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ENGLISH NMDCAT
TEST NO. 8 (MODIFIER)
SPOT THE ERROR:
In the following sentences some segments of each sentence are underlined. Your task is to
identify that underlined segment of the sentence, which contains the mistake that needs to
be corrected. Fill the circle corresponding to that letter under the segment in the MCQ
Response form.
Q.1 Those who stay enough long to accrue retirement benefits stream back by the thousands.
A. B. C. D.
Q.2 Through personal archives and institutions, we compiled about 500 diaries and few
A. B. C.
thousand postcards and letters.
D.
Q.3 Boycotting is making a statement that you do not value yourself as being superior than
A. B. C.
others that workers are also people and deserve to be treated as such.
D.
Q.4 Four hundred years later, the kayak is still unchanged in its basic design because, for its
A.
size, it is as nearer as possible to being a perfect boat.
B. C. D.
Q.5 The American standard of living is still higher than most of the other countries
A. B. C. D.
in the world.
Q.6 Perhaps, you would be as better as to publish the link as a further comment to the topic.
A . B. C. D.
Q.7 They set feature songs from their five first albums when they were at the height of their
A. B. C. D.
creative powers.
Q.8 Former South African president Nelson Mandela has revealed that his oldest son has
A. B. C.
died of AIDS.
D.
Q.9 The frozen food section in this supermarket is not much different from any
A. B. C.
supermarket’s.
D.
Q.10 It is relatively easier for newcomers to pick off the most lucrative business and ignore
A. B. C. D.
the rest.
Q.11 He has two assistants, Rosie and Sheila; the later is a quite girl; I havent met the former yet.
A. B. C. D.
Q.12 This is the trap that most businesses tend to fall into and is positive proof that proper
A. B. C.
planning is a vital ingredient for any business.
D.
Q.13 Once a groove is established, it is often difficult to change, and changing is even hard if
A. B. C.
you have to give up your favourite food.
D.
Q.14 It is the most extraordinary thing, but I never read a patent medicine advertisement without being
A. B. C. D.
implied to the conclusion.
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Q.15 We are much surprised that Whitney and Bobby are now officially the tackiest couple of
A. B. C. D.
the year.
In each of the following questions, four alternative sentences are given. Choose the
CORRECT one and fill the Circle corresponding to that letter in the MCQ Response
Form.
Q.16
A. Responsible drivers know that driving very fastly or reckless will endanger their and
other people's life.
B. Responsible drivers know that driving very fast or recklessly will endanger their and
other people's life.
C. Responsible drivers know that driving much fast or recklessly will endanger their and
other people's life.
D. Responsible drivers know that driving very fast or recklessly will endanger their and
others people's life.
Q.17
A. Max sang the song happily in the bathroom yesterday evening.
B. Max sang the song in the bathroom happily yesterday evening.
C. Max sang the song in the bathroom yesterday evening happily.
D. Max sang the song happily yesterday evening in the bathroom.
Q.18
A. Some of you may feel that you have been playing a bit too much cricket here late.
B. Some of you may feel that you have been playing a bit much too cricket here lately.
C. Some of you may feel that you have been playing a bit too much cricket here lately.
D. Some of you may feel that one has been playing a bit too much cricket here lately.
Q.19
A. Geoff didn’t study now. Instead, he decided to become an actor.
B. Geoff didn’t study now. Instead of, he decided to become an actor.
C. Geoff didn’t study now. Instead, he decided to becoming an actor.
D. Geoff didn’t studied now. Instead, he decided to become an actor.
Q.20
A. Judge by his later paintings, the house may not have been as a whole reputable.
B. To judge by his latter paintings, the house may not have been wholly reputable.
C. To judge by his later paintings, the house may not have been as a whole reputable.
D. To judge by his later paintings, the house may not have been wholly reputable.
Q.21
A. She reacted cowardly during the examination of throat when the doctor had tried to put
a spatula behind her teeth.
B. She reacted in a cowardly manner during the examination of her throat when the doctor
tried to put a spatula behind her teeth.
C. She reacted cowardly during the examination of her throat when the doctor tried to put
a spatula behind her teeth.
D. She reacted in a coward manner during the examination of her throat when the doctor
tried to put a spatula behind her teeth.
Q.22
A. He stowed his recorder and descended to street level in an elevator packed tight with
exited employees.
B. He stowed his recorder and descended to street level in an elevator packed tight with
exiting employees.
C. He stowed his recorder and descended to street level in an elevator packed tightly with
exiting employees.
D. He stowed his recorder and descending to street level in an elevator packed tightly with
exited employees.
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Q.23
A. Barely had another notary sat down to commence the signing process when the wife of
the borrower began flirting with him.
B. Barely another notary had sat down to commence the signing process when the wife of
the borrower began flirting with him.
C. Barely had another notary sat down to commence the signing process than the wife of
the borrower began flirting with him.
D. Barely another notary had sat down to commence the signing process that the wife of
the borrower began flirting with him.
Q.24
A. Last week he was finally kicked out of the band he founded and he has been disowned
by near all of his family.
B. Last week he had been finally kicked out of the band he founded and he has been
disowned by nearly all of his family.
C. Last week he was finally kicked out of the band he found and he has been disowned
by near to all of his family.
D. Last week he was finally kicked out of the band he founded and he has been disowned
by nearly all of his family.
Q.25
A. And than there's the question of adjusting for inflation which I am not all together sure
how to go about.
B. And then there's the question of adjusting for inflation which I am not altogether sure
how to go about.
C. And there's the question of adjusting for inflation which I am not all together sure how
to go about.
D. And then there's the question of adjusting for inflation which I am not altogether sure
that how to go about.
Q.26
A. Feeling reasonably confident in his performance, Henry handed his test to the proctor.
B. While feeling reasonably confident in his performance, his test was handed to the
proctor.
C. Feeling reasonably confident in his performance, Henry’s test was handed to the proctor.
D. Feel reasonably confident in his performance, Henry handed his test to the proctor.
Q.27
A. I thought that Raheela was more brave than prudent.
B. I thought that Raheela was braver than prudent.
C. I thought that Raheela was the more braver than prudent.
D. I thought that Raheela was more brave then prudent.
Q.28
A. The player checked the soccer ball before he made the kick that was overinflated.
B. The player checked the soccer ball before he was overinflated made the kick.
C. The player that was overinflated checked the soccer ball before he made the kick.
D. The player checked the soccer ball that was overinflated before he made the kick.
Q.29
A. I evidently considered him silly, ignorant and inadequate.
B. I evidently considered him silly ignorant and inadequate.
C. I evidently considered him silly, ignorant, inadequate.
D. I evidently considered him silly ignorant inadequate.
Q.30
A. Salma walks impatiently every morning into town before work to get a newspaper.
B. Salma walks impatiently before work to get a newspaper into town every morning.
C. Salma walks impatiently into town every morning before work to get a newspaper.
D. Salma walks every morning into town impatiently before work to get a newspaper.

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ENGLISH NMDCAT TEST NO. 8 (MODIFIER) SPOT THE ERROR: In the following sentences some segments of each sentence are underlined. Your task is to identify that underlined segment of the sentence, which contains the mistake that needs to be corrected. Fill the circle corresponding to that letter under the segment in the MCQ Response form. Q.1 Those who stay enough long to accrue retirement benefits stream back by the thousands. A. B. C. D. Q.2 Through personal archives and institutions, we compiled about 500 diaries and few A. B. C. thousand postcards and letters. D. Q.3 Boycotting is making a statement that you do not value yourself as being superior than A. B. C. others that workers are also people and deserve to be treated as such. D. Q.4 Four hundred years later, the kayak is still unchanged in its basic design because, for its A. size, it is as nearer as possible to being a perfect boat. B. C. D. Q.5 The American standard of living is still higher than most of the other countries A. B. C. D. in the world. Q.6 Perhaps, you would be as better as to publish the link as a further comment to the topic. A. B. C. D. Q.7 They set feature songs from their five first albums when they were at the height of their A. B. C. D. creative powers. Q.8 Former South African president Nelson Mandela has revealed that his oldest son has A. B. C. died of AIDS. D. Q.9 The frozen food section in this supermarket is not much different from any A. B. C. supermarket’s. D. Q.10 It is relatively easier for newcomers to pick off the most lucrative business and ignore A. B. C. D. the rest. Q.11 He has two assistants, Rosie and Sheila; the later is a quite girl; I haven’t met the former yet. A. B. C. D. Q.12 This is the trap that most businesses tend to fall into and is positive proof that proper A. B. C. planning is a vital ingredient for any business. D. Q.13 Once a groove is established, it is often difficult to change, and changing is even hard if A. B. C. you have to give up your favourite food. D. Q.14 It is the most extraordinary thing, but I never read a patent medicine advertisement without being A. B. C. D. implied to the conclusion. ENGLISH NMDCAT TEST-8 (MODIFIER) PAGE 1 OF 3 Q.15 We are much surprised that Whitney and Bobby are now officially the tackiest couple of A. B. C. D. the year. In each of the following questions, four alternative sentences are given. Choose the CORRECT one and fill the Circle corresponding to that letter in the MCQ Response Form. Q.16 A. Responsible drivers know that driving very fastly or reckless will endanger their and other people's life. B. Responsible drivers know that driving very fast or recklessly will endanger their and other people's life. C. Responsible drivers know that driving much fast or recklessly will endanger their and other people's life. D. Responsible drivers know that driving very fast or recklessly will endanger their and others people's life. Q.17 A. Max sang the song happily in the bathroom yesterday evening. B. Max sang the song in the bathroom happily yesterday evening. C. Max sang the song in the bathroom yesterday evening happily. D. Max sang the song happily yesterday evening in the bathroom. Q.18 A. Some of you may feel that you have been playing a bit too much cricket here late. B. Some of you may feel that you have been playing a bit much too cricket here lately. C. Some of you may feel that you have been playing a bit too much cricket here lately. D. Some of you may feel that one has been playing a bit too much cricket here lately. Q.19 A. Geoff didn’t study now. Instead, he decided to become an actor. B. Geoff didn’t study now. Instead of, he decided to become an actor. C. Geoff didn’t study now. Instead, he decided to becoming an actor. D. Geoff didn’t studied now. Instead, he decided to become an actor. Q.20 A. Judge by his later paintings, the house may not have been as a whole reputable. B. To judge by his latter paintings, the house may not have been wholly reputable. C. To judge by his later paintings, the house may not have been as a whole reputable. D. To judge by his later paintings, the house may not have been wholly reputable. Q.21 A. She reacted cowardly during the examination of throat when the doctor had tried to put a spatula behind her teeth. B. She reacted in a cowardly manner during the examination of her throat when the doctor tried to put a spatula behind her teeth. C. She reacted cowardly during the examination of her throat when the doctor tried to put a spatula behind her teeth. D. She reacted in a coward manner during the examination of her throat when the doctor tried to put a spatula behind her teeth. Q.22 A. He stowed his recorder and descended to street level in an elevator packed tight with exited employees. B. He stowed his recorder and descended to street level in an elevator packed tight with exiting employees. C. He stowed his recorder and descended to street level in an elevator packed tightly with exiting employees. D. He stowed his recorder and descending to street level in an elevator packed tightly with exited employees. ENGLISH NMDCAT TEST-8 (MODIFIER) PAGE 2 OF 3 Q.23 A. Barely had another notary sat down to commence the signing process when the wife of the borrower began flirting with him. B. Barely another notary had sat down to commence the signing process when the wife of the borrower began flirting with him. C. Barely had another notary sat down to commence the signing process than the wife of the borrower began flirting with him. D. Barely another notary had sat down to commence the signing process that the wife of the borrower began flirting with him. Q.24 A. Last week he was finally kicked out of the band he founded and he has been disowned by near all of his family. B. Last week he had been finally kicked out of the band he founded and he has been disowned by nearly all of his family. C. Last week he was finally kicked out of the band he found and he has been disowned by near to all of his family. D. Last week he was finally kicked out of the band he founded and he has been disowned by nearly all of his family. Q.25 A. And than there's the question of adjusting for inflation which I am not all together sure how to go about. B. And then there's the question of adjusting for inflation which I am not altogether sure how to go about. C. And there's the question of adjusting for inflation which I am not all together sure how to go about. D. And then there's the question of adjusting for inflation which I am not altogether sure that how to go about. Q.26 A. Feeling reasonably confident in his performance, Henry handed his test to the proctor. B. While feeling reasonably confident in his performance, his test was handed to the proctor. C. Feeling reasonably confident in his performance, Henry’s test was handed to the proctor. D. Feel reasonably confident in his performance, Henry handed his test to the proctor. Q.27 A. I thought that Raheela was more brave than prudent. B. I thought that Raheela was braver than prudent. C. I thought that Raheela was the more braver than prudent. D. I thought that Raheela was more brave then prudent. Q.28 A. The player checked the soccer ball before he made the kick that was overinflated. B. The player checked the soccer ball before he was overinflated made the kick. C. The player that was overinflated checked the soccer ball before he made the kick. D. The player checked the soccer ball that was overinflated before he made the kick. Q.29 A. I evidently considered him silly, ignorant and inadequate. B. I evidently considered him silly ignorant and inadequate. C. I evidently considered him silly, ignorant, inadequate. D. I evidently considered him silly ignorant inadequate. Q.30 A. Salma walks impatiently every morning into town before work to get a newspaper. B. Salma walks impatiently before work to get a newspaper into town every morning. C. Salma walks impatiently into town every morning before work to get a newspaper. D. Salma walks every morning into town impatiently before work to get a newspaper. ENGLISH NMDCAT TEST-8 (MODIFIER) PAGE 3 OF 3 Name: Description: ...
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