Directions(1-10): In the given question, a part of the sentence is given in brackets. Below the sentence alternatives to the bracketed part are given at (A), (B), (C) and (D) which may help improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case the given sentence is correct, your answer is (E) i.e. ‘No correction required’.
- If England (has better weather), it would be the perfect place to live.
Would have better weatherHad better weatherWould had better weatherHave better weatherNo correction requiredOption B
- Whatever (the eventually outcome) of this contentious issue, it is not likely to be resolved in the near future.
The eventual outcomeA eventual outcomeAn eventually outcomeAn eventually outcomesNo correction requiredOption A
- The director (drew at the meeting) for another hour with a series of tedious questions.
Drew the meetingDraw at the meetingDrew out the meetingDraw by the meetingNo correction requiredOption C
- He was brought dead despite rushing him (to the hospital as quickly) the driver could drive.
To the hospital as quickTo the hospital as quickly asAt the hospital as quicklyAt the hospital as quickly asNo correction requiredOption B
- The company can always (fall down on its core) business if any of the subsidiaries fail.
Fall down on his coreFall back on its coreFall up on its coreFall across its coreNo correction requiredOption B
The phrasal verb ‘fall back on something’ means ‘to have something you can use or do if what you originally planned to use or do is not available or not possible’.
- An elaborate dog wedding was held at the Maharaja’s (royal state in full royal style when two his) favourite mutts decided to mate.
i. royal estate in full royal style when two of his
ii. royal state in full royal style when two of his
iii. royal estate in full royal style when two hisOnly iOnly iiOnly iiiBoth ii and iiiNo correction requiredOption A
- His immense (love of dogs made him to splurge on his) 800 canines with everything from silver dog palanquins and gold jewellery to formal evening suits.
i. love of dogs made him splurge on his
ii. love for dogs made him splurge on his
iii. love for dogs make him to splurge on hisOnly iOnly iiOnly iiiBoth ii and iiiNo correction requiredOption B
- One must allow oneself (to see the world from a different perspective and feel) the things, one has never felt before.
i. to see the world from a different mindset and feel
ii. to see the world from a different context and feel
iii. to see the world from a different standpoint and feelOnly iOnly iiOnly iiiBoth ii and iiiNo correction requiredOption E
- Gratitude, passion and respect- this is the recipe of a wholesome relationship, (a love which sticks, and a bond that lasts through years).
i. a love that sticks, and a bond that lasts for years
ii. a love which sticks, and a bond that lasts for years
iii. a love that sticks, and a bond that lasts through yearsOnly iOnly iiOnly iiiBoth ii and iiiNo correction requiredOption A
- Pankaj Tripathi is on a roll, (with pumped brilliant performances on) hand and winning critical acclaim on the other.
i. with pumped brilliant performances in one
ii. with pumping brilliant performances on
iii. with pumping brilliant performances on oneOnly iOnly iiOnly iiiBoth ii and iiiNo correction requiredOption C