English Language Quiz 120 for IBPS PO

Directions (Q. 1-5): 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
(5) i.e., No error (Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any).
1. They never thought (1) / that Joshi is (2) /oldest than the other (3) / Professors in the Faculty (4) / No error (5)
2. I am likely contact (1) / you sometime in (2) /next week to (3) / discuss with you in detail (4) /No error (5)
3. He cannot withdraw (1) / all his money (2) / unless he do not (3) / give advance notice (4) /. No error (5)
4. Taken into consideration (1) / the advice of his (2) /colleagues he decided (3) / to stay in the institute (4) / No error (5)
5. The  police  has  making  (1)  /  every  effort  to  provide  (2)  /  best  help  and  (3)  /  attention  to  each  citizen  (4)  /  No
error (5)

Directions (Q. 6-10): In each of the following sentences there are two blank spaces. Below each sentence there are five pairs of words denoted by numbers 1), 2), 3), 4) and 5). Find out which pair of words can be filled up in the blanks in the sentence in the same sequence to make it meaningfully complete.

6. It is clear that the US does not ________ itself answerable to world ________ .
1) consider, opinion 2) bow, order 3) adhere, demand 4) deemed, favour 5) recognise, fraternity

7. Terrorism is a ________ that still ________ us.
1) menace, strike 2) problem, evades 3) burden, load 4) misery, pain 5) bane, afflicts

8. Decades of uncontrolled illegal ________ from Bangladesh ________ the proportions of a demographic invasion years ago.
1) occupancy, managed 2) flow, resulted 3) settlement, changed 4) immigration, acquired 5) entry, drove

9. While modernising India, the rural ________ has to be taken into ________ first.
1) folk, considered 2) area, confidence 3) population, care 4) populace, priority 5) sector, view

10. The current worldwide ________ of Islamic terrorism make the task of  ________ this menace immensely difficult.
1) support, avoiding 2) links, countering 3) backing, solving 4) trade, averting 5) operation, supporting

Answers :-

 

1. 3; Replace part (3) with the oldest

2. 1; Preposition  ‘to’  will  be  used  before  ‘contact’  in  the  first part  of  the  sentence.

3. 3; We should use, “unless he does” in the place of “unless he do not” in the third  part of the sentence.

4. 1; The correct phrase is ‘Taking into consideration’ or ‘having taken  into  consideration’.

5. 1; Use ‘The police has been making’ in place of “The police has making’

6. 1 ,      7. 5 ,      8. 4 ,         9. 3 ,      10. 2

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