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Q1. In the sentence identify the segment which contains the grammatical error.
He made his father to buy him a new bike.
(a) He made his
(b) father to buy
(c) him a new bike
(d) No error
Q2. Select the wrongly spelt word.
Q3. Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
When it rains, it pours
(a) one getting much less than what one expected
(b) calamity always occurs in bad times
(c) you always fall into trouble when you are least prepared
(d) When something bad occurs, it usually occurs more than once
Q4. Select the word which means the same as the group of words given.
Become apparent through the appearance of symptoms.
Q5. In the sentence identify the segment which contains the grammatical error.
The navel officers bravely fought the terrorists who tried to destroy one of the bases of the Indian Navy.
(a) bases of the Indian Navy
(b) The navel officers bravely
(c) tried to destroy one of the
(d) fought the terrorists who
Q6. Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.
He does not steal a thing. Doesn’t he?
(a) Wouldn’t he?
(b) Isn’t he?
(c) Does he?
(d) No improvement
Directions (7-8): In the following questions, a sentence has been given in Active/Passive voice. Out of the four alternatives suggested, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Passive/Active voice.
Q7. The Election Commission has made a final list of all the voters.
(a) The Election Commission has been making a final list of all the voters.
(b) A final list of all the voters have been made by the Election Commission.
(c) A final list of all the voters has been made by the Election Commission.
(d) A final list of all the voters is being made by the Election Commission.
Q8. Who did your assignment?
(a) By whom your assignment was done?
(b) By whom was your assignment done?
(c) Whom was your assignment done by?
(d) By whom your assignment were done?
Q9. Given below are four jumbled sentences. Select the option that gives their correct order.
A. Law and to rules of procedure framed by the court.
B. But this authority is subject to both parliamentary.
C. On the Supreme Court to review its own decisions.
D. Article 137 of the Constitution confers an express power.
Q10. Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.
(Each of us are) free to formulate our own views on the court’s original judgment.
(a) Each of we are
(b) Anyone among us are
(c) Each of us is
(d) No improvement
S1. Ans. (b)
Sol. Causative Verb-made agrees with infinitive without to. Hence, “he made his father buy him a new bike” is the right usage.
S2. Ans. (d)
Sol. Correct spelling is “Pessimist” which means a person who tends to see the worst aspect of things or believe that the worst will happen.
Meanings of other words are:
Fastidious: very attentive to and concerned about accuracy and detail.
Philistine: a person who is hostile or indifferent to culture and the arts.
Narcissist: a person who has an excessive interest in or admiration of themselves.
S3. Ans. (d)
Sol. When it rains, it pours means something good or bad occurring multiple times within a short span of time.
S4. Ans. (a)
Sol. Manifest means clear or obvious to the eye or mind.
S5. Ans. (b)
Sol. navel (Noun): the small hollow part or lump in the middle of the stomach.
Naval (Adj.): connected with the navy of a country.
Hence, “The naval officers” is the right usage.
S6. Ans. (c)
Sol. The sentence is Negative. Hence, question tag should be Affirmative i.e. Does he? is the right usage.
Sol. After – Each of / Either of / Neither of / Everyone of/ One of, etc., the noun or pronoun is always plural but the verb remains singular. Hence, option(c) is the best choice.
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