English: Sentence Corrections Set 62 (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. The responsibility of isolating areas and cause of violence and tension is the best assigned to the local administration, / instead of State-level and national politicians weighing up. However, the violence suggested a pattern that is worrying. / While the Raniganj-Asansol industrial belt is surprising territory for such clashes, the number of incidents of communal violence in West Bengal has increased sharply over the past three years.
    a. The responsibility of isolating areas and causes of violence and tension is best assigned to the local administration,
    b. instead of State-level and national politicians weighing in. However, the violence suggests a pattern that is worrying.
    c. While the Raniganj-Asansol industrial belt is surprising territory for such clashes, the number of incidents of communal violence in West Bengal had increased sharply in the past three years.

    Only a & b
    Only b & c
    Only c & a
    Only c
    All are Correct
    Option A
    The Sentence is :- The responsibility of isolating areas and causes of violence and tension is best assigned to the local administration, instead of State-level and national politicians weighing in. However, the violence suggests a pattern that is worrying. While the Raniganj-Asansol industrial belt is surprising territory for such clashes, the number of incidents of communal violence in West Bengal has increased sharply over the past three years.

     

  2. Throwing in the enormous inter-State variations in medical education in India, / and the challenge is obviously. Lawmakers will have to tackled this gigantic work in a slow and phaseful manner./ Another concern is that under the new amendments States now have the freedom to implement an AYUSH bridge course, even if no longer mandatory.
    a. Throw in the enormous inter-State variations in medical education across India,
    b. and the challenge is obvious. Lawmakers will have to tackle this gigantic task in a slow and phased manner.
    c. Another concern is that under the new amendment States now have the freedom to implement an AYUSH bridge course, even if none longer mandatory.

    Only a & b
    Only b & c
    Only c & a
    Only c
    All are Correct
    Option A
    The Sentence is :- Throw in the enormous inter-State variations in medical education across India, and the challenge is obvious. Lawmakers will have to tackle this gigantic task in a slow and phased manner. Another concern is that under the new amendments States now have the freedom to implement an AYUSH bridge course, even if no longer mandatory.

     

  3. A major leak such as the one that has hit the CBSE raises a question often debated in academic circles: / is a high-stake test the best option? To some sociologists, the use of quantitative indicator with rising importance for social decision-making make it more vulnerable to corrupt pressures, / and distorts and undermines the very processes it is intended to monitor.
    a. A major leak such as the one that has hit the CBSE raises a question oftenly on debate in academic circles:
    b. is a high-stakes test the best option? To some sociologists, the use of a quantitative indicator with rising importance for social decision-making makes it more vulnerable to corruption pressures,
    c. and distortion and undermines the vary processes it is intended to monitor.

    Only a & b
    Only b & c
    Only c & a
    Only b
    All are Correct
    Option D
    The Sentence is :- A major leak such as the one that has hit the CBSE raises a question often debated in academic circles: is a high-stakes test the best option? To some sociologists, the use of a quantitative indicator with rising importance for social decision-making makes it more vulnerable to corruption pressures, and distorts and undermines the very processes it is intended to monitor.

     

  4. YSR was a strategic risk-taker whom looked around eclectically for ideas that will be / useful for him and initiates a plethora of welfare schemes to alleviate extreme economic distress among the rural and urban masses. / His most impressive political achievements were the confidence and can-do spirit he injected into his camp and the political credibility he won for his schemes through incessant mass contact.
    a. YSR was a strategic risk-taker who looked around eclectically for ideas that would be
    b. useful to him and initiated a plethora of welfare schemes to alleviate extreme economic distress among the rural and urban masses.
    c. His most impressive political achievements were the confidence and can-do spirit he injected into his camp and the political credible he win for his schemes through incessant mass contact.

    Only a & b
    Only b & c
    Only c & a
    Only
    All are Correct
    Option A
    The Sentence is :- YSR was a strategic risk-taker who looked around eclectically for ideas that would be useful to him and initiated a plethora of welfare schemes to alleviate extreme economic distress among the rural and urban masses. His most impressive political achievements were the confidence and can-do spirit he injected into his camp and the political credibility he won for his schemes through incessant mass contact.

     

  5. Jonathan Zittrain, an Internet guru, sees the ‘counter-revolutionary’ drive from ‘generativity’ — the largest gift of / the Internet — to a centrally controlled ‘appliancized network’ and ‘tethered’ appliances such the greatest concern. / He believes the generative Internet can be preserved for eachbody through new technologies and changed behaviour. The lack of ‘net neutrality’ will a barrier for healthy growth.
    a. Jonathan Zittrain, an Internet guru, sees the ‘counter-revolutionary’ drive from ‘generativity’ — the greatest gift of
    b. the Internet — to a centrally controlled ‘appliancized network’ and ‘tethered’ appliances as the greatest concern.
    c. He believes the generative Internet can be preserved for everybody through new technologies and changed behaviour. The lack of ‘net neutrality’ is a barrier to healthy growth.

    Only a & b
    Only b & c
    Only c & a
    All a, b & c
    All are Correct
    Option D
    The Sentence is :- Jonathan Zittrain, an Internet guru, sees the ‘counter-revolutionary’ drive from ‘generativity’ — the greatest gift of the Internet — to a centrally controlled ‘appliancized network’ and ‘tethered’ appliances as the greatest concern. He believes the generative Internet can be preserved for everybody through new technologies and changed behaviour. The lack of ‘net neutrality’ is a barrier to healthy growth.

     

  6. In 2004, President George W. Bush announced his vision of humans returning for the Moon / by 2020 and then going up to Mars. As parts to this ambitious programme, / the U.S. space agency NASA plans to complete the International Space Station and retire the Space Shuttle by the end of next year or in early 2011.
    a. In 2004, President George W. Bush announced his vision of humans returning to the Moon
    b. by 2020 and then going on to Mars. As part of this ambitious programme,
    c. the U.S. space agency NASA plans to complete the International Space Station and retired the Space Shuttle by the end of next year or in early 2011.

    Only a & b
    Only b & c
    Only c & a
    Only c
    All are Correct
    Option A
    The Sentence is :- In 2004, President George W. Bush announced his vision of humans returning to the Moon by 2020 and then going on to Mars. As part of this ambitious programme, the U.S. space agency NASA plans to complete the International Space Station and retire the Space Shuttle by the end of next year or in early 2011.

     

  7. Since the Finance Minister has ruled out a new stimulus packages, / future growth prospects will depends upon spending by the private sector rather than by the government. The highest uncertainty is over the performance of agriculture and allied activities. During the first quarter, agriculture, / forestry and fishing grew by 2.4 per cent. The impact of the drought will be felt only in the subsequent quarters.
    a. Since the Finance Minister has ruled over new stimulus packages,
    b. future growth prospects will depend on spending by the private sector rather than by the government. The biggest uncertainty is over the performance of agriculture and allied activities. During the first quarter, agriculture,
    c. forestry and fishing grew by 2.4 per cent. The impact of the drought will be felt only in the next quarters.

    Only a & b
    Only b & c
    Only c & a
    Only b
    All are Correct
    Option D
    The Sentence is :- Since the Finance Minister has ruled out new stimulus packages, future growth prospects will depend on spending by the private sector rather than by the government. The biggest uncertainty is over the performance of agriculture and allied activities. During the first quarter, agriculture, forestry and fishing grew by 2.4 per cent. The impact of the drought will be felt only in the subsequent quarters.

     

  8. The case of the EET rests on the guiding principles of the Code that seek to do away / with most of the exemptions while substantially lower the tax rates. / The EET regime will provide for uniformity in the tax treatment of various savings instruments.
    a. The case for the EET rests on the guiding principles of the Code which seek to do away
    b. with most of the exemptions while substantially lowering the tax rates.
    c. The EET regime will provide for uniformity in the tax treatment of various saving devices.

    Only a & b
    Only b & c
    Only c & a
    Only c
    All are Correct
    Option A
    The Sentence is :- The case for the EET rests on the guiding principles of the Code which seek to do away with most of the exemptions while substantially lowering the tax rates. The EET regime will provide for uniformity in the tax treatment of various savings instruments.

     

  9. It is scandalous that ghostwritten papers that mimic well-researched science manage to get published in reputed medical journals. / The effect was to mislead doctors by playing on the harmful effects of the drug and encouraging them to prescribe it to more patients. / What is shocking is the willingness of researchers of repute to lend their names to the ghostwritten papers.
    a. It is scandalful that ghostwritten papers which mimic well-researched science manage to get published in reputed medical journals.
    b. The effect is to mislead doctors by playing down the harmful effects of the drug and encouraging them to prescribe it to more patients.
    c. What is shocking was the willingness of researchers of reputed to lend their names to the ghostwritten papers.

    Only a & b
    Only b & c
    Only c & a
    Only b
    All are Correct
    Option D
    The Sentence is :- It is scandalous that ghostwritten papers that mimic well-researched science manage to get published in reputed medical journals. The effect is to mislead doctors by playing down the harmful effects of the drug and encouraging them to prescribe it to more patients. What is shocking is the willingness of researchers of repute to lend their names to the ghostwritten papers.

     

  10. Although the mission has fallen well short of the two years it was expected to last, / a great deal of data has been gathered by the Indian and foreign instruments on the spacecraft. In the course of more than 3,400 orbits / the probe made around the Moon, its instruments closely scrutinised the lunar surface using various wavelengths of light as well as x-rays and radar.
    a. Although the mission had fallen well short of the two years it was expected to last,
    b. a great deal of data has been gathered by the Indian and foreign instruments in the spacecraft. In the course of much than 3,400 orbits
    c. the probe made around the Moon, its instruments closely scrutinised the lunar surface using many wavelengths of light so well as x-rays and radar.

    Only a & b
    Only b & c
    Only c & a
    Only
    All are Correct
    Option E
    The Sentence is :- Although the mission has fallen well short of the two years it was expected to last, a great deal of data has been gathered by the Indian and foreign instruments on the spacecraft. In the course of more than 3,400 orbits the probe made around the Moon, its instruments closely scrutinised the lunar surface using various wavelengths of light as well as x-rays and radar.

     


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