Mixed English Questions Set 3

Directions (1-5): Which of phrases given below each sentence should replace the phrase printed in bold type to make it grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is, mark ‘E’ as the answer.

  1. My wife acted contrarily to my wishes when she allows our daughter to go to a party without asking me first.
    A) my wishes if she allows
    B) my wish when she allowed
    C) our wishes when she allows
    D) my wishes when she allowed
    E) No Correction Required
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    Option D

  2. The malnourished child are dying from hunger and need emergency medical care.
    A) is dying from hunger and needs
    B) are dying of hunger and needs
    C) has died from hunger and needs
    D) can die from hunger and need
    E) No Correction Required
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    Option A

  3. There are many online check offers that are not legitimate and could end in cost you money.
    A) and can end in cost of
    B) and could end in costing
    C) and could end up costing
    D) and can end at the cost for
    E) No Correction Required
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    Option C

  4. We keep our dining room table tucked away in a nook to maximize every inch of space in our apartment.
    A) tucking away in nooks
    B) tucked away at nooks
    C) tuck away in the nook
    D) tucking in the nook
    E) No Correction Required
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    Option E

  5. Although the gymnast believe she will err during her routine, she managed to earn a perfect score.
    A) believed she would error during her routine
    B) believe she will err during her routine
    C) believed she would err during her routine
    D) believed that she can err during her routine
    E) No Correction Requires
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    Option C

Directions (6-10): In each of the following sentences, find if any part of the sentence (1), (2), (3) or (4) contains error. If there is no error mark E) as you answer.

  1. Because we had more (1)/than we needed, we decided to (2)/ sacrificing our Christmas gifts (3)/ by offering them to the less fortunate.(4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option C
    Correction:

    sacrificing => sacrifice
  2. Even though Ritu has a (1)/ gigantic art collection, she does not (2)/ present it in a ostentatious manner (3)/ to everyone who enters her home. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option C
    Correction:

    a=>an
  3. A skilled entrepreneur understands (1)/ not only how businesses work (2)/, but also how (3)/ to motivate people.(4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option E

  4. Will listened if the family (1)/ attorney described the aspects (2)/ of patrimony that made up the (3)/ inheritance from his father.(4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option A
    Correction:

    if => as
  5. When my husband (1)/ is angry, he displays (2)/ no remorses for the (3)/mean words he says.(4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option C
    Correction:

    remorses => remorse

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