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Monday, 3 July 2017

PREVIOUS YEAR ENGLISH QUESTIONS | 03.07.2017

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It’s always been good to learn from history since history repeats itself, similarly, it goes with the exam pattern we always try to find previous year questions to mentally
prepare ourselves for upcoming hurdles in the exam and to check whether the level of our preparation is or is not up to the mark. Previous year questions give guidance to us and provide a base for the preparation of any competitive exam. It is always good to have an experience of how the level of exam varies from year to year. For every subject like in English, we come to know the pattern of questions must be followed to prepare the examination.

Directions (1 – 5): Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error or idiomatic error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The number of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is (e). (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any) 


Q.1        The few people (A)/who practice what they preach (B)/ they are to be admired (C)/ No error (D)

ANSWER- (C) Remove ‘they’

Q.2.                He could neither clearly identify the man who attacked him (A)/ nor he could name the weapon (B)/ with which he was attacked (C)/ No error (D)

ANSWER- (A) Use ‘Neither he could’ instead of ‘He could neither’

Q.3.                I am sure they must have had strangers in the house (A)/ because I was hearing the dog bark (B)/ last night and the lights were on (C)/ No error (D)

ANSWER- (B) Use ‘I heard’ instead of ‘I was hearing’

Q.4.                He has been at the job (A)/ ever since he began it this morning (B)/ but whether he will finish it today is anybody's guess (C)/ No error (D)

ANSWER- (C) Use ‘nobody’s guess’ instead of ‘anybody's guess’

Q.5.                My father told me that he would not talk to me (A)/ if I do not attend (B)/ to what he said (C)/ No error (D)


ANSWER- (B) Use ‘I did not’ instead of ‘I do not’

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