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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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D. He got his daughter married.


Blunder big mistake. I is verbose/ error of redundancy word. She does not know how to swim.

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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. Where the problems arises is when we decide that we already know what it takes to do a job.
B. Where the problems arise is when we have decided we already know what it takes to do a job.
C. Where the problems arise is when we decide that we already know what it takes to do a job.
D. Where the problems arise is when we decide that we have already known what it takes to do a job.

A. A

B. B

C. C

D. D

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In each question, there are five sentences or parts of sentences that form a paragraph. Identify the sentence(s) or part(s) of sentence(s) that is/are correct in terms of grammar and usage. Then, choose the most appropriate option.
A. So once an economy is actually in recession,
B. the authorities can, in principle, move the economy.
C. out of slump - assuming hypothetically.
D. that they know how to - by a temporary stimuli.
E. In the longer term, however, such policies have no affect on the overall behaviour of the economy.

A. A, B & E

B. B, C & E

C. C & D

D. A & B

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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. It was thought that freedom and prosperity would spread gradually throughout the word 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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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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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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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.

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Of all the persons I have ever met, Arjit is the most remarkable person.

A. Of all the persons I have ever met, Arjit is the most remarkable person.

B. Arjit is the most remarkable person of all the persons I have ever met.

C. Of all the persons I have ever met, Arjit is the most remarkable person.

D. Of all the persons I have ever met, Arjit is the most remarkable.

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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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In the following questions, four different ways of writing a sentence are indicated. Choose the best way of writing the sentence.
A. As I sat on the park bench enjoying the cool night air and gazing at the people who were taking a break from the tensions of the world, two young lovers passed by me.
B. As I sat on the park bench and was enjoying the cool night air and gazing at the people who were took a break from the tensions of the world, two young lovers passed by me.
C. As I was sitting on the park bench and was enjoying the cool night air and was gazing at the people who were taking a break from the tensions of the world, two young lovers passed me by.
D. As I sat on the park bench enjoying the cool night air and had been gazing at the people who were taking a break from the tensions of the world, two young lovers passed me by.

A. A

B. B

C. C

D. 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. 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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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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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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Identify the correct sentence or sentences. Check grammar, usage, semantics, mechanics, redundancy, punctuation, spelling and style elements.
A. Like a woman I once met on the bus, the hostess attire was somewhat flamboyant.
B. The tycoon contributed more to the candidates campaign than anyone else in the industry.
C. Unaccustomed to being spontaneous, Jill couldnt decide whether she should be spending her bonus on a new computer.
D. The new mother spent most of the day worrying over her sons safety.

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.
With the exception of Dipanjan and I, everyone in the class finished the assignment before the teacher came.

A. With the exception of Dipanjan and I, everyone in the class finished the assignment before the teacher came.

B. With the exception of Dipanjan and me, every-1 one in the class finished the assignment before the teacher came.

C. With the exception of Dipanjan and me, eveiy-1 one in the class had finished the assignment before the teacher came.

D. With the exception of Dipanjan and I, everyona in the class had finished the assignment type the bell rang.

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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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In the following questions, four different ways of writing a sentence are indicated. Choose the best way of writing the sentence.
A. From the sixteenth century onwards, people started feeling disdainful and self-conscious about their body and its products that led to a heightened focus on emotional and bodily regulations.
B. The heightened focus on controlling the body and emotions comes from disdain and self-consciousness about the body and its products, found in the sixteenth century.
C. From the sixteenth century onwards, a growing disdain for and self-consciousness about the body and its products took hold, leading to a heightened focus on emotional and bodily regulation.
D. The heightened focus on emotional and bodily regulations started from the sixteenth century onwards, when people felt disdain and self-consciousness about the body and its products.

A. D

B. C

C. B

D. A

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

A. Are these gloves belonging to you? she asked.

B. Does this gloves belong to you? she asked.

C. Do these gloves belongs to you? she asked.

D. Do these gloves belong to you? she aksed.

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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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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 some Indians look at where they are going, it can be seen that our goal is money.

A. If some Indians look at where they are going, it can be seen that our goal is money.

B. If some Indians look back to where they are going, it can be seen that our goal is money.

C. If some Indians look at where they are going, it can be seen that their goal is money.

D. If some Indians look at where they are going, they can see that their goal is money.

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

A. In the course of there journey, they were able to absolve a lot of local cultures

B. In the coarse of their journey, they were able to absorb a lot of local culture

C. In the course of their journey, they were able to observe a lot of local cultures

D. In the course of their journey, they were able to observe a lot of the local culture