English Grammar Quiz- 5

1. He has been suffering (a)/ with fever (b)/ for the last six weeks. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (b) Use ‘from’ in place of ‘with’. Suffer from something is used.

2. The examination begins (a)/ from Monday (b)/ next week. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (b) Use ‘on’ in place of ‘from’. On is used to show a day or date.

3. My father says (a)/ that one should always be sincere (b)/ to his duties. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (c) Use ‘one's’ in place of ‘his’.

4. There has been (a)/ a number of railway accidents (b)/ during the last month. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (a) Use ‘have’ in place of ‘has’. A number of always takes a plural noun and a plural verb.

5. Inspite of all efforts to eradicate malaria (a)/ it still prevalent (b)/ in many parts of India. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (b) say ‘it is still prevalent’.

6. It is only three days ago (a)/ that (b)/ he has arrived. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (c) Remove ‘has’.

7. He has lost (a)/ all what (b)/ I gave him. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (b) Use ‘that’ in place of ‘what’. That is usually used with all, only etc.

8. I have (a)/ no news from him (b)/ for a long time. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

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

9. Mahatma Gandhi’s entire life (a)/ was one unrelenting experiment (b)/ on truth. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (b) Use ‘an’ in place of ‘one’.

10. As the thieves ran out of the bank (a)/ they got into the gateway car (b)/ which was waiting with its engine running. (c)/ No error (d)

Correct! Wrong!

Explanation (c) Say ‘which was left with its engine on’.

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