English Quiz For Upcoming 2016-17 Exams


Directions (Q.1-5):In these questions, sentences are given with blank to be filled in with an appropriate word. Four alternatives are suggested for each question. Choose the correct alternative out of the four alternative

1 The joint statement suggested that these reactors would help India meet —– commitments on climate change but this is misleading.
a) their
b) Its
c) his
d) her

2 The Indian government has ——-to spend lakhs of crores of public money on a loss-making American corporation, and has put its citizens in a position where they might have to pay high costs for electricity and will not be able to hold this corporation accountable for an accident.
a) offering
b) offer
c) offered
d) offers

3 The level of ——- with the readers and the responses from them define the functioning of a Readers’ Editor.
a) support
b) engagement
c) amazement
d) dislike

4 The interactive session was more —- mutual learning.
a) when
b) then
c) less
d) than

5 The good news is that the Editor and his team ——- a new weekly section called ‘Ground Zero’ to provide detailed insights into critical developing stories.
a) have been started
b) has started
c) have started
d) had been started
Directions(Q.6-10):  In the following questions, All of the sentences have errors. Find out which part of a sentence has an error. The number of that part is the answer. 

6.Page after page of Gita were read and it gave great consolation to his mind.
a) Page after page   
b) of Gita were read 
c) and it gave great consolation 
d) to his mind  
Ans- b ( use ‘the Gita was’)

7.Neither Mr Jones nor Mr Smith were able to give me any advice.
a) Neither Mr Jones  
b) nor Mr Smith 
c) were able to give me 
d) any advice 
Ans- c ( use’ was’ in place of ‘were’) 

8.A tallest man I have seen lives near the village where I was born.
a) A tallest man  
b) I have seen
c) lives near the village 
d) where I was born  
Ans- a (use ‘the tallest’)

9.Even after working in the office for several years Suresh had hardly mastered any job at all.
a) Even after working in the office  
b) for several years 
c) Suresh had 
d) hardly mastered any job at all  
Ans- a (use ‘after having worked’) 

10.It is a job wherein neither knowledge nor skill are needed.
a) It is a job  
b) wherein 
c) neither knowledge nor skill 
d) are needed  
Ans- d (use ‘is needed)