UPTET 2019 : Practice Important English Questions
Directions (Q1-4): Find out whether there is any grammatical error. The error if any will be in one of the parts (1), (2) or (3) as marked in the sentence. If there is no error, your answer is (4)
Q1. Myself and Gopalan (1)/will take care of (2)/ the function on Sunday (3)/ No error (4)
Q2. May I (1)/ know who you want (2)/to see please (3)/ No error (4)
Q3. A group of friends (1)/ want to visit (2)/the new plant as early as possible (3)/No error(4)
Q4. On a holiday (1)/Sudha prefers reading (2)/than going out visiting friends (3)/No error (4).
Directions (Q5-6): Out of the four alternatives given in each question. Find the one which is most opposite in meaning to the word given in capitals.
Directions (Q7-8): Choose the word or phrase which is most nearly the same in meaning to the key word.
Directions (Q9-10): Select the most appropriate word from the four words given below the sentence to fill in the blank in it and complete its meaning.
Q9. When I called _________ his residence this morning he was still in bed
Q10. Priya worked _______ midnight.
Sol. Replace “myself and Gopalan” by ‘Gopalan and and I”.
The personal pronouns should be in the order 231, that is 2nd person 3rd person 1st person.
Any name is the third person.
So, it will be “Gopalan and I’.
Here myself can’t be used as subjective pro-noun is needed.
Sol. Replace ‘who’ by ‘whom’.
Sol. Replace “want” by “wants”
Subject “a group” is singular.
Sol. Replace “than” by “to”.
Verb “Prefer” is followed by preposition “to.
Sol. Concede (Verb) = to accede, to admit.
Refuse (Verb) = deny, turn down.
Sol. Malign (Verb) = slander, to say bad things about somebody/something publicly.
Praise (Verb) = express warm approval or admiration of.
Sol. Trivial (Adjective) = not important or serious: frivolous
Sol. Magnanimous (Adjective) = kind, generous and forgiving.