English Quiz

DIRECTIONS (Q. 1-5): Which of the phrases (a), (b), (c) and (d) given below each sentence should replace the phrase printed in bold in the sentence to make it grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is given and no correction is required, mark (e) as the answer.

1.He did not take up the project because he was fearful to fail. 
1) fearing of failure  
2) afraid of failing 
3) feared to fail
4) afraid in failing 
5) No correction required

2.Stocks worthy of rupees one lac were destroyed in the fire which occurred last night.
1) Stocks worth of
2) Stock worthy  
3) Stocks worth
4) Stock, off worth 
5) No correction required

3.The government's focus on achieving growth not to control inflation.
1) focus is to achieve 
2) focus of achieving 
3) being focused on achieving
4) focusing on achievement 
5) No correction required

4.The manager produced evidence to bear out his case against Shyam.
1) in bearing
2) to bear with 
3) to bear up
4) while bearing
5) No correction required

5.Our hotel is near the venue that the conference took place.
1) nearby the venue of 
2) next to the venue 
3) near to the venue which
4) near the venue where 
5) No correction require


1. (2)
2. (1)
3. (1)
4. (5)

5. (4)

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