English: Phrase Replacement/Sentence Corrections — Set 83

Directions(1-10): Which of the phrases (A), (B), (C), (D) 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 (E) ie ‘No correction required’ as the answer.

  1. If Indian people are united, this nation can become a source of strength for the entire world.
    could become a resource of
    can become resourceful for
    would be a source in
    can became a source with
    No correction required
    Option E


  2. All their efforts were direct to promote harmony among various groups of people.
    were directing to
    were directed at
    have directed for
    were directed to
    No correction required
    Option D


  3. What did happen there in the first place is not a matter of our concern.
    What happens
    What would have happened
    What happened
    What should have happened
    No correction required
    Option C


  4. The speaker highlighted the contribution of women for bringing about social changes.
    for bringing in
    in bringing of
    for the brought over
    in bringing about
    No correction required
    Option D


  5. Such inequalities can be founded enshrined in the constitutions of other countries also.
    could have been founded
    can be found
    could be founded
    could have found
    No correction required
    Option B


  6. The local authorities were never bothering to care about the unfortunate happenings.
    were never bothered to
    never bothered to
    never were bothering to
    were never bothering to
    No correction required
    Option A


  7. India’s outlook on the word is composing of these various elements.
    is composed of
    is composed by
    is composed with
    has been composing at
    No correction required
    Option A


  8. How religious intolerance can blight social peace and harmony can be gauged from events take place around the globe.
    taken place over
    taking place around
    took place around
    taken place in
    No correction required
    Option B


  9. This exploitation of the helpless tribals needs to the condemnated.
    need to be condemne
    needs condemnation
    needs to be condemned
    need to condemnation
    No correction required
    Option C


  10. The fact-finding team which had been at the area found villagers giving information to the police.
    which had been for
    that led to
    which led to
    that had been to
    No correction required
    Option D


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