Exercise 2

Instructions to Solve
Which of phrases given below each sentence should replace the phrase printed in bold type to make the grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is, mark 'E' as the answer.

Question 41 :

The world has seen small real attempt at population and resource planning.


A). few
B). little
C). less
D). a few
E). No correction required
Answer : Option B

Question 42 :

My hair stood off ends when I saw the horrible sight.


A). stood at ends
B). stood on ends
C). stood to ends
D). stands on ends
E). No correction required
Answer : Option B

Question 43 :

The long or short of it is that I do not want to deal with that new firm.


A). The long and short of it
B). The long and short for it
C). The long or short for it
D). The shot and long for it
E). No correction required
Answer : Option A

Question 44 :

Can you tell me why did you not speak the truth?


A). why did not you speak
B). that why did you not speak
C). why you did not speak
D). why did you not spoke
E). No correction required
Answer : Option C

Question 45 :

The people generally try to curry favour with the corrupt but influential person.


A). cook favour
B). seek favour
C). extract favour
D). display favour
E). No correction required
Answer : Option E