Sentence Corrections Set – 25

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. It is a bill that reinforces every patriarchal and paternalistic notion  which women could and cannot do with their bodies.
A) of which women could
B) of what women could
C) what women can
D) of what women can
E) No Correction Required

Answer

Option D

Q2. The large fall in food prices and the resulting shift for the term of trade to detriment of rural India triggered the distress.
A) in terms of trade
B) to  the terms of trade to the
C) in the terms of trade to the
D) for the terms of trade to
E) No Correction Required

Answer

Option C

Q3. Prohibitory orders were not enforced, with the government evidently viewing the looming protests as pressure relief valves instead of like triggered points for violence.
A) as trigger points
B) the triggering points
C) like the triggering points
D) triggered points
E) No Correction Required

Answer & Explanation

Option A

Q4. While on one hand unemployment rate has falling on and on the other instances of rural distress leading to demand for farm loan waivers is on rise.
A) had falling on and on
B) has been falling and on
C) had been falling and on
D) has falling and
E) No Correction Required

Answer

Option B

Q5. The end objective of a stable and peaceful Afghanistan began to recede further and further as the Taliban launched their insurgency in 2005 after they had been recovered.
A) after their recovery
B) after they recovered
C) after they had recovered
D) after they have been recovered
E)  No Correction Required

Answer

Option C

Q6. The panacea for rural distress could only reforms that will help raise farm productivity and incomes.
A) can only be
B) might be
C) may be
D) must have been only
E) No Correction Required

Answer

Option A

Q7. The Dera Sacha Sauda sect headed by Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh is a fascinating phenomenon which cannot be analysed through the standard upper middle-class lens.
A) be seen through
B) be through
C) be analysed through
D) analysed through
E) No Correction Required

Answer

Option C

Q8. Dhaka has repeatedly condemned attacks on Myanmarese military posts by insurgents and also proposed joint inspection along the border for flush out.
A) for flushing out
B) to flush them out
C) flushing them out
D) flushed out
E) No Correction Required

Answer

Option B

Q9. There have been various pulls and pressures, so well as lack of transparency and accountability of the regulators concerned.
A) very well as lack
B) quite well as a lack
C) as well as a lack
D) much well as lack
E) No Correction Required

Answer

Option C

Q10. The selection of non-experts to lead the regulatory bodies and instinct of protecting their skin has led to regulation frames being over crowded by protective approaches.
A) skin being led to regulatory
B) skin has led to regulatory
C) skin was being led to regulatory
D) skin had led to the regulatory
E) No Correction Required

Answer

Option B

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