English: Sentence Corrections Set 55 (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. My last column marked a new low in my so far undistinguished career as a journalist. Many readers have sent me long emails talking about their agony / and unbelief at the fact that when there are so many burning issues facing the country, / I am wasting precious newsprint writing about pakodas.
    a. My last column marked a new low in my so far undistinguished career as a journalist. Many readers have sent me long emails sharing their agony
    b. and disbelief at the fact that when there are so many burning issues facing the country,
    c. I am wasting precious newsprint writing over pakodas.

    Only a & b
    Only b & c
    Only c & a
    Only c
    All are correct
    Option A
    The Sentence is:- Apparently, my last column marked a new low in my so far undistinguished career as a journalist. Many readers have sent me long emails sharing their agony and disbelief at the fact that when there are so many burning issues facing the country, I am wasting precious newsprint writing about pakodas.
  2. Even as arrest in cardiac claims her, he dozes off beside her, unaware of the reality.” / The online version of the story had a different headline: “Weary five-year-old falls asleep next to mother’s body in Hyderabad hospital. / The photograph of the boy in deep sleep next to his mother’s body was poignant and forced one to think about India’s public health infrastructure and the people it leaves behind.
    a. Even as cardiac arrest claims her, he dozes off beside her, unaware of the reality.”
    b. The online version of the story has had a different headline: “Weary five-year-old falls asleep next to mother’s body in Hyderabad hospital.
    c. The photograph of the boy in deep sleep next to his mother’s body was poignant and forced oneself to think about India’s public health infrastructure and the people it leaves behind.

    Only a & b
    Only b & c
    Only c & a
    Only a
    All are correct
    Option D
    The Sentence is:- Even as cardiac arrest claims her, he dozes off beside her, unaware of the reality.” The online version of the story had a different headline: “Weary five-year-old falls asleep next to mother’s body in Hyderabad hospital.” The photograph of the boy in deep sleep next to his mother’s body was poignant and forced one to think about India’s public health infrastructure and the people it leaves behind.
  3. The view upon pages have become a de facto centre for media literacy. The weekly / feature ‘Notebook’ in The Hindu has documenting not just the trials and tribulations of reporters, but also how they deal with / difficult situations. In framing an image, where do empathy end and intrusion of privacy begin? We do not have easy answers.
    a. The opinion pages have become a de facto centre for media literacy. The weekly
    b. feature ‘Notebook’ in The Hindu has been documenting not just the trial and tribulations of reporters, but also how they deal with
    c. difficult situations. In framing an image, where does empathy end and intrusion of privacy begin? We do not have easy answers.

    Only a & b
    Only b & c
    Only c & a
    Only b
    All are correct
    Option C
    The Sentence is:- The opinion pages have become a de facto centre for media literacy. The weekly feature ‘Notebook’ in The Hindu has been documenting not just the trials and tribulations of reporters, but also how they deal with difficult situations. In framing an image, where does empathy end and intrusion of privacy begin? We do not have easy answers.
  4. Bowlers have habit of more readily towards the shorter game, with leg / spinners in particular emerging like the heroes in / many tournaments. Samuel Badree even become a successful opening bowler.
    a. Bowlers have adapted more readily to the shorter game, with leg
    b. spinners in particular emerging as the heroes in
    c. many tournaments. Samuel Badree even became a successful opening bowler.

    Only a & b
    Only b & c
    Only c & a
    All a, b & c
    All are correct
    Option D
    The Sentence is:- Bowlers have adapted more readily to the shorter game, with leg spinners in particular emerging as the heroes in many tournaments. Samuel Badree even became a successful opening bowler.
  5. The future arrive in its own time, at its own pace. But sometimes/ coming events cast their shadow on the present. Divorces are not usually good news. / But this one between Test cricket and T20 may just be.
    a. The future arrives in its own time, at its own pace. But sometimes
    b. coming events casted their shadow on the present. Divorces are not usually good news.
    c. But this one between Test cricket and T20 might just be.

    Only a & b
    Only b & c
    Only c & a
    Only b
    All are correct
    Option C
    The Sentence is:- The future arrives in its own time, at its own pace. But sometimes coming events cast their shadow on the present. Divorces are not usually good news. But this one between Test cricket and T20 might just be.
  6. The government is unable to extend the emergency state legally, because / they don’t has the 43 MPs in the Majlis that must vote in favour of it. This means that the / emergency, and any extension towards it, is illegal.
    a. The government is unable to extend the state of emergency legally, because
    b. they don’t have the 43 MPs in the Majlis that must vote in favour of it. This means that the
    c. emergency, and any extension to it, is illegal.

    Only a & b
    Only b & c
    Only c & a
    All a, b & c
    All are correct
    Option D
    The Sentence is:- The government is unable to extend the state of emergency legally, because they don’t have the 43 MPs in the Majlis that must vote in favour of it. This means that the emergency, and any extension to it, is illegal. It also means that any actions taken by the government or security forces using emergency powers are illegal.
  7. We clearly have a majority in parliament. And we believe there are several members / of the PPM who are not happy with the status quo and who do not want to support what / President Yameen has done. So I think we will have more than the 44 required for a majority. It may be 55.
    a. We clearly have a parliamentary majority. And we believe there are several members
    b. of the PPM which are not happy with the status quo and which do not want to support what
    c. the President Yameen has done. So I think we will have more than the 44 required for a majority. It may be 55.

    Only a & b
    Only b & c
    Only c & a
    Only a
    All are correct
    Option D
    The Sentence is:- We clearly have a parliamentary majority. And we believe there are several members of the PPM who are not happy with the status quo and who do not want to support what President Yameen has done. So I think we will have more than the 44 required for a majority. It may be 55.
  8. I think India must be on the floor in Male with an envoy and try to ensure that / President Yameen relents. Opinion of mine is that India has a number of other tools and I / believe India has the imagination to use them. I have never asked for boots on the ground.
    a. I think India must be on the ground in Male with an envoy and try to ensure that
    b. President Yameen relents. My view is that India has a number of other tools and I
    c. believe India has the imagination to use them. I have never asked for boots on the floor.

    Only a & b
    Only b & c
    Only c & a
    Only a
    All are correct
    Option A
    The Sentence is:- I think India must be on the ground in Male with an envoy and try to ensure that President Yameen relents. My view is that India has a number of other tools and I believe India has the imagination to use them. I have never asked for boots on the ground.
  9. We are now in a very worrying situation where Maldives has sent the most / number of people per capita than any country to fight for the IS. Hundreds of Maldivians have joined / jihadi groups. This could not have been achieved without a very solid network in Maldives.
    a. We are now in a very worrying situation where the Maldives has sent the most
    b. number of peoples per capita than any country to fight for the IS. Hundreds of Maldivians have joined
    c. jihadi groups. This could not have been achieved without a very solid network in the Maldives.

    Only a & b
    Only b & c
    Only c & a
    Only b
    All are correct
    Option C
    The Sentence is:- We are now in a very worrying situation where the Maldives has sent the most number of people per capita than any country to fight for the IS. Hundreds of Maldivians have joined jihadi groups. This could not have been achieved without a very solid network in the Maldives.
  10. Nirav also happened to see what many Indians are too dumb to see: whether as voters, bankers or cricketers, / we loved a Modi when we see one. And love, as we know, is blind. Not all the diamonds of Nirav Modi / can change that about India.
    a. Nirav also saw what many Indians are too dumb to see: whether as voters, bankers or cricketers,
    b. we love a Modi when we see one. And love, as we know, is blind. Not all the diamonds of Nirav Modi
    c. could change that about India.

    Only a & b
    Only b & c
    Only c & d
    Only c
    All are correct
    Option A
    The Sentence is:- Nirav also saw what many Indians are too dumb to see: whether as voters, bankers or cricketers, we love a Modi when we see one. And love, as we know, is blind. Not all the diamonds of Nirav Modi can change that about India.




 

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