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English Quiz On Revision on Phrasal Verbs Day 24 Bag

English Quiz On Revision on Phrasal Verbs Day 24 Bag


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Directions: Which of the phrases A, B, C, and D given below each statement should replace the phrase printed in bold in the sentence to make it grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is given, mark E as the answer

  1. It would be pertinent here to recall Gandhi’s commitment to establish reconciliation and non-violence in the midst of the most intense communal conflict after and while Partition in 1946-47.
    A) after and before
    B) preceding and during
    C) at the time of
    D) since
    E) No Correction Required

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      Option B
    Explanation: 
    after and while = preceding and during
  2. Collective memory is degraded in the age of instant gratification, fake news and social media, but we need to recall over the past 40 months extremely problematic phrase which are tossed out into the mainstream national conversation just long enough to hurt, but not long enough to invite consequences.
    A) phrases that are
    B) phrases which are
    C) phrase that can be
    D) phrases that were
    E) No Correction Required

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      Option D
    Explanation: 
    phrase which are = phrases that were 
  3. The “New India” that is under way also needs independence from bad bureaucracy, not necessarily from all bureaucracy, for any state would need to be run by some set of rules, by some set of people — call them by any name you wish.
    A) that is underneath
    B) which is under construction
    C) that shall be under way
    D) that is under the way
    E) No Correction Required

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      Option E
  4. The rules always exist in the rule book but this government has had the courage to use it in public interest and more will follow soon.
    A) present
    B) persistent
    C) exists
    D) existed
    E) No Correction Required

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      Option D
    Explanation: 
    exist= existed
  5. A probe by the Commissioner of Railway Safety may reveal whether this was a systemic communication failure or an instance of a casual approach to a task whichh ought to be done but could have waited if traffic blocks were not feasible that day.
    A) that ought to be done
    B) that is to be done
    C) that needed to be done
    D) that should be done
    E) No Correction Required

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      Option C
    Explanation:  
    that needed to be done
  6. Two engineers have been suspended, another has been transferred, and three top officials, including a Railway Board member in charge of engineering and tracks, has been asked to went on leave as ‘exemplary punishment’.
    A) is being asked to move on
    B) should move on
    C) needed to have been going on
    D) have been asked to go on
    E) No Correction Required

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      Option D
    Explanation: 
    has been asked to went = have been asked to go on
  7. Humans err, but when the system turns a blind eye to the obviously need of a public utility, the wake-up call needs to go beyond rapping a few officers.
    A) desire need of
    B) obvious needs of
    C) obviously needed to
    D) can obviously be needed for
    E) No Correction Required

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      Option B
    Explanation: 
    obviously need of= obvious needs of
  8. China cracked on bitcoin trading exchanges earlier this year, forcing them to improve their processes.
    A) cracked upon
    B) cracked up
    C) cracked towards
    D) cracked down
    E) No Correction Required

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      Option D
    Explanation: 
    cracked = cracked down
  9. As is widely known today, while thousands die due to the polluting effect of coal burning, millions more are put into distress due to climate change, the chief culprit of which is coal.
    A) as it is widely known
    B) as if it is widely
    C) it can be widely known
    D) it is widely known
    E) No Correction Required

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      Option E
  10. Subramanian made a bizarre call that India need not ask the developed countries for funds for its efforts to cope with the effects of climate change.
    A) cannot ask
    B) should not ask
    C) shall not
    D) need not to
    E) No Correction Required

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    Option B
    Explanation: 
    need not ask – should not ask

Directions: Which of the phrases A, B, C, and D given below each statement should replace the phrase printed in bold in the sentence to make it grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is given, mark E as the answer

  1. I was not long for I discovered that he could neither read nor write.
    A) long before
    B) long since
    C) longer than
    D) long then
    E) No Correction required

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      Option A
    Explanation: 
  2. The death toll in the train accident went to six hundred.
    A) increased to
    B) rose to
    C) spread to
    D) counted to
    E) No Correction required

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      Option A
  3. While walking on the road, a dog bit one man
    A) a dog had bitten a man
    B) the man was dogged
    C) a dog did bit a man
    D) the man was bitten by a dog
    E) No Correction required

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      Option D
  4. The negotiation faced a doldrums with neither side ready to move  even an inch.
    A) a hanger
    B) a crisis
    C) a hold
    D) an abortion
    E) No Correction required

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      Option B
  5. I started early so that I may cover the maximum of distance before mid-day.
    A) I would
    B) I shall
    C) I did
    D) I could
    E) No Correction required

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      Option D
  6. He promised that he will deliver the letter within two days.
    A) will must deliver
    B) would deliver
    C) will be delivering
    D) will have delivered
    E) No Correction required

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      Option B
  7. It is easy to find why cities grew on the  river banks.
    A) besides the river banks
    B) along the river banks
    C) in the river banks
    D) by the river banks
    E) No Correction required

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      Option E
  8. There is no more room for you in this compartment.
    A) no more seat
    B) no more place
    C) no more space
    D) no accommodation
    E) No Correction required

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      Option C
  9. The police needed him for armed robbery.
    A) liked
    B) was needing
    C) was after
    D) looked
    E) No Correction required

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      Option E
  10. I intend to learn french next year.
    A) learning
    B) learn
    C) for learning
    D) to learn the
    E) No Correction required

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    Option E

Directions: Which of the phrases A, B, C, and D given below each statement should replace the phrase printed in bold in the sentence to make it grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is given, mark E as the answer

  1. The Sheena Bora murder case, in which her mother Indrani Mukherjee and step father Peter Mukherjee are accused, have taken a new twist.
    A) accused of, has taken
    B) accused, has taken
    C) accused to has taken
    D) No Improvement

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       Option B
  2. As the princes grew up , Kripacharya taught them archery and the practise of arms and other things that princes should learn.
    A) practice of arms
    B) practise of arm
    C) practice of arm
    D) No Imrovement

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       Option A
  3. All his money are spent and all his hopes are ruined.
    A) has spent
    B) hve spent
    C) is spent
    D) No Improvement

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       Option C
  4. I cannot help thinking that you are the mastermind.
    A) help but think
    B) help ut only
    C) help in thinking
    D) No Improvement

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       Option D
  5. He promised to promptly pay the dues.
    A) paying the dues promptly
    B) pay the dues promptly
    C) having paid the dues promptly
    D)No Improvement

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       Option B
  6. The civil society of Jammu and Kashmir can take a leading role to stem the slide of its youth towards radicalisation.
    A) can take the lead
    B) taking the lead role
    C) could take lead role
    D) No improvement

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       Option D 
  7. Civil society groups have played marvelous roles for bringing a change is society especially in conflict situations.
    A) to bringing changes
    B) in bringing changes
    C) in bringing a change
    D) No Improvement

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       Option C 
  8. Japan has keen at export its high-speed train technology along with rolling stock.
    A) has been keen at
    B) has keen to
    C) has been keen to
    D) No Improvement

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       Option C
  9.  The coming into force of the India-Japan nuclear deal and more military and maritime exercises will buttress such efforts.
    A) coming to force of
    B) coming in force of
    C) came in force of
    D) No Improvement

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       Option D
  10. Having been made the leap, it is imperative that India and Japan also look beyond their lofty geopolitical aims, at the more basic aspects of bilateral engagement.
    A) Being made
    B) having made
    C) As they made
    D) No Improvement

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    Option B

Directions: Which of the phrases A, B, C, and D given below each statement should replace the phrase printed in bold in the sentence to make it grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is given, mark E as the answer

  1. It is a bill that reinforces every patriarchal and paternalistic notion  which women could and cannot do with their bodies.
    A) of which women could
    B) of what women could
    C) what women can
    D) of what women can
    E) No Correction Required

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       Option D
  2. The large fall in food prices and the resulting shift for the term of trade to detriment of rural India triggered the distress.
    A) in terms of trade
    B) to  the terms of trade to the
    C) in the terms of trade to the
    D) for the terms of trade to
    E) No Correction Required

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       Option C
  3. Prohibitory orders were not enforced, with the government evidently viewing the looming protests as pressure relief valves instead of like triggered points for violence.
    A) as trigger points
    B) the triggering points
    C) like the triggering points
    D) triggered points
    E) No Correction Required

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       Option A
  4. While on one hand unemployment rate has falling on and on the other instances of rural distress leading to demand for farm loan waivers is on rise.
    A) had falling on and on
    B) has been falling and on
    C) had been falling and on
    D) has falling and
    E) No Correction Required

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       Option B
  5. The end objective of a stable and peaceful Afghanistan began to recede further and further as the Taliban launched their insurgency in 2005 after they had been recovered.
    A) after their recovery
    B) after they recovered
    C) after they had recovered
    D) after they have been recovered
    E)  No Correction Required

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       Option C
  6. The panacea for rural distress could only reforms that will help raise farm productivity and incomes.
    A) can only be
    B) might be
    C) may be
    D) must have been only
    E) No Correction Required

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       Option A
  7. The Dera Sacha Sauda sect headed by Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh is a fascinating phenomenon which cannot be analysed through the standard upper middle-class lens.
    A) be seen through
    B) be through
    C) be analysed through
    D) analysed through
    E) No Correction Required

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       Option C
  8. Dhaka has repeatedly condemned attacks on Myanmarese military posts by insurgents and also proposed joint inspection along the border for flush out.
    A) for flushing out
    B) to flush them out
    C) flushing them out
    D) flushed out
    E) No Correction Required

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       Option B
  9.  There have been various pulls and pressures, so well as lack of transparency and accountability of the regulators concerned.
    A) very well as lack
    B) quite well as a lack
    C) as well as a lack
    D) much well as lack
    E) No Correction Required

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       Option C
  10. The selection of non-experts to lead the regulatory bodies and instinct of protecting their skin has led to regulation frames being over crowded by protective approaches.
    A) skin being led to regulatory
    B) skin has led to regulatory
    C) skin was being led to regulatory
    D) skin had led to the regulatory
    E) No Correction Required

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       Option B

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