English Quiz For Upcoming 2016-17 Exams

DIRECTIONS (Q. 1-5): Which of the phrases (a), (b), (c) and (d) given below each sentence should replace the phrase printed in bold in the sentence to make it grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is given and no correction is required, mark (e) as the answer.

1.He is unique as he behaves with the same courtesy of the poor as of the rich. 
1) for the poor as for 
2) with the poor as of 
3) with the poor as with
4) to the poor as to 
5) No correction required

2.The judge asked the accused why was he looking so depressed.
1) why was he looking so depress
2) why he looked depressing 
3) why he was looking so depressed
4) that why he looked so depressed
5) No correction required

3.They could not admire his bright performance because of they dislike him.
1) because of their dislike 
2) because they dislike
3) because of their disliking of
4) as they have disliked
5) No correction required

4.As the time were hard for all, the country was generally making progress.
1) Though the times were 
2) Since the time was 
3) Since the times were
4) Because the time ,was
5) No correction required  

5.Our hope was that he would not enter college till he had had some grounding in science.
1) had some ground of 
2) had had some ground for
3) had to have some ground of
4) had been having some ground in
5) No correction required

Directions (Q.6-10)- Each question below has two blanks, each blank indicating that something has been omitted. Choose the set of words for each blank that best fits the meaning of the sentence as a whole.

6.Falling prices of solar powered vehicles have____________greater interest and demand among individuals and small organisations for __________the sun .
1) created, utilising
2) produced, observing
3) left, capturing 
4) formed, harnessing
5) generated, tapping

7.While India’s Internet_________________is still only twenty four per cent, the country already has the second largest number of Internet users after China with 300 million people______________the Net. 
1) expansion, watching 
2) performance, leaving
3) speed, reaching
4) penetration, accessing
5) function, using

8.Telecom companies and DOT have lately been on a ____________________course ever since the new government made call______________a priority and even suggested penalties for telcos that can’t remedy the situation.
1) collision, drops
2) previous, failure
3) perception, rate
4) development, speed
5) revision, connection

9.Indian markets may_______________a high degree of _____________________due to weakness in the global financial markets.
1) feel, torture 
2) subtend, fluctuation
3) experience, volatility
4) observe, punishment 
5) make, disturbance

10.Indications of a ___________________in China ratled investors ______________________the globe.
1) growth, of 
2) slowdown, across
3) change, above
4) failure, for 
5) progress, beyond