Mixed English Questions Set 4

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. They were running and (1)/ turning their faces up (2)/ to the sky and feeling the sun (3)/ onto their cheeks like a warm iron. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option D
    Correction:

    Onto => on
    Onto is used when there is sense of motion. But here the sun rays falls on the cheeks and is stagnant there. Hence on is correct.
  2. They stood in the (1)/ doorway of the (2)/ underground for the moment (3)/ until it was raining hard. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option C
    Correction:

    The => a ; for a moment
  3. A boom of thunder startled them (1)/ and like leaves before a new hurricane,(2)/ he tumbled upon (3)/ each other and ran.(4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option C
    Correction:

    He => they; more than one person is present
  4. One morning less (1)/ than a week before (2)/ their bout, they met as (3)/ usually for their daily workout.(4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option D
    Correction:

    Usually => usual
  5. The Central police forces deployed in (1)/ areas affected by Left Wing Extremism (LWE) has been (2)/ demanding a special allowance, (3)/ considering the high-risk duties they perform. (4)
    A) 1
    B) 2
    C) 3
    D) 4
    E) No Error
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    Option B
    Correction:

    Has => have; forces are being talked about, hence have

Directions (6-10): Fill in the blanks with appropriate words.

  1. People across the world are _______with Mumbai as a bustling city, but the city has an unexplored cultural _______.
    A) known, heritage
    B) accustomed, angle
    C) familiar, facet
    D) native, level
    E) habitual, phase
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    Option C

  2. While rising NPAs is one ______for the decline in corporate borrowings, declining demand due to an economic slowdown and the stagnation of existing industrial capacity has also ______to the lending downturn.
    A) method, resulted
    B) situation, dispensed
    C) logic, resulted
    D) cause, dispensed
    E) reason, contributed
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    Option E

  3. Once you explain the situation to your teacher, she might ______ your failing grade and give you ______opportunity.
    A) cancel, one
    B) reject, new
    C) retract, another
    D) renew, fewer
    E) avoid, newer
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    Option C

  4. The committee emphasised that relevant ministries ______every aspect of a project and proposed it for final _______ only when all details were in place.
    A) scrutinized, appraisal
    B) studied, selection
    C) understood, verdict
    D) scanned, estimation
    E) inspected, interview
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    Option A

    Appraisal is the best suited word
  5. There is an ______need for people to help ______ up the environment.
    A) critical, follow up
    B) burning, rescue
    C) urgent, clean
    D) vital, burn
    E) extreme, study
    View Answer
    Option C

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