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NOUNS
Nouns Mock Test Set-2
December 26, 2015
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Correct the following Statements


1. While experimenting on the guinea pig, the doctor took his special care.

Answer

1. While experimenting on the guinea pig, the doctor took its special care.
Lower animals are treated in the neuter gender.

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2. Time passes in its chariot majestically.

Answer

2. Time passes in his chariot majestically.
Here Time has been taken as a person.

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3. The Earth treats us as his children, not strangers.

Answer

3. The Earth treats us as her children, not strangers.
The Earth if taken as a person is treated as female.

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4. When the moon comes between the earth and the sun, her shadow causes lunar eclipse.

Answer

4. When the moon comes between the earth and the sun, its shadow causes lunar eclipse.
Here moon has been taken as a scientific object and is treated as neuter in gender.

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5. Take care of the vixen because they are wily creatures.

Answer

5. Take care of the foxes because they are wily creatures.
Vixen is the feminine of fox, not its plural.

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6. The trees bore mangos last summer.

Answer

6. The trees bore mangoes last summer.
Mangos is a wrong word.

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7. Who shall win if there is a contest between the dwarves and the giants?

Answer

7. Who shall win … between the dwarfs and the giants?
The plural of dwarf is dwarfs, not dwarves.

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8. Sunil Gavaskar scored more than ten thousands runs.

Answer

8. Sunil Gavaskar scored more than ten thousand runs.
When a unit of counting is used after a number, it will be in the singular.

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9. He does not cut paper with blade, but with scissor.

Answer

9. He does not cut paper with blade, but with scissors.
Scissor is a wrong word.

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10. The same board is used for chess as well as draught.

Answer

10. The same board is used for chess as well as draughts.
The game is not draught but draughts.

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