UPTET 2019 : Practice Important English Questions
Q1. The pleader argued intelligently.
Name the part of speech of the bold word in the above sentence.
Direction (Q2-8): 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”.
Q2. The economic disparity (1)/ has grown rapid in (2)/ the era of globalization (3)/ and free market forces. (4)
Q3. The trainer revised (1)/ his work thorough (2)/ so that no one (3)/ could find fault with it. (4)
Q4. When he found out that (1)/ the girl had escaped (2)/ he was absolute (3)/ irritated and furious. (4)
Q5. The district police arrested/five students for alleged obtaining admission to colleges/ by producing take documents.
(a) The district police arrested
(b) five students for alleged obtaining
(c) admission to colleges
(d) by producing take documents
Q6. Human babies whose mothers (1)/ have has the flue while pregnant may (2)/ have a greater risk of developing (3)/ schizophrenia lately in life. (4)
Q7. I reached (1)/ lately for the meeting (2)/ as I got (3)/ stuck in the traffic. (4)
Q8. He was too tired that (1)/ he could not cross (2)/ the street even with (3)/ the help of a porter. (4)
Q9. He was too glad to see his friend.
(a) Very glad
(b) so glad
(c) to glad
(d) No improvement
Q10. The offer is very good so it just can’t be true.
(a) so good to
(b) rather good to
(c) too good to
(d) No improvement
Sol. Intelligent is Adjective
intelligence = Noun
intelligently = Adverb
Sol. An adverb adds to the meaning of a verb, an adjective or another adverb.
Hence, has growth rapidly in … should be used here.
Sol. Here adverb i.e. his work thoroughly… should be used because an adverb modifies a verb.
Sol. An adverb modifies a Verb and also an Adjective. Hence, He was absolutely (Adverb) .. will be the correct usage.
Sol. Here, five students for allegedly obtaining …… should be used Adjective (alleged) is used for qualifying a Noun.
Sol. The word lately (adverb) means: recently, in the recent past.
The word ‘later’ means; at a time in future.
Look at the sentences:
He had lately returned from Japan.
We are going to England later in the year.
Hence, schizophrenia later in life … should be used.
Sol. The word ‘lately’ means: recently, in the recent past.
Hence, late should be used here instead of ‘lately’.
Sol. Here ‘too’ should be replaced by ‘so’.
Look the sentences:
He was too weak to walk.
If we remove too-to from the sentence and use so-that, it will be read as
He was so weak that he couldn’t walk.
Sol. “Too’ shows a negative sense.
“Too’ is used before an adjective and adverb for saying that something is more than is good, necessary, possible, etc.
Sol. In some sentences, ‘too + adjective/ adverb+ infinitive’ is used. In such sentences, too + adjective / adverb shows cause and infinitive shows results.