Directions: In question nos 1 to 5 some parts of the sentences have errors and some are correct. Find out which part of the sentence has an error and blacken the oval corresponding to the appropriate letter a, b, c. If the sentence is free from error blacken the oval corresponding to d in the answer sheet.

1. (A) Unless you stop to make noise at once /(B) I will have no option but to /(C) bring the matter to the attention of the police. /(D) No error.

Unless you stop to make noise at once

I will have no option but to

bring the matter to the attention of the police.

No error.

2. (A) He couldn’t but help /(B) shedding tears at the plight of the villagers /(C) rendered homeless by a devastating cyclone. /(D) No error.

 

He couldn’t but help

shedding tears at the plight of the villagers

rendered homeless by a devastating cyclone.

No error.

3. Since it was his first election campaign, the candidate was confused; /(B) none could clearly understand/(C) either the principles he stood for or the benefits he promised. /(D) No error. 

Since it was his first election campaign, the candidate was confused;

none could clearly understand

either the principles he stood for or the benefits he promised.

No error.

4. (A) It is an established fact that the transcendental American poets and philosophers, /(B) who lived in the latter half of the nineteenth century, /(C) were more influenced by Indian philosophy, in particular by Upanishadic Philosophy. /(D) No error.

It is an established fact that the transcendental American poets and philosophers,

who lived in the latter half of the nineteenth century,

were more influenced by Indian philosophy, in particular by Upanishadic Philosophy.

No error.

5. (A) The crew were on board /(B) and they soon busied themselves /(C) in preparing to meet the storm. /(D) No error. (E) None of these

The crew were on board

and they soon busied themselves

in preparing to meet the storm.

No error.

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