English Grammar Quiz- 20

1. Right from his childhood (a)/ he used to prefer (b)/ sports than studies. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (c) Use ‘to’ in place of ‘than’

2. I went to his house but (a)/ couldn’t see him (b)/ because he went out before I arrived. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (c) Use ‘had gone’ in place of ‘went’.

3. When I shall see him, (a)/ I shall tell him that what he has done is wrong. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (a) Remove ‘shall’

4. Literature remains the interest of a minority (a) and the majority has choosen to ignore those aspects of language (b)/ which, at school they were told to value highly. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (c) Use ‘it was’ in place of they were because majority ti collectibve noun is singular.

5. I look (a)/ forward to meet you (b)/ in future. (c) No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (a) Use ‘am looking’ in place of ‘look’.

6. If I was the king, (a)/ I would change the face (b)/ of my country. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (a) Use ‘were’ in place of ‘was’.

7. He admits that (a)/ he is not following (b)/ instructions. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (d) The sentence is correct.

8. Life on boardship (a)/ was not as I expected (b)/ it to be. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (b) Add ‘had’ after ‘I’

9. He did not pass the examination (a)/ inspite of (b)/ his best efforts. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (a) Use ‘could’ in place of ‘did’

10. I tried to read your letter, (a)/ but it was so badly written (b)/ that I had to leave the attempt. (c) No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (b) Place ‘written’ before ‘so’

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