English Grammar Quiz- 19

1. Never I asked (a)/ my Englishman (b) / how much he earned. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (a) Say ‘I never asked’ or ‘Never did I ask’.

2. The Vice-Chancellor of our university urged to (a)/ the agitating students to shun violence (b)/ and maintain peace on the campus. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

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

3. When her son got a job (a)/ she was (b)/ besides herself with joy. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (c) Use ‘beside’ in place of ‘besides’

4. Here is (a)/ the man whom I think (b)/ committed the crime. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (b) Insert 'who’ in place of ‘whom’ in fact, it must be ‘who I think has committed’ according to the rule of ‘consistency of tense’ in a sentence.

5. We have studied the two specimens carefully (a)/ X differs to Y (b)/ in only one respect. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (b) Use ‘from’ in place of ‘to’

6. Bread and butter (a)/ is (b)/ all we want. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (c) use ‘what’ after all

7. What are (a)/ their reasons (b)/ to say it. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (c) Say ‘for saying it’

8. He took (a)/ his younger sister (b)/ with himself. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (c) Use ‘him’

9. Can you cite (a)/ any precedent (b)/ in support of the case? (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (b) use ‘some’ in place of any

10. We must work (a)/ very hard now (b)/ to making up for the lost time. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (c) Use ‘make’ in place of ‘making’

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