English Grammar and correct usage test – Oct 24, 20141. Two sentences are given below. Combine both the sentences in a way so that the meaning of both the sentence should remain the same. Choose the correct option.
i. The burglar entered the room. He found it vacant.
A. Although the burglar…
B. As soon as
a. B & C
b. A & C
c. Only C
d. Only A
e. A & BView Answer / Hide Answer2. Rearrange the below mentioned alternatives to form a coherent paragraph.
A. A difficult few years lie ahead for Asia’s most successful countries.
B. And since difficulty is not something that they have had to grapple with fro the past decade, the strain will show.
C. Taiwan, Singapore, Hong Kong, South Korea and Malaysia will each grow at nearly twice the rate of any European country in 1997, so the problems must be seen in perspective.
D. But problems will be there.
d. ABCDView Answer / Hide Answer3. Four sentences on the same theme are given. Choose the best alternative that represents the sentence grammatically and logically correct.
a. Productivity and technological innovation are lagging behind in Asia.
b. Productivity and technological innovation is lagging behind in Asia.
c. Productivity and technological innovations is lagging behind in Asia.
d. Productivity and technological innovation is lagging behind on Asia.View Answer / Hide Answer
4. A sentence has been divided into four parts. Choose the alternative that contains error.
ANSWER: a. Productivity and technological innovation are lagging behind in Asia.
a. My cousin has four daughters
b. All of whom ar4e studying in school
c. And I consider the youngest among them
d. As the most handsome of all.View Answer / Hide Answer
5. Choose the correct antonym for the below given word.
ANSWER: d. As the most handsome of all.
d. Comity View Answer / Hide Answer6. Choose the correct alternative that forms a logical word from the jumbled parts.
Y O S E T R
1 2 3 4 5 6
d. 652143View Answer / Hide Answer7. Choose the correct spelling from the below given options.
d. HumectantView Answer / Hide Answer8. Which alternative will best replace below given sentence.
i. Fear of stealing
d. TremophobiaView Answer / Hide Answer9. State the correct meaning of the idiom or phrase marked in bold which is mentioned below in the given sentence.
i. I wanted to bring him round
to my opinion and see the situation clearly.
a. There is no one at sight
b. To get another to see one’s point of view
c. To be successful
d. To approachView Answer / Hide Answer
10. Choose the correct synonym or antonym for the below mentioned word.
ANSWER: b. To get another to see one’s point of view
d. AuthorityView Answer / Hide Answer