English Quiz 25 - Competitive Exams - Banking Exams

Directions (1-10): In each question below, a sentence is given with a part of it printed in bold type. That part may contain a grammatical error. Each sentence is followed by phrases (1), (2), (3) and (4). Find out which phrase should replace the phrase given in bold to correct the error, if there is any, and to make the sentence meaningful and correct. If the sentence is correct as it is and ‘No correction is required’ mark (5) as your answer.

1.  We have reliably inform that the new branch will not open till next year.
(1) reliably to inform 
(2) reliable information
(3) informed reliability   
(4) to be reliably inform    
(5) No correction required

2.   The appointment to these posts were temporarily so we shall have to apply to the companies.
(1) is temporary    
 (2) being temporarily    
(3) will be temporarily   
(4) are temporary
(5) No correction required

3.  In anticipation of the transport strike we have decided for delayed our vacation.
(1) to delay              
(2) on delay       
(3) in delaying                   
(4) delaying
(5) No correction required

4.   You can dismiss him unless you had a good reason.
(1) until having            
(2) with out       
(3) except you have       
(4) if there being
(5) No correction required

5.     In our opinion Mr. Dayal’s son has carry forward the business well in his absence.
(1) carried through                               
(2) been carried out       
(3) carried on                
(4) been carrying away       
(5) No correction required

6.   The famous playwright has been in the sick bed from the last one week.
(1) for the past              
(2) for past         
(3) since past                    
(4) for last
(5) No correction required

7.   Rural area people can cope well with physical strainces they are used to working hardly.
(1) work hard              
(2) the working hard      
 (3) hardly working          
(4) hard working
(5) No correction required

8.   Before I met him personally, I admit that I had have a poor opinion about him.
(1) have    
 (2) have had      
(3) had to have       
 (4) had have
(5) No correction required

9.   Several good books have been written by N. Palkhivala.
(1) had written                       
(2) has been written    
(3) was written     
(4) were written
(5) No correction required

10.  The famous engineers are working on this project right from the day they arrived here.
(1) had been working          
(2) have been working 
(3) would be working    
(4) will have been working       

(5) No correction required

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