English: Phrase Replacement/Sentence Corrections — Set 72

Directions: Which of the phrases (1), (2), (3), (4) given below each sentence should replace the phrase printed in bold to make the sentence grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is, mark (5) ie ‘No correction required’ as the answer.

  1. The inexperienced trainee accidental turned off the lights during presentation.
    Has accidentally turn off
    By accident turn on
    Accidentally turned off
    Accidentally turning off
    No correction required
    Option C

     

  2. Attempts by both parties to reach for a consensus have not succeeded.
    Reach at
    To reach
    In reaching
    To reach upon
    No correction required
    Option B

     

  3. Children nowadays are watching too much television.
    to much of
    more of
    very much of
    much on
    No correction required
    Option E

     

  4. The approach has affectedly the methodology of research.
    Have affectedly
    Had affect
    Has affected
    Will affectedly
    No correction required
    Option C

     

  5. The research reported here is based at a survey.
    Based on a
    Base at a
    Based on an
    Based into a
    No correction required
    Option A

     

  6. We usual have a meeting of all department heads every Friday.
    as usual has
    as usually have
    usually have
    unusually have
    No correction required
    Option C

     

  7. Over fifty per cent of people in the country not have any access to banking services.
    have not any
    are having not
    does not have
    do not have any
    No correction required
    Option D

     

  8. Anil’s friends have convinced him withdrawn his resignation.
    in withdrawing him
    for withdrawal of
    to withdraw from his
    to withdraw his
    No correction required
    Option B

     

  9. India and China have many large number of educated workers than Brazil.
    a larger number
    the largest number
    large numbers
    very larger number
    No correction required
    Option A

     

  10. Many accidents at the factory are caused of workers do not read warning signs.
    is the cause of
    are caused by
    are caused because
    are a cause of
    No correction required
    Option C

     


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