English: Phrase Replacement/Sentence Corrections — Set 88

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. The startling fact about his insubordination was that her behaviour, in terms of the language she used, differed only in degree to that of one of her peers.
    evidenced by the language she used, was only different in degrees from the language used by one of her peers.
    in terms of the language she differed only in degrees from the one used by her peers.
    in terms of the language she used, differed only in degree from that of one of her peers.
    seen in the language she used, differed only in degrees to one of her peers.
    No correction required
    Option B

     

  2. To disregard recent happenings like terrorist attacks is to ignore warning signals that civilised society around us is crumbling.
    means ignoring warning signals
    are to ignore things like warning signals
    are ignoring warning signals
    is ignoring warning signals
    No correction required
    Option D

     

  3. Anyone of these two ideas will be used to execute the project.
    Anyone of those two
    Either two of these
    Two of any of these
    Either of these two
    No correction required
    Option B

     

  4. I have seen Shyam’s presentations, who was a peer of mine.
    presentations by Shyam
    presentations by Shyam, who was a
    presentations of Shyam
    presentations of Shyam, who was
    No correction required
    Option A

     

  5. Annu became a problem to the company when its original choice Anita became unavailable.
    When its original choice Anita became unavailable, Annu is becoming a problem to the company.
    Anita, the original choice, when she became unavailable, then Annu became a problem to the company.
    Annu became a problem to the company when Anita, that is its original choice, became unavailable.
    Anita, the original choice, became a problem to the company when Annu was becoming unavailable.
    No correction required
    Option C

     

  6. No sooner had the man sunken into a coma, than it was realised by the doctor that the medication given to the man was wrong.
    No sooner had the man sunken into a coma, that it was realised by the doctor.
    No sooner had the man sunk into a coma than the doctor realised
    The man had sunken into a coma, when it was realised by the doctor
    As soon as the man sunk into a coma, the doctor realised
    No correction required
    Option B

     

  7. Draughts are a favourite game among the residents of this colony.
    Draught are a favourite
    Draughts is a favourite
    Games of draughts is a favourite
    Draughts games are a favourite
    No correction required
    Option C

     

  8. One should not try to berate them and waste her time.
    and waste one’s time
    to waste her time
    and waste time
    and waste one time
    No correction required
    Option C

     

  9. This is one of the most entertaining plays that has debuted this year.
    debut plays
    plays that have debuted
    plays who have debuted
    plays that had debuted
    No correction required
    Option E

     

  10. When the result of the competition was announced, we two could only look at one another in wonder.
    only look at another
    look only at one another
    only look at each other
    look at each other only
    No correction required
    Option D

     


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