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CTET/ UPTET / DSSSB 2019 : Practice English Questions Now | 23rd September 2019

CTET/ UPTET / DSSSB 2019 : Practice English Questions Now | 23rd September 2019_30.1

CTET/ UPTET / DSSSB 2019 : Practice English Questions Now

Today, We are providing you the English Questions which help you to evaluate your performance by attempting these questions on regular basis. On daily basis, we will try to provide a variety of study material for English language or English Pedagogy section. These questions will help you a lot to prepare well in Language section in each teaching competitive examination like CTET, HTET Exam, KVS, DSSSB, UPTET etc.
Directions (1 to 6): Some parts of the sentence have errors. Find out which part of the sentence has an error and choose the appropriate option.
Q1. As I prefer/ coffee than tea/ my friends always take the trouble/ to get me a cup of coffee.
(a) As I prefer
(b) Coffee than tea
(c) My friends always take the trouble
(d) To get me a cup of coffee.

Q2. Ramachandra Murthy and his family have been living in Guyana from 1985.
(a) Since
(b) About
(c) On
(d) No improvement
Q3. The U. N. O. insists on better understanding between the countries of the world.
(a) Among the countries
(b) With the countries
(c) By the countries
(d) No improvement
Q4. I am working here from 2008.
(a) Have been working here since
(b) Have worked here from
(c) Have been working here from
(d) No improvement
Q5. I prefer tea rather than coffee.
(a) And
(b) Over
(c) To 
(d) No improvement

Q6. She prefers tea than coffee.
(a) Tea to 
(b)Tea over
(c) Tea more than
(d) No improvement
Q7. The property was divided _______ the twins.
(a) Among
(b) Between
(c) In
(d) Into
Directions (8-10): Each question in this section has a sentence with three parts labelled (1), (2), and (3). Read each sentence to find out whether there is any error in any part and indicate your answer in the Answer Sheet against the corresponding letter i.e. (1) or (2) or (3). If you find no error, your answer should be indicated as (4).
Q8. The period (1)/ between 1991 to 1995 (2)/ was very significant in my life (3)./ No error (4)
(a) 1
(b) 2
(c) 3
(d) 4
Q9. She has been teaching (1)/ the same lesson (2)/ since five days (3)/ No error (4)
(a) 1
(b) 2
(c) 3
(d) 4
Q10. Having found a piece of cheese (1)/ two cats went to a dog (2)/ to divide it among them (3)./ No error (4)
(a) 1
(b) 2
(c) 3
(d) 4
S1. Ans. (b)
Sol. There is an error related to the use of a preposition. Therefore, coffee (noun) to tea (Noun) will be used.
S2. Ans.(a)
Sol. from should be replaced by since.
S3. Ans.(d)
Sol. ‘Between’ can be used for more than two things or persons for denoting some reciprocal action or relation.
Look at the sentences:
There is a treaty between the five great powers.
There is not much space between the three points.
S4. Ans.(a)
Sol. Here, the work was started in the past and continues to the present. Hence, Present Perfect Continuous tense should be used. Remember, the point of time (2008) is also given.
S5. Ans.(c)
Sol. Look at the sentences:
I prefer walking to swimming. (Gerund)
I prefer to walk rather than swim. (Infinitive)
Here, tea to coffee …. Should be used.
S6. Ans.(a)
Sol. Here, prefers tea to coffee… should be used.
S7. Ans.(b)
Sol. For two things, ‘between’ is used.
S8. Ans.(b)
Sol. Here, between 1991 and 1995 should be used. We can also use ‘from 1991 to 1995’…
Look at the sentences:
It is cheaper between 6 am and 8 am.
Children must attend school between the ages of 5 and 16.
S9. Ans. (c)
Sol. since will be replaced by for as for indicates point of time whereas since indicates period of time.
S10. Ans. (c)
Sol. For two person or things, ‘between’ is used. Hence, to divide it between them/themselves …. Should be used.

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