English Grammar Quiz- 15

1. The principal objected (a)/ to them wearing short skirts (b)/ at the function. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

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

2. I spent nearly four and half years (a) / at Harrow (b) / of which three were in the Army class. (c) / No error (d)/

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (a) years and a half

3. Considerable encouragement for the scheme (a) has been received from the Bengal Chamber of Commerce (b)/ which has promised their full support. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (c) Use ‘its’ in place of ‘their’.

4. He collected his bags (a)/ said good-bye to us (b)/ and left for home immediately. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (b) use bade in place of ‘said’.

5. All the players agreed to divide (a)/ the cash prize between themselves (b)/ without any argument. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (b) Use ‘among’ in place of ‘between’.

6. He is very ill (a)/ I am afraid (b)/ he is going to die. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (a) use ‘too’ in place of ‘very’.

7. The tourist did not know the local language (a)/but he used signs to make people understand (b) /that he wanted to reach to Darjeeling quickly. (c)/No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (c) Delete ‘to’.

8. The Vice-Chancellor consulted the students as well as the teachers (a)/ on last Monday and decided (b)/ to reopen the University on Friday next. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (c) Use ‘next Friday’ in place of ‘Friday next‘.

9. Everybody was trying (a)/ to shake hand (b)/ with the Minister. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (b) add ‘his’before ‘hand’.

10. A friend of his (a)/ received him (b)/ at the station. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (d) The sentence is correct.

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