Directions(1-5): In the following question, a part of the sentence is given in brackets. Below the sentence alternatives to the bold part are given at (A), (B), (C) and (D) which may help improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case the given sentence is correct, your answer is (E) i.e. No correction required.
- The actress participated in the event (whole-hearted), cheered the participants, danced with them and emphasized on the importance of creating awareness for oral care across the country.
whole-heartedlywhole-heartwith whole-heartwholly-heartedNo correction requiredOption A
- According to a court ruling, the owner of the polluted land is liable for the cleanup of the property even if the owner (did not have the responsibility of) that pollution.
is not responsible forresponsibility is not there fordid have the responsibility ofhas not in charge ofNo correction requiredOption A
- Scientists have suggested that once in every 10 million year or so, a truly colossal object from space (cuts on the atmosphere) and slams into Earth.
cuts against the atmospherecuts the atmospherecuts through the atmospherecutting on the atmosphereNo correction requiredOption C
The correction here is of replacing ‘on’ by ‘through’. The context here is of the object being able to get past the atmosphere, so the correct phrasal usage would be ‘cut through’ which means to get quickly and directly through or past (something that blocks one or slows one down).
- House flies that hatch in summer live only about three weeks, (but they who) hatch during winter live longer than six months.
but those whothan thosethan they whobut those thatNo correction requiredOption D
- Some research studies indicate that among distinguished artists, the rate of depression is ten times (as prevalent as in the) population at large.
more than prevalent in themore prevalent as comparingas prevalent when comparativemore prevalent than theNo correction requiredOption D
- A. The official death toll in the twin derailments stands at 31, but the toll could be over 50, as many are still missing.
B. The recent train accidents in Madhya Pradesh are a chilling reminder of the importance of speedy rescue and medical attention.
C. In fact, a significant proportion of accident victims, especially those suffering traumatic injuries, can be saved if bleeding is stopped and circulation stabilised within an hour of the injury.
D. It could have been lower had rescue teams reached the site quicker, and had been able to extricate survivors.
E. Globally, disaster relief, accident relief and rescue infrastructure are designed to ensure that victims are reached within this ‘golden hour’.
F. Survivors spoke of helplessly watching rising flood waters drown fellow passengers trapped inside fallen train coaches.
Which of the following will be the Fourth sentence after rearrangement?ABCDEOption D
Correct Sequence: BFADCE.
- Which of the following will be the First sentence after rearrangement?
- Which of the following will be the Last sentence after rearrangement?
- Which of the following will be the Third sentence after rearrangement?
- Which of the following will the Fifth sentence?
Directions(6-10): Rearrange the given sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) and (F) in a proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions that follow.