shareholders(4).
    1-2
    2-3
    3-4
    1-4
    No correction required
    Option A

     

  9. The promotion(1) developments will contribute(2) to the legislative(3) of foreign investment(4).
    1-3
    2-4
    1-4
    1-2
    No correction required
    Option A

     

  10. Free market(1) competition, not a body(2) government or regulating central(3), dictates production levels and prices(4).
    4-1
    2-3
    3-4
    1-2
    No correction required
    Option B

     

  11. As many judges(1) saw it, marriage for men(2) meant that they accepted responsibility for their wife’s(3) childbearing activities no matter who the biological father(4) was.
    1-2
    2-3
    3-1
    3-4
    No correction required
    Option E

     

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