Mixed English Questions Set 6

Directions (1-5): Following sentences contain 4 bold words each. Find spelling error or grammatical error if any, else mark (E) as your answer.

  1. Prosecutors expressed strong dissapointment and said they believe the court’s decision was caused by a difference in legal views on the nature of the allegations against the accused culprit.
    A) Prosecutors
    B) dissapointment
    C) views
    D) allegations
    E) All Correct
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    Option B
    Correction:

    Correct spelling is disappointment.
  2. Since the EU referendum last year, Britain’s political leadership has sought to tackle the view that it had an entire unrealistic picture of what Brexit Britain could look like.
    A) referendum
    B) leadership
    C) tackle
    D) entire
    E) All Correct
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    Option D
    Correction:

    Entire => entirely
  3. Sensing that their best prospects outside Delhi lay in Punjab, the political party had been building a base in the State for more than a year.
    A) Sensing
    B) their
    C) building
    D) base
    E) All Correct
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    Option B
    Correction:

    Their => its ; subject is political party
  4. Our farm equipment policy needs to be retailored with a focus on manufacturing farming equipment and implements that are currently importing.
    A) equipment
    B) retailored
    C) manufacturing
    D) importing
    E) All Correct
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    Option D
    Correction:

    Importing => imported
  5. Responding to a query on the posibility of making a biopic on the actor-turned-politician, Mr. Lokesh said, “It is impossible to portray his life in two hours, and that is reason why we brought up the museum.”
    A) Responding
    B) posibility
    C) turned
    D) impossible
    E) All Correct
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    Option B
    Correction:

    Correct spelling is possibility

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

  1. Global trade has collapsed and demonetisation’s _____ has worsened a domestic slowdown which was already_____.
    A) effect , moving
    B) impact , progressed
    C) fallout , underway
    D) affect , controlled
    E) situation , halted
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    Option C

  2. Ever since Prime Minister Narendra Modi _____ the grand demonetisation exercise, his critics as well as news outlets have _____ to history.
    A) promulgated , suggested
    B) communicated , regarded
    C) described , pointed
    D) told , referred
    E) announced , alluded
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    Option E

    Allude – indirectly hint at something
  3. Though a _____ scenario is not inevitable it would be far better if the central and state governments plan and roll out effective relief measures to _____ the damages of the drought.
    A) critical, maximize
    B) worse, over
    C) doomsday, minimise
    D) poor, increase
    E) perfect, neutralize
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    Option C

  4. _____ the retirees from the Government and public sector, most other retirees do not have _____ to pension and have to rely on their savings.
    A) Barring, access
    B) Except, excess
    C) Leaving, permission
    D) Apart, excess
    E) Since, access
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    Option A

  5. The government is _____ to be considering a social security scheme in which it would introduce either a universal basic income or a dole restricted to the most _____ .
    A) reported, vulnerable
    B) thinking, deserving
    C) promulgated, valuable
    D) thought, critical
    E) seen, deserving
    View Answer
    Option A

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