English Quiz

DIRECTIONS (Q. 11-15): 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.

11.He is unique as he behaves with the same courtesy of the poor as of the rich
1) for the poor as for
2) with the poor as of
3) with the poor as with
4) to the poor as to
5) No correction required



12.The judge asked the accused why was he looking so depressed.
1) why was he looking so depress
2) why he looked depressing
3) why he was looking so depressed
4) that why he looked so depressed
5) No correction required

13.They could not admire his bright performance because of they dislike him.
1) because of their dislike
2) because they dislike
3) because of their disliking of
4) as they have disliked
5) No correction required

14.As the time were hard for all, the country was generally making progress.
1) Though the times were
2) Since the time was
3) Since the times were
4) Because the time ,was
5) No correction required

15.Our hope was that he would not enter college till he had had some grounding in science.
1) had some ground of
2) had had some ground for
3) had to have some ground of
4) had been having some ground in
5) No correction required


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


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