English Grammar Quiz 2

1. ‘Gulliver's Travels’ are (a)/ the most fascinating adventure story (b)/ that I have ever read. (c)/ No error (d)

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

2. The teenager reassured his father at the station (a)/ “Don’t worry, dad’ (b)/ I will pull on very nicely at the hostel.” (c)/ No error (d)

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

3. The way he's behaving (a)/ he’ll soon spill the beans (b)/ I’m afraid. (c)/ No error (d)

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Explanation (a) Replace ‘behaving’ with ‘behaving in’.

4. Most of the developing countries find it difficult to cope up with the problems (a) Created by the sudden impact of technological progress. (c)/ No error (d)

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Explanation (c) Use ‘sudden arrival’ in place of ‘sudden lmpact’

5. People blamed him (a)/ for being (b)/ a coward person (c) No error (d)

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Explanation (c) Remove person after coward.

6. We swam up to the drowning man, caught hold of his clothes (a)/ before he could go down again (b)/ and pulled him out, safe to the shore. (c)/ No error (d)

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Explanation (a) Use ‘got hold’ in place of ‘caught hold’.

7. Meena was so tired (a)/ that she could not hardly (b)/ talk to the guests for a few minutes. (c)/No error (d)

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Explanation (b) Remove not.

8. If I was knowing (a)/ why he was absent, (b)/ I would have informed you. (c)/ No error (d)

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Explanation (a) Use ‘l knew’ in place of ‘I was knowing’.

9. He goes (a)/ to office (b)/ by foot. (c)/ No error (d)

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

10. The hundred-rupees notes (a)/ that he gave them for the goods bought from them looked genuine (b)/ but later they reliably learnt that the notes were all counterfeit. (c)/ No error (d)

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Explanation (a) It should be hundred rupee notes in place of hundred rupee notes.

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