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Each question consists of four sentences. Some sentences are grammatically incorrect or inappropriate. Select the option that indicates these grammatically incorrect and inappropriate sentence(s).
A. I remember seeing a full page advertisement with a bright background colour.
B. The only other item on the page was a very small line of type in a lighter shade of the same colour.
C. Since I can still recall the ad, it must made an impression.
D. Using colour to impact your design works best when it involves the unexpected or extreme.

A. C only

B. B only

C. D only

D. No error

Correct Answer :

A. C only


In C part the correct sentence is it must make an impression.

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For each statement there are four different sentences given below it. Pick out the one that most appropriately conveys the meaning of the statement.
The twelve-hour work day not only has been reduced to one of ten hours but also, in some lines of work, to below eight hours.

A. The twelve-hour work day not only has been reduced to one of ten hours but also, in some lines of work, to below eight hours.

B. Not only has the twelve-hour work day been reduced to one of ten hours but also, in some lines of work, to below eight hours.

C. The twelve-hour work day has not only been reduced to one of ten hours but also, in some lines of work, to below eight hours.

D. The twelve-hour work day has been reduced not only to one of ten hours but also, in some lines of work, to below eight hours.

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In the following questions, a sentence is written in four different ways. Choose the option which gives the most effective and grammatically correct sentence. Pay attention to grammar, word choice and sentence construction.
He is sure to receive his pay. It is due to him. Why then does he worry?

A. Why does he worry, till he is sure to receive his pay due to him?

B. Why should he worry as the pay due to him is sure to be received?

C. Why does he worry as he should be sure to receive the pay due to him?

D. None of the above sentences is correct.

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In each question, a sentence is written in four different ways. Choose the option which gives the most effective and grammatically correct sentence. Pay attention to grammar, word choice and sentence construction.

A. He made a blunder mistake.

B. I have learnt this lesson word by word.

C. She does not know swimming.

D. He got his daughter married.

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The Indian cricket teams winning its first game of the 2007 World Cup excited the fans of the team.

A. The Indian cricket teams winning its first game of the 2007 World Cup excited the fans of the team.

B. The Indian cricket team having won its first game of the 2007 World Cup, excited the fans of the team.

C. The Indian cricket teams having won its first game of the 2007 World Cup excited the fans of the team.

D. The Indian cricket teams winning its first game of the 2007 World Cup excited the fans of the team.

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In the following questions, a sentence is written in four different ways. Choose the option which gives the most effective and grammatically correct sentence. Pay attention to grammar, word choice and sentence construction.
The trend toward a decrease in the working hours is already evident in the longer weekend given to employees in many multinational organisations.

A. The trend toward a decrease in the working hours is all ready evident in the longer weekend given to employees in many multinational organisations.

B. The trend toward a decrease in the working hours is already evident in the longer weekend given to employees in many multinational organisations.

C. The trend toward decrease in the working hours is already evident in the longer weekend given to employees in many multinational organisation.

D. The trend toward a decrease in the working hours is all in already evident in the longer weekend given to employees in many multinational organisations.

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For each statement there are four different sentences given below it. Pick out the one that most appropriately conveys the meaning of the statement.
If she were to win the Olympic medal, I for one would be surprised.

A. If she were to win the Olympic medal, I for one would be surprised.

B. If she were to go on to win the Olympic medal, I for one would be surprised.

C. If she becomes the winner of the Olympic medal, I for one would be surprised.

D. In the event that she would win the Olympic medal, I for one would be surprised.

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In each question, a sentence is written in four different ways. Choose the option which gives the most effective and grammatically correct sentence. Pay attention to grammar, word choice and sentence construction.

A. He must again learn to invoke the energy of growing things and to recognize, that one can be taking from the earth and the atmosphere only so much as one puts back into them, as did the ancient in India centuries ago.

B. As did the ancient in India centuries ago, he must again learn to invoke the energy of growing things and to recognize that one can take from the earth and the atmosphere, only so much as they put into them.

C. He must again learn to invoke the energy of growing things and to recognize, as did the ancient in India centuries ago, that one can take from the earth and the atmosphere, only so much as one puts back into them.

D. He must again learn, as did the ancient in India centuries ago, to invoke the energy of growing things and to recognize, that one can be taking from the earth and the atmosphere, only so much as one puts back into them.

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GT is very strict about its schedule. It will never postpone or prepone any class.

A. the sentence has one error.

B. the sentence has two errors.

C. the sentence has three errors.

D. the sentence has four or more errors.

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Identify the correct sentence or sentences. Check grammar, usage, semantics, mechanics, redundancy, punctuation, spelling and style elements.
A. Julia was able to climb the tree so fast as her brothers.
B. The blue dress looks more flattering on you than the red one.
C. Three times more students attended the prom this year than last year.
D. Joe went to bed early because his will to succeed in the race the following morning was greater than playing pool with his friends.

A. B

B. C

C. A and D

D. None of these

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For each statement there are four different sentences given below it. Pick out the one that most appropriately conveys the meaning of the statement.
Depending on skillful suggestion, argument is seldom used in advertising.

A. Depending on skillful suggestion, argument is seldom used in advertising.

B. Argument is seldom used by advertisers, who depend on skillful suggestion instead.

C. Skillfull suggestion is depended on by advertisers instead of argumentation.

D. Suggestion, which is skillful, is used in place of argumentation by advertisers.

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Each question consists of four sentences. Some sentences are grammatically incorrect or inappropriate. Select the option that indicates these grammatically incorrect and inappropriate sentence(s).
A. Harish told Raj to pled guilty.
B. Raj pleaded guilty of stealing money from the shop.
C. The court found Raj guilty of all the crimes he was charged with.
D. He was sentenced for three years in jail.

A. A and B

B. B and D

C. A, C and D

D. B, C and D

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In each question, a sentence is written in four different ways. Choose the option which gives the most effective and grammatically correct sentence. Pay attention to grammar, word choice and sentence construction.

A. The main problem with the notion of price discrimination is that it is not always a bad thing, but that it is the monopolist who has the power to decide who is charged what price

B. The main problem with the notion of price discrimination is not that it is always a bad thing, it is the monopolist who has the power to decide who is charged what price.

C. The main problem with the notion of price discrimination is not that it is always a bad thing, but that it is the monopolist who has the power to decide who is charged what price.

D. The main problem with the notion of price discrimination is not it is always a bad thing, but that it is the monopolist who has the power to decide who is charged what price.

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In the following questions, a sentence is written in four different ways. Choose the option which gives the most effective and grammatically correct sentence. Pay attention to grammar, word choice and sentence construction.

A. It was thought that freedom and prosperity would spread gradually throughout the world through an orderly process, and it was hoped that tyranny and injustice would continually diminish.

B. It was gradually thought that throughout the world, freedom and prosperity would spread through an orderly process, and it was hoped that tyranny and injustice would continually diminish.

C. Through an orderly process, it was thought that freedom and prosperity would spread gradually throughout the world, and it was hoped that tyranny and injustice would continually diminish.

D. It was thought, through an orderly process that freedom and prosperity would spread gradually throughout the world and it was hoped that tyranny and injustice would continually diminish.

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Identify the correct sentence or sentences. Check grammar, usage, semantics, mechanics, redundancy, punctuation, spelling and style elements.
A. Sam was away on vacation longer than his friends.
B. Most of the audience did not enjoy the concert, likening it to grinding up metal.
C. Owning a car is still Dans goal, like that of his parents when they were his age.
D. Covering the floors with tiles costs twice as much as linoleum.

A. B

B. C

C. A and D

D. None of these

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Had he realised how close he was to failing, he would not have gone to the party.

A. Had he realised how close he was to failing, he would not have gone to the party.

B. If he would have realised how close he was to failing, he would not have gone to the party.

C. Had he had realised how close he was to failing, he would not have gone to the party.

D. When he realized how close he was to failing, he did not go to the party.

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For each statement there are four different sentences given below it. Pick out the one that most appropriately conveys the meaning of the statement.
Should you need a duplicate licence you must submit an application along with a copy of your ration card.

A. Unless you submit an application along with a copy of your ration card you will not get a duplicate licence.

B. You should require a duplicate license if you submit an application along with a copy of your ration card.

C. If you submit your application along with your ration card you do not need duplicate license.

D. If you submit an application along with your ration card you will get only a license.

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Using it wisely, leisure promotes health, long life, efficiency, and happiness.

A. Using it wisely, leisure promotes health, long life, efficiency, and happiness.

B. If used wisely, leisure promotes health, long life, efficiency, and happiness.

C. Having used it wisely, leisure promotes health, long life, efficiency, and happiness.

D. If it is used wisely, leisure promotes health, long life, efficiency, and happiness.

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For each statement there are four different sentences given below it. Pick out the one that most appropriately conveys the meaning of the statement.
Crossing the street, a bus almost crushed us to death.

A. Crossing the street, a bus almost crushed us to death.

B. A bus almost crushed us, crossing the street.

C. As we crossed the street, a bus almost crushed us.

D. A bus, crossing the street, almost crushed us.

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They asked me about eve-teasing and its consequences in our society. I said it promoted many a problems in our society.

A. the sentence has one error.

B. the sentence has two errors.

C. the sentence has three errors.

D. the sentence has four or more errors.

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In the following questions, only one statement is grammatically correct. Identify the correct one.

A. Your advise does not seem to have had any effect

B. Your advice do not seems to have had any effect

C. Your advice do not seem to have had any effect

D. Your advise does not seem to have had any effects

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In the following questions, four different ways of writing a sentence are indicated. Choose the best way of writing the sentence.
A. Burger King is planning to expand their product baskets by including low-calorie diet for health conscious consumers, faced with a growing backlash against processed food products.
B. Faced with a growing backlash against processed food products in the West, Burger King is including low-calorie diet for health conscious consumers and planning to expand its product basket.
C. Including low-calorie diet for health conscious consumers and faced with a growing backlash against processed food products in the West, Burger King is planning to expand his product basket.
D. Faced with a growing backlash against processed food products in the West, Burger King is planning to expand its product basket by including low-calorie diet for health conscious consumers.

A. A

B. B

C. C

D. D

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If he was to decide to go to college, one would ommend that he plan to go to × 42, Ahmedabad.

A. If he was to decide to go to college, one would 1 recommend that he plan to go to: × 42, Ahmedabad.

B. If he were to decide to go to college, opej would recommend that he plan to go to × 42, Ahmedabad.

C. Had he decided to go to college, one would recommend that plan to go to × 42, Ahmedabad.

D. In the event that he decides to go to college one would recommend that plan to go to × 42, Ahmedabad.

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In the following questions, only one statement is grammatically correct. Identify the correct one.

A. For the first time in our history, the new millionaires are looked up with pride and even reverence for they are a new meritocracy who are creating value by innovating in the global knowledge economy.

B. For the first time in our history, the new millionaires are looked on with pride and even reverence for they are a new meritocracy who are creating values by innovating in the global knowledge economy.

C. For the first time in our history, the new millionaires are looked up to with pride and even reverence for they are a new meritocracy who are creating value by innovating in the global knowledge economy.

D. For the first time in our history, the new millionaires are looked up with pride and even reverence for they are a new meritocracy who are creating values by innovating in the global knowledge economy.

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In each question, a sentence is written in four different ways. Choose the option which gives the most effective and grammatically correct sentence. Pay attention to grammar, word choice and sentence construction.

A. Returning home from the dinner, we were annoyed to find that the porch light is broken again.

B. If you keep on losing your composure on minor issues, that isnt going to get you no where

C. In the meeting, Mr. Mehta informed the executives that they have to fulfill the target regardless of the stringency of the deadline

D. The call for the assembly was very disappointing, as we havent hardly initiated our discussion on a new venture outside the main conference bloc.

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In the following questions, only one statement is grammatically correct. Identify the correct one.

A. She was one of the first authors to point at the importance of womens subsistence activities particularly in rural areas in predominantly agricultural countries, and the underestimation of such activities in the conventional method of national income accounting.

B. She was one of the first authors to point out the importance of womens subsistence activities particularly in rural areas in predominantly agricultural countries, and such underestimation of activities in the conventional method of national income accounting.

C. She was one of the first authors to point at the importance of womens subsistence activities, particularly in rural areas in predominantly agricultural countries, and such underestimation of activities in the conventional method of national income accounting.

D. She was one of the first authors to point out the importance of womens subsistence activities in predominantly agricultural countries, and the underestimation of such activities in the conventional methods of national income accounting.

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In the following questions, four different ways of writing a sentence are indicated. Choose the best way of writing the sentence.
A. Creativity in any field is regarded not only as valuable for itself but also as a service to the nation.
B. Creativity in any field is not regarded only as valuable on its own, but also as a service to the nation.
C. Creativity, in any field, is not only regarded as valuable, but also as a service to the nation.
D. Creativity in any field is regarded not only as valuable in itself but also as a service to the nation.

A. D

B. C

C. A

D. B

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For each statement there are four different sentences given below it. Pick out the one that most appropriately conveys the meaning of the statement.

A. Seating arrangements influenced the kind of interaction that takes place

B. seating arrangementss influence the kind of interaction that takes place

C. Seating arrangements influence the kind of interactions that take place

D. Seating arrangements influence the kind of interaction that take place

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In each of the following questions, one or more of the sentences is/are incorrect. Identify the incorrect sentence(s).
A. As the growing economy makes increasing demands on infrastructure inputs, these problems could worsen in the coming year.
B. Therefore, addressing infrastructure gaps needs to doing our topmost priority next year.
C. The second risk lies in the global macroeconomic imbalances, reflected in the twin deficits of the US and rising surpluses of Asia.
D. The longer these imbalances have persisted, the greater has become the risk of a disruptive correction.

A. A only

B. B only

C. D only

D. C only

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In the following questions, four different ways of writing a sentence are indicated. Choose the best way of writing the sentence.
A. The main problem with the notion of price discrimination is that it is not always a bad thing, but that it is the monopolist who has the power to decide who is charged what price.
B. The main problem with the notion of price discrimination is not that it is always a bad thing, it is the monopolist who has the power to decide who is charged what price.
C. The main problem with the notion of price discrimination is not that it is always a bad thing, but that it is the monopolist who has the power to decide who is charged what price.
D. The main problem with the notion of price discrimination is not it is always a bad thing, but that it is the monopolist who has the power to decide who is charged what price.

A. A

B. B

C. C

D. D

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Identify the correct sentence or sentences. Check grammar, usage, semantics, mechanics, redundancy, punctuation, spelling and style elements.
A. Upon entering the restaurant, the ma�tre dh�tel handed us a menu.
B. Working diligently and carefully, the faucet was fixed in no time at all.
C. Employing ground breaking techniques in alternative medicine, the patients health improved in a few days.
D. David tried a handful of desserts from the table, which ultimately gave him an upset stomach.

A. B

B. C

C. A and D

D. None of these