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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

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


Option (a) is clearly wrong (their, rather there); (b) Course; (c) Cultures;

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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.
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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Except for you and I, everyone brought a present for the little birthday girl.

A. Except for him and I, everyone brought a present for the little birthday girl

B. With the exception of you and I, everyone brought a present for the little birthday girl

C. Except for you and I, everyone had brought a present for the little birthday girl

D. Except for you and me, everyone brought present for the little birthday girl

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

A. Could you give me the amount that you filled out in the check which was sent?

B. Could you give me the amount what you filled out in the check you sent?

C. Could you give me the amount for which you filled out in the check you sent?

D. Could you give me the amount wherein you filled out in the check you sent?

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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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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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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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GT material goes under continuous upgradation every year.

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, 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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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 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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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 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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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 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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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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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. 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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For each statement there are four different sentences given below it. Pick out the one that most appropriately conveys the meaning of the statement.
When one travels by Air Sitara you often find that the prices are high and that the journey experience is extremely poor.

A. When one travels by Air Sitara you often find that the prices are high and that the journey experience is extremely poor.

B. When you travel by Air Sitara one often finds that the prices are high and that the journey experience is extremely poor.

C. As you travel by Air Sitara you often find that the prices are high and that the journey experience is extremely poor.

D. If you travel by Air Sitara you often find that the prices are high and that the journey experience is extremely poor.

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

A. Ever since the sting operation, there has been much opposition from they who maintain that it had been an unathorised act.

B. ever since the sting operation, there has been much opposition from they who maintain that it was an unauthorised act.

C. Ever since the sting operation, there has been much opposition from they who maintain that it was an unauthorised act.

D. Ever since the sting operation , there has been much opposition from those maintaining that it was an unauthorised act.

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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 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 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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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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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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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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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. 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