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Fifty questions are given herein.  please work out in one hour and then check the answers at one stroke.  feel happy.

Set 1

Read each sentence to find if there is any grammatical error in it. If there is any error, it will be only in one part of the sentence. The number or alphabet of that part is your answer. (Disregard punctuation errors, if any.)

1.         The teacher/together with his/wife and daughter/were drowned/
                        (A)                    (B)                    (C)                    (D)
            No error
(E)
2.         The taxi was/hired by/the ladies for/its picnic./No error
                        (A)                    (B)                    (C)                    (D)        (E)

3.         Having been found guilty/on murder/the accused was/
                        (A)                    (B)                    (C)
            Sentenced to death./No error
                        (D)                    (E)

4.         The father as well as/the sons were/mysteriously missing/
                        (A)                    (B)                    (C)
            from the house./No error
                        (D)                    (E)

5.         The issues are/complex and/has been obscured/by other factors./
                        (A)                    (B)                    (C)                    (D)       
            No error
                        (E)

6.         Neither the size/nor the colour/of the gloves/were right./No error
            (A)                    (B)                    (C)                    (D)        (E)

7.         It is in 1929/that we first/flew to/the United States./No error
            (A)                    (B)                    (C)                    (D)        (E)

8.         Hardly had/I left the house/than it began/to rain./No error
(A)                    (B)                    (C)                    (D)        (E)

9.         A more irrational world/to this one in which/we presently live/
            (A)                                B)                                 (C)       
            Could hardly be conceived./No error
                        (D)                    (E)

10.        He hoped to finish/the work in the last week/but in fact/
            (A)                                B)                                 (C)
            he could not./No error
                        (D)                    (E)

Set      2

1.         He not only comes there/for swimming/but also for coaching/
                        (A)                    (B)                    (C)
            new swimmers./No error
                        (D)                    (E)

2.         He could not cut/the grass to day because/
                        (A)                    (B)
            the handle of the machine/has broken a few days ago./No error
(C)                    (D)                    (E)

3.         His ability to/talk to strangers/is one of his/stronger points./No error
            (A)                    (B)                    (C)                    (D)                    (E)
           
4.         My brother said/that he preferred/the white shirt/
                        (A)                    (B)                    (C)
            than the black one./No error
                        (D)                    (E)

5.         She was the daughter/of a working farmer/who was one of the/
                        (A)                    (B)                    (C)
            headman of his village./No error
                        (D)                    (E)

6.         No king in that period/was so intensely involved/
(A)                                                           (B)
in the welfare of his people/as king Ashoka./No error.
(C)                    (D)                    (E)

7.         What to talk of charity/Rajan does not practic/even/
                        (A)                    (B)                    (C)
            ordinary humanity./No error
                        (D)                    (E)

8.         I have hunted and/shot myself/so I know what/it is like./
                        (A)                    (B)                    (C)                    (E)
            No error
                        (E)

9.         He only wrote/on one side of/the paper./No error
                        (A)                    (B)                    (C)                    (D)

10.        The two sisters/struck/one another/at the platform./No error
            (A)                    (B)                    (C)                    (D)                    (E)

Set      3

1.         I am very thirsty,/give me/little water/to drink./No error
            (A)                    (B)                    (C)                    (D)                    (E)



2.         Everybody was/in the garden/amusing/themselves./No error
            (A)                    (B)                    (C)                    (D)                    (E)

3.         If I was you/I would not/attend/the function./No error
            (A)                    (B)                    (C)                    (D)                    (E)

4.         These organizations/work lest/their activities/may be banned./
                        (A)                    (B)                    (C)                    (D)
            No error
                        (E)

5.         Avinsh and his friend/were walking towards/the station when/
                  (A)                                (B)
            they met his common friend./No error
(A)   (E)
6.         Priyamvada was unhappy/to hear the news/of her son’s failing/
                        (A)                    (B)                    (C)
            in the final examination./No error
                        (D)                    (E)

7.             For expecting the company to pay/for the transport/
(A)                                (B)
            of the personal furniture of the employee/was not fair,/Nor error
(C)                                (D)                    (E)

8.         Aditi was unable/to support her parent/even through both of them/
                        (A)                    (B)                    (C)
            has no income of their own./No error
                        (D)                    (E)

9.         Tax evaders should/be heavily fined/as they are doing/
                  (A)                    (B)                    (C)
      it intentionally./No error
                  (D)                    (E)

10.        The idea that shook/the whole world was/published in one/
                        (A)                    (B)                    (C)
            of the unknown journal./No error
                        (D)                    (E)

Set      4

1.         The information supplied/to us were not as/useful as we first/
                        (A)                    (B)                    (C)
            thought it would be./No error
                        (D)                    (E)

2.         The man/appears to have see/more happier days./No error
                        (A)                    (B)                    (C)                    (D)

3.         Have you read/this book/father than I?/No error
                        (A)                    (B)                    (C)                    (D)

4.         The production of different kinds of artificial materials/
                              (A)
            are essential to the conservation of/our natural resources./No error
                        (B)                    (C)                    (D)

5.         My brother-in-law with his wife/now in Singapore/
                        (A)                    (B)
            were present at the function./No error
(C)                    (D)       

6.         She/eagerly wishes/to help me./No error
            (A)                    (B)                    (C)                    (D)

7.         The sun is shining good/about/the horizon./No error
            (A)                    (B)                    (C)                    (D)

8.         To lead a well-balanced life/you need/
                                    (A)                    (B)
            to have other interests besides studying./No error
(C)                    (D)

9.         Nehru was/a great politician/and a great statesman./No error
                        (A)                    (B)                    (C)                    (D)

10.        The disclosure of the synopsis of/the Thakkar Commission Report/
                                    (A)                                (B)
            on the assassination of Mrs. Gandhi has raised several vital question./
(C)
            No error
              (D)

Set      5

1.         Her/knowledge of English are/very limited./No error
            (A)                    (B)                    (C)                    (D)

2.         There are so may filths/all around/the place./No error
            (A)                    (B)                    (C)                    (D)

3.         Do you really believe/that she has blamed us/
                        (A)                    (B)
            for the accident, especially you and I?/No error
(C)                    (D)

4.         Nobody offered to give up/their seat to the lady/
                        (A)                    (B)
            holding her child in her arms./No error
(C)                    (D)

5.         He labours/hard lest/he arms./No error
            (A)                    (B)                    (C)                    (D)

6.         You have/no/excuse/to be late./No error
            (A)                    (B)                    (C)                    (D)

7.         The flowers smell sweetly/and/are of great value./No error
            (A)                    (B)                    (C)                    (D)

.
8.         His all daughters/are ugly so/they cannot be married./No error
            (A)                    (B)                    (C)                    (D)

9.         Two men have/been arrested/by the police who are believed/
                        (A)                    (B)                    (C)
            to be involved in the robbery./No error

10.        The price/of this car is/higher/than your car./No error
            (A)                    (B)                    (C)                    (D)
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ANSWERS

Set  1              Set  2              Set  3              Set  4              Set  5

1.   D               1.   A               1.   C               1.   B               1.   B
2.   D               2.   D               2.   D               2.   C               2.   A
3.   B               3.   D               3.   A               3.   C               3.   C
4.   B               4.   D               4.   D               4.   B               4.   B
5.   C               5.   D               5.   D               5.   C               5.   C
6.   D               6.   A               6.   C               6.   B               6.   D
7.   A               7.   A               7.   A               7.   A               7.   A
8.   C               8.   B               8.   B               8.   A               8.   A
9.   B               9.   A               9.   C               9.   C               9.   C
10. A               10. C               10. D               10. A               10. D

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