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Q61.
He not only comes (1)/ here for having lunch (2)/ but also for having a glimpse of (3)/ the beautiful sales girls (4) No errors (5)
1) 1 2) 2
3) 3 4) 4
5)5
Answer : 1
Explanation :  remove not only
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Q62.
Mr. John was not (1)/ so well versed in French (2)/ that they (3)/ had expected (4) No errors (5)
1) 1 2) 2
3) 3 4) 4
5)5
Answer : 3
Explanation : ‘as’ in place of ‘that’.
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Q63.
Directions : Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical/idiomatic/spelling mistake/error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. Mark the number of that part with error as your answer. If there is no error, mark (5). 

When he had been (1)/ walked along the road (2)/ a wild and ferocious dog (3)/ hit him hard and knocked him down (4)/ No error (5).
1) 1 2) 2
3) 3 4) 4
5)5
Answer : 2
Explanation :

The structure of Past Perfect Continuous is

Subject + had been + verb +ing 

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Q64.
Directions : Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical/idiomatic/spelling mistake/error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the s.entence. Mark the number of that part with error as your answer. If there is no error, mark (5). 

That boy possess (1)/ three beautiful pens (2)/ but he would not (3)/ show them to anyone (4)/ No error (5) 
1) 1 2) 2
3) 3 4) 4
5)5
Answer : 1
Explanation :  'That boy possesses' is the correct usage, as the verb must agree with its subject in number and person
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Q65.
Directions: Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical/idiomatic/spelling mistake/error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. Mark the number of that part with error as your answer. If there is no error, mark (5). 

It was clear from the way (1)/ they were behaving (2)/ that they had been (3)/ lost their senses (4)/ No error (5).
1) 1 2) 2
3) 3 4) 4
Answer : 3
Explanation :

Past Perfect Tense will be used. The structure is : Subject + had + past participle 

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Q66.
Directions : In each sentence below are given four words which are numbered (1), (2), (3) and (4) and printed in bold type, one of which may be either inappropriate in the context of the sentence or wrongly spelt. The number of that word is the answer. If all the four words are appropriate and also correctly spelt mark (5) i.e., "All correct, as the answer.

He was fortunately (1 )/to acquire (2)/plenty (3)/of money in the business. (4)/AII correct (5)
[BSRB Baroda Clerical Exam. 27.04.1997] 
1) 1 2) 2
3) 3 4) 4
5)5
Answer : 5
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Q67.
Directions : In each sentence below are given four words which are numbered (1), (2), (3) and (4) and printed in bold type, one of which may be either inappropriate in the context of the sentence or wrongly spelt. The number of that word is the answer. If all the four words are appropriate and also correctly spelt mark (5) i.e., "All correct, as the answer.

There is a significant (1) rice (2)/in the prices of essential (3) commodities. (4)/AII correct (5)
1) 1 2) 2
3) 3 4) 4
5)5
Answer : 2
Explanation : Use rise and not rice.
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Q68.
Directions : In each sentence below are given four words which are numbered (1), (2), (3) and (4) and printed in bold type, one of which may be either inappropriate in the context of the sentence or wrongly spelt. The number of that word is the answer. If all the four words are appropriate and also correctly spelt mark (5) i.e., "All correct, as the answer.

In developing (1)/ countries there is increesing (2)/ concern for fostering (3)/ human potential. (4)/ All correct (5)

[United Bank of India Clerk Exam, 24.07.2005]
1) 1 2) 2
3) 3 4) 4
5)5
Answer : 2
Explanation : The correct spelling is in-creasing.
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Q69.
Directions : In each sentence below are given four words which are numbered (1), (2), (3) and (4) and printed in bold type, one of which may be either inappropriate in the context of the sentence or wrongly spelt. The number of that word is the answer. If all the four words are appropriate and also correctly spelt mark (5) i.e., "All correct, as the answer.

Almost all risk-taking (1)/ work involve (2)/ decision (3)/ making under uncertainty. (4)/ All correct(5)
1) 1 2) 2
3) 3 4) 4
5)5
Answer : 1
Explanation : The appropriate word should be risky instead of risk-taking .
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Q70.
Directions : In each sentence below are given four words which are numbered (1), (2), (3) and (4) and printed in bold type, one of which may be either inappropriate in the context of the sentence or wrongly spelt. The number of that word is the answer. If all the four words are appropriate and also correctly spelt mark (5) i.e., "All correct, as the answer.

The importanse (1)/ given to content-oriented approach has af-fected (2)/ the methodology (3)/ of this project. (4)/ All correct (5)' .

1) 1 2) 2
3) 3 4) 4
5)5
Answer : 1
Explanation : The correct spelling is "importance" instead of "importanse" .
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