English Quiz for SSC and Railway

Directions (1-5) : In the following questions, a part of the sen¬tence is printed in bold. Below are given alternatives to the bold part at (a), (b), (c) which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed, your answer is (d).

1. This time it was a Tanzanian woman above the receiving end of mob fury.
a. for the receiving end
b. around the  receive ending
c. at the receiving end
d. No improvement

2. The localization plans are part of the government’s efforts to building manufacturing in the country under its ambitions Make in India initiative.
a. for building
b. to build
c. to built
d. No improvement

3. The fire accident is belief to be due to electrical short circuit.
a. believing to be
b. believe to be
c. believed to be
d. No improvement

4. As she is past his teens now, she can look for herself.
a. after
b. to
c. around
d. No improvement

5. Not a word they spoke to the unfortunate wife about it
a. did they speak
b. they will speak
c. they had spoken
d. No improvement

Direction (6-10)Read the each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any will be in one part of the sentence. The letter of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is ‘D’. (Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any).

6. Passengers escaped unhurted(a)/ as they got down(b)/ immediately sensing fire in the car(c)/ No error(d).

7. The Action Program includes(a)/ areas of cooperation in the field(b)/ of joint machinery production(c)/ No error (d).

8. The arrested man, Mohsin, is(a)/ accused for providing money to four youths (b)/from Uttarakhand who were arrested last month (c)/ No error (d)d

9. An Indian ship(a)/laden with merchandise(b)/got drowned in the Pacific Ocean(c)/No error(d).

10.The Indian radio(a)/ which was previously controlled by the British rulers(b)/is free now from the narrow vested interests(c)/ No error (d).

1. c
2. b
3. c
4. a
5. a
6. a (replace unhurted with unhurt)
7. d 
8. b (replace for with of)
9. c (sank in pacific ocean)

10.c (it is now free)


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