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CORRECTION OF SENTENCES

Directions (Q.No. 1-20) Under each question, a sentence is given in which one part is printed in bold. If you
think that the part in bold is grammatically wrong, replace it with one of the options numbered 1, 2, 3, 4. If
the sentence, as it is, is correct, choose the option "No Replacement Required" as your answer.

 

1. Nobody can deny the fact that Indian economy is very different than American economy.
1) are very different than 2) is so much different than 3) are very different from 4) is very different from
5) no replacement required

2. Accurate statistics with regards to the area occupied in different forms of cultivation are difficult to obtain.
1) statistic with regards to 2) statistics with regard to 3) statistic with regard to 4) statistics in regards to
5) no replacement required

3. Seldom if ever was there any training or instructions in such tactics for either the tank crews or the infantry formations.
1) seldom or never 2) seldom if never 3) seldom or ever 4) seldom has ever
5) no replacement required

4. As soon as I opened the front door of my house, than I smelled the distinctive aroma of fresh coffee.

1) then I smelled 2) that I smelled 3) I smelled 4) I smell
5) no replacement required

5. Although he had fewer supporters among the governing class, but he was able to get the popular vote.
1) he was able 2) and he was able 3) else he was able 4) or he was able
5) no replacement required

6. The party explicitly denies that they are not involved in mainstream politics.

1) denied that they are not 2) denies that they were 3) denied that they are 4) deny that they are not
5) no replacement required

7. I would rather be a poor man in a garret with plenty of good books to read than a king who didn't loved reading.

1) who do not loved 2) who didn't love 3) whom didn't loved 4) whom didn't love
5) no replacement required

8. The relatively static lattice in a diamond ensures that the scattering is at a minimum and the thermal conductivity is exceptional good.
1) are exceptional 2) was exceptional 3) are exceptionally 4) is exceptionally
5) no replacement required

9. The presence of new players on the basketball team is to additionally attract for the audience.
1) with add attraction 2) for adding attractive 3) an added attraction 4) of adding attraction
5) no replacement required

10. The dire need of amusement to escape boredom made him cultivate various hobbies.

1) escape boredom 2) as escaping boredom 3) escapes bored 4) for escape being bored
5) no replacement required

11. We were credibly informed that the conman has gave himself to the police.
1) given over 2) given himself in 3) given himself over 4) given himself up
5) no replacement required

12. We tempted Karen with many promises but nothing would worked her up.
1) working with her 2) worked her over 3) worked upon her 4) work on her
5) no replacement required

13. The soil of India saw growths of one of the oldest cultures in the world that is the Harappan Civilization.

1) seen the growth 2) saw the growth 3) had saw growing 4) see the growths
5) no replacement required

14. He claims that his proposal is preferable than that of any other employee.
1) preferable than for 2) preferable for than 3) preferably more than that of 4) preferable to that of
5) no replacement required

15. The social worker has championed the cause from the weak and oppressed for the last four decades.
1) has been championing the cause of 2) had championed the cause for
3) has been championing the cause for 4) had been championed the cause for
5) no replacement required

16. Initially the hijackers seemed determined not to submit but ultimately they were given in.
1) were given up 2) gave in 3) had been given up 4) had been given in
5) no replacement required

17. Everyone of us must have experienced how people have to put up with a good deal of discomfort while traveling.

1) have to be put up with a good deal of  2) have been putting up a good deal with
3) have to put up a good deal with 4) are putting up with a good deal with
5) no replacement required

18. Disputes are mainly maintained by those who are nothing else to do.
1) have nothing else to do 2) are nothing to do else where
3) had nothing to be done 4) do not have nothing else to do
5) no replacement required

19. The judge noticed that the two statements made by the accused were not consistent from each other.
1) were being inconsistent at 2) were not being in consistence for
3) had not been consistent for 4) were not consistent with
5) no replacement required

20. The economic reforms initiated in 1991 have borne fruit.
1) has born fruit 2) have burnt fruit
3) have been borne fruits 4) have been bearing the fruits
5) no replacement required

Directions (Q.No. 21-30): Under each question, a sentence is divided into five parts as options 1, 2, 3, 4, 5.
Pick out the option which is grammatically wrong as your answer. If you think that the sentence is correct, mark "No error" as your answer.

21. The wreckage 1/ of the IAF plane that went missing eight days ago 2/ in Arunachal Pradesh 3/ were spotted yesterday 4/ No error 5/.

22. Holding liberty to be sacrosanct 1/ the Supreme Court on Tuesday 2/ has ordered 3/ a freelance journalist's immediate release from judicial custody 4/ No error 5/.

23. Six women from Telangana 1/ have awarded the UN's Equator Prize 2/ for their grass-root level work in the field of agriculture 3/ for innovative solutions for climate change. 4/ No error 5/.

24. According to one recent study in America 1/ much too exposure to light 2/ at night 3/ makes one obese 4/. No error 5/.

25. As the world gets ready 1/ to welcome 5G 2/ India managed to slip 3/ into the top 10 rankings in 4G availability 4/. No error 5/.

26. My cousin Kiran 1/ is fond of cars 2/ right now he is having three new cars 3/ whereas I have just an old Alto 4/. No error 5/.

27. Lathika is liking 1/ the beautiful weather 2/ the idyllic scenery 3/ of this hill station 4/. No error 5/.

28. Susheela and Leela 1/ are my cousins 2/ and they both 3/ are beautiful classical singers 4/. No error 5/.

29. After securing a job in an MNC 1/ Radha married to her friend 2/ and colleague, Krishna 3/ at a glittering function in Hyderabad last sunday 4/. No error 5/.

30. To see her ailing mother 1/ Meena, who is working in London, 2/ came to India two times 3/ this month 4/. No error 5/.

KEY: 1-4; 2-2; 3-5; 4-3; 5-1; 6-3; 7-2; 8-4; 9-3; 10-5; 11-2; 12-4; 13-2; 14-4; 15-1; 16-2; 17-5; 18-1; 19-4; 20-5; 21-4; 22-3; 23-2; 24-2; 25-5; 26-3; 27-5; 28-3; 29-2; 30-3.

EXPLANATIONS
21. The noun,'wreckage' is both a countable and uncountable noun. Here it is used as countable noun in singular. Hence the verb must be in singular,

22. The Adverb of time,'Tuesday' is used, the Simple Past Tense must be used to talk about a past action.

23. The helping verbs 'Have been' plus Main verb3 must be used to write a sentence in the Passive Voice.

24. Much is not normally used before the Adverb 'Too'. 'Too much' means, 'Something more than needed'.

26. Verbs like, 'Love, Like, Have, Hear, Feel' are used in 'ing' form only in some cases. The verb 'Have' is used in the sense of 'Possessing' or 'To own' something like a car or a house. 'Having' as a Main verb is used only in the sense of 'Enjoying' something like, 'Ravi is having (Enjoying) his lunch now.'

27. Here the verb, 'liking' is used in the sense of 'Enjoying'.

28. With 'Be' form verbs [am, is, are, was, were] the word, 'Both' comes after them and with other verbs it comes before them.

29. Never use the preposition, 'To' with the verb 'Marry' in the Active Voice.

30. When you use the Adverbs like, 'this morning, this week, and this month', use the Present Perfect Tense only.

Posted Date : 10-02-2021

 

గమనిక : ప్రతిభ.ఈనాడు.నెట్‌లో కనిపించే వ్యాపార ప్రకటనలు వివిధ దేశాల్లోని వ్యాపారులు, సంస్థల నుంచి వస్తాయి. మరి కొన్ని ప్రకటనలు పాఠకుల అభిరుచి మేరకు కృత్రిమ మేధస్సు సాంకేతికత సాయంతో ప్రదర్శితమవుతుంటాయి. ఆ ప్రకటనల్లోని ఉత్పత్తులను లేదా సేవలను పాఠకులు స్వయంగా విచారించుకొని, జాగ్రత్తగా పరిశీలించి కొనుక్కోవాలి లేదా వినియోగించుకోవాలి. వాటి నాణ్యత లేదా లోపాలతో ఈనాడు యాజమాన్యానికి ఎలాంటి సంబంధం లేదు. ఈ విషయంలో ఉత్తర ప్రత్యుత్తరాలకు, ఈ-మెయిల్స్ కి, ఇంకా ఇతర రూపాల్లో సమాచార మార్పిడికి తావు లేదు. ఫిర్యాదులు స్వీకరించడం కుదరదు. పాఠకులు గమనించి, సహకరించాలని మనవి.