English Quiz For upcoming 2016-17 Exams


Directions (1 – 5): In the following questions some of the sentences have errors and some have none. Find out which part of sentence has an error. The number of that part is your answer. If there is no error, your answer is (4), i.e. No error.
1.The whole country (1)/ was suffering by (2)/ a financial crisis. (3)/ No error (4)

2.I do not know where could he have gone (1)/ so early (2)/ in the morning. (3)/ No error (4)

3.I suggest that (1)/ he goes (2)/ to the doctor as soon as he returns from taking the examination. (3)/ No error (4)

4.The introduction of tea and coffee (1)/ and such other beverages (2)/ have not been without some effect. (3)/ No error (4)

5.In spite of the roadblock (1)/ the guards allowed us (2)/ enter the restricted area to search our friends. (3)/ No error (4)

Directions (6 – 10) : In the following questions, out of the four alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.

6.ILLICIT
(1) immoral
(2) illegal
(3) ineligible
(4) illegible

7.FLAIR
(1) talent
(2) tendency
(3) bias
(4) need

8.CONSERVATION
(1) preservation
(2) respiration
(3) correction
(4) confusion

9.ABYSMAL
(1) sickening
(2) gloomy
(3) sad
(4) bottomless

10.SALIENT
(1) valiant
(2) variant
(3) prudent
(4) prominent