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Q1. Identify the best way to improve the bold part of the given sentence. If there is no improvement required, select ‘No improvement’.
When I was a child I do not like going out to play in the park.
(a) did not like
(b) don’t likes
(c) No improvement
(d) did not liked
Q2. Select the word which means the same as the group of words given.
Something causing shock or dismay
Q3. Identify the best way to improve the bold part of the given sentence. If there is no improvement required, select ‘No improvement’.
My guests doesn’t wanted to eat anything since they weren’t hungry after the party.
(a) didn’t want to eat
(b) didn’t wanted to eat
(c) don’t wants to eat
(d) No improvement
Q4. Identify the word that is misspelt.
Q5. Given below are four jumbled sentences. Pick the option that gives their correct order.
A. One of the crocodiles was four feet long and almost six years old.
B. Post this announcement a video of a crocodile attacking a dog has gone viral causing people to panic further.
C. The authorities have announced that more crocodiles would be sighted once the waters recede.
D. After the monsoon deluge the Forest Department of Vadodara has so far rescued three crocodiles which had swum into residential areas.
Q6. Identify the word that is misspelt.
Q7. Select the most appropriate idiom (in the context) to ﬁll in the sentence.
Pallavi worked really hard for the examination and ______ to gain success.
(a) struck a sour note
(b) hit the bull’s eye
(c) beat about the bush
(d) left no stone unturned
Q8. Choose the most appropriate option to change the voice (active / passive) form of the given sentence.
By how many people were you helped in your time of diﬃculty?
(a) How many people helped you in your time of diﬃculty?
(b) How many people were you helping in time of diﬃculty?
(c) How many people are you helped by in your time of diﬃculty?
(d) In your time of diﬃculty how many people were you helped by?
Q9. Choose the most appropriate option to change the voice (active / passive) form of the given sentence.
Nobody told me Vanita was unwell.
(a) I wasn’t being told by anybody that Vanita was unwell.
(b) I wasn’t told by anybody that Vanita was unwell.
(c) Nobody told me Vanita was being unwell.
(d) Nobody tells me that Vanita was unwell.
Q10. Identify the segment in the sentence, which contains the grammatical error.
To write a poem I need a pen, a diary and also the quiet place.
(a) a diary
(b) To write
(c) and also the
(d) I need
S1. Ans. (a)
Sol. Since the above sentence is in past tense hence do should be replaced by did.
S2. Ans. (b)
Sol. Appalling: causing shock or dismay; horrific.
Remarkable: worthy of attention; striking.
Frivolous: not having any serious purpose or value.
S3. Ans. (a)
Sol. In the past indefinite negative sentence didn’t is followed by V1.
Sol. Misspelt word is in option (d).
Correct spelling of the words with their meanings are:
Miscellaneous: (of items or people gathered or considered together) of various types or from different sources.
Umbilical: relating to or affecting the navel or umbilical cord.
Prophesy: say that (a specified thing) will happen in the future.
Accommodation: a room, group of rooms, or building in which someone may live or stay.
S5. Ans. (c)
S6. Ans. (b)
Sol. Illiterate: unable to read or write.
Immediate: occurring or done at once; instant.
Illogical: lacking sense or clear, sound reasoning.
Implement: put (a decision, plan, agreement, etc.) into effect.
S7. Ans. (d)
Sol. Leave no stone unturned: try every possible course of action in order to achieve something.
S8. Ans. (a)
S9. Ans. (b)
Sol. Definite article ‘the’ is used to indicate a specific thing while indefinite article ‘a’ or ‘an’ is used to indicate that you are talking about something nonspecific. Using an indefinite article before ‘quiet place’ makes more sense as the same has been used for other things mentioned in the sentence (e.g. a pen, a diary). So, consider replacing “the” with “a”.
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