Directions (1 – 10) : In each sentence below a word is underline. Below each sentence, five words/groups of words are suggested, one of which can replace the underline word, without changing the meaning of the sentence. Find out the appropriate word/group of words in each case.
Q. His inflexible attitude is the root cause of most of his problems.
If you familiarize yourself with the culture of that area, you will be able to enjoy life there.
For such a gigantic task, there should be some special task force.
If you are required to handle things under stress, mistakes are inevitable.
People who trespass this gate will be fined.
In a hole below a mango tree, a snake was staying.
It was a useless attempt on her part to appear in this examination.
He is going to destroy you.
He was confident that his plan would work well.
This is the proper time to eat food.
Directions (11-15): Which of the phrases (a), (b), (c) and (d) given below each sentence should replace the phrase underline type to make the sentence grammatically correct ? If the sentence is correct as it is, mark (e) i.e. "No correction required" as the answer.
Q. The police has so far succeeded in recovering only a part of the stolen property.
वाक्य शुद्ध है। अतः इसमें किसी भी प्रकार के सुधार की आवश्यकता नहीं है। जैसे -
Meditation has used in every part of the world.
वाक्य में प्रयुक्त has used के बदले has been used का प्रयोग होगा; क्योंकि Meditation अपने आप use नहीं होता है, बल्कि इसे use किया जाता है। अतः यहाँ Passive voice का प्रयोग आवश्यक है।
We advised them to go to a hill station during the summer vacation.
वाक्य शुद्ध है। अतः इसमें किसी भी प्रकार के सुधार की आवश्यकता नहीं है।
No sooner do the bell ring than the curtain rose
वाक्य में do the bell ring के बदले did the bell ring का प्रयोग होगाऋ क्योंकि शेष वाक्य एक क्रिया (rose) past tense में है, अतः इस भाग कि क्रिया को भी Past tense में ही होना चाहिए।
They failed in their attempt to repair the demolished portion of that building.