English Grammar Quiz- 21

Each question has a sentence with three parts labelled (a), (b) and (c). Read each sentence to find out whether there is any error in any part and indicate your answer against the corresponding letter i.e. (a), (b) or (c). If you find no error, your answer should be indicated as as option (d).

1. I prefer (a)/ my job (b)/ to yours. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (c) Use your one

2. If there a guarantee (a)/ then we are prepared (b)/ to place a bulk order for your product. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (a) Add ‘is’ after ‘there’.

3. I meet him (a)/ once a blue moon (b)/ so I do not had know much about his activities. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (b) Add ‘in’ after ‘once’

4. My daughter-in-laws (a)/ who are in Kolkata (b) have come to visit us. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (a) It should be ‘My daughters-in-law’

5. He asked me (a)/ what my name is (b)/and where I came from. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (b) Use ‘was’ in place of ‘is’

6. There has always been (a)/ some form of education (b)/ but there has not always been schools. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (c) Use ‘have’ in place of ‘has’

7. At the (a)/ annual function of the school (b)/ the principal advised to the students to be ideal citizens. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (c) Say ‘advised the students’

8. During the Earthquake (a)/ people listened a strange noise (b)/ and rushed out of homes. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (b) Use ‘heard’ in place of ‘listened’

9. My friend has got an appointment (a)/ in a television company (b)/ some three months ago. (c)/ No error (d)Explanation (a) Remove ‘has’

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (a) Remove ‘has’

10. When the plane landed (a)/ he found that (b)/ one of the wings is damaged by a shell. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (c) Use ‘had been’ in place of ‘is’

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