English - Error Correction Test

Test Instructions :

1. The Test is 1hr duration.
2. The Test Paper consists of 30 questions. The maximum marks are 30.
3. All the questions are multiple choice question type with three options for each question.
4. Out of the three options given for each question, only one option is the correct answer.
5. Each question is allotted 1 mark for each correct response.
6. 0.25 will be deducted for incorrect response of each question.
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The Company has decided (A)/ to allott (B)/ a substantial (C)/ portion (D)/of its profits to research and development. All correct (E).

  

  

  

  

  

Despite taking steps to / encourage foreign investment / there has been any / substantial improvement in our economy.

  

  

  

  

  

Find the error, if any, in the underlined portion in BOLD, if none mark 5 as your answer.

  

  

  

  

  

Power to expression has the ability to overcome, neutralise, change or strengthen the transient impression formed on others by one’s initial facial appearance.

  

  

  

  

  

A friendship founded on business is best than a business founded on friendship

  

  

  

  

  

Foreign businesses in developing countries have usually problems with lack of infrastructure and rigid laws.

  

  

  

  

  

Inquest

  

  

  

  

‘Allah’, he said, rising his face towards the star- spangled black sky, “punish me as much as you like- Mahesh died with thirst on his lips.”

  

  

  

  

  

He has asked for the names of those employees involved in the project

  

  

  

  

  

The two candidates share/ a reputation for/ competency as well as/ for good communication skills.

  

  

  

  

  

What was the old priests definition of a human being?

  

  

  

  

  

  Find the error, if any, in the underlined portion in BOLD, if none mark 5 as your answer.

  

  

  

  

  

The salaries and the perks of the employees in this institution are not in according with the rest of the industry.

  

  

  

  

  

The government's policy asking banks offering no frills accounts has encouraged many villagers to open bank accounts.  

  

  

  

  

  

The committee has prescribed A)/ a code of conduct B)/ about the recovery agents C)/ appointed by banks. D)/ No error E)

  

  

  

  

  

It is crucially / to obtain the Board's approval / for the terms and conditions /of the merger. //

  

  

  

  

  

Driven by the desire to save trees, a)/ residents of a locality b)/ has started using solar appliances c)/ for their everyday needs. d)/ No error. e)

  

  

  

  

  

What does the author recommend to ensure that the industrial sector continues to perform better?

  

  

  

  

  

He postponed making a decision until he been given complete information.

  

  

  

  

  

China has to be prepared to meet many age-related social and financial challenges in the coming years.

  

  

  

  

  

India demonstrates its supremacy a)/ in space when it successfully b)/ launched its third satellite c)/into orbit yesterday. d)/ No error. e)

  

  

  

  

  

The revized (A) rates (B) of interest will be effective (C) immediately. (D) All correct (E)

  

  

  

  

  

What did the trustee ask during the selection process?

  

  

  

  

  

Though the country / has got independent / in 1947,many districts / still have no electricity.

  

  

  

  

  

We wanted to portray a sense of normalcy

  

  

  

Kidnappers had telephoned the victim’s father from a public booth to conceal his identity.

  

  

  

  

  

Why do certain countries use selective tactics against developing countries?

  

  

  

  

  

Choose the word which is most OPPOSITE in meaning of the word printed in bold as used in the passage. Banished

  

  

  

  

  

The soldiers deployed in the town were instructed to exercising restraint and handle the situation peacefully.

  

  

  

  

  

India was up for grabs and the only ———block was the English-who also——-imperial ambitions.

  

  

  

  

  

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