Quiz-25

1. A sentence is given in which certain words are highlighted. Choose the option with the
pair(s) of words that need to be interchanged to make the sentence grammatically and
contextually correct. If no change is required mark E as your answer.
The term “megalomania” first condition (A) into use in the delivered (B) 19th century
when a French neurologist late (C) a paper detailing the came (D) as one in which
“grandiose delusions and delusions of persecution coexist or alternate.

 
 
 
 
 

2. In each of the following questions, a sentence is given, divided into five parts (A), (B),
(C), (D) and (1). There is an error in one of the parts, which makes the sentence
grammatically or contextually incorrect. Choose the option with the part containing
error. Consider part (1) to be correct.
States from California, Washington, and Oregon (1)/ to Minnesota, Illinois, New York,
New England, and many (A)/ others are dedicated to strong (B)/climate action and will
examine (C)/ whether there is still much that they can do. (D)

 
 
 
 
 

3. In the questions that follow, a word has been given which is used in three different
sentences, in similar or different context. Choose the sentence(s) in which the word is
correctly used and mark that as your answer.
ISLE
I. Everything takes much longer, as too many people are boarding at any one time and
blocking the isles near the prime seats.
II. This house is set on the side of a low wooded hill overlooking Lough Gill and the lake
isle of Innisfree.
III. He wandered down the long isle between the shelves that towered far too high to
reach, stuffed with books.

 
 
 
 
 

4. A sentence is given in which certain words are highlighted. Choose the option with the
pair(s) of words that need to be interchanged to make the sentence grammatically and
contextually correct. If no change is required mark E as your answer.
Drugs research (A) to target the hormone identified in this designed (B) could
potentially bring some of the benefits of able (C) activity to people who may be less
physical (D) to exercise.

 
 
 
 
 

5. In each of the following questions, a sentence is given, divided into five parts (A), (B),
(C), (D) and (1). There is an error in one of the parts, which makes the sentence
grammatically or contextually incorrect. Choose the option with the part containing
error. Consider part (1) to be correct.
Promoters of Indian companies are (1)/ increasingly transferring their personal and
(A)/ family stakes to trusts, a move that (B)/ has as much to do with succession
planning and (C)/with avoiding estate tax and fending off hostile takeovers. (D)

 
 
 
 
 

6. In each of the following questions, a sentence is given, divided into five parts (A), (B),
(C), (D) and (1). There is an error in one of the parts, which makes the sentence
grammatically or contextually incorrect. Choose the option with the part containing
error. Consider part (1) to be correct.
The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) (1)/ has lowered the regulatory fee
that it (A)/ charges market intermediaries, a move (B)/ that is expected to bring down
(C)/the overall trading costs for investors. (D)

 
 
 
 
 

7. A sentence is given in which certain words are highlighted. Choose the option with the
pair(s) of words that need to be interchanged to make the sentence grammatically and
contextually correct. If no change is required mark E as your answer.
Amongst the issues regularly faced is the analysis of highly reactive (A) metals: the bare
surface of a fresh specimen tends to longer (B) react with the gaseous environment and
hence what gets analysed (C) is not the actual material of interest any rapidly (D).

 
 
 
 
 

8. In each of the following questions, a sentence is given, divided into five parts (A), (B),
(C), (D) and (1). There is an error in one of the parts, which makes the sentence
grammatically or contextually incorrect. Choose the option with the part containing
error. Consider part (1) to be correct.
The government is working (1)/ on a scheme to push (A)/ work-from-home jobs in the
IT sector (B)/ by offering finance incentives (C)/to both employees and employers. (D)

 
 
 
 
 

9. In each of the following questions, a sentence is given, divided into five parts (A), (B),
(C), (D) and (1). There is an error in one of the parts, which makes the sentence
grammatically or contextually incorrect. Choose the option with the part containing
error. Consider part (1) to be correct.
Dementia affects about 3.7 million (1)/ people in India, which is 1% (A)/of population
aged above 60, (B)/ and this number is set to (C)/ increase as the population age. (D)

 
 
 
 
 

10. In the questions that follow, a word has been given which is used in three different
sentences, in similar or different context. Choose the sentence(s) in which the word is
correctly used and mark that as your answer.
ASSIDUOUS
I. He was assiduous in checking and double-checking dates in parish records and in the
various census.
II. Despite his poor village origins, he is cold and assiduous to the problems confronting
his family and friends.
III. The photographs are of assiduous quality, the layout and design clumsy and
amateurish.

 
 
 
 
 

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