English: Sentence Corrections Set 57 (SBI PO Mains Pattern)

Direction (1-10): In each question given below a sentence is given and is divided into three parts I, II and III. For each part a correction statement is also given. You have to determine which part requires correction and mark it as your answer.

  1. In 1961, a document was sent to the British authorities in eastern Africa with an order on how to deal with colonial archives./ As decolonization took place all over the African continent and nations transitioned to sovereignty, imperial authorities now had / to deal with the prospectus of handing over archives to successor governments.
    a. In 1961, a circular was sent to the British authorities in eastern Africa with instructions on how to deal with colonial archives.
    b. As decolonization takes place all over the African continent and nations transitioned to sovereignty, imperial authorities now had
    c. to deal with the prospect of handing over archives to successor governments.

    Only a & b
    Only b & c
    Only c & a
    Only b
    All are Correct
    Option C
    The Sentence is:- In 1961, a circular was sent to the British authorities in eastern Africa with instructions on how to deal with colonial archives. As decolonization took place all over the African continent and nations transitioned to sovereignty, imperial authorities now had to deal with the prospect of handing over archives to successor governments.

     

  2. The Rs12,700 crore fraud at Punjab National Bank (PNB) has renovate the debate / on privatization of public sector banks. That debate will take years to resolve as multiple stakeholders are involved. The interests of bank employees and/ taxpayers, the political messaging of privatization, and the government’s own interests as the owner will have to be factored in.
    a. The Rs12,700 crore fraud at Punjab National Bank (PNB) has reopened the debate
    b. on privatization of public sector banks. That debate will take years to resolve as multiple stakeholders are involved. The interest of bank employees and
    c. and taxpayers, the political messaging of privatization, and the government’s own interests as the owner will have to be excluded.

    Only a & b
    Only b & c
    Only c & a
    Only a
    All are Correct
    Option D
    The Sentence is:- The Rs12,700 crore fraud at Punjab National Bank (PNB) has reopened the debate on privatization of public sector banks. That debate will take years to resolve as multiple stakeholders are involved. The interests of bank employees and taxpayers, the political messaging of privatization, and the government’s own interests as the owner will have to be factored in.

     

  3. There are for now only 16 countries whose value of annual economic output is more than $1 trillion./ What this means is that Maharashtra could in effect have one of the largest economies in the world by the middle of the next decade./ It is useful to remember that India wholly entered the trillion-dollar club in 2007, according to data from the International Monetary Fund.
    a. There are currently only 16 countries whose value of annual economic output is more than $1 trillion.
    b. What this meant is that Maharashtra could in effect have one of the largest economies in the world by the middle of the next decade.
    c. It is useful to remember that India as a whole entered the trillion-dollar club in 2007, according to data from the International Monetary Fund.

    Only a & b
    Only b & c
    Only c & a
    Only b
    All are Correct
    Option C
    The Sentence is:- There are currently only 16 countries whose value of annual economic output is more than $1 trillion. What this means is that Maharashtra could in effect have one of the largest economies in the world by the middle of the next decade. It is useful to remember that India as a whole entered the trillion-dollar club in 2007, according to data from the International Monetary Fund.

     

  4. The Union budget for 2018-19 was that of a fiscally stretched government. / Stretched because of all the ambitious ideas for exploiting revenue not yet in hand. And now, a few weeks after the budget, even more / stretched by the avalanche of public sector bank (PSB) scams that will eventually have to be met through the liabilities one way or another.
    a. The Union budget for 2018-19 was that of a physically stretched government.
    b. Stretched because of all the ambitious ideas for using revenue not yet in hand. And now, a few weeks after the budget, even more
    c. stretched by the avalanche of public sector bank (PSB) scams that will eventually have to be met through the exchequer one way or another.

    Only a & b
    Only b & c
    Only c & a
    Only a
    All are Correct
    Option B
    The Sentence is:- The Union budget for 2018-19 was that of a fiscally stretched government. Stretched because of all the ambitious ideas for using revenue not yet in hand. And now, a few weeks after the budget, even more stretched by the avalanche of public sector bank (PSB) scams that will eventually have to be met through the exchequer one way or another.

     

  5. The government has been making efforts to integrate farmers towards agro-industries to ensure that they get / better prices for their production. This is why contract farming has come to be seen as a panacea. Contract farming refers to an agreement between / farmers and marketing firms for the production and supply of agricultural products under forward agreements, frequently at predetermined prices.
    a. The government has been making efforts to integrate farmers with agro-industries to ensure that they get
    b. better prices for their produce. This is why contract farming has come to be seen as a panacea. Contract farming refers to an agreement between
    c. farmers and marketing firms for the production and supply of agricultural productivities under forward agreements, frequently at predetermined prices.

    Only a & b
    Only b & c
    Only c & a
    Only c
    All are Correct
    Option A
    The Sentence is:- The government has been making efforts to integrate farmers with agro-industries to ensure that they get better prices for their produce. This is why contract farming has come to be seen as a panacea. Contract farming refers to an agreement between farmers and marketing firms for the production and supply of agricultural products under forward agreements, frequently at predetermined prices.

     

  6. The government should maintain an information repository of farmers and contracting firms. / The repository can provide details about farmers or farmer producer organizations with regard to land availability, default rate, and performance standards. / Similarly, details of sponsors can include services provided, requirements of crops, and the default rate.
    a. The government should maintain a information repository of farmers and contracting firms.
    b. The repository can instruct details about farmers or farmer producer organizations with regard to land availability, default rate, and performance standards.
    c. Similarly, details on sponsors can include services provided, requirements of crops, and the default rate.

    Only a & b
    Only b & c
    Only c & a
    All are Correct
    No Correction Required
    Option E
    The Sentence is:- The government should maintain an information repository of farmers and contracting firms. The repository can provide details about farmers or farmer producer organizations with regard to land availability, default rate, and performance standards. Similarly, details of sponsors can include services provided, requirements of crops, and the default rate.

     

  7. An entrepreneur who wants to follow up a shop for repair of water pumps and other small gadgets like/ the pressure cookers or induction stoves increasingly used in small towns, / can then borrow the financial capital he needs from the aggregator, and he is in business. Even a pakoda maker needs capital.
    a. An entrepreneur who wants to set up a shop for repair of water pumps and other small gadgets like
    b. the pressure cookers or induction stoves increasingly used for small towns,
    c. can then borrow the financial capital he needs from the aggregator, and he is in business. Even a pakoda maker needed capital.

    Only a & b
    Only b & c
    Only c & a
    Only a
    No Correction Required
    Option D
    The Sentence is:- An entrepreneur who wants to set up a shop for repair of water pumps and other small gadgets like the pressure cookers or induction stoves increasingly used in small towns, can then borrow the financial capital he needs from the aggregator (at exorbitant rates it is true), and he is in business. Even a pakoda maker needs capital.

     

  8. The rise of state powerhouses should change federal dynamics—both in terms of the distribution of responsibilities / between New Delhi and state capitals, as well as the terms of the balance of political and economic power between states. / These pressures make an effective and responsive central power in New Delhi even more important, to ensure that extreme forms of federalism does not create fault lines in the Indian union.
    a. The rise of state powerhouses shall change federal dynamics—both in terms of the distribution of responsibilities
    b. between New Delhi and state capitals, as well as in terms of the balance of political and economic power between states.
    c. These pressures make an effective and responsive central power in New Delhi even more important, to ensure that extreme forms of federalism do not create fault lines in the Indian union.

    Only a & b
    Only b & c
    Only c & a
    Only a
    All are Correct
    Option B
    The Sentence is:- The rise of state powerhouses should change federal dynamics—both in terms of the distribution of responsibilities between New Delhi and state capitals, as well as in terms of the balance of political and economic power between states. These pressures make an effective and responsive central power in New Delhi even more important, to ensure that extreme forms of federalism do not create fault lines in the Indian union.

     

  9. The PNB fraud is a call to action for the government to do the right thing and ensure that the scope for such frauds is existensialised forever. / This fraud has delivered a message about the rot that has crept in over the years. / The government can choose to shoot the messenger or go about the toughest task of reforming the entire public sector banking edifice.
    a. The PNB fraud is a call to action for the government to do the right thing and ensure that the scope for such frauds is minimised forever.
    b. This fraud has delivered a message about the rot which has crept in over the years.
    c. The government can choose to shoot the messenger or go about the tougher task of reforming the entire public sector banking edifice.

    Only a & b
    Only b & c
    Only c & a
    Only b
    All are Correct
    Option C
    The Sentence is:- The PNB fraud is a call to action for the government to do the right thing and ensure that the scope for such frauds is minimised forever. This fraud has delivered a message about the rot that has crept in over the years. The government can choose to shoot the messenger or go about the tougher task of reforming the entire public sector banking edifice.

     

  10. On Mackenzie’s death, one would have expected the colonial authorities to let his former team of native experts and assistants give up on working on the vast collection./ Instead, it was gone in for from them and handed over to British scholars of questionable expertise. When one of the assistants, Kavali Venkata Lakshmaiah, requested access and some research funding to continue his work,/ the request was rejected on the ground that Lakshmaiah’s qualifications or those of “any native can hardly be pronounced equal to such a task”.
    a. On Mackenzie’s death, one would have expected the colonial authorities to let his former team of native experts and assistants carry on working on the vast collection.
    b. Instead, it was taken away from them and handed over to British scholars of questionable expertise. When one of the assistants, Kavali Venkata Lakshmaiah, requested access and some research funding to continue his work,
    c. the request was rejected on the ground that Lakshmaiah’s qualifications or those of “any native could hardly be pronounced equal to such a task”.

    Only a & b
    Only b & c
    Only c & a
    All a, b & c
    All are Correct
    Option D
    The Sentence is:- On Mackenzie’s death, one would have expected the colonial authorities to let his former team of native experts and assistants carry on working on the vast collection. Instead, it was taken away from them and handed over to British scholars of questionable expertise. When one of the assistants, Kavali Venkata Lakshmaiah, requested access and some research funding to continue his work, the request was rejected on the ground that Lakshmaiah’s qualifications or those of “any native could hardly be pronounced equal to such a task”.

     



 

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