Which of the following phrases (I), (II), and (III) given below each sentence should replace the phrase printed in bold letters to make the sentence grammatically correct? Choose the best option among the five given alternatives that reflect the correct use of phrase in the context of the grammatically correct sentence. If the sentence is correct as it is, mark (e) i.e., “No correction required” as the answer.
Despite of his heroics in the under-19 world cup final, Manjot did not get a good IPL contract.
I. In spite of his heroics
II. Although he is playing magnificently
III. Even after playing brilliantly
Revolutionary scientists designed varieties of strategies to make the will of the people discernible.
I. a multiple strategies
II. several strategies
III. multitude of strategy
At the time of the American Revolution most of the New World still belong to Spain and Portugal, whose captains and conquerors had been the first to come to its shores.
I. was still in possession of
II. yet belonged to
III. still belonged to
Although as they now stand none appear to be of earlier date than the ninth or tenth century, these stories all breathe the very breath of a primitive world.
I. Even as they now stand
II. Though as they now stand
III. Even though as they now stand
The battle of Saratoga is included by Sir Edward Creasy among his fifteen decisive battles which have, by its result, affected the history of the world.
I. by their results
II. due to its result
III. by virtue of their results