Practice English Quiz Set-8

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English Questions- phrase replacement

In English section  Comprehension, Cloze test, Fill in the Blanks , rearrangement, spotting errors play important role in  exam

Directions: Q(1-5) Rearrange following sentences And answer following questions.

A. There is ample justification for the phenomenon of the description.
B. In the present era also, efforts are being made to rejuvenate Pali.
C. A curious researcher can study them provided he has mastery over Pali language.
D. The Indian tradition describes Buddha as an advocate of analytical method.
E. Pali was perhaps the most commonly used language in those days.
F. This justification is found in several discourses.

1 ­Which of the following should be the FIRST sentence after rearrangement?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E

2­ Which of the following should be the SECOND sentence after rearrangement?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E

3­ Which of the following should be the FOURTH sentence after rearrangement?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E

4­ Which of the following should be the FIFTH sentence after rearrangement?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E

5­ Which of the following should be the SIXTH (LAST) sentence after rearrangement?
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
(e) E

Directions: In each sentence below four words have been printed in bold which arenumbered (a), (b), (c) and (d). One of these words may be misspelt or inappropriate inthe context of the sentence. Find out the wrongly spelt or inappropriate word. The number of that word is the answer. If all four words are correctly spelt than the appropriate the answer is (e) i.e. ’All correct’.

6. ­Mary constantly(a) talks about herself irregardless (b)of other people’s (c) interests (d).All correct(e)

7­. All roads, hotels (a) and restaurants (b) in the surrounding (c) area were devastated (d).All correct (e)

8. ­As soon as Gates presented (a) his proposal (b) Murthy sumoned (c) his advisors (d).All correct (e)

9.­ The committee (a) is stranded (b) unles (c) the storm lets (d) up. All correct (e)

10­. The Minister (a) gave an exeptional (b) speech (c) at the inauguration (d).All correct (e)

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 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

12.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

13.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

14.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

15.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

5.(b) Final sequence is DAFCEB.
6.(b) Proper word is ‘regardless’.
8.(c) Correct spelling is ‘summoned’.
9.(c) Correct spelling is ‘unless’.
10.(b) Correct spelling is ‘exceptional’.
11. (2)
12. (1)
13. (1)
14. (5)

15. (4)



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