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English: Sentence Corrections & Error Detection for Syndicate/Canara/SBI Exams

Q.1-5  Which of the Phrases (A), (B) and (C) given below each sentence should replace the phrases printed in bold in the sentence to make it grammatically correct. If the sentence is correct as it is given and no correction is required, mark (5) as the answer.
Q.1 More significance was the story come out off the agricultural sector, the source of livelihood for close to half the population.
(A) coming out off the agricultural sector
(B) coming out of the agricultural sector
(C) coming out of the agriculture sector
1. Only A
2. Only B
3. Only C
4. All A, B and C
5. No correction required

Q.2 Frequent adjournments prompted by absence of lawyers, non-filing of documents or strikes is a big cause of hardship to poor litigants who lose wages, incur transportation costs and lawyer fees in travelling to courts.
(A) are a big caused of hardship to poor
(B) are a big cause of hard to poor
(C) are a big cause of hardship to p oor
1. Only A
2. Only B
3. Only C
4. All A, B and C
5. No correction required

Q.3 Britain and the EU reached an historic deal on the terms of the Brexit divorce after Prime Minister May rushed to Brussels for early morning talks.
(A) a historic deal up on the terms
(B) a history deal on the terms
(C) a historic deal on the terms
1. Only A
2. Only B
3. Only C
4. All A, B and C
5. No correction required

Q.4 Signals emerging from early data indicate that government need to renew focus on the rural economy.
(A) indicates that government needs
(B) indicate that government needs
(C) indicate that a government needs
1. Only A
2. Only B
3. Only C
4. All A, B and C
5. All A, B and C

Q.5 The CBI has booked Apollo Pharmacy, a unit of Apollo Hospitals, in a cased of cheating and corruption.
(A) in a case of cheating and corrupt.
(B) in a case of cheating and corruptio n.
(C) in a case of cheating or corruption.
1. Only A
2. Only B
3. Only C
4. All A, B and C
5. No correction required

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Q.6-10 Read each part of the sentence to find out if there is any error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part or more than that of the sentence. The number of that part/s is/are the answer. If there is no error, mark your answer as (5).
Q.6 The slowdown in (A)/ rural wage growth (B)/ is linked to the (C)/ difficulty experience in construction (D)/ and manufacturing sectors. (E)
1. Only A
2. Only D
3. Only C
4. Only B
5. No error

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Q.7 The President said the Navy was (A)/ India’s primary instrument (B)/ of sea power and it was (C)/ playing an enhanced role in (D)/ national security and nation building. (E)
1. Only A
2. Only B
3. Only C
4. Only D
5. No error

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Q.8 Indian agricultural (A)/ cannot be asked (B)/ to bear the (C)/ burden of sentiments (D)/ of urban politicians. (E)
1. Only A and C
2. Only B
3. Only A
4. Only B
5. No error

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Q.9 These companies immensely value their reputation (A)/ and their core businesses (B)/generates oceans of money (C)/ so they will design cities to burnish their name, (D)/ not to make some extra cash. (E)
1. Only A and C
2. Only B and D
3. Only C
4. Only B and C
5. No error
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Q.10 States and Centre needs to coordinate (A)/ on moving the region’s energy (B)/ usage towards cleaner fuels (C)/ and devising an economy (D)/ package to discourage crop burning after harvest. (E)

1. Only B
2. Only D and E
3. Only A and D
4. Only B and D
5. No error

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