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ISBT English for all banking PO,Clerk,IBPS PO,Railway,SSC,IAS,OAS Exams

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Q1.
Directions : Which of the phrases 1), 2), 3) and 4) given below each sentence should replace the phrase underlined in the sentence to make it grammatically correct ? If the sentence is correct as it is given and no correction is required, mark 5) as the answer.

The value of import this year is comparatively higher than the previous year.

1) comparatively high 2) compare highly
3) comparing high 4) comparatively highest
5)None of these
Answer : comparatively high
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Q2.
Directions : Which of the phrases 1), 2), 3) and 4) given below each sentence should replace the phrase underlined in the sentence to make it grammatically correct ? If the sentence is correct as it is given and no correction is required, mark 5) as the answer.

One of the main function of the state is maintenance of law and order.
1) main function for 2) main functions of
3) main functions for 4) main functions off
5)No correction required
Answer : main functions for
Explanation : As one is the subject, the main function implies plural.
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Q3.
Directions : In questions given below, a part of the sentence is italicised and underlined. Below are given alternatives to the italicised part which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed, option '5' is the answer.

No sooner he had returned home then his mother felt happy.
1) had he returned home when 2) he had returned home than
3) did he return home than 4) did he returned home then
5)No improvement
Answer : did he return home than
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Q4.
Directions : In questions given below, a part of the sentence is italicised and underlined. Below are given alternatives to the italicised part which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed, option '5' is the answer.

Whenever my students come across new words, I ask them to look for them in the dictionary.
1) to look it up 2) to look them up
3) to look at them 4) to be looks on them
5)No improvement
Answer : to look them up
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Q5.
Directions : In questions given below, a part of the sentence is italicised and underlined. Below are given alternatives to the italicised part which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed, option '5' is the answer.

If you cross the line you will be disqualified.
1) cross upon the line 2) cross on the line
3) cross out the line 4) cross over the line
5)No improvement
Answer : cross over the line
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Q6.
Directions : In questions given below, a part of the sentence is italicised and underlined. Below are given alternatives to the italicised part which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed, option '5' is the answer.

His father won't be able to leave for Varnasi until they have arrived.
1) until they arrive 2) until they will have arrived
3) until they will arrive 4) until they arrived
5)No improvement
Answer : until they arrive
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Q7.
Directions : In questions given below, a part of the sentence is italicised and underlined. Below are given alternatives to the italicised part which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed, option '5' is the answer.
Answer: Option A

The poor villagers have waited in the bitter cold for more than 6 hours now.
1) have been waiting 2) had waited
3) has been waiting 4) was waited
5)No improvement
Answer : have been waiting
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Q8.
Directions : In questions given below, a part of the sentence is italicised and underlined. Below are given alternatives to the italicised part which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed, option '5' is the answer.

The company goes to great length to ensure that employees can be comfortable in their work environment.
1) are comfortable 2) will be comfortable
3) should be comfortable 4) would be comfortable
5)No improvement
Answer : are comfortable
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Q9.
Directions : In questions given below, a part of the sentence is italicised and underlined. Below are given alternatives to the italicised part which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed, option '5' is the answer.

 If you had attended the meeting, you would have benefited a great deal.
1) could benefit 2) would benefit
3) benefited 4) to be benifited
5)No improvement
Answer : to be benifited
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Q10.
Directions : In questions given below, a part of the sentence is italicised and underlined. Below are given alternatives to the italicised part which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed, option '5' is the answer.
If he would have tried he would have succeeded.
1) is tried 2) was tried
3) had tried 4) had been trying
5)No improvement
Answer : had tried
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