#General English Questions with answers for Competitions - By NM Mishra on the behalf of Brilliant Academy of Learning Pvt Ltd on 09/05/2020#

Correct the sentences (Common Error)
1. My School's name is Bal Bhavan.× 
Explanation - Apostrophe S should be used only for living thing.
The name of my school is Bal Bhavan.✓
2. I have passed 12th in 2019.×
Explanation - Past Tense should be used . Present Perfect cannot be used for actions which occurred in past.
I passed 12th class in 2019.✓(Past Indefinite)
I had passed 12th class in 2019.✓(Past Perfect)
3. Mahatma Gandhi was killed by Nathu Ram Godse.×
Explanation - The correct usage should be Assassinated instead of killed. In the case of political murder Assassinated is proper word.
Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated by Nathu Ram Godse.✓
4. He burned his fingers.×
Explanation - 2nd Form of burn is burnt.
He burnt his fingers.✓
5. Sudhir bought an unique blanket.×
Explanation - Instead of an, a should be used. An should be used only for vowel sounds. Examples - An Umbrella, A University, An Honest person, 
Sudhir bought a unique blanket.✓
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Substitute one word for group of words :
6. A person who has doubt in existence of God - Agnostic
7. A person on whom there is no effect of pleasure or pain - Stoic
8. A person who hates women - Misogynist
9. One who studies about Insects - Entomologist
10. Mania for Stealing - Kleptomania 
...................................................................... Change Active voice into Passive Voice :
11. He writes a letter.
A letter is written by him.
12. He is writing a letter.
A letter is being written by him.
13. He has written a letter.
A letter has been written by him.
14. He wrote a letter.
A letter was written by him.
15. He was writing a letter.
A letter was being written by him.
16. He had written a letter.
A letter had been written by him.
17. He will write a letter.
A letter will be written by him.
18. Who killed the snake ?
By whom was the snake killed ?
19. Please open the door.
You are requested to open the door.
20. Close the gate.
Let the gate be closed. 


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