English Language Quiz for SSC CGL of 1st May (Errors: Pronoun)

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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 (1), (2) or (3) as your answer. If there is no error, mark (4) as your answer. 


Question 1: The book is well illustrated(a)/  and attractively bound(b)/ making altogether an attractive volume(c)/ no error(d)/ 

Option 1:  a

Option 2:  b

Option 3:  c

Option 4:  d


Question 2:  It is not easy for anyone to command(a)/  respect from both one’s friends and critics(b)/ as Mahatma Gandhi did/ (c)/  No error(d)/ 


Option 1:  a

Option 2:  b

Option 3:  c

Option 4:  d



Question 3:  It was me who was(a)/  responsible for making all the arrangements(b)/  for the successful completion of his studies(c)/  No error(d)/ 


Option 1:  a

Option 2:  b

Option 3: c

Option 4:  d



Question 4: The audience are(a)/  requested to be in its(b)/  seats and stay away from the track(c)/  No error.(d)/ 


Option 1:  a

Option 2:  b

Option 3:  c

Option 4:  d


Question 5: Mrs. Pratap, being a good(a)/  teacher she is selected for(b)/  the National Award.(c)/ No error(d)/ 

Option 1:  a

Option 2:  b

Option 3:  c

Option 4:  d



Question 6: Instead of laying off(a)/ the workers, the company decided (b)/ to ask them to avail voluntary retirement.(c)/  No error(d)/ 


Option 1:  a

Option 2:  b

Option 3:  c

Option 4:  d



Question 7: The number of vehicles(a)/  plying on the roads of Delhi(b)/  is more than on the roads of Bangalore(c)/  No error(d)/ 


Option 1:  a

Option 2:  b

Option 3:  c

Option 4:  d



Question 8:  The master did not know(a)/ who of the servants(b)/  broke the expensive dinner set(c) / No error.(d)/ 


Option 1:  a

Option 2:  b

Option 3:  c

Option 4:  d



Question 9: Governments and business houses must reduce(a)/ its own energy use  and promote conservation(b)/  to their citizens and employees(c)/ No error(d)/ 


Option 1:  a

Option 2:  b

Option 3:  c

Option 4:  d



Question 10: The Congress Party stood(a)/ for implementation of the Nuclear Liabilty Bill(b)/  and was ready to stake their political existence(c)/ No error.(d)/ 

Option 1:  a

Option 2:  b

Option 3:  c

Option 4:  d


Answers: 

Ans 1:   
c

Explanation: use 'it' after 'making'

Ans 2:  b

Explanation:  use 'one's' before 'critics' 

Ans 3: :  a

Explanation:  use 'it was i ', here 'i' is the subject of the given sentence 

Ans 4:  b

Explanation: use 'their' in place of 'its' , when we use collective noun in the given  sentence and denoted a person individually so we should use 'plural pronoun' and 'plural verb'


Ans 5:   b

Explanation: Remove 'she' , in the given sentence we should not use noun (Mrs. pratap) and pronoun (she)  together 


Ans 6:    c

Explanation: we should use reflexive pronoun and preposition 'of' after  'avail' , use 'themselves of' after 'avail' .


Ans 7:  c

Explanation: use 'than' after 'that of' ,  in the given sentence we should compair 'the number of vehicles(delhi) with 'the number of vehicles (bangalore) so, avoid the repeatation of 'the number of vehicles' we should use 'that of' .

Ans 8:  b

Explanation:  use 'which' in place of 'who' , because we can use only 'which' before 'of ' not 'who' or 'whom' 


Ans 9: b

Explanation: Use 'their' in place of 'its' , 'Government and business houses' is the plural pronoun so , we should use plural pronoun 'their' in the given sentence 


Ans 10:   c

Explanation: use  'its'  in place of 'their' , because 'the congress party' is the singular subject of the given sentence 
 

Source: English Quiz

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