English Grammar Questions For CMAT

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English Grammar For CMAT

English Grammar Questions For CMAT

Download CMAT English Grammar Questions and Answers PDF covering the important questions. Most expected English Grammar questions with explanations for CMAT 2021 exam.

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Instructions

Directions : Which of the phrases 1, 2, 3 and 4 given below each sentence should replace the word/ phrase printed in bold in the sentence to make it grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is given and no correction is required, mark 5 as the answer.

Question 1: US Secretary of State made it clear that time running out for diplomacy over Iran’s nuclear programme and said that talks aimed at preventing Tehran from acquiring a nuclear weapon would resume in April.

a) runs out

b) was running out

c) ran out

d) run

e) No correction required

Question 2: While the war of the generals rage on, somewhere in small town India, Wonderful things are happeing, quetly and minus fanfare.

a) rage

b) raging

c) rages on

d) raged on

e) No correcton required

Question 3: According to WWF, the small island nation of Samoa was the first in switch off its lights for Earth Hour

a) first ot switch of

b) the first to switch off

c) the first of switch off

d) first in switch of

e) No correction required

Question 4: The campaign is significant because not just the youths are directly appealing to the world but because thier efforts challenge the chimera of normalcy in the area.

a) not just because

b) just not because

c) not just

d) because just

e) No Correction required

Question 5: The doctor’s association has threatened to go on indefinite strike support of their teachers.

a) on supporting to

b) to supporting

c) for support

d) in support of

e) No correction required

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InstructionsDirections : Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The number of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is (5). i.e., No error. (Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any.)

Question 6: These companies have been asked (1) / to furnish their financial details (2) / and information about (3) / its board members. (4) / No error (5)

a) (1)

b) (2)

c) (3)

d) (4)

e) (5)

Question 7: The scheme which will be launched (1) / during the next two years (2) / require an additional investment (3) / of one hundred crores. (4) / No error (5)

a) (1)

b) (2)

c) (3)

d) (4)

e) (5)

Question 8: Road developers unable (1) / to complete their projects (2) / on time will not be (3) / awarded new ones. (4) / No error (5)

a) (1)

b) (2)

c) (3)

d) (4)

e) (5)

Question 9: We have taken on (1) / the responsibility of (2) / arranging the required training (3) / and supervise the new staff. (4) / No error (5)

a) (1)

b) (2)

c) (3)

d) (4)

e) (5)

Question 10: The government has signed (1) / a memorandum of understanding with (2) / the company to set up (3) / a plant in the state. (4) / No error (5)

a) (1)

b) (2)

c) (3)

d) (4)

e) (5)

Instructions

Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error if any will be in one part of the sentence. The letter of that part is the answer . If there is no error, the answer is (E) i.e.No Error. (Ignore the errors of punctuation if any)

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Question 11: Nuclear waste will still being (A) / radioactive even after twenty thousand years (B) / so it must be disposed (C) / very carefully. (D) /No Error (E)

a) (A)

b) (B)

c) (C)

d) (D)

e) (E)

Question 12: My friend lived at the top (A) / of an old house (B) / which attic had been (C) / converted in to a flat (D) / No Error (E)

a) (A)

b) (B)

c) (C)

d) (D)

e) (E)

Question 13: A public safety advertising (A) / campaign in Russia (B) / hope to draw attention (C) / of pedestrians crossing the road (D) / No Error (E)

a) (A)

b) (B)

c) (C)

d) (D)

e) (E)

Question 14: A cash prize was (A) / award to the most (B) / successful salesman of the year (C) / by the president of the company (D) No Error (E)

a) (A)

b) (B)

c) (C)

d) (D)

e) (E)

Question 15: The Renaissance was (A) / a time to re-awakening (B) / in both the arts (C) and the sciences.(D) No Error (E)

a) (A)

b) (B)

c) (C)

d) (D)

e) (E)

Instructions

In each question below four words printed in bold type are given These are lettered (A) , (B) ,(C) and (D) one of these words printed in bold may either be wrongly spelt or inappropriate in the context of the sentence. Find out the words that is inappropriate or wrongly spelt if any. The letter of that word is your answer. If all the words printed in bold are correctly spelt and appropriate in all the context of the sentence then mark (E) i.e. ‘All Correct’ as your answer.

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Question 16: The ship(A)/ was at sea for many days and finally(B) anchored(C) near the costline(D). All Correct (E)

a) (A)

b) (B)

c) (C)

d) (D)

e) (E)

Question 17: Employees must familiarise(A) themselves with the health(B) and safety(C) manual (D) of the organization. All Correct(E)

a) (A)

b) (B)

c) (C)

d) (D)

e) (E)

Question 18: The political(A) environment(B) is not condusive(C) to economic reforms.(D) All Correct(E)

a) (A)

b) (B)

c) (C)

d) (D)

e) (E)

Question 19: The report(A) found that the safety(B) equipment had been very poorly(C) maintained.(D)All Correct (E)

a) (A)

b) (B)

c) (C)

d) (D)

e) (E)

Question 20: Some of our regular listenors(A) have complained(B) about the programme(C) schedule(D). All Correct (E)

a) (A)

b) (B)

c) (C)

d) (D)

e) (E)

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Answers & Solutions:

1) Answer (B)

was is missing in the sentence as the usage is of past continuous tense.

2) Answer (C)

Subject verb agreement is absent.War is singular. It should be rages on.

3) Answer (B)

There is incorrect preposition usage.The correct one is “to switch off”

4) Answer (A)

The error is the incorrect placement. It should be A.
The 2nd part of the sentence following this line “because not just the youth are directly appealing to the world” should be some category of people.
For eg “because not just the youth are directly appealing to the world but also the children”

5) Answer (D)

This case is of missing preposition and the correct usage is “in support of”

6) Answer (D)

There is subject verb agreement error as “These companies” is plural and the correction is “their board members”.

7) Answer (C)

There is an error of subject verb agreement. “The scheme” is the subject,hence the correction is “requires”.

8) Answer (E)

The sentence has no grammatical errors in it.

9) Answer (D)

The error of parallelism is there. it should be supervising

10) Answer (E)

The sentence has no grammatical errors in it. Hence (5) is the answer.

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11) Answer (A)

The correct sentence will read as-

Nuclear waste will still be radioactive even after twenty thousand years so it must be disposed very carefully.

And hence, ‘will still being’ needs to be replaced by ‘will still be’.

12) Answer (C)

The correct usage will be ‘whose attic had been…..’ .
Hence, the correct sensible sentence is-
My friend lived at the top of an old house whose attic had been converted into a flat.

13) Answer (C)

The correct sentence is,
A public safety advertising campaign in Russia ‘hopes to draw’ attention of pedestrians crossing the road.
There is only one campaign and hence it will take singular form of the verb ‘hope’.

14) Answer (B)

The sentence describes the event that happened in past. Hence past tense of the verb ‘award’ i.e ‘awarded’ must be used.

The correct sentence will read as: A cash prize was awarded to the most successful salesman of the year by the president of the company.

15) Answer (B)

Here, ‘to re-awakening’ fails to make any grammatical sense. The coorect usage should be ‘of re-awakening’.
The correct sentence is-
The Renaissance was a time of re-awakening in both the arts and the sciences.
Hence, the option is B.

16) Answer (D)

The word ‘coastline’ has been misspelt has ‘costline’.

17) Answer (E)

The sentence is gramatically correct with no spelling errors.

18) Answer (C)

The word ‘conducive’ has been misspelt as ‘condusive’ in the sentence.

Hence, the correct option is C.

19) Answer (E)

In the given sentence, none of the spelling which is bold is incorrect.
Hence the correct option is E.

20) Answer (A)

The word ‘listeners’ has been misspelt as ‘listenors’.
Hence, the option is option A

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