Dear Students, English section of all IB ACIO Exams is very challenging. You need to mug up all the grammar rules, vocabulary and practice a lot of mock tests to score maximum marks. Today, in this English quiz we are providing questions based on Error Detection. Attempt this quiz, learn better and be prepared for the IB ACIO Exam 2017. Follow our study plan and be better prepared for the IB Exam.

Directions (1-6): The sentences given with blanks are to be filled with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. For each question, choose the correct alternative and click the button corresponding to it.

Q1. The king was moved with ______ for the beggar.
(a) pity
(b) piety
(c) pithy
(d) privy

Q2. A big dictionary ________ ________ the table near the door.
(a) are on
(b) is over
(c) is on
(d) is up

Q3. Mr. Sen is absent today. He _____ sick.
(a) has to be
(b) could have been
(c) might be
(d) must have been

Q4. What good fortune! I found the very thing I was _______________!
(a) looking in
(b) looking to
(c) looking besides
(d) looking for

Q5. The swimmer ____________ his clothes and jumped into the river.
(a) took off
(b) took of
(c) took out
(d) took down

Q6. I will ______________ to Singapore next month.
(a) be travelling
(b) be travel
(c) travels
(d) am travelled

Directions (7): In each of the questions, four alternatives are given for the Idiom/Phrase. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase and click the button corresponding to it.

Q7. Gall and wormwood
(a) A problem
(b) Hateful
(c) Useless
(d) Hard to digest

Directions (8-10): Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentences and click the button corresponding to it.

Q8. A rough, violent, troublesome person.
(a) Tartar
(b) Talker
(c) Vagabond
(d) Swindler

Q9. A brave, noble–minded or chivalrous man
(a) Handsome
(b) Robust
(c) Gallant
(d) Reckless

Q10. Obsession with books
(a) Bibliomania
(b) Megalomania
(c) Xenophobia
(d) Egomania

Directions (11-15): A sentence/a part of the sentence is in bold. Four alternatives are given to the bold part which will improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative and click the button corresponding to it. In case no improvement is needed, click the button corresponding to “No improvement”.

Q11. The farmers work at the fields.
(a) on the fields
(b) through the fields
(c) in the fields
(d) No improvement

Q12. The boss impatiently told him to get up with his work.
(a) to get on
(b) to get by
(c) to get under
(d) No improvement

Q13. The judges remarked on the high standard of entries for the competition.
(a) remarked of
(b) remarked at
(c) remarked over
(d) No improvement

Q14. He did not know how to solve the problem and I did not either.
(a) neither do I
(b) neither did I
(c) either did I
(d) No improvement

Q15. It is a place far of here.
(a) far by here
(b) far from here
(c) far away here
(d) No improvement