SBI Clerk 2018: English Quiz for Prelims – 28

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DIRECTIONS (Qs. 1-10): In each of these questions, a sentence has been divided into four parts and marked a. b, c and d. One of these parts contains a mistake in grammar Idiom or syntax. Identify the parts which do not have any error and mark it as the answer.

 

  1. (a) The only persons in the theatre (b) on that stormy night (c) were the staff of the theatre (d) and me.

(1) ABC

(2) ACD

(3) BCD

(4) ABD

Answer & Solutions

 

  1. (a) Sunita is more talkative than (b) anybody in the class because (c) he is not afraid of the teacher (d) who is his own brother.

(1) ABC

(2) ABD

(3) ACD

(4) BCD

Answer & Solutions

 

 

  1. (a) There is only the banana (b) and one apple in the refrigerator (c) so let us go to the market (d) and buy some more fruits.

(1) ACD

(2) ABC

(3) ABD

(4) BCD

Answer & Solutions

 

 

  1. (a) Like his brother who did not wear his helmet (b) and was injured in the accident (c) Rajan was always careful (d) and wore his helmet without fail.

(1) BCD

(2) ACD

(3) ABD

(4) ABC

Answer & Solutions

 

 

  1. (a) We were not worried about being late (b) since we knew that our other friends (c) would have been caught in a worse traffic jam (d) than us.

(1) ABD

(2) ABC

(3) ACD

(4) BCD

Answer & Solutions

 

 

  1. (a) The part of Madras that interested us the most (b) were the beach and the museum (c) which we recommend to all friends (d) who plan to visit that city.

(1) ACD

(2) BCD

(3) ABD

(4) ABC

Answer & Solutions

 

 

 

  1. (a) Although Greek and Latin were (b) of extreme important during their day (c) they had become dead languages (d) by the beginning of the fifteenth century.

(1) BCD

(2) ACD

(3) ABC

(4) ABD

Answer & Solutions

 

 

  1. (a) Amphibians are creatures which (b) live equally effortlessly (c) in water and land are found (d) in all the continents of the world.

(1) ACD

(2) ABC

(3) BCD

(4) ABD

Answer & Solutions

 

 

 

  1. (a) Near the pond was standing (b) a dog, a donkey and a cow (c) but when I threw a stone at them (d) it was only the dog that ran away.

(1) ABC

(2) BCD

(3) ABD

(4) ACD

Answer & Solutions

 

 

 

  1. (a) Psychiatrists claim that the dream process (b) can offer insights into (c) how the brain has worked, though (d) it cannot be taken as the final evidence.

(1) BCD

(2) ACD

(3) ABD

(4) ABC

Answer & Solutions