Monday 30 May 2016

CBSE Class 9 -12: English Grammar Quiz

CBSE Class 9 -12: English Grammar Quiz

[Questions from SSC Exam Paper 2014]
Q (1 - 5) In these questions some part of the sentences have errors and some are correct.Find out which part of the sentence has error and mark that part (A), (B) or (C). If a sentence is free from error, then mark (D) as your answer.

Q1: In his book (A)/ Churchill describes (B)/ that historical first meeting with Roosevelt (C)/ No error (D).

Q2: The ant who was nearby (A) / walked forward and bit the hunter (B)/ sharply in the ankle (C) / No error (D).

Q3: They can promise you (A) / an experience (B) / you won't never forget (C)/ No error (D)

Q4: The dress that the (A) / girl wore was (B)/ more attractive than the other girls (C)/ No error (D)

Q5: Fifty years has passed (A)/ since man first ventured (B)/ in outer space (C)/ No error (D).

Directions (6 - 10): Fill up the blanks with approproate word(s) in the sentences. Four options are given, choose the correct one. 

Q6: I can ______ him without qualifications.

(a) recommend
(b) commend
(c) praise
(d) suggest

Q7: She let her horse ________ in the field.

(a) loosen
(b) loose
(c) loosely
(d) lose

Q8: It is hoped that a _________ will be reached in the meeting.

(a) statement
(b) comparison
(c) compromise
(d) compression

Q9: We are fortunate to have extremely ___________ and visionary leaders.

(a) competitive
(b) complex
(c) complaisant
(d) competent

Q10: Some people regard the world as ____________.

(a) imitation
(b) allusion
(c) illusion
(d) elision

Directions: Q(11-15) In these questions, a sentence/part of the sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part as (A), (B), (C) which may improve the sentence. Choose yje correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed, choose option (D).

Q11: Loose tea leaves are kept in a tea box.

(a) tin
(b) cosy
(c) caddy
(d) No improvement

Q12: Shakespeare is greater than any other poet.

(a) greater than many poets.
(b) greater as any other poet.
(c) greater than all poets.
(d) No improvement.

Q13: I saw the woman whom you said lived next door.

(a) that you said live next door.
(b) who you said lived next door.
(c) which you said lived next door.
(d) No improvement

Q14: A thousand rupees are all that he wants.

(a) are
(b) was
(c) is
(d) No improvement

Q15: I have never been hearing from him since he left for America.

(a) have never heard
(b) have never been hearing
(c) was never heard
(d) No improvement

1: (C)
2: (A)
3: (C)
4: (C)
5: (A)
6: (A) recommend
7: (B) loose
8: (c) compromise
9: (d) competent
10: (c) illusion
11: (a) tin
12: (d)
13: (b)
14: (a) or (d)
15: (a)

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