English Quiz for Competitive Exam|Error Detection and Sentence Rearrangement – Part-20
English Quiz questions for Competitive Exam – Contains 5 Questions on Spot the error and 5 Questions on Sentence Rearrangement and both the topics are important for competitive exams like SSC, Railway, Banking and insurance exams. Try to attempt this quiz in a time bound manner not taking more than 5-7 minutes in solving it.
Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any, will be one part of the sentence. The number of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is (e). (ignore the errors of punctuation, if any.)
Q1. The building’s roof (a)/ needs repairing otherwise (b)/ it may fall down and (c)/ result into many persons’ death. (d)/ No Error. (e)
Q2. The economic structure of Indian household (a)/ is such that girls are required to help (b)/in household work and also (c)/ perform their chores. (d)/ No error (e)
Q3. Closing the doors to a foreign citizen (a)/ seeking employment in India, the High Court on Thursday ruled (b)/ that it is not a foreign national’s fundamental right (c)/ to get an employment visa in the country. (d)/ No error (e)
Q4. Demand for diesel cars, which has (a)/ been on the rise for the last few years, (b)/ may dip as the government is increasing the price (c)/ of the fuel, bringing it closer to that of petrol. (d)/ No error (e)
Q5. Not only was the actress over the Moon (a)/ as winning an award, but was (b)/ also deeply touched by the support (c)/ she got from the industry. (d)/ No error (e)
Directions (Q. 6-10):
Rearrange the following six sentences (A), (B), (C), (D) ,(E)and (F) in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph and then answer the questions given below.
A. Securities and banking firms spend 6% to 8% of their total revenues on IT. Insurance companies in contrast spend around 3.5%.
B. Wipro has over a dozen insurance companies as customers he said citing Aviva, Friends Provident, and Allianz as examples.
C. The story with insurance companies, like their counterparts in the other industries is the same — pressure to reduce cost and retain customers.
D. Echoing Mr Ghosh’s view, senior executives of software firms also say that disjointed IT systems, created by wave of consolidation that swept the insurance industry,
E. Is proving to be opportunistic for Indian companies, for service offerings like consolidation of applications, maintenance and conversion from legacy to newer platforms.
F. Regulatory pressure combined with need to introduce new products and services are forcing insurance companies to seek external help to drive their business forward, says Soumitro Ghosh, vice president, BFSI, Wipro Technologies.
6. Which of the following would be the FIRST sentence after rearrangement?
7. Which of the following would be the LAST (SIXTH) sentence after rearrangement?
8. Which of the following would be the SECOND sentence after rearrangement?
9. Which of the following would be the THIRD sentence after rearrangement?
10. Which of the following would be the FOURTH sentence after rearrangement?
Sol 1. (a) Use “the roof of the building” instead of “The building’s roof”
Sol 2. (d) ‘Other’ should be used in place of ‘their’.
Sol 3. (a) Use ‘closing the doors for’ in place of ‘closing the doors to’.
Sol 4. (e) No error.
Sol 5. (b) ‘As’ should be replaced with ‘on’.
The correct sequence is: CFBDEA
6. (c) C
7. (a) A
8. (e) F
9. (b) B
10. (d) D
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