Most commonly asked English Questions in all competitive Exams (Practice set 6)

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Q1:
Which of the following sentences is correctly punctuated?

A) Everyone has special skills; some people use them very well.
B) Everyone has special skills; and, some people use them very well.
C) Everyone has special skills some people use them very well. 
D) Everyone has special skills and, some people use them very well.


Q2:
'One who possesses many talents'
One word substitute for the given word is?

A) Exceptional B) Wisdom
C) Versatile D) Nubile

Q3:
Which part of the given sentence has an error?
She doesn't speak of either German or French.

A) don't B) of
C) or D) speak

Q4:
Correct the sentence grammatically :
She went to the gym despite of her illness.

A) to B) despite
C) of D) None of the above

Q5:
Correct the given sentence grammatically.
Shreya, who she is my best friend, is a singer.

A) Shreya, she who is my best friend, is a singer. B) Shreya, who is my best friend, is a singer.
C) Shreya, is my best friend, who she is a singer. D) All of the above

Q6:
Generic is most similar in meaning to

A) Branded B) Basic
C) Trademarked D) Specific

Q7:
Choose the correct verb form from those in brackets.
The earth ________ around the sun.

A) moves B) moved
C) move D) None of the above

Q8:
Correction of sentences:
What your Surname is?

A) What your Surname? B) What is Your Surname?
C) Your Surname is what? D) None of the above

Q9:
Camouflage is one-way animals protect themselves.
Is this pronoun reflexive or intensive?

A) reflexive B) intensive
C) Both A & B D) None of the above

Q10:
The wind is variable today.
Synonym of the word in bold?

A) mild B) Shifting
C) Steady D) Chilling

 

ANSWERS WITH EXPLANATION


Answer1: A) Everyone has special skills; some people use them very well.
Explanation:
Everyone has special skills; some people use them very well is the sentence which is correctly punctuated.

Answer2: C) Versatile
Explanation:
A person, One who possesses many talents is called Versatile.
It means multiskilled, adaptable, flexible, ...

Answer3: B) of
Explanation:
She doesn't speak either German or French is the correct sentence in English.

Answer4: C) of
Explanation:
In the given sentence,
Despite is the preposition. It does not take 'of' after it. Therefore, the grammar mistake in the given sentence is 'of'.
Hence, the correct sentence is  "She went to the gym despite her illness."

Answer5: B) Shreya, who is my best friend, is a singer.
Explanation:
The relative pronoun acts as the subject or object of the relative clause. It replaces words like she, he, him, her, they, them, etc.
It is, therefore, wrong to repeat the pronoun in the relative clause.
Hence, the correct sentence is Shreya, who is my best friend, is a singer.

Answer6: B) Basic
Explanation:
Generic means related to a group of similar things rather than a particular one. It means it is not a specific thing like branded or trademarked. Hence it is a basic one.
Among the given options, Generic is most similar in meaning to Basic.

Answer7: A) moves
Explanation:
The earth moves around the sun.

Answer8: B) What is your Surname?
Explanation:
'What is your Surname?' is the correct sentence of the given sentence in English grammar.

Answer9: A) reflexive
Explanation:
Camouflage is one-way animals protect themselves is reflexive.

Answer10: B) Shifting
Explanation:
Variable means changes or shifts timely. Hence, the synonym of the variable is shifting.


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