English Quiz for Bank Exams 2016-17 - 4




Hello and welcome to exampundit . Here is a set of English Quiz for Upcoming Bank & Insurance Exams in 2016-17.

Directions (Q. 1-10): 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. 1) The weapons on display in the capital on January 26 / 2) may have shown how strong the country is in military terms / 3) but the day also offered a glimpse into the increasing fragile nature / 4) of cultural life in the Republic. / 5) No error

2. 1) In the north, new storm arose at / 2) the Jaipur Literary Festival with politicians demanding arrest / 3) of one of India’s most famous academicians / 4) for a sweeping statement. / 5) No error

3. 1) Talking to mediapersons at a marriage ceremony / 2) the singer said that / 3) she deserves the ‘Bharat Ratna’ for having sung / 4) thousands of songs in various languages. / 5) No error

4. 1) The United Nations has backed / 2) France for providing military aid to Mali / 3) to push back Islamists which are advancing / 4) their control to other parts of the country. / 5) No error

5. 1) With a view to create a safe / 2) and secure environment for women / 3) an armed battalion of women police / 4) has been formed in Bihar. / 5) No error

6. 1) Chief Justice Iftikhar Chaudhry ordered / 2) the arrest of sixteen people / 3) involved in the case / 4) including prime minister. / 5) No error

7. 1) Before I start spouting off, / 2) it’s only fair to bring you a little closer / 3) into my confidence and let you / 4) know something about myself. / 5) No error

8. 1) Now that the passing years have given me / 2) plenty to say and the courage to say it, / 3) I hope you can find something / 4) in my words that serve you. / 5) No error

9. 1) Talks between the Water Secretaries of India and Pakistan / 2) scheduled to begin in Islamabad have been put off / 3) due to the wake of tension / 4) over ceasefire violations along the LoC. / 5) No error

10. 1) The Chairman of Tea Board inaugurated / 2) the factory set up by a SHG of small / 3) tea growers in Jalpaiguri district / 4) of West Bengal. / 5) No error




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Answers:

  1. 3; Replace ‘increasing’ with ‘increasingly’
  2. 1; Add ‘a’ before ‘new’
  3. 3; Replace ‘deserves’ with ‘deserved’
  4. 3; Replace ‘which’ with ‘who’
  5. 1; Replace ‘create’ with ‘creating’
  6. 4; Add ‘the’ before ‘prime minister’
  7. 5
  8. 4; Replace ‘serve’ with ‘serves’
  9. 3; Replace ‘due to’ with ‘in’
  10. 2; Replace ‘a’ with ‘an’



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