English - Errors In Usage Test

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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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If you are on a three-month software design project and in two weeks you've put together a programme that solves Part of the problem, show it to your boss without delay.

  

  

  

  

A 1972 agreement between Canada and the United States reduced the amount of phosphates that municipalities had been allowed to dump into the Great Lakes.

  

  

  

  

  

It was us who had left before he arrived.

  

  

  

  

At the rate at which India’s population is growing, it is destined to be on collision course

  

  

  

  

I have seen much of the plays of Shakespeare acted.

  

  

  

  

Dieters who regain weight usually think flattening their fummies means giving up all their favourite fattening foods. In fact most diet winners still eat doughnuts and pizza but they do so with equanimity.

  

  

  

  

Hawking asks us to accept that one distinct possibility of the future of the universe is that it will return to its beginning - ten million years back.

  

  

  

  

In the first half of the twentieth century intellectual generally assumed  that economic  and sociological modernization was leading  to the decay of religion as a determinant in human existence 

  

  

  

  

Then he ———–my hand and kissed it repeatedly found it all immensely —————.

  

  

  

  

  

Rahul Bajaj did a great job by taking his company to a dominant position but it is time he let go of the reins.

  

  

  

  

The MP rose up to say that, in her opinion, she thought the Women's Reservation Bill should be passed on unanimously.

  

  

  

  

Having laid the magazine on the desk, she went out the door.

  

  

  

  

  

Bacon believes that the medical profession should be permitted to ease and quicken death where the end would otherwise only delay for a new days and at the cost of great pain:

  

  

  

  

If I won a crore in ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’ I would have probably bought a yacht.

  

  

  

  

I have bought this house in 1970 for Rs.Two lakhs.

  

  

  

  

Attracted by the rich pickings, expensive private schools are blooming all over the place.

  

  

  

  

To child died from jaundice.

  

  

  

  

This government may promise autonomy to the navaratnas but there is no telling what the subsequent one will do.

  

  

  

  

A———of guides surrounded me, all offering their services to ———me around the temple.

  

  

  

  

  

Victory is everything in the Indian universe and Tendulkar will be expected to translate his genius in batting into the captaincy. To contemplate other options is to contemplate the risk of failure.

  

  

  

  

hubris sauves demure weird

  

  

  

  

Trisha could not solve the problem at all and was at her wit’s ending.

  

  

  

  

  

Find the wrongly spelt word in the below

  

  

  

  

The judge ruled that the evidence was inadmissible on the grounds that it was not___to the issue at hand

  

  

  

  

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 deide 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.

  

  

  

  

It may someday be worthwhile to try to recover uranium from seawater, but at present this process is prohibitively expensive

  

  

  

  

  

Since the advent of cable television, at the beginning of this decade, the entertainment industry took a giant stride forward in our country.

  

  

  

  

The underlying physica1 principles that control the midair gyrations of divers and gymnasts are the same as the body orientation controlling astronauts in a weightless environment

  

  

  

  

  

The article is a continuation of the series on mew projects under planning and implementation in India

  

  

  

  

His mother made great sacrifices to educate him, moving house or three occasions, and severing the  thread on her loom's shuttle whenever Mencius  neglected his lesson to make him understand the need to persevere.

  

  

  

  

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