English Quiz For DSSSB 2020 : 11th Feb 2020

MPTET 2020 English Practice Questions

English Quiz For DSSSB 2020 : 11th Feb 2020

Direction (Q1-10): In each of the following questions, find out which part of the sentence has an error. If there is no mistake, the answer is “no error”.

Q1. He is (1)/ your brother, (2)/isn’t it? (3)/No error. (4)
(a) 1
(b) 2
(c) 3
(d) 4

Q2. College girls seldom wear (1)/sarees these days, (2)/do they? (3)/No error. (4)
(a) 1
(b) 2
(c) 3
(d) 4

Q3. She has not completed (1)/her course, (2)/Isn’t it? (3)/No error(4)
(a) 1
(b) 2
(c) 3
(d) 4

Q4. He is not the fastest bowler (1)/in the Indian team, (2)/Is not he? (3)/No error(4)
(a) 1
(b) 2
(c) 3
(d) 4

Q5. The collector (1)/visits the office regularly, (2)/Isn’t it? (3)/No error (4)
(a) 1
(b) 2
(c) 3
(d) 4

Q6. The earth moves (1)/round the sun, (2)/Isn’t it? (3)/No error (4)
(a) 1
(b) 2
(c) 3
(d) 4

Q7. When the police officer asked you your salary, you provided wrong information: haven’t you?
(a) have you not
(b) aren’t you
(c) didn’t you
(d) don’t you

Q8. They like going to the movie theater. ______________
(a) don’t they?
(b) do you?
(c) doesn’t he?
(d) didn’t you?

Q9. You haven’t responded (1)/to my invitation, (2)/didn’t you? (3)/No error. (4)
(a) 1
(b) 2
(c) 3
(d) 4

Q10. You will come (1)/to my party tomorrow, (2)/isn’t it? (3)/No error (4)
(a) 1
(b) 2
(c) 3
(d) 4

Solutions

S1. Ans.(c)
Sol. Here, the correct question tag will be ‘isn’t he’?

S2. Ans.(c)
Sol. Here, the negative question tag i.e, ‘don’t they?’ should be used. Remember that a positive sentence needs a negative a question tag.
A negative statement is followed by a positive question tag.
Examples:
They aren’t funny, are they?
He shouldn’t say things like that, should he?

S3. Ans.(c)
Sol. The sentence is negative. Hence, affirmative question tag i.e. ‘Has she?’ should be used.

S4. Ans.(c)
Sol. The question tag used here is wrong. the sense of the sentence is negative. Hence, ‘isn’t he?’ should be replaced by ‘is he?’

S5. Ans.(c)
Sol. The sentence is affirmative. Hence, ‘Doesn’t he?’ will be the correct question tag here.

S6. Ans.(c)
Sol. In the sentence, isn’t it? should be replaced by ‘doesn’t it?’

S7. Ans.(c)
Sol. ‘didn’t you’ should come in place of haven’t you.

S8. Ans.(a)
Sol. ‘don’t they?’ should be used.

S9. Ans.(c)
Sol. Here, sentence is in Present Perfect (Negative).
Hence, question tag ‘have you’ should be used.

S10. Ans.(c)
Sol. The sentence shows future time. Hence, question tag ‘won’t you?’ should be used.

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