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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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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.


In this question the position of not only has been changed. The correlative conjunction not only ... but also is placed immediately before the two things joined. Here the two things are becoming rich and creating millions of jobs. Choice (a) alone conveys this idea. Choice (b) leads us to believe not only those ... but also some others. Choice (c) implies different aspects of the market and choice (d) implies something else is changing along with business.

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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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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. 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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Having bowed our heads, the priest in the temple led us in prayer.

A. Having bowed our heads, the priest in the temple led us in prayer.

B. After we bowed our heads, the priest in the temple led us in prayer.

C. After we had bowed our heads, the priest in the temple led us in prayer.

D. After having bowed our head, the priest in the temple led us in prayer.

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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, only one statement is grammatically correct. Identify the correct one.

A. I have completed the work yesterday.

B. I did completed the work yesterday.

C. I have had completed the work yesterday.

D. I completed the work yesterday.

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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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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 entire cast and crew of the film, enjoyed splashing in the pool, bathing in the ocean, and, particularly, to sun bathe on the shore.

A. The entire cast and crew of the film, enjoyed splashing in the pool, bathing in the ocean, and, particularly, to sun bathe on the shore.

B. The entire cast and crew of the film, enjoyed splashing in the pool, to have a bath in the ocean, and, particularly to sun bathe on the shore.

C. The entire cast and crew of the film, enjoyed swimming in the pool to bathe in the ocean, and, particularly sun bathing on the shore.

D. The entire cast and crew of the film, enjoyed swimming in the pool, bathing in the ocean, and, particularly, sun bathing on the shore.

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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. 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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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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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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Identify the correct sentence or sentences. Check grammar, usage, semantics, mechanics, redundancy, punctuation, spelling and style elements.
A. Most of us are not aware that eating some varieties of mushrooms result in death.
B. The interference with nature often brings disaster; thus tree-felling sometimes turns fertile land into a dust bowl.
C. That eminent professor, who discovered the ancient cure that everyone is talking about, refused to give a press-interview.
D. Merely speeches made from all sorts of public platform cannot bring about an economic revolution.

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. 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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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

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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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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.
Ritesh noticed the cats soft hair, sharp paws, and keen sense of hearing.

A. Ritesh noticed the cats soft hair, sharp paws, and keen sense of hearing.

B. Ritesh noticed the cats soft hair, sharp paws, and that his sense of hearing was keen.

C. Ritesh noticed the cats soft hair, that he had sharp paws, and a very keen sense of hearing.

D. Ritesh noticed the cats soft hair, keen sense of hearing and also that it had sharp paws.

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

A. I live in a house in a street in the countryside. The street is called Bear Street and the house is old-more than 100 years old!

B. I live in the house in the street in the countryside. The street is called Bear Street and the house is old-more than 100 years old!

C. I live in a house in the street in the countryside. The street is called Bear Street and the house is old - more than 100 years old!

D. I live in a house in a street in the countryside. The street is called Bear Street and a house is old - more than 100 years old!

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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. Pele, whom many people consider is the greatest footballer of all times, represented Brazil in four World Cups.

B. When the news about the decline in the quarterly sales of the product broke out, it was difficult to say who the company would hold responsible for this disaster.

C. When the tension with the business partners increased, Mr. Singh decided to visit them personally and talk to whomever is willing to sort the discord

D. Who do you think was supposed to meet Mr. Brown from the news bureau, the well-known author, during his week-long visit to Delhi?

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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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Being a realist, the detective could not accept the statement of the accused that UFOs had caused the disturbance,

A. Being a realist, the detective could not accept the statement of the accused that UFOs had caused the disturbance.Practice Exercise

B. Since he was a realist, the detective could not accept the statement of the accused that UFOs had caused the disturbance.

C. Being that he was a realist, the detective could not accept the statement of the accused that UFOs had caused the disturbance.

D. Realist that he was, the detective could not accept the statement of the accused that UFOs had caused the disturbance.

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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.