English Language Quiz for SSC CGL of 17th March ( Mix Practice Questions of Common Error)

Updated Wed, 17 Mar 2021 10:43 AM IST

Direction(1-10) In the following questions, some of the sentences have errors and some have none. Find out which part of a sentence has an error and mark (A), (B) or (C) as your answer. If there is no error, mark (D) as your answer.

Question 1: It is difficult to find man servants(a)/  in big cities because they are engaged(b)/  in other profitable professions(c)/ no error(d)

Option 1:  (a)

Option 2:  (b)

Option 3:  (c)

Option 4:  (d)

Question 2: I shall not attend the(a)/ meeting since i have many works(b)/  to complete within allotted time(c)/ no error(d)


Option 1:  (a)

Option 2:  (b)

Option 3:  (c)

Option 4:  (d)

Question 3: Twenty cattels were (a)/found wandering on the(b)/ road in Jammu and Kashmir(c)/ no error(d)

Option 1:  (a)

Option 2:  (b)

Option 3:  (c)

Option 4:  (d)

Question 4: I have not gone(a)/  through the letter and so i am(b)/  not aware of its content(c)/ no error(d)

Option 1:  (a)

Option 2:  (b)

Option 3:  (c)

Option 4:  (d)


Question 5: Sheeps are economically (a)/ useful and so they(b)/  are reared in the hills(c)/ no error(d)

Option 1:  (a)

Option 2:  (b)

Option 3:  (c)

Option 4:  (d)

Question 6: Childrens are prone(a)/ to making mischiefs(b)/  if they have nothing to do(c)/ no error(d)


Option 1:  (a)

Option 2:  (b)

Option 3:  (c)

Option 4:  (d)


Question 7: There are two scores(a)/  of books which are lying(b)/  unused in the library(c)/ no error(d)/


Option 1:  (a)

Option 2:  (b)

Option 3:  (c)

Option 4:  (d)

Question 8: Although she has studied(a)/  English for almost  a year, she has(b)/  yet to learn the alphabets(c)/ no error(d)/


Option 1:  (a)

Option 2:  (b)

Option 3:  (c)

Option 4:  (d)

Question9: The hill of the uttar pradesh(a)/ abound in beautiful sceneries and(b)/ visitors are attracted to it every year(c)/no error(d)/


Option 1:  (a)

Option 2:  (b)

Option 3:  (c)

Option 4:  (d)

Question 10: Order has been issued for(a)/ his transfer to another district but(b)/  he has not received them so far(c)/ no error(d)/


Option 1:  (a)

Option 2:  (b)

Option 3:  (c)

Option 4:  (d)

ANSWERS: 
ANS1:  (a)

Explanation: use men servants in place of man servants because in the given sentence man is singular 

ANS2:  (b)

Explanation: use much work in place of many works because uncountable noun are used in the singular form only and , 'much' or 'some' are used in place of 'many' for denoting plurality
  
Ans3: 
(a)

Explanation: use cattel in place of cattels  because cattel is a collective noun which is used in singular form with plural verb

Ans 4:  (c)

Explanation: use Contents in place of content , because some noun are generally used in the plural form with plural verb

for eg;Alms,customs,orders,refreshments,contents,stairs,spirits,arrears etc.....

Ans5:  (a)


Explanation: Offspring, deer,fish,sheep,are expressed as singular or plural only by the use of verb.Both in singular and the plural they have the same form. For eg,,

1)sheep are economically useful (correct)

2) A sheep is grazing in the field (correct)

Ans 6:  (b)

Explanation: Use mischief in place of mischiefs because mischief is a uncountable noun which used in singular form only

Ans 7:  (a)

Explanation: use score in place of scores because score is a uncountable noun

Ans 8:  (c)

Explanation: use alphabet in place of alphabets , because uncountable noun used in singular form only

Ans 9:  (b)

Explanation: Use scenery in place of sceneries because uncountable noun are used in the singular forms only

Ans 10:   (a)

Explanation: use orders in place of  order 

Some of the nouns are generally used in the plural form with plural verb such as --alms,thanks,proceeds,riches,contents,orders etc.......















 

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