English Quiz :: Correction Of Sentence For SSC CGL AND SSC CHSL Exams

Directions (1- 5): in the following questions, some of the sentences have errors and some have none. Find out which part of a sentence has an error. The number of that part is your answer. If there is no error.  Your answer is (D) i.e. No error.

1. The newer type of automatic machines (A)/ wash (B)/ the clothes faster. (C)/ No error (D) 

2. By the time (A)/ we got our tickets and entered the cinema theatre, (B)/ the show was already begun. (C)/ No error (D)

3. Each of the students in the computer class (A)/ has to type (B)/ their own research paper this semester. (C)/ No error (D)

4. The fact of me (A)/being a stranger (B)/ does not excuse his conduct. (C)/ No error (D)

5. The sea looks (A)/as if it has been (B)/ agitated by a storm. (C)/ No error (D)

Directions (6-10): Sentences are given with blanks to be filled in with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. Choose the correct alternative out of the four and indicate it.

6. He was ……………………your services.
(A) of
(B) off  Indian River System 
(C) on
(D) with

7. I have given her………………..
(A) a work
(B) some works
(C)  a piece of work
(D) many works

8. He is a popular teacher. He seems to be ………………for that profession.
(A) cut down
(B) cut off
(C)  cut in
(D) cut out

9. He was……………………..pertaining his innocence.
(A) stridently
(B) harshly
(C) confidently
(D) quickly

10. If you were found guilty of exceeding the speed limit, you ………………to pay a fine.
(A) would have
(B) would had
(C)  will have
(D) have

Answer with Explanation:
1. (A) It is not proper to use comparative Degree here.
Hence, “the new/latest type of automatic machines” will be correct usage.

2. (C) Here, Past Perfect should be used. Hence, “the show was already begun’ should be replaced by ‘the show had already begun”.

3. (C)

4. (A) Here, Objective Case should be replaced by Possessive Case. Hence, the fact of my being…… will be the correct sentence.

5. (B) ‘As if takes plural form of Verb, generally in Past Tense.
Hence, the sea looks as if it have/had been ……….. Will be correct sentence.

6. (D)

7. (C)

8. (D)

9. (A)

10. (A)


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