Exercise 1

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 :

This is one of the most important inventions of this century.


A). invention of this century
B). invention of these century
C). invention of centuries
D). invention of the centuries
E). No correction required
Answer : Option E

Question 42 :

The orator had been left the auditorium before the audience stood up.


A). had been leaving
B). was left
C). had left
D). would leave
E). No correction required
Answer : Option C

Question 43 :

He dislikes the word dislike, isn't he


A). didn't he
B). doesn't he
C). hasn't he
D). does he
E). No correction required
Answer : Option B

Question 44 :

We must take it granted that Madhu will not come for today's function.


A). take it for granted
B). taking it granted
C). took it as granted
D). have it granted
E). No correction required
Answer : Option A

Question 45 :

The research study is an eye-opener and attempts to acquaint us with the problems of poor nations.


A). attempted to acquaint
B). attempts at acquainting
C). attempt to acquaint
D). attempting to acquaint
E). No correction required
Answer : Option B