Nouns MCQ 2


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QUESTION: 1

Row upon /a/ row of white /b/ marble /c/ look beautiful /d/ No error /e/.

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QUESTION: 2

My sister (a) / has read (b) / pages after pages (c) / of the Bible (d) /. No error (e)

Solution:

Replace 'pages after pages' by 'page after page'. 

QUESTION: 3

His boss /a/ admires him /b/ a lot as he /c/ takes pain over his work /d/. No error /e/.

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QUESTION: 4

The manager /a/ put forward /b/ a number of criterions /c/ for the post /d/. No error /e/.

Solution:

Option ( c) is correct

" A no. Of criterions " 

There is a grammatical error. 

Criterion = > it's plural is  criteria   not criterions. 

So, in place of criterions, criteria should be used.

QUESTION: 5

The beautiful /a/ surrounding of /b/ the place /c/ enchanted me /d/. No error /e/.

Solution:

Replace surrounding by surroundings. The area around a place is known as surroundings.

QUESTION: 6

The room stinks /a/ of foul smell as /b/ the dustbin lid /c/ is broken /d/. No error/e/.

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QUESTION: 7

Jack makes sure /a/ that whenever /b/ he goes to Delhi /c/ he stays in five stars hotels /d/. No error/e/.

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QUESTION: 8

When he was /a/ standing at the top /b/ of the hill a strong /c/ breeze blew his hat off /d/. No error/e/.

Solution:

The correct option is D.

The breeze is always gentle, it cannot be strong. So it should be strong wind instead of breeze.

QUESTION: 9

One of his firmest belief /a/ among the Hindus /b/ is that karma affects life /c/ and also the life after death. /d/ No error /e/.

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QUESTION: 10

The police /a/ has received information /b/ that can help them /c/ solve the triple murder case./d/ No error /e/.

Solution:

The correct option is B.

we can't pluralise information like information as it is an uncountable noun . TO PLURALISE IT USE 'A PIECE OF INFORMATION'.

QUESTION: 11

As the company /a/ has got new tender, /b/ it ordered /c/ some new equipments /d/  No error /e/.

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QUESTION: 12

The sheafs of /a/ the wheat plants were /b/ to heavy for the weak farmer /c/ to carry them on his head./d/ No error /e/.

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QUESTION: 13

Janet was /a/ advised to take /b/ two spoonful of the /c/ cough syrup three times a day./d/ No error /e/.

Solution:

Option ( c) "two spoon ful of the "    Is correct. 

 

Explanation :- 

 the spoonful is compound word, in the plural form s is connected with it ;  spoonfuls


So,  spoonfuls  are to be used.

QUESTION: 14

We should make /a/ sure that wherever /b/ flood hits alms is sent /c/ to the poor and needy. /d/ No error/e/.

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QUESTION: 15

Sharks and lampreys are not true fish because their skeletons are made of cartilage rather than bone.

Solution:

The correct option is D.

Bone is a noun. True (A) is an adjective modifying the noun fish. Because (B) is a conjunction. Their (C) is a plural possessive third-person pronoun modifying the noun skeletons.

QUESTION: 16

You are among those /a/ man who earned name /b/ and fame not by /c/ chance but by hardwork. /d/ No error/e/.

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QUESTION: 17

Children are playing /a/ and making mischiefs /b/ as their holidays /c/ have started. /d/ No error/e/.

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QUESTION: 18

The Population /a/ of India is divided /b/ into two classes/c/ haves and haves not. /d/ No error/e/.

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QUESTION: 19

Envy strikes /a/ a woman when she /b/ sees her husband /c/ talking to another woman. /d/  No error/e/.

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QUESTION: 20

All her sister - in - laws /a/ are very friendly and cooperative /b/ so she does not miss /c/ her real sisters at all. /d/ No error/e/.   

Solution:

Correct plural is Sisters-In-Law

QUESTION: 21

She is not leaving /a/ Meerut tomorrow as /b/ order for her transfer /c/ have been cancelled. /d/  No error/e/.

Solution:

Correct Answer :- c

Explanation : orders instead of order

She is not leaving Meerut tomorrow as orders for her transfer have been cancelled.

QUESTION: 22

I would /a/ like you to meet /b/ my cousin brother who has /c/ just returned from the United States of America. /d/  No error/e/.

Solution:
You should not use brother/sister after the word cousin as per the Standard English conventions.

Likewise, we say he entered the room. And not he entered into the room. Because enter itself means to go into, and there is no point of using another into there.
QUESTION: 23

The hills of /a/ Uttar Pradesh abound /b/ in beautiful spectacles and /c/ visitors are attracted to it every year. /d/ No error/e/.

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QUESTION: 24

I gave him /a/ a two rupees note /b/ for keeping /c/ in my closet. /d/ No error/e/.

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QUESTION: 25

The house /a/ is made of brick /b/ and stone and /c/ not of marbles. /d/ No error/e/.

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QUESTION: 26

Harivansh Rai Bachan /a/ is Amitabh’s /b/ and Ajitabh’s /c/ father. /d/ No error/e/.

Solution: It would be Amitabh and Ajitabh's father, we don't need an apostrophe on Amitabh also. 
QUESTION: 27

Sia and Ria have /a/ a notorious distinction /b/ of always being /c/ at cross-purpose. /d/ No error/e/.

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QUESTION: 28

The juggler displayed an /a/ extensive show of his /b/ jugglery that /c/ looker-ons were totally awe-struck.  /d/ No error/e/.

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QUESTION: 29

Once all the children /a/ deposited the said amount,/b/ the proceed was sent /c/ to the higher authorities for a final check. /d/ No error/e/.

Solution:

The proceed should be replaced with 'the proceeds' as it is the gramatically correct term to be used.

QUESTION: 30

The team was invited /a/ to the award show to /b/ grace the occasion /c/ with their wives./d/ No error/e/.

Solution:

The correct option is A.

The correct sentence should have ‘ team members’

QUESTION: 31

I don’t think it /a/ is your house it /b/ is somebody’s /c/ else. /d/ No error. /e/

Solution:

correct answer are both option ( c) and option ( d) . 

" Is somebody's else" 

Which is incorrect. 

It should be like this-: 
" Somebody else's " .

QUESTION: 32

Ration has run out /a/ and the District /b/ Magistrate has been /c/ informed. /d/ No error. /e/

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QUESTION: 33

The Committee is divided /a/ over this issue of his appointment /b/ and this has resulted in much /c/ rancor among its members. /d/ No error. /e/

Solution: Here even though the committee is a collective noun, it has to be taken unlike one, replacing the 'is' with 'are', since here the committee refers to the committee members who are not functioning as a single unit as they have a difference of opinion among them. This makes Option A the correct answer to the question.
QUESTION: 34

The Committee is divided /a/ over this issue of his appointment /b/ and this has resulted in much /c/ rancor among its members. /d/ No error. /e/

Solution:

The correct option is A.

The Committee is divided over this issue of his appointment and this has resulted in much rancor among its members. 

The sentence is in past sentence so it should be ‘committee was divided’ instead of ‘ committee is divided’

QUESTION: 35

The majority likes /a/ reading sensational /b/ stories and watching /c/ western movies./d/ No error. /e/

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QUESTION: 36

The house /a/ is made of brick /b/ and stone not /c/ of marbles. /d/ No error. /e/

Solution:

Correct answer :- d

Man-made material nouns like brick and stone (marble) are used in the singular form to talk about the material used to build a home.

QUESTION: 37

Commander’s-in-chief /a/ orders arrived late /b/ and the forces had /c/ to retreat./d/  No error /e/

Solution:

The correct option is A.

It should just be Commanders not 'Commander's'

QUESTION: 38

A pair of /a/ spectacles have /b/ been found in /c/ the library. /d/ No error. /e/

Solution: English almost always treats collective nouns as singular, hence a singular verb is used with it. Nouns which have two parts such as spectacles, scissors or pants require plural verbs. However, when regarded as a pair, a singular verb is used. 
QUESTION: 39

You can buy (a) / the scissors (b) / that is (c) / sharp. (d) / No error. (e)

Solution:

Correct Answer :- c

Explanation : Scissors is singular in form and plural in meaning, therefore, it requires a plural pronoun and verb in the given sentence. Scissors is one of those words that does not have a singular number. From the given options, we need to find words that are plural to agree with scissors. 

Therefore, You can buy the scissors that are sharp.

QUESTION: 40

Honesty is the best policy. (Which word is an abstract noun?)

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