English Quiz for RRB Mains

Direction (1-5): The following question consists of a sentence which is divided into three parts which contain grammatical errors in one or more than one part of the sentence. If there is an error in anypart of the sentence, find the correct alternatives to replace those parts from the three options given
below each question to make the sentence grammatically correct. If there is an error in any part of the sentence and none of the alternatives is correct to replace that part, then choose (d) i.e. None of the (I), (II) and (III) as your answer. If the given sentence is grammatically correct or does not require any
correction, choose (e) i.e. No correction required as your answer.

  1. As the China-India borderline have not been demarcated (I)/completely and the two countries have a different understanding about(II) the Line of Actual Control (LAC), troupes from both sides often stray across in some areas(III)
    (I) As the China-India borderline has not been demarcated
    (II) completely and the two country have a different understanding about
    (III) the Line of Actual Control (LAC), troops from both sides often stray across in some areas
    (a)Only (II)
    (b)Both (I) and (III)
    (c)All (I), (II) and (III)
    (d)None of the (I), (II) and (III)
    (e)No correction required
  2. farmers in P.C. Palle village are doing all that is possible to save (I) there orchards by arranged water through tankers at the harsh summer(II) months before the onset of Southwest monsoon(III)
    (I) farmers in P.C. Palle village is doing all that is possible to save
    (II) their orchards by arranging water through tankers during the harsh summer
    (III) months before the onsets of Southwest monsoon
    (a)Only (II)
    (b)Both (I) and (III)
    (c)All (I), (II) and (III)
    (d)None of the (I), (II) and (III)
    (e)No correction required
  3. The State Government should come to the rescue of farmers by providing(I)/ hybrid tree saplings,subsidized farm inputs and facilitate institutional aid(II) for starting agro-processing units to sustain sweet lime cultivation in the district(III)
    (I) The State Government should have came to the rescue of farmers by providing
    (II) hybrid tree saplings, subsidized farm inputs and facilitating institutional aid
    (III) for starting agro-processed units to sustain sweet lime cultivation of the district
    (a)Only (II)
    (b)Both (I) and (III)
    (c)All (I), (II) and (III)
    (d)None of the (I), (II) and (III)
    (e)No correction required
  4. Gender diversity might be an politically correct proposition, but(I)/ when it comes to corporate hiring, the reality are men (II)/are preferred than women even if the two are equally qualified.(III)
    (I) Gender diversity may be an politically corrected proposition, but(II) when they came to corporate hiring, the reality is men (III) are preferred of women even if the two are equally qualified. (a)Only (II). (b)Both (I) and (III). (c)All (I), (II) and (III). (d)None of the (I), (II) and (III). (e)No correction required
  1. It has been reported that variants of Petaransomware are /(l)spreading quick by leveraging the Eternal Blue Exploit/(ll) targeting Windows SMB file sharing protocol. (lll)
    (l) It has reported that variants of Petransomwarere are
    (ll) spreading quickly by leveraging the Eternal Blue Exploit
    (lll) targeting Windows SMB file share protocol.
    (a)Only (II)
    (b)Both (I) and (III)
    (c)All (I), (II) and (III)
    (d)None of the (I), (II) and (III)
    (e)No correction required

Directions (6-10): In each of the following questions there is a sentence with a pair of blank spaces,followed by five pair of words. Choose the pair that can fill up the blanks in the same order. The number of that pair is your answer.

  1. Handicrafts constitute an important ____of the decentralised sector of India’s economy and _______ employment to over six million artisans.
    (a) factors — aims (b) extension — plans (c) segment — provides
    (d) supplier — gives (e) period — projects
  2. Among a number of hobbies that one can _____&, the hobby of reading is the most useful and——— (a) develops — accumulative (b) cultivates — enlightened. (c) nourish — cumulative (d) absorbs — durable (e) considers — appreciative
  1. The quality of ______ between individuals and the organisation for which they work can be_____ to benefit both the parties.
    (a) services — evaluated (b) interaction — improved
    (c) sophistication — developed (d) work — appreciated
    (e) life — conceptualised
  2. Part of the confusion in our societies_____ _ from our pursuit of efficiency and economic growth,in the _______that these are the necessary ingredients of progress.
    (a) stems — conviction (b) derives — evaluation
    (c) emerges — consideration (d) obtains — exploration
    (e) extends — planning
  3. The problem of housing shortage ____with the population explosion has also been______ by this policy.
    (a) coped — highlighted (b) dispensed — acknowledged
    (c) compounded — addressed (d) threatened — manifested
    (e) projected — discussed

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