English: Phrase Replacement/Sentence Corrections — Set 90

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. Tokyo is one of the mostly populated cities in the world.
    thickly populated city in
    thickly populated city of
    most populated cities in
    most populated city of
    No correction required
    Option C


  2. There are indications that the prospects for growth in industrial output has improved.
    have improved
    have improvements
    has improvements
    has been improving
    No correction required
    Option A


  3. Missed opportunities and failure to delivery results can destroy even well-run organisations.
    failed deliveries
    failure of delivery
    failed to deliver
    failure to deliver
    No correction required
    Option D


  4. Banks have been authorised to advance loans to the distressed urban poor.
    authorized to advancement of
    authorized to advancing
    authorizing to advancement
    authorized for advancement
    No correction required
    Option E


  5. The railway budget is not proposed any revision in passenger fares and freight rates.
    is not proposing any revised
    has not proposed any revision
    has not revised any proposal
    has no revised proposal
    No correction required
    Option B


  6. The increased time devoting to watch television is one of the important causes of the decline in reading ability.
    devoted for the watch
    devoted to watching
    devoted for the watch of the
    devoted to keep watch
    No correction required
    Option C


  7. Walking has distinctly advantageous over driving as you see many things while walking that you often miss while driving.
    have advantages distinctly
    is distinctly advantages
    has distinct advantages
    is distinct in advantageous
    No correction required
    Option A


  8. He turned down our proposal which we had prepared by so much dedication.
    had prepared with
    have prepared by
    were prepared with
    have been preparing for
    No correction required
    Option E


  9. Although family TV serials do vary, they have certain common elements.
    do not vary
    seldom vary
    rarely vary
    are varying
    No correction required
    Option B


  10. We have profound faith and hopes for the future.
    faith for also hopes for
    faith in and hopes for
    faiths and hopes for
    faith about and hopes in
    No correction required
    Option A


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