English Grammar Quiz- 16

1. Mohan was your best friend a month ago (a)/ but you now seem to (b) / have broken with him altogether. (c) / No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (c) Add ‘up’ before ‘with’.

2. It is a great loss indeed (a)/ but how far he is to be blamed for it (b)/ I am not quite sure. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (b) He is to be blamed is a corret structure by the rules & passive voice. ‘The’ is not convincing.

3. The ‘Akbar Nama’ (a)/ is among the major historical texts (b)/ in the Indian past. (c)/ No error (d)

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Explanation (c) Say ‘in the Indian history’.

4. Whether he is writing about a taxi driver (a) and an interesting sketch of a woman (b)/ he always at his ease. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (b) Use ‘or’ in place of ‘and’.

5. There will be no more supplies (a)/ unless all arrears of payment (b)/ were cleared by next Monday. (c) / No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (c) Use ‘are’ in place of ‘were’.

6. After her latest experience of eve-teasing, (a)/ she seems worried (b)/ as to how she would reach her office everyday. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (b) Use ‘to be’ after ‘seems.

7. He is every bit (a)/ as guilty (b)/ as I. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (c) Add ‘am’ after ‘I’.

8. A woman opened the door (a)/ and standing at a distance she pushed the plate (b)/ containing the food to him. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (c) Use ‘for’ in place of ‘to’.

9. We were greatly worried (a)/ that the train might be late (b)/ but it arrived exactly in time. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (c) Use ‘on’ in place of ‘in’.

10. He is one of those few post-colonial writer who believes (a)/ that this talk about colonialism has gone too far (b)/ and has turned into a cliche. (c) No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (a) Say ‘writers who believe’.

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