Sentence Corrections Set – 6

Which of the phrase/ word from the options (A), (B), (C) and (D) given below each sentence should replace the phrase printed in bold letters to make the sentence grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is, mark (e) i.e., “No correction required” as the answer.

Q1. What happens of all those abroad the bus was not known.
A) What happens to
B) This is what happens to
C) What is that happens to
D) What happened to
E) No correction required

Answer & Explanation

 Option D
Explanation
: What happened to

Q2. The hotel lay out twenty staff because tourist numbers were down.
A) laid in
B) lays of
C) laid off
D) lay down
E) No correction required

Answer & Explanation

 Option C
Explanation
: Lay off= make an employee redundant. Sentence is in past so laid off

Q3. He was left in of the side because he hasn’t been playing too well lately.
A) left out
B) let in
C) lofted outside
D) little out
E) No correction required

Answer & Explanation

 Option A
Explanation
: Leave out= not include

Q4. I can’t put up with my neighbour’s noise any longer it’s driving me mad.
A) Quiten down
B) put on
C) go with
D) put down on
E) No correction required

Answer & Explanation

 Option E
Explanation
: put up with: tolerate

Q5. The musketeer ran his enemy within by a sword and killed him.
A) below to
B) save up
C) withhold
D) through with
E) No correction required

Answer & Explanation

 Option D
Explanation
: Run through- stab or wound deeply with a knife, sword,etc

Q6. I had to send of a plumber because the radiator was leaking.
A) sent from
B) send for
C) sent by
D) send into
E) No correction required

Answer & Explanation

 Option B
Explanation
: Send for- ask someone to come and help

Q7. The police were send from to quell the riot as the protesters had started burning cars and wrecking shops.
A) brought from
B) force into
C) sent in
D) drafted in
E) No correction required

Answer & Explanation

 Option C
Explanation
: Send in- order people into a place to handle a problem

Q8. The road to creativity was long and arduous; and it had remain so.
A) will remained so
B) has remained so
C) would remains so
D) can remain
E) No correction required

Answer & Explanation

 Option B
Explanation
: has remained so

Q9. The Government can strive for provide support to the persons with disabilities by launching high-growth ventures, and creating employment opportunities.
A) must strive to
B) could strive by
C) has strived to
D) had strike to
E) No correction required

Answer & Explanation

 Option A
Explanation
: must strive to

Q10. Finding an alternative habitat to replace earth is not the solution to decreasing level of earth’s resources and its atmospheric quality.
A) in replacing
B) to replacing
C) to replaced
D) by replace
E) No correction required

Answer & Explanation

 Option E
Explanation
: to replace

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