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English Grammar - Section 5

Instructions:  
Each of the following questions has two sentences A and B.
Mark (a), if you think sentence A has an error.
Mark (b), if you think sentence B has an error.
Mark (c), if you think both sentences A and B have errors.
Mark (d), you think neither sentence has an error.
1:  

A. The boss himself or his secretary answer the phone on Saturday.
B. Neither the quality nor the prices have changed.

A.

Mark (a), if you think sentence A has an error.
 

B.

Mark (b), if you think sentence B has an error.
 

C.

Mark (c), if you think both sentences A and B have errors.
 

D.

Mark (d), you think neither sentence has an error.

 
 

Option: A

Explanation :


2:  

A. The members recommended that all delinquents be fined.
B. A stone lying in one position for a long time may gather moss.

A.

Mark (a), if you think sentence A has an error.
 

B.

Mark (b), if you think sentence B has an error.
 

C.

Mark (c), if you think both sentences A and B have errors.
 

D.

Mark (d), you think neither sentence has an error.

 
 

Option: D

Explanation :


3:  

A. Until I received that letter, I was hoping to have had a visit from Krishnan.
B. Follow the main road for a mile; then you need to take the next road at the left.

A.

Mark (a) if you think sentence A has an error.
 

B.

Mark (b), if you think sentence B has an error.
 

C.

Mark (c), if you think both sentences A and B have errors.
 

D.

Mark (d), you think neither sentence has an error.

 
 

Option: C

Explanation :

(A) hoping to have a visit;
(B) .... then take the next road to


4:  

A. The people to watch closely are the ones ruling behind the political scene.
B. Give the tools to whoever can use them best.

A.

Mark (a), if you think sentence A has an error.
 

B.

Mark (b), if you think sentence B has an error.
 

C.

Mark (c), if you think both sentences A and B have errors.
 

D.

Mark (d), you think neither sentence has an error.

 
 

Option: D

Explanation :


5:  

A. The magazine has been published continuous since 1951, and it has the funniest cartoons you can possibly imagine.
B. I feel glumly when I read his nightmarish tales.

A.

Mark (a), if you think sentence A has an error.
 

B.

Mark (b), if you think sentence B has an error.
 

C.

Mark (c), if you think both sentences A and B have errors.
 

D.

Mark (d), you think neither sentence has an error.

 
 

Option: C

Explanation :

(A) continuously; (B) glum.




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