Placement Written test paper for MNC || English questions and answers Part –5

Ques 121: Read the sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The letter of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is ‘D’. (Ignore – the errors of punctuation,if any)
(A) Umesh is/(B) five years/ (C) senior than me./ (D) No error.
Option 1 : (A) Option 2 : (B) Option 3 : (C ) Option 4 : (D)

Ques 122 : Read the sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The letter of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is ‘D’. (Ignore – the errors of punctuation,if any)
(A) Can I lend/(B) your pencil/(C) for a minute, please ?/(D) No error.
Option 1 : (A) Option 2 : (B) Option 3 : (C ) Option 4 : (D)

Ques 123 : Read the sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The letter of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is ‘D’. (Ignore – the errors of punctuation,if any)
(A) Ganguly is one of the finest batsmen/ (B) that India have produced/ (C) over the decades./ (D) No error
Option 1 : (A) Option 2 : (B) Option 3 : (C ) Option 4 : (D)

Ques 124 : Read the sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The letter of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is ‘D’. (Ignore – the errors of punctuation,if any)
(A) She sang/ (B) very well/(C)isn’t it?./ (D) No error.
Option 1 : (A) Option 2 : (B) Option 3 : (C ) Option 4 : (D)

Ques 125 : Read the sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The letter of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is ‘D’. (Ignore – the errors of punctuation,if any)
(A) The man told to her/ (B) that he had not brought his dog/ (C) out for a walk as he was afraid that it would rain./ (D) No error
Option 1 : (A) Option 2 : (B) Option 3 : (C ) Option 4 : (D)

Ques 126 : In the question a part of the sentence is italicised. Alternatives to the italicised part is given which may improve the construction of the sentence. Select the correct alternative.
To get one’s name in the Rowland Ward’s book of hunting records was the hot ambition of every serious hunter.
Option 1 : extreme Option 2 : burning Option 3 : reluctant Option 4 : No improvement needed

Ques 127 : In the question a part of the sentence is italicised. Alternatives to the italicised part is given which may improve the construction of the sentence. Select the correct alternative.
Whatever to our other problems, we have no shortcoming to cheap labour in India.
Option 1 : default Option 2 : deficit Option 3 : scarcity Option 4 : No improvement needed

Ques 128 : In the question a part of the sentence is italicised. Alternatives to the italicised part is given which may improve the construction of the sentence. Select the correct alternative.
Neha was fined for careless driving.
Option 1 : got fined Option 2 : fined Option 3 : was to be fined Option 4 : No improvement needed

Ques 129 : In the question a part of the sentence is italicised. Alternatives to the italicised part is given which may improve the construction of the sentence. Select the correct alternative.
You have come here with a view to insult me.
Option 1 : to insulting me Option 2 : of insulting me Option 3 : for insulting me Option 4 : No improvement needed

Ques 130 : In the question a part of the sentence is italicised. Alternatives to the italicised part is given which may improve the construction of the sentence. Select the correct alternative.
I would have waited for you at the station if I knew that you would come.
Option 1 : had known Option 2 : was knowing Option 3 : have known Option 4 : No improvement needed

Ques 131 : In the question a part of the sentence is italicised. Alternatives to the italicised part is given which may improve the construction of the sentence. Select the correct alternative.
Due to these reason we are all in favour of universal compulsory education.
Option 1 : Out of these reasons Option 2 : For these reasons Option 3 : By these reasons Option 4 : No improvement needed

Ques 132 : In the question a part of the sentence is italicised. Alternatives to the italicised part is given which may improve the construction of the sentence. Select the correct alternative.
When it was feared that the serfs might go too far and gain their freedom from serfdom, the Protestant leaders joined the princes at crushing them.
Option 1 : into crushing Option 2 : in crushing Option 3 : without crushing Option 4 : No improvement needed

Ques 133 : In the question a part of the sentence is italicised. Alternatives to the italicised part is given which may improve the construction of the sentence. Select the correct alternative.
The dissidents hold a great problem in every political party.
Option 1 : cause Option 2 : give Option 3 : pose Option 4 : No improvement needed

Ques 134 : In the question a part of the sentence is italicised. Alternatives to the italicised part is given which may improve the construction of the sentence. Select the correct alternative.
I shall not go until I am invited.
Option 1 : till I am invited Option 2 : unless I am invited Option 3 : if not I am invited Option 4 : No improvement needed

Ques 135 : In the question a part of the sentence is italicised. Alternatives to the italicised part is given which may improve the construction of the sentence. Select the correct alternative.
They are social insects, living in communities, regulated by definite laws, each member of society bearing a well-defined and separate part in the work of a colony.
Option 1 : who are living in communities Option 2 : living among a communities Option 3 : who lives with a communities Option 4 : No improvement needed

Ques 136 : In the question a part of the sentence is italicised. Alternatives to the italicised part is given which may improve the construction of the sentence. Select the correct alternative.
Please remind me of posting these letters to my relatives.
Option 1 : by posting Option 2 : to post Option 3 : for posting Option 4 : No improvement needed

Ques 137 : In the question a part of the sentence is italicised. Alternatives to the italicised part is given which may improve the construction of the sentence. Select the correct alternative.
The reason why he wrote the letter was because he could not contact him over the phone.
Option 1 : why he wrote the letter was since Option 2 : for which he wrote the letter was because Option 3 : why he wrote the letter was that Option 4 : No improvement needed

Ques 138 : In the question a part of the sentence is italicised. Alternatives to the italicised part is given which may improve the construction of the sentence. Select the correct alternative.
While crossing the highway a five year old child was knocked out by a passing car.
Option 1 : away Option 2 : up Option 3 : down Option 4 : No improvement needed

Ques 139 : In the question a part of the sentence is italicised. Alternatives to the italicised part is given which may improve the construction of the sentence. Select the correct alternative.
Not a word they spoke to the unfortunate wife about it.
Option 1 : did they speak Option 2 : they will speak Option 3 : they had spoken Option 4 : No improvement needed

Ques 140 : In the question a part of the sentence is italicised. Alternatives to the italicised part is given which may improve the construction of the sentence. Select the correct alternative.
The mother has not seen the child for several months and now eagerly looks forward to seeing him.
Option 1 : looks ahead to Option 2 : looks for Option 3 : looks onto Option 4 : No improvement needed

Ques 141 : Select the correct option that fills the blank to make the sentence meaningfully complete.
The ruling party will have to put its own house ……… order.
Option 1 : in Option 2 : on Option 3 : to Option 4 : into

Ques 142 : Select the correct option that fills the blank to make the sentence meaningfully complete.
Once he has signed the agreement, he won’t be able to …..
Option 1 : back up Option 2 : back in Option 3 : back at Option 4 : back out

Ques 143 : Select the correct option that fills the blank to make the sentence meaningfully complete.
In school many of us never realised the importance that grammar would …. in later life.
Option 1 : figure Option 2 : portrary Option 3 : play Option 4 : exercise

Ques 144 : Select the correct option that fills the blank to make the sentence meaningfully complete.
‘Please’ and ‘ Thank you’ are the little courtesies by which we keep the ….. of life oiled and running smoothly.
Option 1 : path Option 2 : machine Option 3 : garden Option 4 : river

Ques 145 : Select the correct option that fills the blank to make the sentence meaningfully complete.
He …… in wearing the oldfashioned coat inspite of his wife’s disapproval.
Option 1 : insists Option 2 : persists Option 3 : desists Option 4 : resists

Ques 146 : Select the correct option that fills the blank to make the sentence meaningfully complete.
Monika is quite intelligent but rather ……
Option 1 : idealistic Option 2 : generous Option 3 : lazy Option 4 : optimistic

Ques 147 : Select the correct option that fills the blank to make the sentence meaningfully complete.
The boy fell …. the bicycle.
Option 1 : of Option 2 : off Option 3 : from Option 4 : under

Ques 148 : Select the correct option that fills the blank to make the sentence meaningfully complete.
Ravi put ….. the light and slept.
Option 1 : for Option 2 : down Option 3 : in Option 4 : out

Ques 149 : Select the correct option that fills the blank to make the sentence meaningfully complete.
Radha felt very much grateful . . . her boss for the kindness he had shown in granting her leave.
Option 1 : To Option 2 : For Option 3 : Towards Option 4 : With Option 5 : After

Ques 150 : Select the correct option that fills the blank to make the sentence meaningfully complete.
The consequence of his haughtiness was that his services were dispensed . . . . by his master.
Option 1 : About Option 2 : From Option 3 : With Option 4 : Round Option 5 : Up

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