English Quiz for UIIC AO 2016 – Set 8

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Directions (Q. 1-10): Read each sentence to find out whether there is
any grammatical or idiomatic error in it. The error, if any, will be in one
part of the sentence. The number of that part is the answer. If there is no
error, the answer is 5). (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any.)
1. Despite the merger, 1)/ the
airline has reported 2)/ sizeable losses and is unable 3)/to pay their
employees. 4)/ No error 5)
2. We have recently began 1)/ the
process of recruiting 2)/insurance agents for 3)/ our North-Eastern branches. 4)/
No error 5)
3. The company’s decision to
issue 1)/ bonus shares clearly indicates 2)/ the management’s confident 3)/
about the future. 4)/ No error 5)
4. Inspite that organisations are
aware 1)/ of the importance of IT 2)/ they often do not know 3)/ how to deploy
it effectively. 4)/ No error 5)
5. Keeping in mind that India 1)/
is one of the world’s fastest 2)/growing economies many international 3)/ companies
are invested in India. 4)/ No error 5)
6. Although interlinking of
rivers will 1)/ help tackle drought, the government 2)/ has not paid much 3)/
attention to this project. 4) / No error 5)
7. The rise in prices of food
items is 1)/ likely the cause of inflation 2)/ to exceed eight per cent 3)/
during the next quarter. 4) / No error 5)
8. Many people believe that 1)/
the nationalisation of banks in 2)/ the 1960s have protected India 3)/ from the
current financial crisis. 4)/ No error 5)
9. RBI is in favour 1)/of
amending currently 2)/ policies governing operations of 3)/ foreign banks in
India. 4)/ No error 5)
10. These recently upgraded
branch offices 1)/ have been fully computerised 2)/ and are connected to
headquarters/ 3) to ensure proper monitoring. 4)/ No error 5)

1. Replace ‘their’ with ‘its’ as it is used for ‘airline’, which is singular.
2. Replace ‘began’ with ‘begun’ as the 3rd form of verb is used in present perfect tense.
3. Replace ‘confident’ with ‘confidence’.
4. Replace ‘Inspite’ with ‘Despite the fact’.
5. Replace ‘invested’ with ‘investing’.
6. No error
7. Replace with ‘likely to cause inflation’.
8. Replace ‘have’ with ‘has’ as it is used for ‘nationalisation of banks’, which is singular.
9. Replace ‘currently’ with ‘current’.

10. No error


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