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Q1.
Correct the Errors:
Directions : Find the error,if any in the following sentences.

The woman that had (1)/ kidnapped a child has now (2)/ been apprehended and is being (3)/ held in the city's jail(4)/ No errors (5)
1) 1 2) 2
3) 3 4) 4
5)5
Answer : 1
Explanation : "that had" should be " who had kidnapped".
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Q2.
Directions :Find the error,if any in the following sentences.

The discrete inquiry revealed (1)/ that his involvement in (2)/ the fraud cases have been (3)/ more what was first guessed. (4)/ No errors (5)
1) 1 2) 2
3) 3 4) 4
5)5
Answer : 3
Explanation : "the fraud cases have been" should be "has been" because of third person singular number.
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Q3.
Directions :Find the error,if any in the following sentences.

The cost of the constructing (1)/ houses are increased (2)/ because of the high (3)/ price of cement.(4)/ No errors (5)
1) 1 2) 2
3) 3 4) 4
5)5
Answer : 2
Explanation :  "houses are increased" should be  "houses have increased " . Present perfect tense is the result of a past action in the present.
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Q4.
Directions :Find the error,if any in the following sentences.

The tax entry between India and Japan (1)/ have  been amended and we (2)/ shall be able to obtain information(3)/ any bank account by next month.(4)/ No errors (5) 
1) 1 2) 2
3) 3 4) 4
5)5
Answer : 1
Explanation : "have  been amended " should be "has been amended".
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Q5.
Directions :Find the error,if any in the following sentences.

Each of the survivors of the Tsunami (1)/ have been offered free (2)/ psychological consultation to ease their trauma, (3)/ by some of the top consultants.(4)/ No errors (5).
1) 1 2) 2
3) 3 4) 4
5)5
Answer : 2
Explanation : "have been " should be  "has been" .
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Q6.
Directions :Find the error,if any in the following sentences.


One of the disadvantage (1)/ of fixed deposit schemes (2)/ is that banks offer (3)/ low rates of interest.(4)/ No error.
1) 1 2) 2
3) 3 4) 4
5)None of these
Answer : 1
Explanation :  disadvantage should be  disadvantages
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Q7.
Directions : Rearrange the following six sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E), and (F) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below them.

(A) The group of Egyptians provided answers to all his questions as they were impressed by the visitor's keen observation and intellectual curiosity.
(B) From time to time he glanced at the map in his guide book to make sure that he was following them accurately.
(C) All these efforts were directed towards his goal to write a book on the various places he saw and the people he met.
(D) On one bright day, a famous traveller and writer from the west was listening to a group of Egyptians who described to him the wonders of their country.
(E) Back in his room he industriously set down his facts and his impressions in an elaborate file of notes.
(F) Repeatedly he interrupted with pertinent questions about Egyptian antiquities or local customs or the latest crisis in the Middle East.

Which of the following would be the LAST (SIXTH) sentence after rearrangement ?
1) A 2) B
3) C 4) D
Answer : C
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Q8.
Directions : Rearrange the following six sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E), and (F) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below them.

(A) The group of Egyptians provided answers to all his questions as they were impressed by the visitor's keen observation and intellectual curiosity.
(B) From time to time he glanced at the map in his guide book to make sure that he was following them accurately.
(C) All these efforts were directed towards his goal to write a book on the various places he saw and the people he met.
(D) On one bright day, a famous traveller and writer from the west was listening to a group of Egyptians who described to him the wonders of their country.
(E) Back in his room he industriously set down his facts and his impressions in an elaborate file of notes.
(F) Repeatedly he interrupted with pertinent questions about Egyptian antiquities or local customs or the latest crisis in the Middle East.

Which of the following would be the SECOND sentence after rearrangement ?
1) A 2) B
3) F 4) D
5)E
Answer : F
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Q9.
Directions : Rearrange the following six sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E), and (F) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below them.

(A) The group of Egyptians provided answers to all his questions as they were impressed by the visitor's keen observation and intellectual curiosity.
(B) From time to time he glanced at the map in his guide book to make sure that he was following them accurately.
(C) All these efforts were directed towards his goal to write a book on the various places he saw and the people he met.
(D) On one bright day, a famous traveller and writer from the west was listening to a group of Egyptians who described to him the wonders of their country.
(E) Back in his room he industriously set down his facts and his impressions in an elaborate file of notes.
(F) Repeatedly he interrupted with pertinent questions about Egyptian antiquities or local customs or the latest crisis in the Middle East.

Which of the following would be the FIFTH sentence after rearrangement ?

1) A 2) B
3) C 4) D
5)E
Answer : B
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Q10.
Directions : Rearrange the following six sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E), and (F) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below them.

(A) The group of Egyptians provided answers to all his questions as they were impressed by the visitor's keen observation and intellectual curiosity.
(B) From time to time he glanced at the map in his guide book to make sure that he was following them accurately.
(C) All these efforts were directed towards his goal to write a book on the various places he saw and the people he met.
(D) On one bright day, a famous traveller and writer from the west was listening to a group of Egyptians who described to him the wonders of their country.
(E) Back in his room he industriously set down his facts and his impressions in an elaborate file of notes.
(F) Repeatedly he interrupted with pertinent questions about Egyptian antiquities or local customs or the latest crisis in the Middle East.

Which of the following would be the SECOND sentence after rearrangement ?
1) A 2) B
3) F 4) D
Answer : F
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