Quiz-10

1. [I] Older people who are unfamiliar with computer technology often have an/a
________to it.
[II] Vegetarians have a strong ____________ to eating meat.

 
 
 
 
 

2. The following question consists of a sentence, whose certain parts are highlighted
in bold. The highlighted portion is grammatically correct. Each sentence is
followed by the three expressions which may or may not contain grammatical
errors. Choose the most appropriate alternative among the five options which
states the incorrect part(s) of the sentence.

Stress is your body’s reaction to a challenge or demand as In short bursts, stress can
be positive, such when it helps you avoid danger or meet a deadline but when stress
last for a long time, it may harm your health.
(I) as In short bursts, stress can be positive,
(II) such when it helps you avoid danger or
(III) but when stress last for a long time, it may harm your health.

 
 
 
 
 

3. [I] Your argument is being ignored because it is basically nothing but ___________
[II] Let us disprove this scientific ________________ by conducting a laboratory experiment.

 
 
 
 
 

4. The following question consists of a sentence, whose certain parts are highlighted
in bold. The highlighted portion is grammatically correct. Each sentence is
followed by the three expressions which may or may not contain grammatical
errors. Choose the most appropriate alternative among the five options which
states the incorrect part(s) of the sentence.

Parliament is the most hallowed and dignified forum India has but decides the fate of
the nation thorough fruitful and purposeful debates
(I) Parliament is the most hallowed and
(II) but decides
(III) nation thorough fruitful and purposeful debates

 
 
 
 
 

5. The following question consists of a sentence, whose certain parts are highlighted
in bold. The highlighted portion is grammatically correct. Each sentence is
followed by the three expressions which may or may not contain grammatical
errors. Choose the most appropriate alternative among the five options which
states the incorrect part(s) of the sentence.

Alas! what with foddering the cattle and tending the store, we are kept from
the school too long, and our education is sadly neglected.
(I) Alas! what with foddering the
(II) we are kept from the school too long,
(III) is sadly neglected.

 
 
 
 
 

6. [I] Before I make an offer on the diamond, I need to know its _________ worth aside
from the band which contains it.
[II] Although going on a cruise sounds like a great vacation plan, the option does have
the _____________ drawback of being quite costly for a family of eight

 
 
 
 
 

7. [I] The interviewer asked me to _________ my potential contributions to the company.
[II] When I get nervous, it is very hard for me to ___________ my thoughts.

 
 
 
 
 

8. The following question consists of a sentence, whose certain parts are highlighted
in bold. The highlighted portion is grammatically correct. Each sentence is
followed by the three expressions which may or may not contain grammatical
errors. Choose the most appropriate alternative among the five options which
states the incorrect part(s) of the sentence.

No scientific sampling or survey appears to have been done to prove that food
served by the Foundation is unpalatable and was not being eaten in sufficient quantity
(I) to have been done to prove that
(II) Foundation is unpalatable and was not being
(III) eaten in sufficient quantity

 
 
 
 
 

9. [I] Because he was not ready to be tied down, Mark felt a great deal of _______________
about caring for his sick mother on a full-time basis
[II] Even though I am a great swimmer, I have a great deal of _____________ about
swimming because my uncle drowned.

 
 
 
 
 

10. The following question consists of a sentence, whose certain parts are highlighted
in bold. The highlighted portion is grammatically correct. Each sentence is
followed by the three expressions which may or may not contain grammatical
errors. Choose the most appropriate alternative among the five options which
states the incorrect part(s) of the sentence.

When I was in high school, soon after Independence, we often had a mock
Parliament where we debated an issue and were encouraged to speak to our mind on a
wide variety of topics and the focus was on expressing our point of view and carrying
the debate forcefully, but always with the utmost courtesy and decorum.
(I) we often had a mock Parliament where we debated an issue and were encouraged to
speak to our
(II) and the focus was on expressing our point of view and carrying the debate
forcefully,
(III) but always with the utmost courtesy and decorum.

 
 
 
 
 

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