English: Sentence Corrections Set 2

Directions:Which of phrases given below each sentence should replace the phrase printed in bold type to make it grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is, mark ‘E’ as the answer.

  1. Mr. Mistry resigned from the boards of all publicly listed companies of the Tata group after a bitter eight-week boardroom battle against Ratan Tata’s ‘illegally coup to unceremonious remove’ him as the chairman of Tata Sons.
    A) illegal coup for unceremoniously remove
    B) illegal coup to unceremoniously remove
    C) illegally couping for unceremoniously remove
    D) illegally couping unceremonious remove
    E) No Correction Required
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    Option B
  2. Even as investigation into molestations on New Year eve is on, a police has filed four (FIRs) against unknown persons.
    A) the police has filed four (FIRs) against
    B) a police have filed four (FIRs) against
    C) the police have filed four (FIRs) against
    D) the police has filed four (FIRs) versus
    E) No Correction Required
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    Option C
  3. My objective here is not to berate one particular State police, but for warning others in the country against complacence, and to learn from the obvious mistakes committed by Bengaluru law enforcement.
    A) but to warn others in the country against complacence
    B) only to warn others in the country against complacences
    C) but to warning others in the countries against complacence
    D) but from warning other in the country for complacence
    E) No Correction Required
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    Option A
  4. The main concern of education is to engender a certain character in human beings and in teaching them the nobility of spirit and the moral common ground of actions.
    A) teach them noblelism of spirit
    B) teach them nobility of spirit
    C) to teach them the noble spirit
    D) to teach them the nobility of spirit
    E) No Correction Required
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    Option D
  5. The Centre’s measures to eliminate the shadow economy and tax evasion is expects to having a positive impact both on GDP and on fiscal consolidation in the long run.
    A) is expecting to have a positive impact both on
    B) is expected to have a positive impact on both
    C) are expected to have a positive impact both on
    D) are expecting to have a positive impact both on
    E) No Correction Required
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    Option C
  6. The central bank clarified that all the banknotes in the denomination of Rs. 50 and Rs. 20 issued in the past will continue to be legal tender.
    A) issuance in the past will continue to be
    B) issued in a past will continues to be
    C) issued in the past will continues to be
    D) issued in the past will continue for
    E) No Correction Required
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    Option E
  7. About half from the consumers has cut down their household spends significantly.
    A) half of the consumer has
    B) half of the consumers have
    C) halves of the consumer has
    D) halves of the consumers have
    E) No Correction Required
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    Option B
  8. Demonetisation of high-value currency notes has hit repayments on micro loans, many of which originated in Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh and was adversely impacts following political intervention by some local leaders and rumours of loan waivers
    A) was adverse impacting following
    B) were adverse impacted following
    C) was adversely impacting following
    D) were adversely impacted following
    E) No Correction Required
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    Option D
  9. The Banks’ Board Bureau is working to ensure that leadership roles in state-run banks will only be given to them with at least six years of service left, in order to ensure accountability of their actions.
    A) would only be given to those with
    B) will be given to only them with
    C) would only be given to them with
    D) will only be given to those with
    E) No Correction Required
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    Option A
  10. RBI said banks should advise their currency chests to step up issuance of fresh notes to rural branches of Regional Rural Banks.
    A) for set up issuance of fresh notes
    B) to step up issuance of fresh notes
    C) for setting up issuance for fresh notes
    D) to setting up issuance to fresh notes
    E) No Correction Required
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    Option B

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