Dear Readers, we have given here the English Practice Questions for upcoming Exams 2017. Candidates can use this material for their preparations.
Directions (Q. 1-10):Read this sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. Mark the part with the error as your answer. If there is no error, your answer. (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any)
1).For almost .three decades, central bankers(a)/have agreed that one of the best way(b)/to stabilise an economy is(c)/ to aim for a specific ‘inflation target’.(d)/No error(e)
2).Consulting firms estimates that about $140 billion(a)/ of the world’s IT budget of $34 trillion will be spent(b)/ on cloud computing this year alone(c)/ a number which is expected to grow tenfold by next year(d)/No error(e)
3).In, this state, a mere(a)/ five percent of the food been consumed(b)/is grown locally, compared(c)/to 81 percent in the other states.(d)/No error(e).
4).After years of – economic stagnation(a)/and questionable lending,(b)/ bad loans at Italian banks(c)/ have pile up.(d)/No error(e).
5).The main reason for Britain’s success(a)/at the Olympics was(b)/ the efficient allocation of fund toward(c)/equipment, facilities and training for athletes.(d)/ No error(e).
6).Over thirty years ago, Chile created(a)/a pension system in which workers(b)/had to save for their own retirement by paying(c)/ 10 percent of its earnings into individual accounts.(d)/ No error(e).
7).The cement industry is one of(a)/the world’s most Polluting industries(b)/and it accounts five percent of(c)/manmade carbon dioxide emissions each year(d)/No error(e).
8).Under the ‘Dodd-Frank’ Act, a law aimed(a)/mainly at tightening the regulation of companies(b)/ firms in the United States had to be able(c)/to show how the minerals used in their products are from(d)/ No ,error(e).
9).Launching a satellite into space(a)/remained a risky and hideously,(b)/ expensive proposition, only taken(c)/ up by governments and a few companies.(d)/No error(e).
10).Under the terms of the policy, (a)/a payment has been triggered only (b)/ if more than 1.39 million people(c)/ are affected by the drought.(d)/ No error(e).
Explanation With Answer Key:
1). B)Use ‘ways’ in place of ‘way’
2). A)Use ‘estimate’ in place of ‘estimates’
3). B)Use ‘being consumed’ in place of ‘been consumed’
4). D)Use ‘have piled up’ in place of ‘have pile up’
5). E)No error.
6). C)Use ‘their’ in place of ‘its
7). C)Use ‘accounts for’ in place of ‘accounts’
8). C)Use ‘have’ in place of ‘had
9). B)Use ‘remains’ in place of ‘remained’
10). B)Use ‘will be’ in place of ‘has been’
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