English grammar Quiz- 23

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. Language is a skill activity (a)/ by which fine distinctions on meaning can be made (b)/ for a better understanding of behaviour. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (b) Use ‘of’ in place of ‘on’

2. Every man is conditioned by the age in which he lives (a)/ and if he were to return to another age (b)/ he would not be happy. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (a) Use ‘to’ in place of ‘by’

3. The work of an uneducated farmer (a)/ is far important than (b)/ that of a professor. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (b) Add ‘more’ before ‘important’

4. The question is often raised (a)/ that whether it is desirable to send Indian students abroad (b)/ since they rarely return. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (b) Remove ‘that’.

5. The watch is a valuable present from my uncle (a)/ and it costed him (b)/ more than two thousand rupees. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (b) Use ‘cost’ in place of ‘costed’.

6. Old age and infirmity (a)/ had began to (b)/ catch up with him. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (b) Replace ‘began’ with ‘begun’.

7. Its colour makes (a)/ the moth undistinguished (b)/ from the branch it rests on. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (b) Replace 'undistinguished’ with ‘indistinguishable’.

8. With only a week (a)/ to go for the election (b)/ things are really hotting up. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (d) The sentence is correct.

9. Romanticism of melancholy (a)/ in art and literature are the reasons (b)/ for insensitivity of those suffering from depression. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (c) use ‘to’ inplace of ‘of’

10. Taking life as it comes (a)/ I am someone who thrives one challenges and believe that my purpose in life (b)/ is to give on hundred percent to very opportunity that comes my way. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (b) Use ‘cent’ in place of ‘one hundred’

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