Sentence Corrections Set – 29

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. The government should take up for implementation the recommendations that was successively made by the Arun Singh, Kargil Review and Naresh Chandra Committees.
A) that was successively made
B) was being successively made
C) that have been successively made
D) being successively made
E) No Correction Required

Answer

 Option C 

Q2. The scope and size of reforms may be tailored the needs of specific modernisation targets, even if these are achieved sequentially rather than concurrently.
A) must being tailored to the
B) being tailored to the
C) must be tailored to the
D) might be tailored to the
E) No Correction Required

Answer

 Option C

Q3. Past experience with defence reforms has clearly indicated that success had been achieved when reforms benefit from the professional advice of the services and are backed by the willingness of the political establishment to enforce implementation.
A) has to be achieved when
B) has only been achieved when
C) has been achieved when
D) was being achieved only when
E) No Correction Required

Answer

 Option B 

Q4. The difficult circumstances have prompted the government to step in and increase public expenditure on infrastructure but all counts the private sector will need to play a key role.
A) for all
B) but by all
C) all else
D) both a and b
E) No Correction Required

Answer

 Option B 

Q5. As a case in point, the Navi Mumbai International Airport (NMIA) transaction taken nearly decade to complete from the time the first master plan was prepared and three years to identify the successful bidder after the tenders were invited.
A) took nearly a decade
B) has taken approximately a decade
C) took approximately a decade
D) had taken a decade
E)  No Correction Required

Answer

 Option A 

Q6. The Delhi Metro is a good example of how projects could and should be implemented.
A) may and shall be
B) could and shall be
C) can and shall be
D) can and should be
E) No Correction Required

Answer

 Option D

Q7. There are clearly discernible security threats and challenges continued to adversely impact India’s security.
A) which continued to adversely impact
B) that continued to adversely affect
C) that continue to adversely affect
D) which would continue to adversely affect
E) No Correction Required

Answer

 Option C

Q8. War, as a result, is increasingly assuming hybrid forms, and had been waged successfully for countries like Pakistan and China against India for a number of years.
A) has been waged successfully by
B) being waged successfully for the
C) was being waged successfully by
D) was waged successfully by
E) No Correction Required

Answer

 Option A

Q9. When this reality is transposed upon the reforms being affected, it indicates the direction that security planning needs to take.
A) impacted
B) being effected
C) affected
D) being impacted
E) No Correction Required

Answer

 Option B 

Q10. The emergence of threats in cyber and space, should becomes the basis for creation of a cyber and space commands, with a capability of both defensive and offensive actions.
A) should therefore become the basis
B) can became the basis
C) could became the basis
D) may therefore become the basis
E) No Correction Required

Answer

 Option A

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