English Language Quiz for all Competitive Exams

English Language Quiz for Competitive Exams: 02 Jan 2021

Questions


Directions (1-5): Find out the error, if any. If there is no error, the answer is (e), i.e. No error. (Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any.)

Q1. He submitted (a)/ the request for compensation (b)/ of time but (c)/ it was denied. (d)/ No error (e).

(a) a
(b) b
(c) c
(d) d
(e) e

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S1. Ans. (c)
Sol. Compensation is always followed by the preposition ‘for’.


Q2. Unfortunately today many (a)/ parents cannot afford (b)/ to send its (c)/ children to school. (d)/ No error (e).

(a) a
(b) b
(c) c
(d) d
(e) e

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S2. Ans. (c)
Sol. Replace ‘its’ with ‘their’ because ‘parents’ is plural.


Q3. He was convinced (a)/ that he (b)/ loss the account (c)/ because of bad luck. (d)/ No error (e).

(a) a
(b) b
(c) c
(d) d
(e) e

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S3. Ans. (c)
Sol. Use ‘lost’ in place of ‘loss’ because loss is not a verb. It is a noun.


Q4. Many customers have (a)/ complained because (b)/ his goods was (c)/ inferior in quality. (d)/ No error (e).

(a) a
(b) b
(c) c
(d) d
(e) e

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S4. Ans. (c)
Sol. Replace ‘his goods was’ with ‘their goods were’, because pronoun should come according the subject “Many customers” and it is plural. So, we should use ‘their’ in place ‘his’.


Q5. In his opinion (a)/ every senior citizens (b)/ will benefit (c)/ from the new rule. (d)/ No error (e).

(a) a
(b) b
(c) c
(d) d
(e) e

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S5. Ans. (b)
Sol. ‘Every’ is always followed by a Singular Noun.


Directions (6-10): In the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each, five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case.

There will not be any ….6…. on the Suzuki Motor Corporation (SMC) as none of the cars that are manufactured by Maruti Suzuki India (MSIL) is ….7… from the US.

The American distributor of Japan-based SMC filed for  bankruptcy …..8…. with the company saying it will ….9…. selling cars in the US.

The Indian manufacturing units at Manesar and Gurgaon in Haryana export to European countries, West Asia, Africa, Indonesia and Latin America, and MSIL spokesperson told Business Line. The company exports models including Alto, A-Star, Ritz and Estilo to ….10….. countries

Q6.
(a) knock
(b) solution
(c) impact
(d) tension
(e) excitement

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Correct Answer is Option C

Q7.
(a) imported
(b) hide
(c) exported
(d) cargo
(e) transferred

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Correct Answer is Option A

Q8.
(a) attack
(b) material
(c) protection
(d) shade
(e) conservation

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Correct Answer is Option C

Q9.
(a) initiate
(b) cease
(c) arrest
(d) crown
(e) end

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Correct Answer is Option B

Q10.
(a) those
(b) them
(c) that
(d) these
(e) their

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Correct Answer is Option D

Directions (11-15): Rearrange the following six sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) and (F) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below them—

(A) I, therefore, contacted him, found out his fees and that he wanted to study at a Teacher’s Training College.

(B) He sent me a letter of thanks but I was surprised to also find some currency notes in the envelope.

(C) While reading the newspaper I saw an interview with a boy who had ranked eighth in the SSC exams.

(D) He knew I did not expect any account of the money yet he had returned the balance of the amount I had sent, as his expenditure was less.

(E) He was unable to study further because his father earned only forty rupees a day.

(F) I accordingly sent Rs. 1,800 to cover his expenses for six months.

Q11. Which of the following should be the FIRST sentence after rearrangement?

(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E

Q12. Which of the following should be the SECOND sentence after rearrangement?

(a) B
(b) C
(c) D
(d) E
(e) F

Q13. Which of the following should be the THIRD sentence after rearrangement ?

(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E

Q14. Which of the following should be the FOURTH sentence after rearrangement?

(a) B
(b) C
(c) D
(d) E
(e) F

Q15. Which of the following should be the LAST (SIXTH) sentence after rearrangement?

(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E

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Sol: The correct sequence is CEAFBD.


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