Sri Ram College of Commerce, on behalf of Delhi University conducts an MBA Entrance Exam called Global Business Operation every year. Find here the Solved Verbal Ability section from Global Business Operation Exam conducted by Delhi University in January 2013 question paper available here.
Directions (Qs.1 to 4): In each of the following sentences four words or phrases have been underlined. One underlined part in each sentence is not acceptable in Standard English. Pick up that part as your answer.
1. The government initiated (1)/various measure (2)/ to raise (3)/ the living standards (4)/ of the people.
2. The book must be (1)/ old for (2)/ its cover is torn (3)/ bad.
3. The region has a climate so severe that (1)/ the plants growing there (2)/had been (3)/ rarely more than twelve inches high. (4)
4. The reason (1)/ for my prolonged (2)/ absence (3)/ from the class was because (4)/ I was ill.