English: Sentence Corrections Set 13 (SBI PO Mains Pattern)

This set contains english questions based on questions asked in SBI PO 2017 Mains Exam. Questions based on sentence correction.

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. What is remarkable about GST is opposition parties opposing / what they just not agreed recently and given shape to, while / being in the opposition, and voted in the Parliament also.
    I. What is remarkable about GST makes opposition parties oppose
    II. what they have only recently not just agreed and given shape to, while
    III. being in the opposition, but also voted for in Parliament.
    A) Only I
    B) Both I and III
    C) Both II and III
    D) Both I and II
    E) Only II
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Sentence is: What is remarkable about GST is opposition parties opposing what they have only recently not just agreed and given shape to, while being in the opposition, but also voted for in Parliament.
  2. In some ways, the implementation of GST can have the potential / to make India’s economy transformative as the / Interstate Commerce Act was for the United States.
    I. In some ways, the implementation of GST has the potential
    II. to be as transformative for India’s economy as the
    III. Interstate Commerce Act did for the United States. 
    A) Both I and II
    B) None of I, II or III
    C) Only III
    D) Only I
    E) All I , II and III
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Sentence is: In some ways, the implementation of GST has the potential to be as transformative for India’s economy as the Interstate Commerce Act was for the United States.
    Transformative means which brings in some change so the corrected sentence says that GST has the potential to bring in change i.e. GST has the potential to be transformative. 
  3. It is unclear how long it will take the NCLT judges to ramp up their understanding / for the specialised bankruptcy environment that allows / them to handle the cases in an expedient and fair way.
    I. It is unclear how long will it take the NCLT judges for ramping their understanding
    II. of the specialised bankruptcy environment that allows
    III. them in handling the cases with an expedient and fair way.
    A) Both I and II
    B) Both II and III
    C) Both I and III
    D) Only II
    E) All I, II and III
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Ramp up – to increase in volume, amount, or rate
    expedient – convenient
    Sentence is:  It is unclear how long it will take the NCLT judges to ramp up their understanding of the specialised bankruptcy environment that allows them to handle the cases in an expedient and fair way.
  4. Yoga has bring in some funny ways to play with oxygen; / inhale with right nostril, exhale with left nostril, vice-versa, gulp in air with mouth, / gulp out through nose, then in reverse order etc.
    I. Yoga has taught us some fun ways to play with oxygen;
    II. inhale with right nostril, exhale with left nostril, and vice-versa, gulp up air with mouth,
    III. gulp down through nose, then reversely etc.
    A) Only I
    B) Only II
    C) Both I and II
    D) Both II and III
    E) None of these
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Sentence is: Yoga has taught us some fun ways to play with oxygen; inhale with right nostril, exhale with left nostril, vice-versa, gulp in air with mouth, gulp out through nose, then in reverse order etc.|
    Gulp – to eat or swallow (something) quickly or in large amounts
    Gulp in and gulp out are right phrases.
  5. Feeling the sun or rain or breeze on your skin, while you are totally / wrapped up during the dance like sequence called the “Form”, / can transform your senses, giving you the unique feeling of well-being.
    I. Feeling the sun, rain or breeze on your skin, when you are completely
    II. wrapped up before the sequence of dance called the “Form”,
    III. can help to transform your senses, while making you feel comfortable and healthy.
    A) Only II
    B) Only I
    C) Both I and II
    D) Both II and III
    E) None of these
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    Option E
    Explanation:
    The given sentence is correct.
    Sentence is: Feeling the sun or rain or breeze on your skin, while you are totally wrapped up during the dance like sequence called the “Form”, can transform your senses, giving you the unique feeling of well-being.
    Wrapped up: to enclose in something wound or folded about (often followed by up)
  6. The first cursory check that FIFA goes for is when a country expresses an interest in / staging a tournament and checks the number of operational football stadiums in / the country, and the number that can be built in time.
    I. The first cursory check that FIFA does when a country expresses an interest in
    II. staging a tournament is the number of operational football stadiums in
    III. the country, and the number of stadiums that can be built up to the time.
    A) Only II
    B) Only I
    C) Both I and II
    D) Both II and III
    E) All I, II and III
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Sentence is: The first cursory check that FIFA does when a country expresses an interest in staging a tournament is the number of operational football stadiums in the country, and the number that can be built in time.
  7. In most cases, cajoling worked more than logic and we did succeed / in creating a tiny army of teacher entrepreneurs across the / country but the output was significantly lower against the input.
    I. In most cases, cajoling works more than logic and we succeeded
    II. in creating a tiny army of entrepreneurship teachers across the
    III. country but the output was significantly lower than the input.
    A) Only II
    B) Only III
    C) Only I 
    D) Both II and III
    E) Both I and II
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Sentence is:  In most cases, cajoling worked more than logic and we did succeed in creating a tiny army of entrepreneurship teachers across the country but the output was significantly lower than the input.
    I. In most cases, cajoling works more than logic and we succeeded — is also correct and makes sense, but if the given part is also correct, so no need to change that.
    The second and third part of sentence are definitely incorrect.
  8. A big government IT project is a contract to build and operate / oil-production facilities or an agreement to run retail outlets at sports / stadiums can run into the hundreds of millions of dollars.
    I. A big government IT project, a contract to build and operate
    II. oil-production facilities or an agreement for running the retail outlets in the sports
    III. stadiums can cover up to hundreds of millions of dollars.
    A) Only II
    B) Only III
    C) Only I 
    D) Both II and III
    E) Both I and II
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Sentence is:  A big government IT project, a contract to build and operate oil-production facilities or an agreement to run retail outlets at sports stadiums can run into the hundreds of millions of dollars. 
  9. Technology is not to blame, as Luddites would have it. / The notional reality a phone provides, with its replicas of social interactions / and experiences perceived as the major ones that had, is the bogeyman.
    I. Technology is not to blame, as Luddites did it sometime.
    II. The notional reality what a phone provides, making replicas of social interactions
    III. and experiences perceived as the only ones to be had, is the bogeyman.
    A) Only II
    B) Only III
    C) Only I and III
    D) Both II and III
    E) Both I and II
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Sentence is: Technology is not to blame, as Luddites would have it. The notional reality a phone provides, with its replicas of social interactions and experiences perceived as the only ones to be had, is the bogeyman.
    Luddite – a person opposed to increased industrialization or new technology. 
    Bogeyman – a person or thing that is widely regarded as an object of fear. 
  10. For a continuous period of time when heart remains over-burdened / it creates imbalances that alter the algorithm of the body functioning. / Different chemicals are produced, reacting in an uncommon way.
    I. When the heart is over-burdened for a continuous period of time
    II. that imbalances and alter the algorithm of the body functioning.
    III. Different chemicals keep on producing, reacting in an uncommon way.
    A) Only II
    B) Only III
    C) Only I and III
    D) Only I
    E) Both I and II
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Sentence is: When the heart is over-burdened for a continuous period of time it creates imbalances that alter the algorithm of the body functioning. Different chemicals are produced, reacting in an uncommon way.

 

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