English Grammar quiz- 6

1. He denied that he had not stolen my purse, my though I was quite sure (b)/ that he had. (c)/ No error (d)

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Explanation (a) Remove ‘not’, two negative words cannot be used together.

2. The media of films has been accepted by all (a)/ as the most powerful force (b)/ that influences the younger generation. (c)/ No error (d)

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Explanation (c) Use ‘young’ in place of ‘younger’.

3. The French Embassy employs him (a)/ regularly (b)/ as he knows to speak to French. (c)/ No error (d)

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Explanation (c) Add ‘how’ before ‘to’ or say ‘as he knows French’.

4. How is it that neither your friend Mahesh (a)/ nor his brother Ramesh (b)/ have protested against this injustice? (c)/ No error (d)

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Explanation (c) use ‘has’ in Place of ‘have’ neither is used for singular.

5. The scientist was seemed (a)/ to be excited (b)/ over the result of his experiment. (c)/ No error (d)

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Explanation (a) Remove ‘was’, its use is superfluous.

6. The student could not answer the teacher (a)/ when he was asked to explain (b)/ why he was so late that day. (c)/ No error (d)

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Explanation (d) The sentence is correct.

7. John could not come (a)/ to school (b)/ as he was ill from cold. (c)/ No error (d)

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Explanation (c) It should be ‘suffering from cold’ or ‘ill with cold’.

8. Though she has aptitude in Mathematics (a)/ I won’t allow her to take it up as a subject of study for the Master’s Degree (b)/ because I know the labour involved will tell upon her health (c) No error (d)

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Explanation (a) Use ‘for’ in place of ‘in’.

9. I am not familiar with (a)/ all the important places in this town, (b)/ although I have been living here since two years. (c)/ No error (d)

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

10. If I would be a millionaire, (a)/ I would not be wasting my time (b)/ waiting for a bus. (c)/ No error (d)

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Explanation (a) Use ‘were’ in place of ‘would be’,

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