Tuesday, 1 March 2016

English Practice Set Quiz IBPS/LIC Exam 65

Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error or idiomatic error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The number of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is ‘e’. (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any)
  1. More than half the food products (a)/ targeted at babies and toddlers have (b) / a high sugar content and are (c)/ excessive sweet. (d) / No error (e)
  2. The foreign company has so far declined to (a) / directly comment on the Indian company’s move, (b) / which analysts say is a sign the company wanting to (c) / fight for its presence in the market. (d) / No error (e)
  3. After forty years of trying to (a) / understand why asbestos causes cancer (b) / researchers have now finally (c) / unravelled the mystery. (d) / No error (e)
  4. A property dealer was (a) / shoot dead by four unidentified jacket clad men (b) / while taking a morning walk (c) / in a park. (d) / No error (e)
  5. The auditions for Indian’s first ever(a) / reality- based pop band hunt is (b) / going on in full swing, (c) / with numerous entries coming in. (d) / No error (e)
  6. To curbing the spread of violence, (a) / authorities brought under curfew (b) / more areas in the state, where (c) / three youths were killed. (d) / No error(e)
  7. Demand for diesel cars, which has (a)/ been on the rise for the last few years, (b) / may dip as the government is increasing the price (c) / of the fuel, bringing it closer to that of petrol. (d) / No error (e)
  8. Not only was the actress over the moon (a) / as winning an award, but was (b) / also deeply touched by the support (c) / she got from the industry. (d) / No error (e)
  9. The Protestors went on a rampaging (a) / and set ablaze three shops (b) / resulting in injuries to thirty people (c) / including women and children. (d) / No error (e)
  10. Hectic schedules can (a) / take a toll on anybody and (b) / the solutions to this is (c) / a quick holiday to some exotic location. (d) No error (e)
Answers – 1) – (d), 2) – (c), 3) -(b), 4) -(b), 5) -(b), 6)-(a), 7) -(e), 8) -(b), 9) -(a), 10)-(c)

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