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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 moral of the entire story is how money doesnt make you happy.

A. The moral of the entire story is how money doesnt make you happy.

B. The moral of the entire story is that money doesnt make you happy.

C. In this novel, its moral of the story is how money doesnt make you happy.

D. That money does not make you happy, is the entire moral of the story.

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B. The moral of the entire story is that money doesnt make you happy.


The clause that money doesnt make you happy is the predicate nominative of the verb is.

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The shopkeeper hadnt hardly any of those kind of goods.

A. The shopkeeper hadnt hardly any of those kind of goods.

B. The shopkeeper hadnt hardly any of those kinds of goods.

C. The shopkeeper had hardly any of those kind of goods.

D. The shopkeeper had hardly any of those kinds of goods.

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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. The only problem is that the wickets that are on offer for domestic cricket are hardly conducive for batsman.
B. It is here that BCCI needs to show the same will, as they have shown in making players play domestic cricket.
C. For years now, pitches have been prepared to suit the home teams strengths and that is fine so long as the pitch is not a lottery.
D. If one goes by the scores in some of the matches, especially Delhis games, then it is quite obvious that the pitches prepared are sub-standard and not conducive to a fair contest between bat and ball.

A. A only

B. B only

C. D only

D. C only

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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 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, 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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Identify the correct sentence or sentences. Check grammar, usage, semantics, mechanics, redundancy, punctuation, spelling and style elements.
A. Her memory played her false and she could not remember who had invented electricity.
B. Except Sudha and possibly our mother, all others have agreed to come back soon.
C. He did not know how to do the work in time.
D. I am wondering why are you tinkering with the wires; you might get a shock.

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. 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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If we cooperate together by dividing up the booty, we shall be able to work together smoothly in the future.

A. If we cooperate together by dividing up the booty, we shall be able to work together smoothly in the future.

B. If we cooperate by dividing up the booty, we shall be able to work together smoothly in the future.

C. If we cooperate by dividing up the booty together, we shall be able to work together smoothly in the future.

D. If we cooperate with each other by dividing the booty, we shall be able to work together smoothly in the future.

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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. In the long history of the world, only a few generations have been granted the role of defending freedom in its hour of maximum danger.
B. I do not believe that any of us would exchange places with any other people or any other generation.
C. The energy, the faith, the devotion which we bring to this endeavor will light our country and all who serve it.
D. The glow from that fire can truly light the world.

A. B only

B. A

C. C only

D. No error

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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 reason I came late to office today is because my car broke down.

A. The reason I came late to office today is because my car broke down.

B. Why I came late to office today is because my car broke down.

C. The reason I was late to office today is because my car broke down.

D. The reason I came late to office today is that my car broke down.

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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 the following questions, four different ways of writing a sentence are indicated. Choose the best way of writing the sentence.
A. Any action of government to reduce the systemic risk inherent in financial markets will also reduce the risks that private operators perceive and thereby encourage excessive hedging.
B. Any action by government to reduce the systemic risk inherent in financial markets will also reduce the risks that private operators perceive and thereby encourage excessive gambling.
C. Any action by government to reduce the systemic risk inherent due to financial markets will also reduce the risks that private operators perceive and thereby encourages excessive hedging.
D. Any action of government to reduce the systemic risk inherent in financial markets will also reduce the risks that private operators perceive and thereby encourages excessive gambling.

A. A

B. B

C. C

D. D

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Because of his tennis elbow injury, Pete Sampras has not and possibly never will be able to pick up the bat again.

A. Because of his tennis elbow injury, Pete Sampras has not and possibly never will be able to pick up the bat again.

B. Because of his tennis elbow injury, Pete Sampras has not and possibly will never be able to pick up the bat again.

C. Because of his tennis elbow injury, Pete Sampras has not been and possible never would be able to pick up the bat again.

D. Because of his tennis elbow injury, Pete Sampras has not been able to and possibly never will be able to pick up the bat again.

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

A. Business is changing so rapidly that those who can foresee the changing needs of the market will not only become rich but also create millions of jobs and transform our poor hierarchical society.

B. Business is changing so rapidly that not only those who can foresee the changing needs of the market will become rich but also create millions of jobs and transform our poor, hierarchical society.

C. Business is changing so rapidly that those who can foresee not only the changing needs of the market will become rich but also create million of jobs and transform our poor, hierarchical society.

D. Not only is business changing rapidly that those who can foresee the changing needs of the market will became rich but also create millions of jobs and transform our poor, hierarchical society.

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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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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 principal seldom ever wants to try and face the facts.

A. The principal seldom ever wants to try and face the facts.

B. The principal seldom if ever wants to try and face the facts.

C. The principal seldom ever wants to try to face the facts.

D. The principal seldom wants to the to face the facts.

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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. A symbiotic relationship develops among the contractors, bureaucracy and the politicians, and by a large number of devices costs are artificially escalated and black money is generated by underhand deals

B. A symbiotic relationship develops among contractors, bureaucracy and politicians, and costs are artificially escalated with a large number of devices and black money is generated through underhand deals.

C. A symbiotic relationship develops among contractors, bureaucracy and the politicians, and by a large number of devices costs are artificially escalated and black money is generated on underhand deals.

D. A symbiotic relationship develops among the contractors, bureaucracy and politicians, and by large number of devices costs are artificially escalated and black money is generated by underhand deals.

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GT has many good faculties who are very good in their respective subjects and you can go to them anytime and discuss about your problems. Once the English faculty discussed about an idiom and asked us to translate it word to word.

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. Mary returned the dress to the store, which was torn at one of the seams.
B. We enjoy meeting people having different interests.
C. Obstinate and surly, the managers attitude alienated his employees.
D. As with other children in her neighborhood who were home-schooled, Joan sometimes missed being in a classroom with her peers.

A. B

B. C

C. A and D

D. None of these

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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 distinctive feature of tariffs and export subsidies is that they create difference of prices at which goods are traded on the world market and their price within a local market

B. The distinctive feature of tariffs and export subsidies is that they create a difference of prices at which goods are traded with the world market and their prices in the local market.

C. The distinctive feature of tariffs and export subsidies is that they create a difference between prices at which goods are traded on the world market and their prices within a local market.

D. The distinctive feature of tariffs and export subsidies is that they create a difference across prices at which goods are traded with the world market and their prices within a local market.

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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. Any organisation, large or small, trades with many different people and companies

B. Any organization, large or small, trade with many different peoples and companies

C. Any organization, large or small, trade with many different people and company

D. Any organisation, large or small, trades with many different people and companies

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When one reads the Hindi literature of the twentieth century, you find a striking contrast between the writings of Munshi Premchand and later day writers of popular Hindi fiction.

A. When one reads the Hindi literature of the twentieth century, you find a striking contrast between the writings of Munshi Premchand and later day writers of popular Hindi fiction.

B. When you read the Hindi literature of the twentieth century, one finds a striking contrast between the writings of Munshi Premchand and later day writers of popular Hindi fiction.

C. When one reads the Hindi literature of the twentieth century, he finds a striking contrast between the writings of Munshi Premchand and later day writers of popular Hindi fiction.

D. If one reads the Hindi literature of the twentieth century, you find a striking contrast between the writings of Munshi Premchand and later day writers of popular Hindi fiction.

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Then they told me to take the name a corporate personality who is engaged in many charities and I said Narayan Murthy, but they said, Your answer is wide off the mark.

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, four different ways of writing a sentence are indicated. Choose the best way of writing the sentence.
A. The Union Budget is aiming to provide access to masses and encourage private participation to set up or expand existing facilities.
B. The Union Budget is aiming at providing access to masses and encouraging private participation for setting or expanding existing facilities.
C. The Union Budget aims to provide access to masses and encourage private participation to setting up or expanding existing facilities.
D. The Union Budget aims at provision of access to masses and encourage private participation to set up or expand existing facilities.

A. A

B. B

C. C

D. D

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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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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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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 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 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 average male investor expects to see all his investment stocks moving up, and they are often disappointed.

B. The people in my country are smaller than in other countries

C. The number of failures of product in final quality inspection are increasing every year.

D. Before restructuring a firm, the CEO must consider the employees.

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

A. The teachers will be able to visit our schools and compare our teaching methods to their own.

B. The teacher will be able to pay a visit to our schools and compare teaching methods for their own.

C. The teachers will be able to visit our schools and compare our teaching methods with their own.

D. The teachers will be able to visit our and compare their teaching method with their own.