Quiz-21

1. In each question given below a sentence is given and is divided
into three parts I, II and III. For each part a correction
statement is also given. You have to determine which part
requires correction and mark it as your answer.

Violence was all around us/ spreading and clawing on forward with
each new manifestation/ while non-violence struggles to be heard from
the shadows.

I. Violence is all around us

II. Spreading and clawing onto forwarded with each new manifestation

III. Whereas non-violence struggles to be heard from the shadows

 
 
 
 
 

2. In each of the question given below a/an idiom/phrase is given in bold which is then followed by five options which then tries to decipher its meaning as used in the sentence. Choose the option which gives the meaning of the phrase most appropriately in context of the given sentence.

Losing to a very nascent team of Holland in the Asia cup, the Pakistan Cricket team has come
under a cloud for match-fixing.

 
 
 
 
 

3. In each question given below a sentence is given and is divided into three parts I, II and III. For each part a correction statement is also given.

Festivals may seem extravagant and over-hyped/ however, to each
culture their festival brings together their own people/ and
strengthened bonds among them all.

I. Festivals maybe seem extravagant and over-hyped

II. However, to each culture their festival brought together their own
people

III. And strengthens bonds among them all

 
 
 
 
 

4. In each question given below a sentence is given and is divided into three parts I, II and III. For each part a correction statement is also given. You have to determine which part requires correction and mark it as your answer.

Change is a natural process of life/ yet, some welcome it and some shun
it away/ and both have strong arguments from their standpoints.

I. Change is the natural process of life

II. Yet, some welcomes it and some shuns it away

III. And both have strong arguments for their standpoints

 
 
 
 
 

5. In each of the question given below a/an idiom/phrase is given in bold which is then followed by five options which then tries to decipher its meaning as used in the sentence. Choose the option which gives the meaning of the phrase most appropriately in context of the given sentence.

‘In the movie, Interstellar, the professor had an axe to the grind’, said Ravi to Karishma.

 
 
 
 
 

6. In each of the question given below a/an idiom/phrase is given in bold which is then followed by five options which then tries to decipher its meaning as used in the sentence. Choose the option which gives the meaning of the phrase most appropriately in context of the given sentence.

Manu got the sack from the internship for neither reporting to work nor responding to the
emails and the calls from his supervisor.

 
 
 
 
 

7. In each question given below a sentence is given and is divided into three parts I, II and III. For each part a correction statement is also given. You have to determine which part requires correction and mark it as your answer.

Worry creeping up on us in various ways/ that makes us take on
drastic steps to either/ conceal it or act against it, and the results are
never predictable.

I. Worry creeps up on us in various ways

II. That make us take on drastic steps to either

III. Conceal it or act against it, and the result are never predictable.

 
 
 
 
 

8. In each of the question given below a/an idiom/phrase is given in bold which is then followed by five options which then tries to decipher its meaning as used in the sentence. Choose the option which gives the meaning of the phrase most appropriately in context of the given sentence.

Rahul was the live wire in that boring office party where many colleagues were found sleeping.

 
 
 
 
 

9. In each of the question given below a/an idiom/phrase is given in bold
which is then followed by five options which then tries to decipher its meaning as used in the
sentence. Choose the option which gives the meaning of the phrase most appropriately in context of the given sentence.

Any veteran in any profession was once wet behind the ears.

 
 
 
 
 

10. In each question given below a sentence is given and is divided into three parts I, II and III. For each part a correction statement is also given. You have to determine which part requires correction and mark it as your answer.

Social media networking has truly connected the/ whole wide world
with some clicks and people are increasingly/ emerged into it now,
reproducing both good and bad impacts.

I. Social media networking had truly connected the

II. Whole wide world with a few clicks and people are increasingly

III. Emerged in it now, reproducing both good and bad impacts

 
 
 
 
 

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