English Quiz for WBSEDCL Office Executive 2016 - Set 1


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Directions (Q. 1-5): Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The number of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is 5) ie ‘No Error’. (Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any.)

1. In times of crisis,1)/ the Bhagavad Gita gives light 2)/ and guide to the mind tortured by doubt 3)/ and torn by conflict of duties.4)/ No Error 5)





Solutions - Substitute guide to with guides. 


2. It was not easy for late Raja Ram Mohan Roy 1)/ to root out the custom of sati 2)/ because a majority of 3) / the educated class does not support him.4)/ No Error 5)





Solutions -  Substitute does with did.


3. Deplete of the ozone layer 1)/ and the greenhouse effect 2) / are two long-term effects 3) / of air pollution.4)/ No Error 5)





Solutions - Substitute deplete with depletion. 


4. Most of the people which 1) / have been victims 2)/ of extreme violence 3)/ are too frightened to report it to the police. 4) / No Error 5)





Solutions - Substitute which with who. 


5. The doctor helps 1)/ to reducing human suffering 2) / by curing diseases 3) / and improving health.4)/No Error 5)





Solutions - Substitute to reducing with reduce. 



Directions (Q. 6-10): Which of the phrases 1), 2), 3) and 4) given below should replace the phrase given in bold in the following sentence to make the sentence grammatically meaningful and correct. If the sentence is correct as it is and ‘No correction is required’, mark 5) as the answer.



6. To identify potential leaders, look for people who are constantly suggesting new and better ways of doing things.
1) look forward people
2) search at people
3) looking at people
4) people look at them
5) No correction required


7. Of late, both India and China have been seeing a slow- down in the credit market.
1) Off late
2) Of lately
3) Often late
4) Of recently
5) No correction required


8. No other communities have played a greater role in building an “India of tomorrow” than the teaching community.
1) No communities have
2) Many communities has
3) No other community has
4) Have any other community
5) No correction required


9. Theoretically, positive operating cash flow is considered a indicator of efficiency.
1) considering indicators
2) considered a indicators
3) considered an indicator
4) indicator considered
5) No correction required


10. I have realised over times that there is a larger meaning to things happening around us.
1) time over
2) upon time
3) over the times
4) over time
5) No correction required






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