Sentence Corrections Set – 26

Direction (1-10): In each question given below a sentence is given and is divided into three parts I, II and III. For each part a correction statement is also given. You have to determine which part requires correction and mark it as your answer.

Q1. First, whilst it’s true that the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army/ has connections with Hafiz Saeed and al-Qaeda, so it will be /grossly unjust to view all Rohingya as potentially strong terrorists.
i. First, whilst it can be true that the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army
ii. has connections with Hafiz Saeed and al-Qaeda, it would be
iii. grossly unjust to view all Rohingya as potential terrorists.
A) Only i
B) Only ii
C) Both i and ii
D) Both ii and iii
E) None of these

Answer & Explanation

Option D
Explanation: The Sentence is :- 
First, whilst it’s true that the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army has connections with Hafiz Saeed and al-Qaeda, it would be grossly unjust to view all Rohingya as potential terrorists.

Q2. The government’s affidavit is clearly an attempt to get India’s international law / commitments and its own constitutional provisions, both of / which require grant of sanctuary for the Rohingya.
i. The government’s affidavit is clearly an attempt to get around India’s international law
ii. commitments and its own constitutional provisions, both for
iii. which require the grant of sanctuary to the Rohingya.
A) Only ii
B) All except ii
C) Only i
D) Only iii
E) None of these

Answer & Explanation

Option B
Explanation: The Sentence is :- 
The government’s affidavit is clearly an attempt to get around India’s international law commitments and its own constitutional provisions, both of which require the grant of sanctuary to the Rohingya.

Q3. Our national debate on relationships with Pakistan centrals /essentially around the false “dialogue vs no dialogue” binary , /which does not address the complexity of the situation or serve our interest.
i. Our national debate on relations with Pakistan centres
ii. essentially around the false “dialogue vs no dialogue” binary issue,
iii. which do not address the complexity of the situation or serve our interest.
A) Only i
B) Only ii
C) Only iii
D) All of these
E) None of these

Answer & Explanation

Option A
Explanation: The Sentence is :- 
Our national debate on relations with Pakistan centres essentially around the false “dialogue vs no dialogue” binary, which does not address the complexity of the situation or serve our interest.

Q4. When India refuses dialogue with Pakistanis, they went back to their default /position of stirring up trouble in the Valley, /helped by New Delhi’s failure to win people  there.
i. When India refuses dialogue with Pakistanis, they go back to their default
ii. position of stirring trouble in the Valley,
iii.  helped by New Delhi’s failure to win people over there.
A) Only i
B) Both i and ii
C) Both i and iii
D) Only iii
E) None of these

Answer & Explanation

Option C
Explanation: The Sentence is :- 
When India refuses such dialogue, they go back to their default position of stirring up trouble in the Valley, helped by New Delhi’s failure to win people over there.

Q5. The eight-track dialogue format used in every phase of structured dialogue since 1997, /while offering the face-saver of talks on Kashmir to Pakistan, /also addressed India’s need to keep the focus on terror.
i. The eight-track dialogue format used for every phase of structured dialogue since 1997,
ii. while offering the face-saver talks on Kashmir to Pakistan,
iii. also addressed India’s need to keep up the focus on terror.
A) Only i
B) Only ii
C) Only iii
D) All of these
E)  None of these

Answer & Explanation

Option E
Explanation: The Sentence is :- 
The eight-track dialogue format used in every phase of structured dialogue since 1997, while offering the face-saver of talks on Kashmir to Pakistan, also addressed India’s need to keep the focus on terror.

Q6. Dialogue has the scope to promote a less, nonetheless /important destiny from our point of view for managing the relationship/ so its violent swings do not distract us from bigger challenges.
i. Dialogue has the potential to promote a lesser, nonetheless
ii. important goal from our point of view of managing the relationship
iii. so that its violent swings do not distract us from bigger challenges.
A) Only i
B) Only ii
C) Only iii
D) All of these
E) None of these

Answer & Explanation

Option D
Explanation: The Sentence is :- 
Dialogue has the potential to promote a lesser, nonetheless important goal from our point of view of managing the relationship so that its violent swings do not distract us from bigger challenges.

Q7. We have not developed the infrastructure to use at the fullest our own/ share of waters under the Indus Waters Treaty, let/ alone divert Pakistan’s share as an effective coercive measure.
i. We have not developed the infrastructure to use fully our own
ii. share of water under the Indus Waters Treaty, let
iii.  alone divert Pakistan’s share as an effective coercive plan.
A) Only i
B) Both i and ii
C) Both ii and iii
D) Only iii
E) None of these

Answer & Explanation

Option B
Explanation: The Sentence is :- 
We have not developed the infrastructure to use fully our own share of water under the Indus Waters Treaty, let alone divert Pakistan’s share as an effective coercive measure.

Q8. The nuclear dimension has constrained the use of our /conventional military superiority to coerce /Pakistan for changing its behaviour.
i. The nuclear dimension has constrained use of our
ii. conventional military superiority of coerce
iii. Pakistan into changing its behaviour.
A) Only i
B) Only ii
C) All except ii
D) Onlyiii
E) None of these

Answer & Explanation

Option C
Explanation: The Sentence is :- 
The nuclear dimension has constrained use of our conventional military superiority to coerce Pakistan into changing its behaviour.

Q9. Dialogue does not rule out deterrence as long as it is exercised discreetly /to send message to those perpetrating violence /and not a tool of point-scoring and jingoistic media debates.
i. Dialogue does not rule out deterrence so long as it is exercised discreetly
ii. to send a message to those perpetrating violence
iii. and not as a tool of point-scoring and jingoistic media debates.
A) Only i
B) Only ii
C) Only iii
D) All of these
E) None of these

Answer & Explanation

Option D
Explanation: The Sentence is :- 
Dialogue does not rule out deterrence so long as it is exercised discreetly to send a message to those perpetrating violence and not as a tool of point-scoring and jingoistic media debates.

Q10. We should develop a political consensus on a broad policy framework, based over /rational and pragmatic approache, so that the governments /of the day does not have to look over its shoulder before taking every step.
i. We should develop a political consensus on a broad policy framework, based on
ii. rational and pragmatic approaches, so that the government
iii. of the day do not have to look over its shoulder before taking every step.
A) Only i
B) Both i and iii
C) All except iii
D) all of these
E) None of these

Answer & Explanation

Option C
Explanation: The Sentence is :-
 We should develop a political consensus on a broad policy framework, based on rational and pragmatic approaches, so that the government of the day does not have to look over its shoulder before taking every step.

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