The Announcement on April 14that a Nearby Star Known as Upsilon Andromedae, Quite like Our Sun, Sports a Trio of Planets, Carries with It the Long-sought Conclusion that Our Tiny Neighborhood May - English Language


The sentence given in the question, when properly sequenced form a coherent paragraph, each sentence is labeled with a letter. Choose the most logical order of sentences from amongst the four choices given to construct a coherent paragraph.

  1. The announcement on April 14that a nearby star known as Upsilon Andromedae, quite like our Sun, sports a trio of planets, carries with it the long-sought conclusion that our tiny neighborhood may not be a cosmic quirk - there are other solar systems.
  2. More recently, explorations of the planets, moons, comets, and asteroids in the solar system have reduced our turf in the cosmos to a relatively cozy corner.
  3. Now it’s the milky Way’s turn.
  4. The great voyages of discovery shrank our planet from a fearsome void to a familiar orbit.


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Concept: Incorrect/Correct Sentences (Entrance Exams)
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Find out which part of the sentence has an error.
No less than twenty persons were killed in the air crash. 

Find out which part of the sentence has an error.
The myth that some races are naturally superior than others has now been fully demolished.

Find out which part of the sentence has an error.
The steep rise in the price of petroleum products have affected the economic development of the developing nations.

In the following sentence, a part of the sentence is underlined. Beneath each sentence, four different ways of paraphrasing the underlined part are indicated. Choose the best alternative among the four options.
The management can still hire freely but cannot scold freely.

In the following sentence, some part of the sentence or the entire sentence is underlined. Beneath sentence, you will find four ways of phrasing the underlined part. Choose the most appropriate option given in the sentence given below that is the best version than the underlined part of the sentence.

Plausible though it sounds, the weakness of the hypothesis is that it does not incorporate all relevant facts.

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

  1. Charles is a gifted footballer, but up to now he didn't play well in international matches.
  2. We've been staying with Paul and Jenny until last weekend.
  3. He just heard the news and was rushing home to tell his family.
  4. When I grow up I'm going to be an astronaut.

Identify the incorrect sentence/sentences. 

  1. The college has organized a science fare
  2. This is to notify that a leather wallet has been lost
  3. Shortly blood donation will begin a camp
  4. The agenda of the meeting is available on the website.

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. You are my friend; however, I cannot afford to lend you any more money.
  2. Truly, a popular error has as many lives as a cat: it comes walking in, long after you have imagined it effectually strangled.
  3. There is only one cure for the evils which newly acquired freedom produces, and that cure is freedom.
  4. There is a slavery that no legislation can abolish; the slavery of caste.

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

  1. It may not be the correct part, but I bet that it works.
  2. It may not be the correct part but: I bet that it works.
  3. O father! I hear the sound of guns.
  4. O Hamlet, speak no more!

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

In the following sentence, four words or phrases are underlined. If there is any mistake with regard to grammar or usage, it is in the underlined part only. Identify the incorrect part.
The hope to go through the book today I have almost read half of it.

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

  1. Thus is the oligopoly in the international rating market perpetuated, despite the near-collapse of the global financial system resulting from the overenthusiastic statistical virtuosity of the ‘trusted’ large agencies.
  2. Yet, despite this reputation, they continue to be seen as a second-best option pending the day when Moody’s and S&P will see the light and establish microfinance rating divisions.
  3. It is well known to those engaged with microfinance that the activities of small, specialized raters have facilitated and enabled a substantial flow of funds from banks and investors into the microfinance institutions (MFIs), especially in India but also in other parts of the developing world.
  4. Surprising amounts of international donor funds have been devoted to inducing such an outcome to the detriment of the rating market and delaying the long-term acceptance of the specialized agencies.
  5. The four leading international microfinance raters (each a small agency) started within the past 8-10 years and have within the specialized world of microfinance established an excellent reputation for reliable assessment of MFIs.

The small child does whatever his father was done.

The performance of our players was rather worst than I had expected

If your sister yet at the sports complex.

The winter has set in and the days are getting colder.

Acquisition of certain specific skills can be facilitated from general awareness, education to novel situations

You are requested to take out your shoes before entering.

All criminal attitudes must be nipped at the bud.


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