Sentence Corrections Set – 4

Directions: Which of phrases given below each sentence should replace the phrase printed in bold type to make it grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is, mark ‘E’ as the answer.

Q1. Oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan has clarify that the government’s plans to merging state petroleum companies will not lead to one giant entity.
A) clarification that the government’s plan of merging
B) clarified that the government’s plans of merging
C) clarified that the government’s plan to merge
D) clarification that the government planning of merge
E) No Correction Required

Answer & Explanation

 Option C
Explanation: 

Only B) and C) are grammatically correct. But B) cannot be the answer as there is only one plan i.e to merge state petroleum company. But B) says “Plans” (Plural) . So C) Option is correct

Q2. Thursday’s newspapers was fill with nothing else but the news about Union Budget 2017 and analyses of various shades.
A) was filled with noting else rather than a news
B) was filling with nothing else rather the news
C) was fill from nothing apart from news
D) were filled with nothing else but the news
E) No Correction Required

Answer

 Option D

Q3. Quality of education has slowly became the focuses of the recent debates on education.
A) has slowly become the focus of
B) has slowly becoming the focused from
C) had slowly become a focus from
D) has been become the focus of
E) No Correction Required

Answer

 Option A

Q4. Prime Minister Narendra Modi says that his conversation with Trump was “warm” since that he has invited the US President to visit India.
A) and whom he has invited
B) and that he had invited
C) since than he had invited
D) and because he invited
E) No Correction Required

Answer

 Option B

Q5. It is welcome that the government has taken up the important subject as reform politics funding.
A) of reformer politics fund.
B) as of reforms political funding
C) like reforms politic funds.
D) of reforming political funding.
E) No Correction Required

Answer

 Option D

Q6. The numbers in the general budget presented to parliament earlier in the week showed a mix pictures of the financial performances of the Indian Railways.
A) shows a mixed picture on the financial performance
B) showing a mixed picture from the financial performances
C) show the mixed picture from a financial performance
D) shown the mixing pictures of a financial performance
E) No Correction Required

Answer

 Option A

Q7. The slowdown in the economy seemingly to has impacted rail operations far more substantially than anticipated.
A) seem of impacting
B) seems to had impact
C) seems to have impacted
D) seemed having impacts
E) No Correction Required

Answer

 Option C

Q8. Focused government support will not just widen digital access to include hitherto untouched groups, but will also increase overall consumer confidence and awareness, enables a smooth transition for a cashless economy.
A) enabling a smoother transition to a
B) enabled a smoother transition from a
C) enabling a smoother transition from a
D) enabled a smooth transition of a
E) No Correction Required

Answer

 Option A

Q9. Successive governments through the last decade have managed to create the right ecosystem which can be harnessed for deliver essential services to citizens.
A) that could be harnessing for delivery
B) that can be harness of delivering
C) which could be harnessed of deliver
D) that can be harnessed to deliver
E) No Correction Required

Answer

 Option D

Q10.This Budget has been a balancing act in maintaining fiscal consolidation, spurring economic growth and creating a transparent ecosystem in every sphere.
A) spurred economic growth and creating a transparent
B) spurring economic growth and created a transparent
C) spurring economic growing and creating a transparency
D) spur economic growth and creating a transparent
E) No Correction Required

Answer

 Option E

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