English Quiz for LIC AAO 2016 - Set 14


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Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical or idiomatic 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. (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any).


1. The unreasonable behavior of his daughter 1)/ was 2)/ thoroughly 3)/ upset him. 4) No error 5)



Solutions - Delete ‘was’. It is redundant here. 




2. Never before 1)/ have the achievements of 2)/ technology so conspicuous as to-day 3)/ when man has set his foot on the moon. 4) No error 5)



Solutions - Add ‘been’ before ‘so conspicuous’, in order to complete the verb. 




3. What do you do 1)/ should be known 2)/ to 3)/ everybody in your own family 4). No error 5)



Solutions - Change the expression like this : What you do. Refer to answer to Q. No. 9. 




4. I would like 1)/ to weigh all the aspects 2)/ of this deal prior to 3)/ final decision 4). No error 5)



Solutions -  The sentence is correct.





5. Mr. Sharma had reached 1) / the scene of the accident 2)/ much before 3) / the police arrived. Isn’t it? 4) No error 5)



Solutions - Change the question tag from ‘is not it ?’ to ‘hadn’t he ?’ Refer to rule no. 2. 





6. I hope he won’t return 1) / now 2) / because he has left 3) / with bag and baggage 4). No error 5)



Solutions - Delete ‘with’. The idiom is ‘bag and baggage’ and hence should be used as such. 






7. Pages after pages 1)/ of 2)/ the Mahabharat 3) / were read. 4) No error 5)



Solutions - Change ‘pages after pages’ to ‘page after page’. 




8. What to 1)/ speak of milk 2)/ even simple food 3)/was not available there. 4) No error 5)



Solutions - Change ‘what to’ to ‘Not to’. 




9. At his sight 1)/ she trembled 2)/ with 3)/ fear and felt nervous. 4) No error 5)



Solutions - Change ‘At his sight’ to ‘At the sight of him’. 




10. Good night, 1)/ I am very 2)/ glad 3)/ to meet you. 4) No error 5)



Solutions -  Change ‘Good night’ to ‘Good evening’. ‘Good night’ is used while parting.






WINNERS:

$ |)ixit - 10/10
Chitrarth - 6/10
A.S - 5/9


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