English Quiz for IBPS Clerk Prelims 2015 – Set 9

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Directions (Q. 1 – 5):
Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical mistake/ error
in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. Mark the number
of that part with error as your answer. If there is ‘No error’, mark (5) as
your answer.
1. Though many companies (1)/ believe that it is quality not
price that sells their products, (2)/ they also know the facts (3)/ that
advertising sells. (4)/ No error (5)

2. Eat has the selectional restriction (1)/ that it must be
following by a kind of food, (2)/ so ‘I eat sky’ (3) / is not possible. (4)/ No
error (5)

3. There was (1)/ no way he could (2)/ keep going (3)/ below
all that pressure. (4)/ No error (5)

4. It was not until morning (1)/ that the sheer scale (2)/
of the damage (3)/ could be seen. (4)/ No error (5)

5. Trade sanctions (1)/ were imposed (2)/ against any
country (3)/ that refuses to sign the agreement. (4)/ No error (5)

Directions (Q. 6-10):
Which of the phrases (1), (2), (3), and (4) given below each sentence should
the phrase underlined
in the sentence to make it grammatically correct? If there is no error mark (5)
correction required as your
6. You’ll have to study any books on Freud before
writing a paper on psychoanalysis.
1) Much books 2) few books 3) some books 4) more books 5) No
correction required
7. A European visitor to the Far East must accommodate self
the habits of life that may seem very strange to him.
1) Himself to 2) his self to 3) himself for 4) his self from
5) No correction required
8. He joined postgraduate course in the same college in
which he had studied for the three previous years.
1) from previous three years 2) during the previous three
years 3) three years previous 4) during the three previous years 5) No
correction required
9. She always manage to hurt her mother’s feelings.
1) do manage 2) does manage 3) did manages 4) do managed 5)
No correction required
10. It is the people who matters in a democracy.
1) whom matters 2) whose matters 3) whose matter 4) who
matter 5) No correction required


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