Sentence Correction Questions For SBI PO

sentence correction questions for sbi po
sentence correction questions for sbi po

Sentence Correction Questions For SBI PO

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Direction: Which of the phrases a), b), c) and d) given below each statement should replace the phrase 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 e) as the answer.

Question 1: Soon after the Tsunami had killed thousands of people along the coasts of southern India, parliament passes a bill that proposed to set up an institutional mechanism to respond promptly to natural disasters.
a) passed a bill that proposed
b) passes a bill with purpose
c) pass a bill proposing
d) passed a bill which propose
e)No correction required

Question 2: Denial of wages forced scientists and teachers at the agriculture universities throughout the country to go on strike, crippling crucial research that could help the state of agriculture in the country.
a) from going on strike
b) which went on strike
c) on going for a strike
d) for going to strike
e)No correction required

Question 3: In an attempt to boost their profits many edible oil producing companies have been engaging themselves in propaganda against commonly used oils and promoting exotic and expensive varieties of oils as more healthier options.
a) as most healthiest options
b) as less healthy option
c) as a healthier option
d) as much healthiest option
e)No correction required

Question 4: Thanks to numerous government initiatives, rural masses which was earlier unaware of the luxuries of urban ways of living are now connected to the same lifestyle.
a) who was earlier unaware
b) which were earlier aware
c) who were earlier conversant
d) who were earlier unaware
e)No correction required

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Question 5: Over the last few months, while most industries are busy in restructuring operations, cutting costs and firing, the Indian pharmaceutical and healthcare industry was adding manpower and giving salary hikes.
a) as many industries are
b) while most industries were
c) while many industries is
d) where many industries were
e)No correction required

Directions : Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error or idiomatic error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The number of that part is the answer. If there is ‘No error’, the answer is V. (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any).

Question 6: Which part of the sentence has an error?
a) The Government has asked individuals
b) with income of overt Rs.10 lakhs to
c) electronic file tax returns for the year 2011-12
d) something which was optional till last year.
e)No error

Question 7: Which part of the sentence has an error?
a) The power tariff had already
b) been increased twice in
c) the last 15 months and the Electricity Board had also
d) levied additional monthly charges to consumers.
e)No error

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Question 8: Which part of the sentence has an error?
a) Despite of curfew
b) in some areas, minor
c) communal incidents were reported
d) from different areas of the walled city.
e)No error


Question 9: Which part of the sentence has an error?
a) This comes
b) at a time
c) when fund allocation
d) is been doubled.
e)No error

Question 10: Which part of the sentence has an error?
a) As the prison will get
b) an official telephone facility soon, the prisoners
c) won’t have to make calls in discreet manner
d) through smuggled mobile phones.
e)No error

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Answers & Solutions
1 Answer(A)
The sentence is in the simple past tense. So, the correct construction of the sentence should be “…passed a bill that proposed…”. So, option a) is the correct answer.

2 Answer(E)
The sentence is grammatically correct. There is no correction required.

3 Answer (E)
The sentence is comparing commonly used oils and exotic oils. So, ‘more’ should be used and not ‘most’. There is more than one option besides commonly used oil – exotic and expensive varieties of oils. So, it should be options. So, the sentence is grammatically correct and no correction is needed.

4 Answer (D)
Masses is plural, so it should be ‘were’ instead of ‘was’. Also, the use of the word ‘which’ is incorrect. The correct word is ‘who’. So, option d) is the correct answer.

5 Answer (B)
The sentence is in past tense. So, ‘were’ should be used instead of ‘are’. ‘Where’ is used for a place whereas ‘while’ is used to refer to a period of time. So, option b) is the correct answer.

6 Answer (B)
“overt” is the incorrect usage. The correct usage should be “income of Rs 10 lakh”.

7 Answer (D)
This is the case of incorrect preposition usage.”levied additional monthly charges to consumers” should be replaced by “”levied additional monthly charges on consumers””

8 Answer (A)
Inspite precedes of.So the correct usage would be “Inspite of curfew.”

9 Answer (D)
has always precedes been, so the correct usage would be “has been doubled.”

10 Answer (A)
The correct usage is “As soon as the prison will get.”

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