English Grammar Quiz- 18

1. Drydus’ prose, which is meant to be popular (a)/ loses nothing of its value (b)/ by being compared with his contemporaries. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (c) Add ‘those of’ before 'his‘

2. In the early years of the renaissance of Bharatanatyam hereditary dancers have their own set of accompanists (a)/ who lived with the dancers and travelled with them from place to place (b)/ when they gave performances. (d) No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (a) a use ‘had’ in place of ‘have'

3. At this turn of the conversation Vikram blurted out (a)/ that he was not knowing me (b)/ when I used to live in the same town as he. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (b) Use ‘did not know me’ in place of ‘was not knowing me’.

4. Neither of them (a)/ are going to attend (b)/ the party on 10th October. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (b) Use ‘is’ in place of 'are'.

5. I have not seen him since twenty years (a)/ and so I cannot say with certainty (b)/ whether he is alive or dead. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (a) Use ‘for’ in place of ‘since’

6. He walked five miles which are really a great distance (a)/ for a man like him (b)/ who is not only old but also ill. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (a) Use ‘is’ in place of ‘are’.

7. The student requested the teacher (a)/ to explain him the theory of relativity (b)/ with some examples which he could understand easily. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (b) Add ‘to’ after ‘explain’.

8. When he did not find his cook in the kitchen (a)/ he asked his wife (b)/ where had he gone. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (c) Say ‘where he had gone’.

9. We are proud to announce (a)/ that everyone of our team has earned (b)/ a good name. (c) No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

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

10. Either my colleague (a)/ or a peon are coming home (b)/ with the material today. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (b) Use ‘is’ in place of ‘are’

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