English: Sentence Corrections Set 35 (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 Supreme Court set side by side the state’s argument/ that marriage presumes consent that poverty and lack of development/ means compulsory sex in child marriage should be de-criminalised.
    I. The Supreme Court set aside the state’s argument
    ii. that marriage presumes consent that poverty and lack of developmental
    iii. means compulsory sex in child marriage must be de-criminalised.
    A) Only ii
    B) Only ii & i
    C) Only iii & i
    D) Only ii & iii
    E) None of these
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       Option C
    Explanation: The Supreme Court set aside the state’s argument that marriage presumes consent; that compulsory sex in child marriage is protected by customary or personal law; that husbands of child brides must have impunity from the rape law; or that poverty and lack of development means compulsory sex in child marriage must be de-criminalised.
  2. Child marriage has historically cast a shadow over /rape law reforms in India. Child marriage is a specific form of/ customary practice arranged by parents or male community elders.
    I. Child marriage has historically cast over  a shadow on
    ii. rape law reform in India. Child marriage is a specific form of
    iii. customary practice arranged by parents or male communities elders.
    A) Only i
    B) Only ii
    C) Only iii
    D) Only iii & ii
    E) None of these
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       Option B
    Explanation: Child marriage has historically cast a shadow over rape law reform in India. Child marriage is a specific form of customary practice arranged by parents or male community elders.
  3. The Supreme Court judgment rightly reversed the position that the jurisdiction of /sexual impunity preventing husbands from being prosecuted for rape of child wives/ must lie with customary or personal law through the marital rape law exception.
    I. The Supreme Court judgment rightly reversed the position of the jurisdiction of
    ii. sexual impunity preventing husbands from being prosecuted for rape of child wife
    iii. must lie with customary or personal law through the marital rape law exceptions.
    A) Only i
    B) Only ii
    C) Only iii
    D) Only ii & iii
    E) No Correction Required
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       Option E
    Explanation: The Supreme Court judgment rightly reversed the position that the jurisdiction of sexual impunity preventing husbands from being prosecuted for rape of child wives must lie with customary or personal law through the marital rape law exception.
  4. The right to choose, which is free and unfettered, includes freedom from parental pressure/ to marry early, freedom from forced marriages, freedom of choice from sexual orientation, /and freedom from find self-fulfilment through study, work, profession, vocation or talent.
    I. The right to choose, which is free and unfettered, include freedom from parental pressure
    ii. to marry early, freedom from forced marriages, freedom of choice of sexual orientation,
    iii. and freedom to find self-fulfilment through study, work, profession, vocation or talent.
    A) Only i
    B) Only II
    C) Only ii & i
    D) Only ii & iii
    E) None of these
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       Option D
    Explanation: The right to choose, which is free and unfettered, includes freedom from parental pressure to marry early, freedom from forced marriages, freedom of choice of sexual orientation, and freedom to find self-fulfilment through study, work, profession, vocation or talent.
  5. It is important that the discourse on/ Pakistan that has been streamlined and subject to specific parameters/ defined by the Pakistani establishments opens up.
    I. It is important that the course on
    ii. Pakistan that have been streamlined and subjected to specific parameters
    iii. defined by the Pakistani establishment opens up.
    A) Only i
    B) Only ii
    C) Only iii
    D) Only  ii & iii
    E)  None of these
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       Option C
    Explanation:
    It is important that the discourse on Pakistan that has been streamlined and subject to specific parameters defined by the Pakistani establishment opens up.
  6. We hope that we can get more Pakistanis on board/ first because Pakistan is the most difficult member/ of the South Asian community at the moment.
    I. We hope we can get more Pakistanis on board
    ii. first because Pakistan is the more difficult member
    iii. of the South Asian community for the moment.
    A) Only iii & i
    B) Only ii & i
    C) Only ii & iii
    D) Only iii
    E) None of these
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       Option B
    Explanation: We hope we can get more Pakistanis on board first because Pakistan is the more difficult member of the South Asian community at the moment.
  7. Somebody has to start telling to people to talk rationally/, and our purpose is to try/ and rekindle a rational discourse back home.
    I. Somebody has to start telling people to talk rationally
    ii. , and our purpose should be to try
    iii. and rekindling a rational discourse back home.
    A) Only i
    B) Only ii
    C) Only iii
    D) Only ii & iii
    E) None of these
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       Option A
    Explanation:
    Somebody has to start telling people to talk rationally, and our purpose is to try and rekindle a rational discourse back home.
  8. I think the Indian side can really helped by constantly signalling to the Pakistani peoples /that India has no conflict with the Pakistani peoples and make sure that the Pakistani peoples are no longer fooled/ by an establishment that no longer describe us as neighbour but as eternal enemies.
    I. I think the Indian side can really help by constantly signalling to the Pakistani people
    ii. that India has no conflict with the Pakistani people and make sure that the Pakistani people are no longer fooled
    iii. by an establishment that no longer describes us as neighbours but as eternal enemies.
    A) Only ii & iii
    B) Only I & iii
    C) Only ii & i
    D) Only ii
    E) All of these
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       Option E
    Explanation: I think the Indian side can really help by constantly signalling to the Pakistani people that India has no conflict with the Pakistani people and make sure that the Pakistani people are no longer fooled by an establishment that no longer describes us as neighbours but as eternal enemies.
  9.  At the end of the day, it comes down to if you have/ the will to resolve the problem or if keeping the problem alive /is more important for you than finding a solution.
    I.  At the end of the day, it comes down to whether you have
    ii. the will to resolve the problem or whether keeping the problem alive
    iii. is more important to you than finding a solution.
    A) Only i
    B) Only ii
    C) Only iii
    D) None of these
    E) All of these
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       Option E
    Explanation: At the end of the day, it comes down to whether you have the will to resolve the problem or whether keeping the problem alive is more important to you than finding a solution.
  10. Deep down the Pakistani deep state is /still very suspicious and too bent upon chasing phantoms/ to reaching a reasonable settlement.
    I. Deep down the Pakistani deep states is
    ii. still too suspicious and too bent upon chasing phantoms
    iii. to reach a reasonable settlement.
    A) Only i
    B) Only ii
    C) Only ii & iii
    D) Only iii
    E) None of these
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       Option C
    Explanation: Deep down the Pakistani deep state is still too suspicious and too bent upon chasing phantoms to reach a reasonable settlement.

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6 Thoughts to “English: Sentence Corrections Set 35 (SBI PO Mains Pattern)”

  1. Sangita

    in question 6, Pakistan is the MORE difficult member or the ‘MOST’ difficult member?

    1. Srishti

      More
      Because comparison ho raha hai!

      1. reena sharma

        In comparison ‘the’ article don’t use. The article use when given of the two condition

        1. Srishti

          ‘The more’ is used in a rhetorical style that is common in modern writing. ‘The most’ is not used because the author is not sure – and maybe he doesn’t want to say with confidence – if Pakistan is the most difficult member of the South Asian community, but he wants to convey that Pakistan is more difficult than most other members.
          ?

    2. aadeez

      i think, i will be most….

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