English Grammar Quiz- 25

1. His wife is (a)/ neurotic in switching lights off (b)/ at home to save electricity. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (b) Replace ‘in’ with ‘about’

2. The loss of jobs (a)/ is regarded by some as an necessary evil (b)/ in the fight against inflation. (c)/ No error (d)

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Explanation (b) Replace ‘an’ with ‘a’

3. When things get difficult, (a)/ you just have to (b)/ grit your teeth and preserve. (c)/ No error (d)

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Explanation (c) This sentence is correct.

4. I never refuse odd jobs (a)/ to complement by income (b)/ its all grist to the mill. (c)/ No error (d)

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Explanation (d) The sentence is correct.

5. The street lights (a)/ come in at dusk and (b) go off at dawn. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

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

6. Two of the mountain climbers (a)/ were suffering (b)/ with frost-bite. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (b) lt should be ‘suffering from’ not ‘with’

7. Although there was still (a)/ a faint heartbeat, the patient was (b)/ for all intents and purpose dead. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (c) Use ‘to’ in place of ‘for’.

8. When the rules for police procedure (a)/ were laid up (b)/ a lot of grey areas remained. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (b) Use ‘laid down’ in place of ‘laid up’

9. Anurag is eclipsed by his wife (a)/ who is much cleverer and (b)/ more amusing than he is. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (b) Remove ‘much’

10. The police arrived and discovered (a)/ a large number of hoarded sugar (b)/ in his shop. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (b) Use ‘quantity’ in place of ‘number’.

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