Directions (Q. 1-5): Some of the sentences have errors and some are correct. Find out which part of a sentence has an error.

1. To the ordinary man, in fact, the pealing of bells / is a monotonous jangle and a nuisance

(a)                                                                   (b)

/tolerably only when mitigated by remote distance and sentimental association. / No error.

(c)                                                                                        (d)

To the ordinary man, in fact, the pealing of bells

is a monotonous jangle and a nuisance

tolerably only when mitigated by remote distance and sentimental association.

No error.

2. The increasing mechanisation of life / have led us farther away from daily contact with nature and

(a)                                                                               (b)

/ the crafts of the farm. / No error.

(c)                           (d)

The increasing mechanisation of life

have led us farther away from daily contact with nature and

the crafts of the farm.

No error.

3. If you have a way with words, / a good sense of design and administration ability

(a)                                                                   (b)

/ you may enjoy working in the high pressure world of advertising / No error.

(c)                                                          (d)

If you have a way with words,

a good sense of design and administration ability

you may enjoy working in the high pressure world of advertising

No error.

4. Last week's sharp hike in the wholesale price of beef/is a strong indication for/ higher meat costs to come. / No error.

(a)                                                   (b)                          (c)                                  (d)

                           

Last week's sharp hike in the wholesale price of beef

is a strong indication for

higher meat costs to come.

No error.

5. The minister for ‘Education vehemently refused / the allegation that he had taken bribes./ No error.

(a)                               (b)                                           (c)                                    (d)

 

 

The minister for ‘Education

vehemently refused

the allegation that he had taken bribes

No error.

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