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Q1. In the sentence identify the segment which contains the grammatical error.
The Japanese artist Yoh Nagao was busy splashing the wall from colours.
(a) splashing the wall
(b) was busy
(c) from colours
(d) The Japanese artist
Q2. Select the correct passive form of the given sentence.
Please take the guest to his room on the 6th floor.
(a) The guest should be took to his room on the 6th floor.
(b) You are requested to take the guest to his room on the 6th floor.
(c) You must take the guest to his room on the 6th floor.
(d) Let the guest be taking to his room on the 6th floor.
Q3. Select the most appropriate option to substitute the segment in BOLD in the given sentence. If no substitution is required, select No improvement.
His school was 7 km away from his house. I wondered how he covered so long distance daily on foot.
(a) so long the distance
(b) No improvement
(c) such long distance
(d) such a long distance
Q4. Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank.
India is the second largest ______ of cotton in the world.
Q5. Select the word which means the same as the group of words given.
A large, deep pot used both in the oven and as a serving vessel.
Q6. Given below are four jumbled sentences. Select the option that gives their correct order.
A. Since then Boeing has received over 5,000 orders for the aircraft and has delivered 371 to date.
B. The Max first started flying commercially in 2017.
C. Boeing had huge hopes for its 737 Max aircraft and viewed it as a key part of its future.
D. However, the company’s market value has plummeted by nearly $26 billion since the crash in Ethiopia.
Q7. Select the word which means the same as the group of words given.
Flowers or leaves woven together in a circle for placing on a coffin or a grave
Q8. In the sentence identify the segment which contains the grammatical error.
The Doon Valley with all its lights look beautiful at night from the top of the mountain.
(a) look beautiful
(b) from the top
(c) at night
(d) with all its lights
Q9. Select the correct active form of the given sentence.
The chairs were being arranged in the examination hall by the staff.
(a) The chairs were arranging the staff in the examination hall.
(b) The staff was arranging the chairs in the examination hall.
(c) The staff has been arranging the chairs in the examination hall.
(d) The staff has arranged the chairs in the examination hall.
Q10. Select the synonym of the given word.
Sol. There is a preposition related error.
“With” is the correct preposition to use in the given context.
With: accompanied by another thing.
Hence, use “with colours” in place of “from colours”.
Sol. “Such a” is used to mention the thing that has already been used which is the “distance 7 km” here.
Producer: a person, company, or country that makes, grows, or supplies goods or commodities for sale.
Sol. Sauce-pan: a deep cooking pan, typically round, made of metal, and with one long handle and a lid.
Skillet: a small metal cooking pot with a long handle, typically having legs.
Cauldron: a large metal pot with a lid and handle, used for cooking over an open fire.
Sol. ‘CBAD’ is the correct sequence.
Sol. Garland: a wreath of flowers and leaves, worn on the head or hung as a decoration.
Bunch: a number of things, typically of the same kind, growing or fastened together.
Bouquet: an attractively arranged bunch of flowers, especially one presented as a gift or carried at a ceremony.
Sol. Use “looks beautiful” instead of “look beautiful”. Singular noun “The Doom Valley” will take singular verb.
Sol. Exempt: free from an obligation or liability imposed on others.
Exclude: remove from consideration.
Hence, exempt and exclude are synonyms to each other.
Hinder: make it difficult for (someone) to do something or for (something) to happen.
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