Directions: In the questions given below, a sentence has been broken into four fragments. You are required to identify the part that contains an error and mark it as your answer. In case, all fragments are correct, please select ‘No error’ as your answer.
India has always been torn between an urge to sit atthe high table of global negotiations and beingseen by the rest of the world as a deal breakeron issues such as global trade and climate change.No errorOption E
Despite the unethical businesspractices adopted by publishers ofsuch journals, the number of researchers whichpublish in them has been increasing at an alarming rate.No errorOption C
Who is used for living beings while which is used for inanimate objects.
Correct sentence: Despite the unethical business practices adopted by publishers of such journals, the number of researchers who publish in them has been increasing at an alarming rate.
The principle task of the Finance Commission isto assess the revenue and cost disabilities of theStates and make recommendations to offsetthese disabilities through tax devolution and grants.No errorOption A
Correct sentence: The principal task of the Finance Commission is to assess the revenue and cost disabilities of the States and make recommendations to offset these disabilities through tax devolution and grants.
Since the essence of nonalignmentwas freedom of thought and action,India insisted that it was validweather there was one bloc or no bloc.No errorOption D
Correct sentence: Since the essence of nonalignment was freedom of thought and action, India insisted that it was valid whether there was one bloc or no bloc.
The United States has identified both Chinaand Russia as advisories, whose leaders,Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin, are strong anddetermined to stand up to a faltering Donald Trump.No errorOption B
Correct sentence: The United States has identified both China and Russia as adversaries, whose leaders, Xi Jinping and Vladimir Putin, are strong and determined to stand up to a faltering Donald Trump.
If no one spits in public places andif everyone practices coughand sneeze etiquette, theTB effected will also fall in line.No errorOption D
Correct statement: If no one spits in public places and if everyone practices cough and sneeze etiquette, the TB affected will also fall in line.
The Janani Suraksha Yojana launched in 2005 is anational programme to promotes institutional deliverythat specifically targets the 10 states of Indiawhere institutional deliveries are the lowest.No errorOption B
Correct statement: The Janani Suraksha Yojana launched in 2005 is a national programme to promote institutional delivery that specifically targets the 10 states of India where institutional deliveries are the lowest.
Farm incomes have been unviable fora long time now and have furtherbeen exasperated by the vagaries ofthe monsoon and international markets.No errorOption C
The correct word would be ‘exacerbated’ which means to worsen a situation.
Correct statement: Farm incomes have been unviable for a long time now and have further been exacerbated by the vagaries of the monsoon and international markets.
The mounting rural unrest providesan opportunity to the ruling politicalparty to introduce an muchneeded agricultural reforms.No errorOption C
The correct article would be ‘the’ here.
Correct statement: The mounting rural unrest provides an opportunity to the ruling political party to introduce the much needed agricultural reforms.
The peace talks point the way at of a crisisthat seemed last year to be spiralingout of control, after the exchangeof personal and nuclear threats.No errorOption A
The correct phrase is ”way out” which refers to a potential solution to a problem.
Correct sentence: The peace talks point the way out of a crisis that seemed last year to be spiralling out of control, after the exchange of personal and nuclear threats.