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Directions:(1-5) Which of the following phrases (I), (II), and (III) given below each sentence should replace the phrase printed in bold letters to make the sentence grammatically correct? Choose the best option among the five given alternatives that reflect the correct use of phrase in the context of the grammatically correct sentence. If the sentence is correct as it is, mark (E) i.e., “No correction required” as the answer.
1. Had I realised your house was such a long way off I would take a taxi.(I) would have taken a taxi
(II) may had taken a taxi
(III) could have taken a taxi

2. Scarcely we had reached the office when it started raining cats and dogs.
(I)Scarcely had we
(II) Hardly had we
(III) No sooner had we

3. The perquisites attached to this job makes it even more attractive than the salary indicated
.
(I) with this job makes it
(II) to this job made it
(III)to this job make it

4. Choose only such friends that you can trust.(I) whom you can trust.
(II) who you may trust
(III)as you can trust.
5. The book is well illustrated and attractively bound making altogether an attractive volume.(I) that make it altogether
(II) which makes altogether an
(III)making it altogether an

Directions:(6-10) Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical or idiomatic error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The number of that part is the answer. If there is ‘No error’, the answer is E). (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any.)

6. (A) Women riding pillion on two-wheelers / (B) in the capital have to compulsorily / (C) wear helmets, according to the final notification / (D) issued by Delhi government. / (E) No error
7. (A) Arun Jaitley’s life has been full of dramatic loops, / (B) sudden upswings and a few downturn, / (C) till finally he’s arrived at a job that / (D) has him at the helm of the nation’s economic affairs. / (E) No error

8. (A) Since the commencement of the Constitution in 1950, / (B) it is for the third time that governors —this time / (C) as much as nine — have had to go / (D) following a change of guard at the Centre. / (E) No error

9. (A) The declaring of a long-term ceasefire / (B) between Israel and Hamas, after 50 days of off-again, on-again fighting, / (C) has brought immediate relief to both sides / (D) of the border between Israel and the Gaza Strip. / (E) No error

10. (A) Lawmaking is the routine business / (B) of government, and / (C) reviewing for possible repeal / (D) should also happen routinely. / (E) No error

 

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  1. Which of the following phrases (I), (II), and (III) given below each sentence should replace the phrase printed in bold letters to make the sentence grammatically correct? Choose the best option among the five given alternatives that reflect the correct use of phrase in the context of the grammatically correct sentence. If the sentence is correct as it is, mark (E) i.e., “No correction required” as the answer.
    Had I realised your house was such a long way off I would take a taxi.(I) would have taken a taxi
    (II) may had taken a taxi
    (III) could have taken a taxi
    Ans:4
     ‘would have taken’ will be used in place of ‘would take’ as ‘had+ subject+ V3… subject+ would+ have+ V3’ is used. (III) is also correct in the same way.
    Ex. Had he worked hard, he would have succeeded.
  2. 2. Question
    Which of the following phrases (I), (II), and (III) given below each sentence should replace the phrase printed in bold letters to make the sentence grammatically correct? Choose the best option among the five given alternatives that reflect the correct use of phrase in the context of the grammatically correct sentence. If the sentence is correct as it is, mark (E) i.e., “No correction required” as the answer.
    Scarcely we had reached the office when it started raining cats and dogs.
    (I)Scarcely had we
    (II) Hardly had we
    (III) No sooner had we
    Ans:3
    ‘had we’ will be used in place of ‘we had’ as verb is used before the subject with ‘scarcely’ or ‘hardly’. (I) and (II) both are correct.
    No sooner takes ‘than’ with it but in the given statement ‘when’ is used. Therefore (III) is incorrect.
  3. 3. Question
    Which of the following phrases (I), (II), and (III) given below each sentence should replace the phrase printed in bold letters to make the sentence grammatically correct? Choose the best option among the five given alternatives that reflect the correct use of phrase in the context of the grammatically correct sentence. If the sentence is correct as it is, mark (E) i.e., “No correction required” as the answer.
    The perquisites attached to this job makes it even more attractive than the salary indicated.(I) with this job makes it
    (II) to this job made it
    (III)to this job make it
    Ans:4
     ‘make’ will be used in place of ‘makes’ as the subject of the sentence ‘perquisites’ is plural. Therefore (III) is correct.
    (II) is also correct. 
  4. 4. Question
    Which of the following phrases (I), (II), and (III) given below each sentence should replace the phrase printed in bold letters to make the sentence grammatically correct? Choose the best option among the five given alternatives that reflect the correct use of phrase in the context of the grammatically correct sentence. If the sentence is correct as it is, mark (E) i.e., “No correction required” as the answer.
    Choose only such friends that you can trust.(I) whom you can trust.
    (II) who you may trust
    (III)as you can trust.
    Ans:2
     Only (III) is correct. ‘as’ will be used in place of ‘that’ as relative pronoun, because relative pronoun is used in the form of ‘as’ after ‘such’.
    Ex. He is such a good man as can help you. 

  5. 5. Question
    Which of the following phrases (I), (II), and (III) given below each sentence should replace the phrase printed in bold letters to make the sentence grammatically correct? Choose the best option among the five given alternatives that reflect the correct use of phrase in the context of the grammatically correct sentence. If the sentence is correct as it is, mark (E) i.e., “No correction required” as the answer.
    The book is well illustrated and attractively bound making altogether an attractive volume.(I) that make it altogether
    (II) which makes altogether an
    (III)making it altogether an
    Ans:2
    Pronoun ‘it’ will be used in the form of object after ‘making’ for ‘book’.
  6. 6. Question
    Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical or idiomatic error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The number of that part is the answer. If there is ‘No error’, the answer is E). (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any.)
    (A) Women riding pillion on two-wheelers / (B) in the capital have to compulsorily / (C) wear helmets, according to the final notification / (D) issued by Delhi government. / (E) No error
    Ans:2
    Insert ‘the’ before ‘Delhi’.
  7. 7. Question
    Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical or idiomatic error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The number of that part is the answer. If there is ‘No error’, the answer is E). (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any.)
    (A) Arun Jaitley’s life has been full of dramatic loops, / (B) sudden upswings and a few downturn, / (C) till finally he’s arrived at a job that / (D) has him at the helm of the nation’s economic affairs. / (E) No error
    Ans:4
    No error.
  8. 8. Question
    Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical or idiomatic error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The number of that part is the answer. If there is ‘No error’, the answer is E). (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any.)
    (A) Since the commencement of the Constitution in 1950, / (B) it is for the third time that governors —this time / (C) as much as nine — have had to go / (D) following a change of guard at the Centre. / (E) No error
    Ans:5
    Replace ‘much’ with ‘many’
  9. 9. Question
    Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical or idiomatic error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The number of that part is the answer. If there is ‘No error’, the answer is E). (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any.)
    (A) The declaring of a long-term ceasefire / (B) between Israel and Hamas, after 50 days of off-again, on-again fighting, / (C) has brought immediate relief to both sides / (D) of the border between Israel and the Gaza Strip. / (E) No error
    Ans: 3
    Replace ‘declaring’ with ‘declaration’
  10. 10. Question
    Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical or idiomatic error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The number of that part is the answer. If there is ‘No error’, the answer is E). (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any.)
    (A) Lawmaking is the routine business / (B) of government, and / (C) reviewing for possible repeal / (D) should also happen routinely. / (E) No error
    Ans:1
    Replace ‘reviewing’ with ‘review’