(Online Course) CSAT Paper - II : English Language Comprehension Skills: Sentence Correction

English Language Comprehension

Sentence Correction


Each of the following question is in the form of a sentence with four underlined portions marked a, b, c and d, respectively.


Choose the marked portion that carries errors.


 If no error required then your answer is 5.


1. A tapestry consists of  a foundation weave,  called the wrap, which across are passed several coloured threads, called wefts, forming decorative patterns.
                           (a)                                                                                (b)                                               (c)                                                                              (d)

2. The fossil remains of much extinct mammals have been found in the tar pits or Rancho Brea in Los Angles.
                                         (a)                     (b)                           (c)                                                      (d)

3. Chemical engineering is based on the principles of physics, chemists, and mathematics.
                                                       (a)            (b)                               (c)                      (d)

4. The salesman refused to show the family  around the showroom, till they told him what kind of a car they were looking for.
                                                    (a)                    (b)                       (c)                                           (d)

5. Despite the manager's comprehensive and enthusiastic explanation of the scheme, we were completely disinterested in the matter.
                   (a)                                                                     (b)                                                                                (c)                          (d)

6. I like both further and farther as I have never been been able to tell which is which and why one is further or farther than the other.
                                     (a)                                     (b)                                                  (c)                                                            (d)

7. Some women acknowledge the fact that their principal goal in life is to dress well, but such a principal is not guaranteed to lead to spiritual salvation.
                                              (a)                                                  (b)                     (c)                                            (d) 

8. Political pundits have been able to correctly prophesy results of Election '98, but one wonders whether the outcome will hold good for long.
              (a)                                                  (b)                                                              (c)                                                                         (d) 

9. The doctor advised his young patient to take two two capsful of the bitter medicine, but the latter stuck to the single-cup ritual with no adverse effect
                    (a)                                                           (b)                                                   (c)                                                     (d) 

Answers 1. (b) 2. (a) 3. (c) 4. (c) 5. (c) 6. (a) 7. (d) 8. (b) 9. (b)