English Grammar Quiz- 22

1. He had no objection (a)/ to forward my application (b)/ to the higher authority. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (b) Use ‘in forwarding’ in place of ‘to forward’

2. People shouldn’t (a)/ drop litter on pavements, (b)/ should they? (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (d) The sentence is correct.

3. She could not believe (a)/ that it had all (b)/ happened to her. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (b) ‘all’ should be placed before ‘had’

4. I always like to have (a)/ about four toasts (b)/ for breakfast. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (b) Say ‘four pieces/slices of toast’

5. I was (a)/ baffled with (b)/ the instructions he had gave me. (c)/No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (b) The original sentence should be checked. It must read like this “…….baffled with (b)/ the lnstructions he had given to me”.

6. Nobody (a)/in their senses (b)/ would have acted so. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (b) Use ‘her or his’ in place of ‘their’

7. Thousands of people far and near (a)/ started gathering outside the auditorium(b)/ from early morning to pay their tributes to the departed leader. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (a) Use ‘wide’ in place of ‘near’

8. He went in the room (a)/ opened a box (b)/ and took out a gun. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (a) Use ‘into’ in place of ‘in’

9. The reason why the plane crashed (a)/ as soon as it took off (b)/ is the failure of one of the engines. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (c) Use ‘was’ in place of ‘is’.

10. If you don’t start behaving properly, (a)/ I will be forced to (b)/ tell to your supervisor. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (c) Remove ‘to’

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