This machine looks / good byut is very / badly designed / and doesn't work good / no error
A. This machine looks
B. good but is very
C. badly designed
D. and doesn't work good
E. No error
"good" should be replaced with "well".
'Good' is an adjective which is used for a noun. 'Work' here identifies action, therefore is a verb. For a verb an adverb should be used.
This machine looks good but is very badly designed and doesn;t work well.
Many of us/ do not know/ to swim/ at all.
A. Many of us
B. do not know
C. to swim
D. at all
E. no error
"how" must be placed after the verb know.
Whenever the verb 'know' is used in a sentence, it is followed by a -wh word.
Many of us do not know how to swim at all.
He is well known for both/ his kindness/ as well as/ his understanding/ no error
A. He is well known for both
B. his kindness
C. as well as
D. his understanding
Both is used only with 'and' ; 'as well as' cannot be used with 'both'.
He is well known for both his kindness and his understanding.
Make haste/ lest/ you should not miss/ the train/ no error
A. Make haste
C. you should not miss
D. the train
'Not' cannot be used with 'lest'
Lest means otherwise; no negative words are used with 'lest'
MAke haste lest you should miss the train.
Ramu closely/ resembles to his father/ not only in physical features/ but also in habits/ no error
A. Ramu Closely
B. resembles to his father
C. not only in physical features
D. but also in habits
E. No Error
No preposition is to be used after 'resemble'
Ramu closely resembles his father not only in physical features but also in habits
After he had read the two chapters/ of the novel/ he felt like reading/ the book at one sitting/ no error.
A. After he had read the two first chapters
B. of the novel
C. he felt like reading
D. the book at one sitting
When both cardinal and ordinal numbers are used as adjectives to a noun, then ordinal numbers is always placed before the cardinal numbers.
After he had read the first two chapters of the novel, he felt like reading the book at one sitting.
The recent symposium on censorship/ indicated that to refrain with saying or writing/ something, others might object/ to, is a form of self censorship/ no error.
A. The recent symposium on censorship
B. indicated that to refrain with saying or writing
C. something, others might object
D. to, is a form of self censorship
E. No Error
'refrain' takes preposition 'from' after it.
'with' must be replaced with 'from'
The recent symposium on censorship indicated that to refrain from saying or writing something, others might object to, is a form of self censorship.
Had they have been in/ my condition/ they would have left/ miserable and thought of committing suicide/ no error
A. Had they have been in
B. my condition
C. they would have left
D. miserable and thought of committing suicide
This sentence is grammatically correct.
The Indian way/ of thinking is superior/ than most of the countries/ in the world/ no error
A. The Indian way
B. of thinking is superior
C. than most of the countries
D. in the world
E. no error
The adjective 'superior' takes 'to' after it when used in comparative form, not 'than'
The Indian way of thinking is superior to most of the countries in the word.
The Secretary of the worker's union/ remarked that the present government is so selfish/ that it cared very little/ about solving anyone else's problem/ no error
A. The Secretary of the Worker's Union
B. remarked that the present government is so selfish
C. that it cared very little
D. about solving anyone else's problem
'is' should be replaced with 'was'
when a sentence starts in past tense, entire sentence should maintain the same tense.
The Secretary of the worker's union remarked that the present government was so selfish that it cared very little about solving anyone else's problem.