English Quiz for IBPS Clerk Prelims 2015 - Set 9

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Directions (Q. 1 - 5): Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical mistake/ error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. Mark the number of that part with error as your answer. If there is 'No error', mark (5) as your answer.

1. Though many companies (1)/ believe that it is quality not price that sells their products, (2)/ they also know the facts (3)/ that advertising sells. (4)/ No error (5)

2. Eat has the selectional restriction (1)/ that it must be following by a kind of food, (2)/ so 'I eat sky' (3) / is not possible. (4)/ No error (5)

3. There was (1)/ no way he could (2)/ keep going (3)/ below all that pressure. (4)/ No error (5)

4. It was not until morning (1)/ that the sheer scale (2)/ of the damage (3)/ could be seen. (4)/ No error (5)

5. Trade sanctions (1)/ were imposed (2)/ against any country (3)/ that refuses to sign the agreement. (4)/ No error (5)

Directions (Q. 6-10): Which of the phrases (1), (2), (3), and (4) given below each sentence should replace the phrase underlined in the sentence to make it grammatically correct? If there is no error mark (5) No correction required as your answer.

6. You'll have to study any books on Freud before writing a paper on psychoanalysis.
1) Much books 2) few books 3) some books 4) more books 5) No correction required

7. A European visitor to the Far East must accommodate self from the habits of life that may seem very strange to him.
1) Himself to 2) his self to 3) himself for 4) his self from 5) No correction required

8. He joined postgraduate course in the same college in which he had studied for the three previous years.
1) from previous three years 2) during the previous three years 3) three years previous 4) during the three previous years 5) No correction required

9. She always manage to hurt her mother's feelings.
1) do manage 2) does manage 3) did manages 4) do managed 5) No correction required

10. It is the people who matters in a democracy.
1) whom matters 2) whose matters 3) whose matter 4) who matter 5) No correction required


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