Sentence Corrections Set – 32

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. The first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, was aware of the /colonial civil service system that was unsuitable for a politically free/, socially feudal and economically poor country such as ours.
i. The first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, was aware that the
ii. colonial civil service system was unsuitable for a politically free,
iii. socially feudal and economically poor country like ours.
A) Only i
B)  Only ii
C) Both i and ii
D) Both ii and iii
E) All of these

Answer & Explanation

 Option C
Explanation: The sentence is:-  The first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, was aware that the colonial civil service system was unsuitable for a politically free, socially feudal and economically poor country such as ours.

Q2. The famous Fulton Commission has shifted the/ focus from a system based on only seniority and “experience”/ to one which gave pride place to domain’s knowledge.
i. The famous Fulton Commission shifted the
ii. focus from a system based only on seniority and “experience”
iii. to one which gave pride of place to domain knowledge.
A) Only i
B) Both i and ii
C) All i, ii, iii
D) Both ii and iii
E) None of these

Answer & Explanation

  Option C
Explanation: The sentence is:- The famous Fulton Commission shifted the focus from a system based only on seniority and “experience” to one which gave pride of place to domain knowledge.

Q3. The Supreme Court’s collegium decision to disclose the reasons for/ its recommendations marks a historic and welcome departure from the /entrenched culture of secrecy surrounding judicial appointments.
i. The Supreme Court collegium’s decision to disclose the reasons for
ii.  its recommendations marks a historic and welcome set off from the
iii. entrenched culture of secret surrounding judicial appointments.
A) Only i
B) Only ii
C) Only iii
D) Both i and ii
E) Both ii and iii

Answer & Explanation

 Option A
Explanation: The sentence is:- The Supreme Court collegium’s decision to disclose the reasons for its recommendations marks a historic and welcome departure from the entrenched culture of secrecy surrounding judicial appointments.

Q4. The tensions of India over transboundary Teesta river/ water sharing with Bangladesh, and the Rohingya’s refugee/ crisis between Myanmar and Bangladesh are case in point.
i. India’s tensions over transboundary Teesta river
ii. water sharing with Bangladesh, and the Rohingya refugee
iii. crisis between Myanmar and Bangladesh are cases in point.
A) Both i and ii
B) Both ii and iii
C) Both i and iii
D) All of these
E) None of these

Answer & Explanation

 Option D
Explanation: The sentence is:- India’s tensions over transboundary Teesta river water sharing with Bangladesh, and the Rohingya refugee crisis between Myanmar and Bangladesh are cases in point.

Q5. Setting up of research taskforces on various climate change and environment/ risks in the BIMSTEC sub-region can develop a common understanding of the threats, /create standards for emergency management and come up with cost-effective solutions.
i. Setting up of research taskforces over various climate change and environment
ii. risks in the BIMSTEC sub-region could develop a common understanding of the threats,
iii. create standards for emergency management and came up with cost-effective solutions.
A) Only i
B) Only ii
C) Only iii
D) Both i and ii
E) None of these

Answer & Explanation

 Option E
Explanation: The sentence is:- Setting up of research taskforces on various climate change and environment risks in the BIMSTEC sub-region can develop a common understanding of the threats, create standards for emergency management and come up with cost-effective solutions.

Q6. The road map should reflect a clear strategy for integration of DRR in all developmental/ programmes of membership nations, adopt a multi-hazard and multi-sectoral approach to DRR and/ work towards common outcomes through institutionalising partnerships across all levels of governance.
i. The road map should reflect a clear strate to DRR in all development
ii.  programmes of member nations, adopt a multi-hazard and multi-sectoral approach to DRR and
iii.  work towards common outcomes from institutionalising partnerships across all levels of governance.
A) Only i
B) Both i and ii
C) Both ii and iii
D) Only ii
E) All of these

Answer & Explanation

 Option B
Explanation: The sentence is:- The road map should reflect a clear strategy to integrate DRR in all development programmes of member nations, adopt a multi-hazard and multi-sectoral approach to DRR and work towards common outcomes through institutionalising partnerships across all levels of governance.

Q7. In absence of a joint integrated mechanism to address the spurt in the scale,/ frequency and impacts of disasters, the response had largely been reactive/ and limited to post-incident crisis management.
i. In the absence of a joint integrated mechanism to address the spurt in the scale,
ii. frequency and impacts of disasters, the response has largely been reactive
iii. and limited for post-incident crisis management.
A) Both i and ii
B) Both ii and iii
C) Both i and iii
D) Only ii
E)  Only iii

Answer & Explanation

 Option D
Explanation:  The sentence is:- In the absence of a joint integrated mechanism to address the spurt in the scale, frequency and impacts of disasters, the response has largely been reactive and limited to post-incident crisis management.

Q8. Despite a decade of meaningful efforts in the sector,/ political and security tensions between members have/ hindered progress on regional cooperative and actions.
i. Despite a decades of meaningful efforts in the sector,
ii. political and security tensions between member have
iii. hindered progress on regional cooperation and action.
A) only i
B) Both i and ii
C) Both ii and iii
D) Both i and iii
E) None of these

Answer & Explanation

 Option E
Explanation: The sentence is:- Despite a decade of meaningful efforts in the sector, political and security tensions between members have hindered progress on regional cooperation and action.

Q9. While district judges of sufficient seniority and in the relevant age/ groups are readily available for consideration, there may be some unease about/ how certain advocates and are not others come to be considered.
i. While district judges of sufficient seniority and from the relevant age
ii. group are readily available for consideration, there may be some unease about
iii. how certain advocates and not others come to be considered.
A) Only i
B) Both ii and iii
C) Both i and iii
D) Only ii
E) Only iii

Answer & Explanation

 Option B
Explanation: The sentence is:- While district judges of sufficient seniority and in the relevant age group are readily available for consideration, there may be some unease about how certain advocates and not others come to be considered.

Q10. Going by the decisions disclosed so far with regarding to the elevation of district judges, it is clear that /qualities of judgments, the opinion of Supreme Court judges conversant with the affairs of the high court concerned, /and reports of the Intelligence Bureau together form the basis of an initial appointment has recommended.
i. Going by the decisions disclosed so far with regard to the elevation of district judges, it is clear that
ii. quality of judgments, the opinion of Supreme Court judges conversant with the affairs of the high court concerned,
iii. and reports of the Intelligence Bureau together form the basis of an initial appointment being recommended.
A) Only i
B) Both i and ii
C) Both ii and iii
D) Both i and iii
E) All of these

Answer & Explanation

 Option E
Explanation: The sentence is:- Going by the decisions disclosed so far with regard to the elevation of district judges, it is clear that quality of judgments, the opinion of Supreme Court judges conversant with the affairs of the high court concerned, and reports of the Intelligence Bureau together form the basis of an initial appointment being recommended.

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