English Language Quiz 5 for IBPS PO

Directions (Q. 1-10): Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical 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 (5). (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any.)


1. (1) Besides his blue turban / (2) and flowing beard / (3) there is almost nothing / (4) to distinguish him from other residents. / (5) No error

2. (1) The main reason / (2) for leaving the volatile region / (3) was the Taliban’s / (4) raise in prominence. / (5) No error


3. (1) Strangers who I met at the stadium / (2) took me out for dinner / (3) and sightseeing, without letting me / (4) pay a penny. / (5) No error


4. (1) Although I am a sports buff, / (2) I feel we should not unnecessarily / (3) keep up the pretence of sporting ties / (4) when all is not good between us. / (5) No error


5. (1) This is equivalent of / (2) a woman employee getting / (3) five years of paid leave / (4) in a 30-year working span. / (5) No error


6. (1) Two vastly different films / (2) swept up equal number of trophies / (3) at the awards / (4) held at a glittering ceremony. / (5) No error


7. (1) The duo’s wicked reputation / (2) has spread far and wide / (3) and the pretty blondes who were dancing with them / (4) suddenly sped away. / (5) No error


8. (1) Hussain is one of the few artists / (2) who has a popular connect / (3) because he comes / (4) from a different background. / (5) No error


9. (1) Sahmat was formed / (2) after the death of Safdar Hasmi, / (3) an actor and street theatre / (4)activist was killed during a performance. / (5) No error


10. (1) Agriculture and services / (2) need to be / (3) progressively subject to / (4) more import competition. / (5) No error

 

Answers :-

1 1
2 4
3 1
4 4
5 1
6 2
7 5
8 2
9 4
10 3
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2 comments:

  1. can u please explain Question 1. How the usage of besides is wrong

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    1. Besides before there is need some subject to indicate (Place or Thing or Something ).. so

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