Small Quiz

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QUESTION 1

Locate the errors

(P) According to govt’s survey (Q) only those forests which were (R) not under vi l lage

management succumbed from fires recently. (S) No error

 

P

Q

R

S

QUESTION 2

(P) While Rakesh was away (Q) on a long official tour (R) his office receive an important letter which was marked ‘Urgent’. (S) No error

 

R

Q

P

S

QUESTION 3

I sent him a letter to return the car by registered post.

 

I sent him a letter by registered post asking him to return the car.

I sent by registered post him a letter to return the car.

I sent him a letter by registered post to return the car.

No improvement

QUESTION 4

Covered with grease, the water did not seem unduly cold to the swimmer.

 

As he was covered with grease, the water did not seem unduly cold to the swimmer.

As it was covered with grease, the water did not seem unduly cold to the swimmer.

As it was covered with water, the grease did not seem unduly cold to the swimmer.

No improvement

QUESTION 5

When he left school, the textbooks were put aside by him and were never reopened.

 

 

After he left school, he put aside his textbooks and they were never reopened.

He put aside his textbooks when he left school and never reopened them.

He put aside his textbooks when he left school and were never reopened by him.

He put aside his textbooks as he left school and never reopened.

QUESTION 6

A selfish person foists all his problems on unfortunate friends.

 

All the problems are foisted by a selfish person on his unfortunate friend

Foisted on his unfortunate friend the problems of a selfish person.

All his problems are foisted unfortunate friends by a selfish.

All the problems are foisted unfortunate friends by a selfish

QUESTION 7

Direct / Indirect Speech

The teacher said to Mukesh , “I shall report the matter to the Principal if you misbehave again.”

 

The teacher told Mukesh that he would be reporting the matter to the Principal if he misbehaved again.

The teacher warned Mukesh that he would report the matter to the Principal if he misbehaved again.

The teacher threatened  Mukesh to report the matter to the Principal if he would misbehave again.

The teacher cautioned Mukesh about reporting the matter to the Principal if he misbehaved again.

QUESTION 8

Direct / Indirect Speech

Ganesh made this mess. Let him clear it up”, said his father.

 

Ganesh’s father said that Mohan had made the mess and proposed that he clear it up.

Ganesh’s father said that Mohan had made the mess and that he was to clear it.

Ganesh’s father said that Mohan had made the mess and suggested that he clear it.

Ganesh’s father said that Mohan had made the mess and that he should clear it.

QUESTION 9

Direct / Indirect  speech

“Do as you wish, but don’t come and ask me for help if you get into difficulties.”

 

He told me to do as he wished or he wouldn’t come and help me if I got into difficulties.

He told me to do as I wished, but not to go and ask him for help if I got into difficulties.

He ordered me to do as I wished, but not to go and ask him for help if, I got into difficulties.

He told me that unless I did as I wished he would not come and help me if I got into difficulties. where had he been all those

QUESTION 10

Direct / Indirect  speech

Socrates said, “Virtue is its own reward.”

 

Socrates said that virtue had its own rewards.

Socrates says that virtue is its own reward.

Socrates said that virtue is its own reward.

Socrates said that virtue was its own reward.