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In each of the following questions, one or more of the sentences is/are incorrect. Identify the incorrect sentence(s).
A. As the growing economy makes increasing demands on infrastructure inputs, these problems could worsen in the coming year.
B. Therefore, addressing infrastructure gaps needs to doing our topmost priority next year.
C. The second risk lies in the global macroeconomic imbalances, reflected in the twin deficits of the US and rising surpluses of Asia.
D. The longer these imbalances have persisted, the greater has become the risk of a disruptive correction.

A. A only

B. B only

C. D only

D. C only

Correct Answer :

B. B only


In B part with plural subject infrastructure gaps should be followed by plural verb need.

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For each statement there are four different sentences given below it. Pick out the one that most appropriately conveys the meaning of the statement.
Crossing the street, a bus almost crushed us to death.

A. Crossing the street, a bus almost crushed us to death.

B. A bus almost crushed us, crossing the street.

C. As we crossed the street, a bus almost crushed us.

D. A bus, crossing the street, almost crushed us.

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In each question, a sentence is written in four different ways. Choose the option which gives the most effective and grammatically correct sentence. Pay attention to grammar, word choice and sentence construction.

A. Pele, whom many people consider is the greatest footballer of all times, represented Brazil in four World Cups.

B. When the news about the decline in the quarterly sales of the product broke out, it was difficult to say who the company would hold responsible for this disaster.

C. When the tension with the business partners increased, Mr. Singh decided to visit them personally and talk to whomever is willing to sort the discord

D. Who do you think was supposed to meet Mr. Brown from the news bureau, the well-known author, during his week-long visit to Delhi?

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In the following questions, only one statement is grammatically correct. Identify the correct one.

A. According to a new research from the University of Exeter, England, women being on top of the ladder are promoted into risky and precarious leadership positions where the chances of failures is high.

B. According to new research from the University of Exeter, England, women are being promoted at the top of the ladder into risky and precarious leadership positions where the chance of failure is high.

C. According to a new research from the University of Exeter, England, women at the top of the ladder are being promoted into risky and precarious leadership positions where the chance of failure is high.

D. Women at the top of the ladder are being promoted for risky and precarious leadership positions where the chance of failures is high, according to a new research from the University of Exeter, England.

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In the following questions, a sentence is written in four different ways. Choose the option which gives the most effective and grammatically correct sentence. Pay attention to grammar, word choice and sentence construction.

A. He must again learn to invoke the energy of growing things and to recognise, that one can be taking from the earth and the atmosphere only so much as one puts back into them, as did the ancient in India centuries ago.

B. As did the ancient in India centuries ago, he must again learn to invoke the energy of growing things and to recognize that one can take from the earth and the atmosphere, only so much as they put into them.

C. He must again learn to invoke the energy of growing things and to recognize, as did the ancient in India centuries ago, that one can take from the earth and the atmosphere, only so much as one puts back into them.

D. He must again learn, as did the ancient in India centuries ago, to invoke the energy of growing things and to recognize, that one can be taking from the earth and the atmosphere, only so much as one puts back into them.

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In the following questions, only one statement is grammatically correct. Identify the correct one.

A. Could you give me the amount that you filled out in the check which was sent?

B. Could you give me the amount what you filled out in the check you sent?

C. Could you give me the amount for which you filled out in the check you sent?

D. Could you give me the amount wherein you filled out in the check you sent?

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In each question, a sentence is written in four different ways. Choose the option which gives the most effective and grammatically correct sentence. Pay attention to grammar, word choice and sentence construction.

A. The average male investor expects to see all his investment stocks moving up, and they are often disappointed.

B. The people in my country are smaller than in other countries

C. The number of failures of product in final quality inspection are increasing every year.

D. Before restructuring a firm, the CEO must consider the employees.

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In each question, a sentence is written in four different ways. Choose the option which gives the most effective and grammatically correct sentence. Pay attention to grammar, word choice and sentence construction.

A. He made a blunder mistake.

B. I have learnt this lesson word by word.

C. She does not know swimming.

D. He got his daughter married.

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In the following questions, only one statement is grammatically correct. Identify the correct one.

A. Ever since the sting operation, there has been much opposition from they who maintain that it had been an unathorised act.

B. ever since the sting operation, there has been much opposition from they who maintain that it was an unauthorised act.

C. Ever since the sting operation, there has been much opposition from they who maintain that it was an unauthorised act.

D. Ever since the sting operation , there has been much opposition from those maintaining that it was an unauthorised act.

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Identify the correct sentence or sentences. Check grammar, usage, semantics, mechanics, redundancy, punctuation, spelling and style elements.
A. Like a woman I once met on the bus, the hostess attire was somewhat flamboyant.
B. The tycoon contributed more to the candidates campaign than anyone else in the industry.
C. Unaccustomed to being spontaneous, Jill couldnt decide whether she should be spending her bonus on a new computer.
D. The new mother spent most of the day worrying over her sons safety.

A. B

B. C

C. A and D

D. None of these

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In the following questions, four different ways of writing a sentence are indicated. Choose the best way of writing the sentence.
A. Where the problems arises is when we decide that we already know what it takes to do a job.
B. Where the problems arise is when we have decided we already know what it takes to do a job.
C. Where the problems arise is when we decide that we already know what it takes to do a job.
D. Where the problems arise is when we decide that we have already known what it takes to do a job.

A. A

B. B

C. C

D. D

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For each statement there are four different sentences given below it. Pick out the one that most appropriately conveys the meaning of the statement.
The Manager would like you to help him locate the default.

A. If you help him locate the default, the Manager would like you.

B. The Manager desires that you should provide him the necessary assistance to locate the default.

C. The Manager feels that if you do not help him the fault will not be located.

D. The Manager expects that the default should be located only with your help.

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In each question, a sentence is written in four different ways. Choose the option which gives the most effective and grammatically correct sentence. Pay attention to grammar, word choice and sentence construction.

A. He must again learn to invoke the energy of growing things and to recognize, that one can be taking from the earth and the atmosphere only so much as one puts back into them, as did the ancient in India centuries ago.

B. As did the ancient in India centuries ago, he must again learn to invoke the energy of growing things and to recognize that one can take from the earth and the atmosphere, only so much as they put into them.

C. He must again learn to invoke the energy of growing things and to recognize, as did the ancient in India centuries ago, that one can take from the earth and the atmosphere, only so much as one puts back into them.

D. He must again learn, as did the ancient in India centuries ago, to invoke the energy of growing things and to recognize, that one can be taking from the earth and the atmosphere, only so much as one puts back into them.

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GT is very strict about its schedule. It will never postpone or prepone any class.

A. the sentence has one error.

B. the sentence has two errors.

C. the sentence has three errors.

D. the sentence has four or more errors.

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In the following questions, four different ways of writing a sentence are indicated. Choose the best way of writing the sentence.
A. Creativity in any field is regarded not only as valuable for itself but also as a service to the nation.
B. Creativity in any field is not regarded only as valuable on its own, but also as a service to the nation.
C. Creativity, in any field, is not only regarded as valuable, but also as a service to the nation.
D. Creativity in any field is regarded not only as valuable in itself but also as a service to the nation.

A. D

B. C

C. A

D. B

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In the following questions, a sentence is written in four different ways. Choose the option which gives the most effective and grammatically correct sentence. Pay attention to grammar, word choice and sentence construction.

A. It was thought that freedom and prosperity would spread gradually throughout the world through an orderly process, and it was hoped that tyranny and injustice would continually diminish.

B. It was gradually thought that throughout the world, freedom and prosperity would spread through an orderly process, and it was hoped that tyranny and injustice would continually diminish.

C. Through an orderly process, it was thought that freedom and prosperity would spread gradually throughout the world, and it was hoped that tyranny and injustice would continually diminish.

D. It was thought, through an orderly process that freedom and prosperity would spread gradually throughout the world and it was hoped that tyranny and injustice would continually diminish.

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In each question, a sentence is written in four different ways. Choose the option which gives the most effective and grammatically correct sentence. Pay attention to grammar, word choice and sentence construction.

A. It was thought that freedom and prosperity would spread gradually throughout the word through an orderly process, and it was hoped that tyranny and injustice would continually diminish.

B. It was gradually thought that throughout the world, freedom and prosperity would spread through an orderly process, and it was hoped that tyranny and injustice would continually diminish.

C. Through an orderly process, it was thought that freedom and prosperity would spread gradually throughout the world, and it was hoped that tyranny and injustice would continually diminish.

D. It was thought, through an orderly process that freedom and prosperity would spread gradually throughout the world and it was hoped that tyranny and injustice would continually diminish.

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In each question, there are five sentences or parts of sentences that form a paragraph. Identify the sentence(s) or part(s) of sentence(s) that is/are correct in terms of grammar and usage. Then, choose the most appropriate option.
A. So once an economy is actually in recession,
B. the authorities can, in principle, move the economy.
C. out of slump - assuming hypothetically.
D. that they know how to - by a temporary stimuli.
E. In the longer term, however, such policies have no affect on the overall behaviour of the economy.

A. A, B & E

B. B, C & E

C. C & D

D. A & B

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For each statement there are four different sentences given below it. Pick out the one that most appropriately conveys the meaning of the statement.
The principal seldom ever wants to try and face the facts.

A. The principal seldom ever wants to try and face the facts.

B. The principal seldom if ever wants to try and face the facts.

C. The principal seldom ever wants to try to face the facts.

D. The principal seldom wants to the to face the facts.

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The Indian cricket teams winning its first game of the 2007 World Cup excited the fans of the team.

A. The Indian cricket teams winning its first game of the 2007 World Cup excited the fans of the team.

B. The Indian cricket team having won its first game of the 2007 World Cup, excited the fans of the team.

C. The Indian cricket teams having won its first game of the 2007 World Cup excited the fans of the team.

D. The Indian cricket teams winning its first game of the 2007 World Cup excited the fans of the team.

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In the following questions, only one statement is grammatically correct. Identify the correct one.

A. Business is changing so rapidly that those who can foresee the changing needs of the market will not only become rich but also create millions of jobs and transform our poor hierarchical society.

B. Business is changing so rapidly that not only those who can foresee the changing needs of the market will become rich but also create millions of jobs and transform our poor, hierarchical society.

C. Business is changing so rapidly that those who can foresee not only the changing needs of the market will become rich but also create million of jobs and transform our poor, hierarchical society.

D. Not only is business changing rapidly that those who can foresee the changing needs of the market will became rich but also create millions of jobs and transform our poor, hierarchical society.

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Identify the correct sentence or sentences. Check grammar, usage, semantics, mechanics, redundancy, punctuation, spelling and style elements.
A. Upon entering the restaurant, the ma�tre dh�tel handed us a menu.
B. Working diligently and carefully, the faucet was fixed in no time at all.
C. Employing ground breaking techniques in alternative medicine, the patients health improved in a few days.
D. David tried a handful of desserts from the table, which ultimately gave him an upset stomach.

A. B

B. C

C. A and D

D. None of these

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In the following questions, only one statement is grammatically correct. Identify the correct one.

A. Are these gloves belonging to you? she asked.

B. Does this gloves belong to you? she asked.

C. Do these gloves belongs to you? she asked.

D. Do these gloves belong to you? she aksed.

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Identify the correct sentence or sentences. Check grammar, usage, semantics, mechanics, redundancy, punctuation, spelling and style elements.
A. Sam was away on vacation longer than his friends.
B. Most of the audience did not enjoy the concert, likening it to grinding up metal.
C. Owning a car is still Dans goal, like that of his parents when they were his age.
D. Covering the floors with tiles costs twice as much as linoleum.

A. B

B. C

C. A and D

D. None of these

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Of all the persons I have ever met, Arjit is the most remarkable person.

A. Of all the persons I have ever met, Arjit is the most remarkable person.

B. Arjit is the most remarkable person of all the persons I have ever met.

C. Of all the persons I have ever met, Arjit is the most remarkable person.

D. Of all the persons I have ever met, Arjit is the most remarkable.

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Having bowed our heads, the priest in the temple led us in prayer.

A. Having bowed our heads, the priest in the temple led us in prayer.

B. After we bowed our heads, the priest in the temple led us in prayer.

C. After we had bowed our heads, the priest in the temple led us in prayer.

D. After having bowed our head, the priest in the temple led us in prayer.

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In the following questions, four different ways of writing a sentence are indicated. Choose the best way of writing the sentence.
A. A symbiotic relationship develops among the contractors, bureaucracy and the politicians, and by a large number of devices costs are artificially escalated and black money is generated by underhand deals.
B. A symbiotic relationship develops among contractors, bureaucracy and politicians, and costs are artificially escalated with a large number of devices and black money is generated through underhand deals.
C. A symbiotic relationship develops among contractors, bureaucracy and the politicians, and by a large number of devices costs are artificially escalated and black money is generated on underhand deals.
D. A symbiotic relationship develops among the contractors, bureaucracy and politicians, and by large number of devices costs are artificially escalated and black money is generated by underhand deals.

A. A

B. B

C. C

D. D

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Using it wisely, leisure promotes health, long life, efficiency, and happiness.

A. Using it wisely, leisure promotes health, long life, efficiency, and happiness.

B. If used wisely, leisure promotes health, long life, efficiency, and happiness.

C. Having used it wisely, leisure promotes health, long life, efficiency, and happiness.

D. If it is used wisely, leisure promotes health, long life, efficiency, and happiness.

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In the following questions, only one statement is grammatically correct. Identify the correct one.

A. For the first time in our history, the new millionaires are looked up with pride and even reverence for they are a new meritocracy who are creating value by innovating in the global knowledge economy.

B. For the first time in our history, the new millionaires are looked on with pride and even reverence for they are a new meritocracy who are creating values by innovating in the global knowledge economy.

C. For the first time in our history, the new millionaires are looked up to with pride and even reverence for they are a new meritocracy who are creating value by innovating in the global knowledge economy.

D. For the first time in our history, the new millionaires are looked up with pride and even reverence for they are a new meritocracy who are creating values by innovating in the global knowledge economy.

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When one reads the Hindi literature of the twentieth century, you find a striking contrast between the writings of Munshi Premchand and later day writers of popular Hindi fiction.

A. When one reads the Hindi literature of the twentieth century, you find a striking contrast between the writings of Munshi Premchand and later day writers of popular Hindi fiction.

B. When you read the Hindi literature of the twentieth century, one finds a striking contrast between the writings of Munshi Premchand and later day writers of popular Hindi fiction.

C. When one reads the Hindi literature of the twentieth century, he finds a striking contrast between the writings of Munshi Premchand and later day writers of popular Hindi fiction.

D. If one reads the Hindi literature of the twentieth century, you find a striking contrast between the writings of Munshi Premchand and later day writers of popular Hindi fiction.

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In the following questions, a sentence is written in four different ways. Choose the option which gives the most effective and grammatically correct sentence. Pay attention to grammar, word choice and sentence construction.

A. Any organisation, large or small, trades with many different people and companies

B. Any organization, large or small, trade with many different peoples and companies

C. Any organization, large or small, trade with many different people and company

D. Any organisation, large or small, trades with many different people and companies