English Quiz

Q.1-5 Read each part of the sentence to find out if there is any 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, mark your answer as (5). 

Q.1. The boy has (1.)/three precious objects (2.)/and he would not (3.)/part for anyone of them(4.)/no error(5.) 

Q.2. When you buy something (1.)/on the installment system (2.)/you are not required to pay (3.)/the whole price at once (4.)/No error(5.) 


Q.3. We saw a man (1.)/from the mist(2.)/but we could not see who he was (4.)/No error(5.) 

Q.4. Neither he nor his brothers (1.)/was informed about (2.)/the venue of the (3.)/meeting of our society (4.)/No error(5.) 

Q.5. Anil was a painter (1.)/whom we all thought (2.)/would get a contract (3.)/for that painting (4.)/No error(5.) 

Q.6-10. In the following passage there are blanks each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each five words have been suggested, one of which fits the blanks appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case. 

With the recent rains, snakes have resurfaced in most of the areas across the city and increasing incidents of poisonous snakes being rescued is proving to be a cause for concern. Snakes that used to live in holes in sub-soils because of the rainwater have surfaced and it was quite common to see them as in the case of any reptiles. 

Of late, incidents of snakes being (6) to death have come down and people have started calling the Forest Department, snake charmers and professional snake handlers besides NGOs offering such a service. 


This increased awareness has given an impression that population of snakes were on the rise in human habitations. Very rarely, snakes harm human beings, i.e., when people stamp on it or provoke it. Forest officials say that there are three types of snakes - non-venomous, least venomous and most venomous. Pythons are (7) very rarely in human habitations. With regard to snakes found in human habitations in the recent past, Russell’s Viper, cobras, spectacled cobra, and branded kraits are (8), while rat snakes are non-venomous and green snakes are least venomous. 

With regard to rescue of snakes, there are two things that the public need to be venomous about. People catching/ rescue snakes for a hefty service charge and this was fast becoming a (9) or a racket. There were instances of people demanding hefty sum as service charge. There are also instances of people rescuing snakes for the sake of publicity. 

Given the number of increasing snake rescues, it has been proposed to organize a trade programme to have more number of forest personnel in the rank of watchers and guards trained in handling snakes to have a force ready in every (10) range to render forest to the public without fleecing them. 

Q-6 Choose the correct option for (6). 


01. disheartened 


02. beaten 

03. baffled 


04. broken 


05. conquered 

Q-7 Choose the correct option for (7). 

01. placed 


02. diagnosed 


03. denied 

04. spotted 

05. identified 


Q-8 Choose the correct option for (8). 

01. judicious 

02. cautious 


03. hasty 

04. able 

05. skillful 


Q-9 Choose the correct option for (9). 

01. instruction 


02. exercise 


03. training 


04. basics 

05. capacity 

Q-10 Choose the correct option for (10). 

01. assist 

02. work 


03. duty 


04. service 


05. Balance 

ANSWERS 



1. 4 



2. 2 



3. 2 



4. 2 



5. 2 



6. 2 



7. 4 



8. 2 



9. 3 



10. 4 

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