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.
- The load-shedding, however justifiable it may be, has been aggravating the problems.
has been aggravatedhave aggravatedhave been aggravatingwould have been aggravatedNo correction requiredOption E
- The executive had received several warnings before been suspended finally for his lack of punctuality.
after suspensionafter suspendingbefore suspendedbefore being suspendedNo correction requiredOption D
- Accordingly to the senior partner’s instructions they have remitted the amount to your bankers.
According onOn accord ofIn accordance withAccordingly asNo correction requiredOption C
- The museum has planned of a te n-day exhibition showcasing the rich culture of the South.
plan forhas been planningplanning onhave a planNo correction requiredOption B
- Since the collapse of his business he has become frequent depressed and addicted to alcohol.
frequent depression and addicted forfrequently depress and addict tofrequently depressing and addicted onfrequently depressed and addicted toNo correction requiredOption D
- The government will refrain from intervening in the dispute except the company requests it to do so.
with the dispute exceptin the dispute unlessto the dispute exceptingin the dispute withoutNo correction requiredOption B
- The issue of employee pension schemes will come to the Governing Board meeting next week.
shall come about inwill come beforewill come up atshall come toNo correction requiredOption C
- The steep rise in oil prices is the reason on account of which we must conserve energy.
the reasonthe reason forthe reason becausethe reason toNo correction requiredOption A
- Several customers have requested that the branch timings on weekdays should be changed to reduce inconvenience.
is changedhave changedshall changecan changeNo correction requiredOption E
- Having failed to plan their political campaign in advance the party members got each other into a mess.
get one anothergot themselveshave got anyonehas got everyoneNo correction requiredOption B