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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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A. D


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Identify the correct sentence or sentences. Check grammar, usage, semantics, mechanics, redundancy, punctuation, spelling and style elements.
A. The quick-witted hostess pitched a tent over the garden party, a way to protect the guests from the imminent rain.
B. Similar in so many ways, the parents were still able to distinguish between the twins.
C. Based on the recent decline in enrollment, the admissions office decided to reevaluate its recruitment strategies.
D. Unaccustomed to the rigors of college life, Jamess grades dropped.

A. B

B. C

C. A and D

D. None of these

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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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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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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 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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For each statement there are four different sentences given below it. Pick out the one that most appropriately conveys the meaning of the statement.
Not only was he efficient but also welcoming in nature.

A. He not only was competent but also friendly in nature.

B. Not only was he competent but also friendly in nature.

C. He not only was competent but friendly too in nature.

D. He was not only competent but also friendly in nature.

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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. 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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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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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

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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.
The Manager would like you to help him locate the default.

A. If you help him locate the default, the Manager would like you.

B. The Manager desires that you should provide him the necessary assistance to locate the default.

C. The Manager feels that if you do not help him the fault will not be located.

D. The Manager expects that the default should be located only with your help.

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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. He must again learn to invoke the energy of growing things and to recognise, 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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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 soldiers were told to take a long arduous hike, pitch their camps, have dinner, and that they should be in bed by 10 p.m.

A. The soldiers were told to take a long arduous hike, pitch their camps, have dinner, and that they should be in bed by 10 p.m.

B. The soldiers were told to take an arduous hike, pitch their camps, have dinner, and that they should be in bed by 10 p.m.

C. The soldiers were told to take a long arduous hike, pitch camp, have dinner, and be in bed by 10 p.m.

D. The soldiers were told to take a long arduous hike, pitching their camps, have dinner, and be in bed by 10 p.m.

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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, 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, four different ways of writing a sentence are indicated. Choose the best way of writing the sentence.
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.

A. A

B. B

C. C

D. D

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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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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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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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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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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, 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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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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The process by which the community influences the actions of its members is known as social control

A. The process by which the community influences the actions of its members is known social control.

B. The process by which the community influence the actions of its members is known as social control.

C. The process by which the community goes about influencing the actions of its members is known as social control.

D. The process by which the community influences the actions of its members is known as social control.

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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. According to a new research from the University of Exeter, England, women being on top of the ladder are promoted into risky and precarious leadership positions where the chances of failures is high.

B. According to new research from the University of Exeter, England, women are being promoted at the top of the ladder into risky and precarious leadership positions where the chance of failure is high.

C. According to a new research from the University of Exeter, England, women at the top of the ladder are being promoted into risky and precarious leadership positions where the chance of failure is high.

D. Women at the top of the ladder are being promoted for risky and precarious leadership positions where the chance of failures is high, according to a new research from the University of Exeter, England.

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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.
Unless they reverse present policies immediately, the world may suffer irreversible damage from the unregulated use of Bio weapons.

A. Unless they reverse present policies immediately, the world may suffer irreversible damage from the unregulated use of Bio weapons.

B. Unless present policies are reversed immediately, the world may suffer irreversible damage from the unregulated use of Bio weapons.

C. Unless present policies are reversed, the world may suffer irreversible damage by the unregulated use of Bio weapons.

D. Unless present policies are reversed, the world may suffer irreversible damage through the unregulated use of Bio weapons.

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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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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.