English Grammar Quiz 1

1. He asked her that (a)/ whether she knew (b)/ what had happened last week when she was on leave. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (a) Delete ‘that’. That is not used after asked such sentences.

2. Until you do not go to the station (a)/ to receive him (b)/ I can hardly feel at ease. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (a) Delete ‘do not‘. Do not is not used with until.

3. I did not know where they were going (a)/ nor could I understand (b)/ why had they left so soon. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (a) Replace ‘why had they’ with ‘why they had‘.

4. The distinguished visitor said that he had great pleasure to be with us for some time (a)/ and that the pleasure was all the greater (b)/ because his visit afforded him an opportunity to study the working of an institution of such eminence as ours. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (c) Add ‘that of’ before ‘ours‘.

5. Please convey (a)/ my best wishes (b)/ back to your parents. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (c) Remove back.

6. The call of the seas (a)/ have always (b)/ found an echo in me. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (b) Use ‘has’ in place of ‘have’.

7. Hardly, I had left home for Mumbai (a)/ when my son who is settled in Kolkata arrived (b)/ without any prior information. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (a) Replace ‘hardly l had’ with ‘hardly had I‘.

8. Now, it can be easily said (a)/ that the population of this city is greater (b)/ than any other city in India. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (c) Add ‘that of’ after than.

9. It is difficult to explain (a)/ why did Rajagopalachari resigned (b)/ from the congres in 1940. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (b) Write ‘resign’ in place of ‘resigned'.

10. The boss reminded them of the old saying (a)/ that honesty was the best policy (b)/ and told them that they had better be honest in their work. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (b) Write ‘is’ in place of ‘was’.

English Grammar Quiz 1
Explanation (a) Delete ‘that’. That is not used after asked such sentences.

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