English Quiz

1- Raids were conducting by the anti-corruption (1)/ vigilance wing at several petrol pumps and cooking gas agencies, including (2)/ the one belonging to the brother of Union minister, (3)/ in Odisha following allegation of adulteration and black-marketing.

Answer- (1) use ‘conducted’ instead of ‘conducting’

2- Philippine President has threaten to impose (1)/ martial rule to prosecute his deadly war on drugs,(2)/ three decades after the nation shed (3)/ dictatorship with a famous "People Power" revolt. (4)/ No error (5)

Answer- (1) use ‘threatened’ instead of ‘threaten’


3- India's oil consumption is expected to 7-8 per cent,(1)/ outpacing China's demand growing (2)/ for the third consecutive year, as impact of (3)/ demonetisation is likely to be short-lived, according to Platts. (4)/ No error (5)

Answer- (2) use ‘growth’ instead of ‘growing’

4- Any development project, which is bound (1)/ to generate waste and sewage, should not be granted clearance (2)/ until its plan provides for proper collection, processing (3)/ and disposal of sewage and garbage, the National Green Tribunal has said. (4)/ No error (5)

Answer- (3) use ‘unless’ instead of ‘until’

5- The residents of the national capital woke (1)/ up to a cold and windy morning with the (2)/ minimum temperature settling at six degrees Celsius,(3)/ one notch below the season average. (4)/ No error (5)

Answer- (4) use “season's average”

6- An UN envoy was in Aden for talks with (1)/ Yemen's President as the United Nations said (2)/ the death toll from the war (3)/ had reached 10,000, a UN spokesman said. (4)/ No error (5)

Answer- (1) use ‘A’ instead of ‘An’

7- Four police officers were killed and (1)/ two other wounded when a roadside bomb (2)/ exploded as a police vehicle (3)/ passed by in Kurdish-majority southeastern Turkey. (4)/ No error (5)

Answer- (2) use ‘others’ instead of ‘other’

8- The rupee strengthened by 5 paise to 68.05 against (1)/ the dollar in early trade at the IFE (2)/ on increased selling of the US currency by exporters (3)/ and banks amidst higher opening in the domestic equity market. (4)/ No error (5)

Answer- (5) No error

9- A couple from the district which lost their two (1)/ children in an accident in 2014 have (2)/ been awarded a compensation of Rs 13.2 lakh by (3)/ the Motor Accident Claims Tribunal (MACT). (4)/ No error (5)

Answer- (1) use ‘who’ instead of ‘which’

10- Tamil Nadu, comprising of 32 districts,(1)/ will be declared drought affected (2)/ in view of poor rainfall received (3)/ during the northeast monsoon. (4)/ No error (5)

Answer- (1) Remove ‘of’

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