A Liberally Sprinkled Dose of Humour Was Very Much Appreciated. Right Now I Want Two Things: Peace and Quiet. Our Liberal-minded Clergyman Managed to Unite the Entire Congregation. - English Language


Choose the sentence (s) which is/ are punctuated correctly.

  1. A liberally sprinkled dose of humour was very much appreciated.
  2. Right now I want two things: peace and quiet.
  3. Our liberal-minded clergyman managed to unite the entire congregation.
  4. Right now I want two things; peace and quiet.


  • II, III

  • I, IV

  • I, II, III

  • III, IV



I, II, III are the correct options.
A colon precedes a list of items. The names of the 'two things' will follow a colon.

Concept: Incorrect/Correct Sentences (Entrance Exams)
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In the following question, a group of sentences about a single topic is given. One or more of the sentence(s) is/are grammatically incorrect. You have to identify the incorrect sentence.

  1. It began with acquisitions in information technology and related services sector.
  2. In pharmaceuticals, Wockhardt has bought C.P. Pharma of the United Kingdom for $10.85 million.
  3. Tata Tea has taken over Tetley of the UK, the world’s biggest tea bag maker, for $430 million.
  4. With the processes, it has become the world’s second-largest tea company.

Answer the questions based on the following information. In the following question, four different ways of writing a sentence are indicated. Choose the best way of writing the sentence.

Observe the following sentence where same word indifferent form is used keeping the sense of the sentence the same. In the following question, the sentence has some elements of similarity. You have to find out the similarity and choose the option which is the odd one out.

Choose the sentence which is incorrect grammatically.

Find out the sentence/s which is/are written correctly.

  1. Applications have risen this year by as much as 50%.
  2. There are a number of reasons I don't like him, but his meanness is the main.
  3. I felt confident to pass my driving test.
  4. I haven't got enough cash on me for paying the bill.

Fill up the blanks numbered (a) (b) (c) (d) (e) (f) in the passage given below with the most appropriate word from the options given for each blank.

The main objective of art and (a) living is to develop (b) sensibilities and skills of healthful living besides providing a (c) ground for the love of labour, (d) social attitudes and moral values so as to enable the child to be (e) to the ideas of others with humility and sincerity in thought, word, and deed. Love for mankind and helping the needy would (f) at this stage and its culmination would be in terms of attainment of selfless service. ‘a’ is

Choose the sentence (s) which is/ are punctuated correctly.

  1. As Caesar loved me, I wept for him; as he was fortunate, I rejoice at it; as he was valiant, I honour him; but as he was ambitious, I slew him.
  2. Danish, my friend from Chandigarh, Punjab, will join us.
  3. Danish, my friend, from Chandigarh, Punjab will join us.
  4. As Caesar loved me, I wept for him; as he was fortunate, I rejoice at it; as he was valiant, I honour him: but as he was ambitious I slew him.

In the following question, identify the correct subject and verb. The subject is in bold and the verb is underlined.

From the set of sentences given below, choose the sentence that is grammatically correct.

From the set of sentences given below, choose the sentence that is grammatically correct.

In the following question, choose the correct sentence/sentences.

Choose the most logical order of sentences from among the given choices to construct a coherent paragraph.

  1. The overall Indian believability threshold is pretty low and Delhi is particularly rumour prone for two reasons.
  2. The city’s culture is geared towards rumour-mongering: from multiple arms of the government, countless scraps of information slip-slide their way on to the street, mutating into rumours.
  3. First, it is the seat of government and, therefore, the theatre of political and bureaucratic intrigue and second, of course, is it spot- pourri character.
  4. Thus, the PM’s crumbling knee becomes a case of cancer and health bulletins are issued by the day by those who claimed to be in the know.

The population of Tokyo is greater than that of any other town in the world

Mr. Manoj teaches very well, isn't it ?

The father could not help but cry at his condition.

Hardly had he finished his lunch than the phone rang.

As there was no time, the remaining items were deferred into the next meeting.

What does agonise me most is not this criticism, but the trivial reason behind it.

They are not beware of all the facts


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