English Grammar Quiz- 14

1. This is a strange world (a)/ where each one pursues their own golden bubble (b)/ and laughs at others for doing the same. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (b) Use ‘his’ in place of ‘their’.

2. Each of the boys (a)/ were to blame (b)/ for the accident. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (b) Use ‘was’ in place of ‘were’.

3. Young school students now-a-days (a)/ are subjected to intense pressure from peers and parents alike (b)/ to fetch high marks in public examinations. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (b) Add ‘their’ before ‘peers’.

4. The candidate’s performance (a)/ was not upto mark (b)/ in the interview. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (b) Add ‘the’ before ‘mark’.

5. After a successful tour of Europe (a)/ my old parents returned back to India (b)/ on New Year’s Day. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (b) Remove ‘back’.

6. The commission set-up to submit a report (a)/ about the reasons for the fall in educational standards (b)/ could not complete its work even after two years. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (b) Use standard.

7. Though death is a daily fact (a)/ it is a wonder that people should (b)/ behave to be immortal. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (a) Remove ‘daily’.

8. It would be more better (a)/ If you could paint (b)/ the gate green. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (a) Remove ‘more’ or use ‘much’ in place of ‘more’.

9. Being his sole companion (a)/ I was the one to who (b)/ he naturally looked for help. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (b) Use ‘whom’ in place of ‘who’.

10. He came to report that the work went very slowly (a)/ because the X-ray machine was not working very good (b)/ that morning. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (b) Use ‘well’ in place of ‘very good’.

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