English: Sentence Corrections Set 61 (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. Despite a private weather forecaster’s projection of normal rains from June to September, / the MPC itself acknowledges the risks that temporally or spatially deficient monsoon rainfall could pose for food prices. / Also, policymakers appear to have glossed at the RBI’s March survey of households’ inflation expectations — where prices are seen edge up over the three-month and one-year-ahead horizons — as well as feedback that manufacturers expect input and output prices to rise.
    a. Despite a private weather forecaster’s project through normal rains from June to September,
    b. the MPC itself acknowledges the risks that temporally or spatially deficient monsoon rainfall could pose to food prices.
    c. Also, policymakers appear to have glossed over the RBI’s March survey of households’ inflation expectations — where prices are seen edging up over the three-month and one-year-ahead horizons — as well as feedback that manufacturers expect input and output prices to rise.

    Only a & b
    Only b & c
    Only c & a
    Only a
    All are Correct
    Option B
    The Sentence is :- Despite a private weather forecaster’s projection of normal rains from June to September, the MPC itself acknowledges the risks that temporally or spatially deficient monsoon rainfall could pose to food prices. Also, policymakers appear to have glossed over the RBI’s March survey of households’ inflation expectations — where prices are seen edging up over the three-month and one-year-ahead horizons — as well as feedback that manufacturers expect input and output prices to rise

     

  2. A sudden outbreak of communal violence targeting Muslims last month made it worse the political situation./ The ‘Joint Opposition’ consisting of loyalists of Mr. Rajapaksa moved the no-confidence motion, despite of lacking the numbers needed to bring down / Mr. Wickremesinghe, citing the bond scam and the sectarian violence as major grounds.
    a. A sudden outbreak of communal violence targeting Muslims last month worsened the political situation.
    b. The ‘Joint Opposition’ consisting of loyalists of Mr. Rajapaksa moved the no-confidence motion, despite lacking the numbers needed to bring down
    c. Mr. Wickremesinghe, refering towards the bond scam and the sectarian violence as major grounds.

    Only a & b
    Only b & c
    Only c & a
    Only b
    All are Correct
    Option A
    The Sentence is :- A sudden outbreak of communal violence targeting Muslims last month worsened the political situation. The ‘Joint Opposition’ consisting of loyalists of Mr. Rajapaksa moved the no-confidence motion, despite lacking the numbers needed to bring down Mr. Wickremesinghe, citing the bond scam and the sectarian violence as major grounds.

     

  3. It is true that the Bench has declined to suspend the order and clarified that its objective was to safeguard the innocent / and that it had not diluted the Act or undermined the rights of SCs and STs in any way. In a larger sense, there are two disparate factors at play — protection to the innocent against harassment and misuse of a law, and faithfully / preserving the letter and spirit of a piece of legislation aimed at withholding the rights and dignity of the historically dipressed classes.
    a. It is true that the Bench has declined to suspend the order and clarified that it’s objective was to safeguard the innocent
    b. and that it has not diluted the Act or undermined the rights of SCs and STs in any way. In a larger sense, there are two disparate factors at play — protecting the innocent against harassment and misuse of a law, and faithfully
    c. preserving the letter and spirit of a piece of legislation aimed at upholding the rights and dignity of the historically oppressed classes.

    Only a & b
    Only b & c
    Only c & a
    Only c
    All are Correct
    Option B
    The Sentence is :- It is true that the Bench has declined to suspend the order and clarified that its objective was to safeguard the innocent and that it has not diluted the Act or undermined the rights of SCs and STs in any way. In a larger sense, there are two disparate factors at play — protecting the innocent against harassment and misuse of a law, and faithfully preserving the letter and spirit of a piece of legislation aimed at upholding the rights and dignity of the historically oppressed classes.

     

  4. Israel says force had to be used to stop the tens of thousands of protesters from crossing the border into its territory. / The real picture could be ascertained through only an impartial international probe. / But the U.S. has already blocked a move in the UN Security Council seeking such an inquiry.
    a. Israel said force had to be used to stop the tens of thousands of protesters from crossing the border into its territory.
    b. The real picture can be ascertained only through an impartial international probe.
    c. But the U.S. has already put a block upon a move in the UN Security Council seeking such an inquiry.

    Only a & b
    Only b & c
    Only c & a
    Only b
    All are Correct
    Option D
    The Sentence is :- Israel says force had to be used to stop the tens of thousands of protesters from crossing the border into its territory. The real picture can be ascertained only through an impartial international probe. But the U.S. has already blocked a move in the UN Security Council seeking such an inquiry.

     

  5. Given that India’s transport sector is still largely unorganised and many a vehicle drivers were not fully conversant with the technical nonsenses,/ it is important that anti-evasion squads deployed to check e-way bills operate with a light touch to start with, / and limit the frequency of inspections for goods moving across States.
    a. Given that India’s transport sector is still largely unorganised and many vehicle drivers are not fully conversant with the technical nuances,
    b. it is important that anti-invasion squads deployed to check e-way bills operate with a soft touch to start with,
    c. and limit the strength of inspections for goods moving in States.

    Only a & b
    Only b & c
    Only c & a
    Only a
    All are Correct
    Option D
    The Sentence is :- Given that India’s transport sector is still largely unorganised and many vehicle drivers are not fully conversant with the technical nuances, it is important that anti-evasion squads deployed to check e-way bills operate with a light touch to start with, and limit the frequency of inspections for goods moving across States.

     

  6. The GSLV has had several successes in the past, and this is its 12th flight./ For instance, it was used to launch the advancing communication satellite, GSAT-6, in August 2015. GSAT-6A’s forebearer, / GSAT-6, provide S-band services for two-way communications just in the case of mobile phones.
    a. The GSLV has several successes in the past, and this is its 12th flight.
    b. For instance, it was used to launch the advanced communication satellite, GSAT-6, in August 2015. GSAT-6A’s predecessor,
    c. GSAT-6, provides S-band services for two-way communications as in the case of mobile phones.

    Only a & b
    Only b & c
    Only c & a
    Only a
    All are Correct
    Option B
    The Sentence is :- The GSLV has had several successes in the past, and this is its 12th flight. For instance, it was used to launch the advanced communication satellite, GSAT-6, in August 2015. GSAT-6A’s predecessor, GSAT-6, provides S-band services for two-way communications as in the case of mobile phones.

     

  7. It is true that there is a opinion divergence between Tamil Nadu and Karnataka over the proposed mechanism and its composition. / While Tamil Nadu wants the ‘scheme’ to be envisaged by the court to mean nothing other than the Cauvery Management Board and the Cauvery Water Regulation Committee, / mentioned in the Tribunal’s final award, Karnataka says there is no reference to a ‘board’ in the apex court’s order, and that the Centre could frame a scheme different from that described by the Tribunal.
    a. It is true that there is a divergence of opinion between Tamil Nadu and Karnataka on the proposed mechanism and its composition.
    b. While Tamil Nadu wants the ‘scheme’ envisaged by the court to mean nothing other than the Cauvery Management Board and the Cauvery Water Regulation Committee,
    c. mentioned in the Tribunal’s final award, Karnataka says that there is no reference to a ‘board’ in the apex court’s order, and that the Centre could frame a scheme different from that described by the Tribunal.

    Only a & b
    Only b & c
    Only c & a
    Only c
    All are Correct
    Option A
    The Sentence is :- It is true that there is a divergence of opinion between Tamil Nadu and Karnataka on the proposed mechanism and its composition. While Tamil Nadu wants the ‘scheme’ envisaged by the court to mean nothing other than the Cauvery Management Board and the Cauvery Water Regulation Committee, mentioned in the Tribunal’s final award, Karnataka says there is no reference to a ‘board’ in the apex court’s order, and that the Centre could frame a scheme different from that described by the Tribunal.

     

  8. While Mr. Sirisena has not publicly endorsed the demand, his dissatisfaction with Mr. Wickremesinghe is not secret. / An imminent split in the ruling alliance was averted for a cabinet reshuffle but the cosmetic changes have done little to cementing it. Amid the tussle, Mr. Sirisena clipped Mr. Wickremsinghe’s powers last week, / taking away the central bank, the policy-making National Operations Room and several other institutions under his control.
    a. While Mr. Sirisena has not publicly endorsed the demand, his dissatisfaction with Mr. Wickremesinghe is no secret.
    b. An imminent split in the ruling alliance was averted with a cabinet reshuffle but the cosmetic changes have done little to cement it. Amid the tussle, Mr. Sirisena clipped Mr. Wickremsinghe’s powers last week,
    c. taking away the central bank, the policy-making National Operations Room and several other institutions from his control.

    Only a & b
    Only b & c
    Only c & a
    All a, b & c
    All are Correct
    Option D
    The Sentence is :- While Mr. Sirisena has not publicly endorsed the demand, his dissatisfaction with Mr. Wickremesinghe is no secret. An imminent split in the ruling alliance was averted with a cabinet reshuffle but the cosmetic changes have done little to cement it. Amid the tussle, Mr. Sirisena clipped Mr. Wickremsinghe’s powers last week, taking away the central bank, the policy-making National Operations Room and several other institutions from his control.

     

  9. Given the uncertainties over its debt burden, it will not be a surprise if those bold enough / to make a bid for AI find it difficult to offer a lucrative price to the government. It is worth pausing / to see if serious investors are enthused by the government’s decision to retain 24% stake in the airline .
    a. Given the uncertainties on its debt burden, it will not be a surprise if those bold enough
    b. to made a bid for AI find it difficult to offer a lucrative price to the government. It is worth pausing
    c. to see if serious investors is enthused by the government’s decision to retain 24% stake in the airline .

    Only a & b
    Only b & c
    Only c & a
    Only
    All are Correct
    Option E
    The Sentence is :- Given the uncertainties over its debt burden, it will not be a surprise if those bold enough to make a bid for AI find it difficult to offer a lucrative price to the government. It is worth pausing to see if serious investors are enthused by the government’s decision to retain 24% stake in the airline .

     

  10. With the election over, the Egyptian establishment will be conscious that the conditions that yielded the mass protests of 2011 still obtain, / particularly economic hardship and political repression. The 2016 devaluation / of the currency and roll-back of energy subsidies, in return for a hefty loan from the International Monetary Fund, deepen the squeeze.
    a. With the election over, the Egyptian establishment will be conscious that the condition which yielded the mass protests of 2011 still obtain,
    b. particularly the economical hardship and political repression. The 2016 devaluation
    c. of the currency and roll-back of energy subsidies, in return for a hefty loan from the International Monetary Fund, deepened the squeeze.

    Only a & b
    Only b & c
    Only c & a
    Only c
    All are Correct
    Option D
    The Sentence is :- With the election over, the Egyptian establishment will be conscious that the conditions that yielded the mass protests of 2011 still obtain, particularly economic hardship and political repression. The 2016 devaluation of the currency and roll-back of energy subsidies, in return for a hefty loan from the International Monetary Fund, deepened the squeeze.

     


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