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Directions:(1-10) In each of the following questions, a sentence is given, divided into 5 parts. Part (E) is grammatically correct. Out of the other four parts, only one part is without error. Mark the option containing the part with no error. If none of the parts have errors, mark ‘No error’ as your answer. If all the parts have errors, mark ‘All have errors’ as your answer.

1. As in the studied of a flower, the botanist includes (A)/ not only the colour, form, and perfume, but the (B)/ internally structure and the conditions which have produced (C)/ a rose in one place and a lily in another, so it (D)/ is in the study of all the natural sciences. (E)

2. Chemistry, electricity and the microscope have been (A)/ effectively agents in the study of the development (B)/ of the different forms of living, and the (C)/ results have be such as to place biology among (D)/ the leading sciences of the day. (E)

3. These pursuits, however, did (A)/ not prevent attention to more serious (B)/ subjects, and during the first few (C)/ years of his apprenticeship, Benjamin (D) made good use of his time. (E)

4. Trade could not long held the attention (A)/ of such a mind, and when he was eighteen, (B)/ Benjamin left his master and begun (C)/ the studying of medicine, supporting himself in the (D)/ meantime by teaching school. (E)

5. The soldiers were taken from their (A)/ homes and scattered all over the country, (B)/ leaving the fields untilled and the (C)/ manufacturing industries destroyed (D)/ while they were serving in the army. (E)

6. Her son, James, the Lord High (A)/ Admiral, went across the Channel to (B)/ Dover, with a fleet of the finest ships (C)/ that he could select from the whole British navy, (D)/to escort his mother to England. (E)

7. The English ships was (A)/ adorned with countlessly flags (B)/ in honour of the occasion, but (C)/ they all hung down perfect lifelessly (D)/ upon the masts and rigging. (E)

8. It was a miserably place, (A)/ on low and level ground, (B)/ and surround by moats filled with water, (C)/ over which those whom wished (D)/ to enter passed by draw-bridges. (E)

9. He read every book and newspaper (A)/ he could getting hold of, and if he came across anything (B)/ on his reading that he wished (C)/ to remembered he would copy it on a shingle, (D)/ because writing paper was scarce. (E)

10. The roughly fellows (A)/ only used abusive language (B)/ and thrown stones into (C)/ the water to made it muddy so (D)/ that she could not drink it. (E)

 

 

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Directions:(1-10) In each of the following questions, a sentence is given, divided into 5 parts. Part (E) is grammatically correct. Out of the other four parts, only one part is without error. Mark the option containing the part with no error. If none of the parts have errors, mark ‘No error’ as your answer. If all the parts have errors, mark ‘All have errors’ as your answer.

1. Question

As in the studied of a flower, the botanist includes (A)/ not only the colour, form, and perfume, but the (B)/ internally structure and the conditions which have produced (C)/ a rose in one place and a lily in another, so it (D)/ is in the study of all the natural sciences. (E)

Ans:  4
A – the noun ‘study’ should be used in place of the verb ‘studied’. B – the construction ‘not only’ must be followed by ‘but also’ before the second clause, instead of simply ‘but’. C – the adjective ‘internal’ should be used in place of the adverb ‘internally’ as it is being used to modify the noun ‘structure’. D – no error. (d) is the right answer.
2. Question

Chemistry, electricity and the microscope have been (A)/ effectively agents in the study of the development (B)/ of the different forms of living, and the (C)/ results have be such as to place biology among (D)/ the leading sciences of the day. (E)

Ans: 1
A – no error. B – the adjective ‘effective’ should be used in place of the adverb ‘effectively’ as it is being used to modify the noun ‘agents’. C – the noun ‘life’ should be used in place of the adjective ‘living’. D – the past participle of the verb ‘been’ should be used with the present perfect tense construction (have + verb). (a) is the right answer.
3. Question

These pursuits, however, did (A)/ not prevent attention to more serious (B)/ subjects, and during the first few (C)/ years of his apprenticeship, Benjamin (D) made good use of his time. (E)

Ans: 5
The sentence is grammatically correct and free of error, which makes (e) the right answer.
4. Question

Trade could not long held the attention (A)/ of such a mind, and when he was eighteen, (B)/ Benjamin left his master and begun (C)/ the studying of medicine, supporting himself in the (D)/ meantime by teaching school. (E)

Ans: 3
A – the base form of the verb ‘hold’ should be used with the modal verb ‘could’. B – no error. C – the simple past tense of the verb ‘began’ must be used here, or else the past perfect tense construction ‘had begun’ should be used. D – the noun ‘study’ should be used in place of the verb ‘studying’. (b) is the right answer.
5. Question

The soldiers were taken from their (A)/ homes and scattered all over the country, (B)/ leaving the fields untilled and the (C)/ manufacturing industries destroyed (D)/ while they were serving in the army. (E)

Ans: 5
The sentence is grammatically correct and free of error, which makes (e) the right answer.
6. Question

Her son, James, the Lord High (A)/ Admiral, went across the Channel to (B)/ Dover, with a fleet of the finest ships (C)/ that he could select from the whole British navy, (D)/to escort his mother to England. (E)

Ans: 5
The sentence is grammatically correct and free of error. (e) is the right answer.
7. Question

The English ships was (A)/ adorned with countlessly flags (B)/ in honour of the occasion, but (C)/ they all hung down perfect lifelessly (D)/ upon the masts and rigging. (E)

Ans: 3
A – the plural form of the verb ‘were’ should be used in place of the singular form ‘was’, as the subject it is modifying (ships) is in plural form. B – the adjective ‘countless’ should be used in place of the adverb ‘countlessly’, as it is being used to modify the noun ‘flags’. C – no error. D – The adverb ‘perfectly’ should be used in place of the adjective ‘perfect’, as it is being used to modify the adverb ‘lifelessly’. (c) is the right answer.
8. Question

It was a miserably place, (A)/ on low and level ground, (B)/ and surround by moats filled with water, (C)/ over which those whom wished (D)/ to enter passed by draw-bridges. (E)

Ans: 2
A – the adjective ‘miserable’ should be used in place of the adverb ‘miserably’, as it is being used to modify the noun ‘place’. B – no error. C – the past participle form of the verb ‘surrounded’ should be used in place of the verb in simple present tense ‘surround’, as the sentence is in passive voice. D – the subjective pronoun ‘who’ should be used in place of the objective pronoun ‘whom’, as it is forms the subject of the verb ‘wished’. (b) is the right answer.
9. Question

He read every book and newspaper (A)/ he could getting hold of, and if he came across anything (B)/ on his reading that he wished (C)/ to remembered he would copy it on a shingle, (D)/ because writing paper was scarce. (E)

Ans: 1
A – no error. B – the base form of the verb ‘get’ should be used here with the modal verb ‘could’. C – the preposition ‘in’ should be used in place of ‘on’. D – the base form of the verb ‘remember’ should be used with the infinitive ‘to’. (a) is the right answer.
10. Question

The roughly fellows (A)/ only used abusive language (B)/ and thrown stones into (C)/ the water to made it muddy so (D)/ that she could not drink it. (E)

Ans: 2
A – the adjective ‘rough’ should be used in place of the adverb ‘roughly’ as it is being used to modify the noun ‘fellows’. B – no error. C – the simple past tense of the verb ‘threw’ should be used in place of the past participle ‘thrown’. D – the base form of the verb ‘make’ should be used with the infinitive ‘to’. (b) is the right answer.