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English: Sentence Corrections Set 53 (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. Labour reform hits the headlines everytime without ever making / it to the statute book. With the Finance Minister advocating “fixed term employment” / in his budget speech, it is in the headlines once again.
    a. Labour reform hits the headlines every now and then without ever making
    b. it to the statute book. With the Finance Minister advocating “fix term employment”
    c. in his budget speech, it is in the news once again.

    Only a & b
    Only b & c
    Only c & a
    Only b
    All are Correct
    Option C
    The Sentence is:- Labour reform hits the headlines every now and then without ever making it to the statute book. With the Finance Minister advocating “fixed term employment” in his budget speech, it is in the news once again.

     

  2. It was left to Indira Gandhi to finally send any hope of voluntarism to the gallows. / She ruled at the peak of the emergency that permanent workers cannot be gone / nor places of work closed down without the consent of the state.
    a. It was left to Indira Gandhi to finally send few hope of voluntarism to the gallows.
    b. She ruled at the peak of the emergency that permanent workers cannot be sent away
    c. nor places of work went off without the consent of the state.

    Only a & b
    Only b & c
    Only c & a
    Only b
    All are Correct
    Option D
    The Sentence is:- It was left to Indira Gandhi to finally send any hope of voluntarism to the gallows. She ruled at the peak of the emergency that permanent workers cannot be sent away nor places of work closed down without the consent of the state.

     

  3. Permanent workers are unconcerned with these changes so long as / their interests and emoluments are secure. Trade / unions are complicit because they only organise permanent workers.
    a. Permanent workers are unconcerned with these changes as long as
    b. their interest and emoluments are secure. Trade
    c. unions are complicit because they only manage permanent workers.

    Only a & b
    Only b & c
    Only c & a
    Only a
    All are Correct
    Option D
    The Sentence is:- Permanent workers are unconcerned with these changes so long as their interests and emoluments are secure. Trade unions are complicit because they only organise permanent workers.

     

  4. An even more basic question is whether the crass exploitation of the / weak and vulnerable that we find in the formal sector can be / justified in a society that is concerned about growing inequality.
    a. An even more basic question is if the crass exploitation of the
    b. weak and vulnerable which we estimate in the formal sector can be
    c. justified in a society that is worried about growing inequality.

    Only a & b
    Only b & c
    Only c & a
    Only a
    All are Correct
    Option E
    The Sentence is:- An even more basic question is whether the crass exploitation of the weak and vulnerable that we find in the formal sector can be justified in a society that is concerned about growing inequality.

     

  5. The budget doesn’t speak the required outlay, but a NITI Aayog member has pointed / out that the premium would work on to ₹1,200 per family, or a sum of ₹12,000 crore. / Raising this amount is not a tall order; according to the budget speech, the new 4 per cent health and education cess is expected to raise an additional ₹11,000 crore.
    a. The budget doesn’t spell out the required outlay, but a NITI Aayog member has pointed
    b. out that the premium would work out to ₹1,200 per family, or a sum of ₹12,000 crore.
    c. Raising this money is not a tall order; according to the budget speech, the new 4 per cent health and education cess is expected to raise an additional ₹11,000 crore.

    Only a & b
    Only b & c
    Only c & a
    Only c
    All are Correct
    Option A
    The Sentence is:- The budget doesn’t spell out the required outlay, but a NITI Aayog member has pointed out that the premium would work out to ₹1,200 per family, or a sum of ₹12,000 crore. Raising this amount is not a tall order; according to the budget speech, the new 4 per cent health and education cess is expected to raise an additional ₹11,000 crore.

     

  6. The experience of the southern States tell us that insurance works best when / public health infrastructure is well developed. RSBY seems to have been less effective where / most of the hospitals empanelled are private one, as in Bihar.
    a. The experience of the southern States tells us that insurance works best when
    b. public health infrastructure is well developed. RSBY seems to have less effective where
    c. most of the hospitals empanelled are private ones, as in Bihar.

    Only a & b
    Only b & c
    Only c & a
    Only b
    All are Correct
    Option C
    The Sentence is:- The experience of the southern States tells us that insurance works best when public health infrastructure is well developed. RSBY seems to have been less effective where most of the hospitals empanelled are private ones, as in Bihar.

     

  7. Among them was the Palestinian ambassador to India, Adnan Abu Alhaijaa, whom / noted that India had “remained steadfast towards the Palestinian cause since its inception” / and voicing hope and belief that the “Indian leadership would keep guiding and supporting us”.
    a. Among them was the Palestinian ambassador to India, Adnan Abu Alhaijaa, who
    b. noted that India had “remained steadfast with the Palestinian cause since its inception”
    c. and voicing hope and belief that the “Indian leadership will keep guiding and supporting us”.

    Only a & b
    Only b & c
    Only c & a
    Only a, b & c
    All are Correct
    Option D
    The Sentence is:- Among them was the Palestinian ambassador to India, Adnan Abu Alhaijaa, who noted that India had “remained steadfast with the Palestinian cause since its inception” and voicing hope and belief that the “Indian leadership will keep guiding and supporting us”.

     

  8. While successive governments in New Delhi have walked the diplomatic tight-rope in maintaining ties with / both Israel and Palestine ever since formal ties were established with Jerusalem in 1992, the / balancing act for New Delhi has become trickier in the wake of this de-hyphenation.
    a. While successive governments in the New Delhi have walked the diplomatic tight-rope in maintaining ties with
    b. both Israel and Palestine ever since formal ties are established with Jerusalem in 1992, the
    c. balancing act for the New Delhi has become trickier in the wake of this de-hyphenation.

    Only a & b
    Only b & c
    Only c & a
    Only b
    All are Correct
    Option E
    The Sentence is:- While successive governments in New Delhi have walked the diplomatic tight-rope in maintaining ties with both Israel and Palestine ever since formal ties were established with Jerusalem in 1992, the balancing act for New Delhi has become trickier in the wake of this de-hyphenation.

     

  9. For all its declarations of unwavering support for the / Palestinian cause, New Delhi chose to be abstained on UN resolutions in 2015 and 2016 that / were critical of Israel for its bombardment over the Gaza strip.
    a. For all its declaration of unwavering support for the
    b. Palestinian cause, New Delhi chose to abstain on UN resolutions in 2015 and 2016 that
    c. were critical of Israel for its bombardment on the Gaza strip.

    Only a & b
    Only b & c
    Only c & a
    Only a
    All are Correct
    Option B
    The Sentence is:- For all its declarations of unwavering support for the Palestinian cause, New Delhi chose to abstain on UN resolutions in 2015 and 2016 that were critical of Israel for its bombardment on the Gaza strip.

     

  10. The PM’s visit, therefore, will be seeking out to put the fears of the Palestinian / leadership also those of the Arab world at rest particularly given the Modi-Netanyahu tango. Equally / importantly, New Delhi will be seeking to burnishing its credentials in the Arab world where India has huge stakes.
    a. The PM’s visit, therefore, will be seeking to put the fears of the Palestinian
    b. leadership as well as those of the Arab world at rest particularly given the Modi-Netanyahu tango. Equally
    c. importantly, New Delhi would be seeking to burnishing its credentials in the Arab world where India has huge stakes.

    Only a & b
    Only b & c
    Only c & a
    Only c
    All are Correct
    Option A
    The Sentence is:- The PM’s visit, therefore, will be seeking to put the fears of the Palestinian leadership as well as those of the Arab world at rest particularly given the Modi-Netanyahu tango. Equally importantly, New Delhi will be seeking to burnishing its credentials in the Arab world where India has huge stakes.

     



 

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