English Quiz for Upcoming Exams

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The quiz provided here on fill in the blanks and spotting error, will help in your preparation and in upcoming exams. Please try to solve the quiz and give your answer in the comment section, soon we will publish the correct answers.

Directions
(1-5):
Each question below has two
blanks, each blank indicating that something has been omitted. Choose the set
of words for each blank which best fits the meaning of the sentence as a whole.

1. Forest department officials said that when
the elephants were made to ____ from their trucks, they went straight to the
spot where they had been ____ during the camp.

(1) jump, killed

(2) alight, tied

(3) enter, hurt

(4) step, played

(5) exit, enjoyed

2. Excise official seized pouches of whisky ____
a bus travelling ___ Maharashtra.

(1) from, to

(2) in, for

(3) for, towards

(4) inside, on

(5) through, till

3. Organisations _____ for the victims ____ the
inhuman and unjust attitude of the government.

(1) fighting, applauded

(2) lobbying, supported

(3) working, condemned

(4) stand, opposed

(5) trying, spoke

4. A collision between two buses ____ six people dead, ___ the driver of one of the buses.

(1) made, also

(2) left, including

(3) caused, combined

(4) resulted, except

(5) got, surpassing

5. The court ____ venue authorities and PCB
officials to _____ teams and visit pharma units.

(1) directed, form

(2) announced, arrange

(3) commanded, display

(4) ruled, make

(5) told, carve

Directions (6 – 10): Find out the error in the given
sentences. If there is no error mark your answer as (5)

6. The transit system’s underground (1)/
tunnels and stations will (2)/ be constructed (3)/ next heritage structures
(4)/ No error (5).

7. Residents have been planting (1)/ the
ornamental trees outside (2)/ their homes and in lawns to (3)/ add beauty and
give their place a grand look (4)/ No error (5)

8. A diamond jeweler’s peon (1)/ tipped off a
gang (2)/ about the gold (3)/ in his employer’s vault (4)/ No error (5)

9. He said that the performance of the Indian team
(1)/ was satisfactory at the international meet (2)/ and they learnt a lot from
(3)/ watching top seeded players through action at the grand slam (4)/ No error
(5)

10. Watching the exponential (1)/ talent of world
tennis (2)/ was the best things (3)/ to happen to him (4)/ No error (5)

Answers

1 (2)

2 (1)

3 (3)

4 (2)

5 (1)

6 (4)

7 (5)

8 (5)

9 (4)

10 (3)

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