Sentence Correction : 15 Questions from Previous Papers

Directions : Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it :-
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1. (a) will you
    (b) kindly
    (c) wait
    (d) for his return
    (e) No error
          


2. (a) The song sang
    (b) by her
    (c) was appreciated
    (d) by everyone
    (e) No error
          

3. (a) He was
    (b) so serious
    (c) when
    (d) he died
    (e) No error
          

4. (a) I follow
    (b) your magazine
    (c) for the
    (d) the past two years
    (e) No error
          

5. (a) He is a one of those persons
    (b) who I am sure
    (c) always do his best
    (d) even in most difficult circumstances
    (e) No error
          

6. (a) The day is gone
    (b) when one had
    (c) to run from pillar to post to borrow money
    (d) to study abroad
    (e) No error
          

7. (a) Do you insist
    (b) that we meet
    (c) at least once to discuss 
    (d) on the subject
    (e) No error
         

8. (a) The IOC has also submitted a proposal
    (b) to the government to
    (c) spread the capacity of the six million tonnes refinery to 
    (d) nine million tonnes at an estimated cost of Rs. 1605 crore
    (e) No error
          

9. (a) The Minister asked the Deputy Commissioner to arrange 
    (b) exact water supply in the complex
    (c) and arrangement for the construction
    (d) of judicial lock-up in the district courts
    (e) No error
          

10. (a) With the arrest of two persons
      (b) the police claims to have busted an inter-state gang of
      (c) cheat, according to Mr P. Shukla 
      (d) district police chief
      (e) No error
            

11. (a) At least 50 persons were feared dead
      (b) in flooding and landslides in South Korea
      (c) as Typhoon Olga walked into the country packing more
      (d) heavy rain and strong winds
      (e) No error
            

12. (a) A spies racket involved in passing on
      (b) sensitive defence documents to
      (c) Pakistani intelligence officials here
      (d) was busted today with the arrest of a man from Bengal
      (e) No error
            

13. (a) Russian security forces and 
      (b) a band of attackers waged two furious
      (c) gun battles near breakway Chechnya
      (d) leaving four officers and at least 10 militants dead
      (e) No error
            

14. (a) At least 15 persons were
      (b) feared drowned
      (c) when a boat capsized
      (d) midstream in Ganga
      (e) No error
            

15. (a) Hectic construction activities
      (b) that had been taking place 
      (c) here for the past two decades had
      (d) rotten the town's natural drainage 
      (e) No error
            

Answers

1. for his return
2. The song sang
3. when
4. I follow
5. always do his best
6. The day is gone
7. on the subject
8. spread the capacity of the six million tonnes refinery to 
9. exact water supply in the complex
10. cheat, according to Mr P. Shukla 
11. as Typhoon Olga walked into the country packing more
12. A spies racket involved in passing on
13. No error
14. midstream in Ganga
15. rotten the town's natural drainage 

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