English Grammar and correct usage test – Nov 03, 20141. Four sentences on the same theme are given. Choose the best alternative that represents the sentence grammatically and logically correct.
a. He wants a equal partnership in the shop.
b. He wanted an equal partnership in the shop.
c. He wanted a equal partnership in the shops.
d. He wanted an equals partnership in the shop.View Answer / Hide Answer
2. The below given sentences have two words marked in bold. The meaning of both the words remains the same in context to the sentence, find the meaning for the words.
ANSWER: b. He wanted an equal partnership in the shop.
i. He delivered
a sound lecture on the virtues of self – restraint.
ii. He caused
severe injury to his fame by publishing his old relationship with the drug mafia.
e. InflictedView Answer / Hide Answer3. There are 2 sentences given below with two homonyms typed in bold which may be either mis – spelt or inappropriate in the context of the sentences. Read both the sentences carefully and decide on their correctness on the basis of the bold words.
i. You were my night
in shining armour.
ii. She let the conversation drop that Knight
a. If only sentence i is correct
b. If only sentence ii is correct
c. If both the sentences are correct
d. If both the sentences are incorrect but can be corrected by interchanging the words marked in bold.
e. If both the sentences are incorrect and cannot be interchanged as well.View Answer / Hide Answer
4. Choose the correct meaning of the idiom or phrase underlined in the below given sentence.
ANSWER: d. If both the sentences are incorrect but can be corrected by interchanging the words marked in bold.
i. I did not know for sure about your relation with him, but I could guess that there is something in the air
a. To hold on to
b. Have rumours
c. To take offence
d. An office workerView Answer / Hide Answer5. Choose the correct alternative which represents the antonym for the below given word.
d. InbredView Answer / Hide Answer6. Which alternative will best replace below given sentence.
i. A sugar that substances in the body make from starch.
d. Mallow View Answer / Hide Answer7. Choose the correct spelling from the below given options.
d. MonsignoorView Answer / Hide Answer8. Choose the correct synonym for the below given word.
d. EfficacyView Answer / Hide Answer9. Choose the odd man out.
e. SwordView Answer / Hide Answer10. In the below mentioned analogy. Choose the correct from the alternatives word that can replace the question mark displaying the same relation.
i. Sodium: Potassium :: Zinc :?
d. IodineView Answer / Hide Answer