Correct Grammar Usage [IAS (Admin.) IAS Mains Compulsory-English]: Questions 311 - 316 of 370

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Question 311

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Appeared in Year: 2012

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Use the correct form of the verb in brackets to fill in the blank:

Postman ________ his bag and left. (COLLECT)

Question 312

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Appeared in Year: 2018

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Write the following sentences after making necessary corrections. Do not make unnecessary changes in the original sentence.

The priest was very kind for all of us.

Question 313

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Appeared in Year: 2019

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Rewrite each of the following sentences as directed, without changing the meaning: 1 × 10 = 10 Marks

He only laughed. He did not do anything else. (Rewrite the sentence using ‘but’ )

Explanation

He did nothing but laughed.

  • When we rewrite using ‘but’ , we should use the following rule.
  • Sub + did nothing but + past form of the verb

Question 314

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Appeared in Year: 2019

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Rewrite each of the following sentences as directed, without changing the meaning: 1 × 10 = 10 Marks

The evil practice will continue if the government does not adopt stringent measures. (Use ‘unless’ )

Explanation

The evil practice will continue unless the government adopts stringent rules.

‘Unless’ means ‘if not’ . From the sentence, if and not can be replaced with “unless” to get the right sentence.

Question 315

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Appeared in Year: 2018

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Write the following sentences after making necessary corrections. Do not make unnecessary changes in the original sentence.

They cheated each another.

Question 316

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Appeared in Year: 2018

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Supply the missing words:

The girl ________ into depression two years ago.