Instructions

Directions for the following four questions: In each of the following questions there are 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 (including spelling, punctuation and logical consistency). Then, choose the most appropriate option.

Question 52

A. In response to the allegations and condemnation pouring in,

B. Nike implemented comprehensive changes in their labour policy.

C. Perhaps sensing the rising tide of global labour concerns,

D. from the public would become a prominent media issue,

E. Nike sought to be a industry leader in employee relations.

[CAT 2008]

Solution

Statement A is correct. Statement B is wrong because of the use of the word 'their'. It should've been 'its'. Statement C is wrong because of the presence of a comma after the word concerns. There is no need for a comma there. Also, Sentence C should be ‘Perhaps sensing that the rising tide…’ as without ‘that’ the sentence structure is incomplete.  Statement D is correct. Statement E is wrong because of the wrong article before the word 'industry'. It should've been 'an industry leader'.


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