Sentence Corrections Set – 17

Directions: Which of the phrases A, B, C, and D given below each statement should replace the phrase printed in bold in the sentence to make it grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is given, mark E as the answer

Q1. If you are not much disciplined with your spending, debit card is the best for you so it limit your spending on the quantum you have in your account.
A) because it has limited your expenditure on
B) it put limit on your spending
C) so it will limit your spending on
D) as it limits your spending to
E) No correction required

Answer

Option D

Q2. Though you get about three week time for making payments from the day your bill is generated, the interest charged are high; between 2 to 4 per cent per month, if you default on the bill payment
A) the interests charged are higher
B) interests being charged are higher
C) the interests being charged are higher
D) interest will be charged are high
E) No correction required

Answer

Option E

Q3. That’s an anomaly which is crying loud to get corrected and there will be many battles before we reach a satisfactory conclusion.
A) who is crying to get corrected
B) that is crying out to be corrected
C) that is crying to be corrected
D) which is crying loud to get corrected
E) No correction required

Answer & Explanation

Option B
Explanation:
cry out also mean “weep, shed tears to express pain or grief.

Q4. Had the MPC been bolder, it would created the psychological climate for banks to push the envelope on the lending front.
A) would have create d
B) will be created
C) would have been
D) might have
E) No correction required

Answer

Option A

Q5. All the more reason then for the MPC to act much decisively this time.
A) acting so
B) to act so very
C)to have acted more
D) to being acted very
E) No correction required

Answer

Option C

Q6. With capacity utilisation stuck at 72-73 per cent, despite favourable commodity prices and a good monsoon, the NPA issue should be cleared up soon while macro conditions remain favourable.
A) needed to be cleared soon
B) has to be cleared at the earliest
C) ought to be cleared
D) should be cleared soon
E) No correction required

Answer & Explanation

Option E
Explanation: 
clear up = cured

Q7. Fears that a deep cut might triggers run on the currency as in mid-2013 seem far-fetched.
A) may trigger run on
B) might triggered a run for
C) might have triggered run on
D) may trigger a run on
E) No correction required

Answer & Explanation

Option D 
Explanation: 
present possibility is discussed.

Q8. Modalities are worked out to offering SGBs on tap instead of in a limited window offer period, with the finance ministry reportedly considering different rates and tenures.
A) are working out to offer
B) have worked out to offering
C) have worked out to offer
D)  are being worked out to offer
E) No correction required

Answer & Explanation

Option D
Explanation: 
the sentence is in passive form

Q9. Recent benign trends in gold prices will not lull the Centre into a false sense of complacency about such risks.
A) shall not attract the centre in
B) shouldn’t lull the centre into
C) shouldn’t lure the centre onto
D) won’t lure the Centre into
E) No correction required

Answer & Explanation

Option B
Explanation: 
to lull somebody is to subsidize them

Q10. Sharif has given his marching order on grounds he was director of a Dubai-based company run by his son and was entitled to claim a total of 10,000 dirhams.
A) is giving his marched orders
B) was giving his marched order
C) has been given his marching orders
D) was given his marching orders
E) No correction required

Answer & Explanation

Option D
Explanation: 
since the following sentence is in past so option D ought to be the right match.

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