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English Questions: Sentence Correction Set – 17

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Hello Aspirants. Welcome to Online English Section Quiz in Here we are creating question sample in spelling mistakes & sentence correction, which is based on IBPS Clerk pre exam.


Which of the phrases (A), (B), (C) and (D) given below each sentence 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.

  1. Starting out my own business at this time would affect the financial stability of my family.
    (A) Starting up my
    (B) For starting with
    (C) To start out mine
    (D) By starting my
    (E) No Correction Required
    (A) Change ‘Starting out my’, to ‘Starting up my’

  2. Use a tactic for mixing the inferior with good quality rice is dishonest and you will lose your license.
    (A) Using tactics as
    (B) Using a tactic like
    (C) To use tactics
    (D) Used to tactics like
    (E) No Correction Required
    (B) Change ‘Use a tactic for’ to ‘Using a tactive like’

  3. The company will invest more six hundred crores in the next five years to expand its operations in Britain.
    (A) will further invest
    (B) has invested more than
    (C) have invested over
    (D) will be invested above
    (E) No Correction Required
    (A) Change ‘will invest more’ to ‘will further invest’

  4. Several of our projects have delayed because the equipment we ordered was delivered late.
    (A) have been delayed when
    (B) delayed because of
    (C) are delayed since
    (D) were delayed with
    (E) No Correction Required
    (B) Change ‘Have delayed because’ to‘delayed because of’

  5. The committee has ruled out the possible raising taxes for this financial year.
    (A) possibly raised
    (B) possible rise of
    (C) possibility to raise
    (D) possibility of rising
    (E) No Correction Required
    (C) Possibility to raise

  6. The company has set up a foundation which helps students who do not have the necessary funds to study ahead.
    (A) further to study
    (B) of studying more
    (C) to study onward
    (D) for higher studies
    (E) No Correction Required
    (D) for higher studies

  7. If this land is used to cultivate crops it will be additionally source of income for the villagers.
    (A) a source of additional
    (B) an additionally source
    (C) an additional source
    (D) additionally the source
    (E) No Correction Required
    (C) an additional source

  8. Belonged to this cadre, you are eligible for facilities such as free air travel and accommodation.
    (A) since you belong to
    (B) whoever belongs
    (C) for belonging to
    (D) to belong in
    (E) No Correction Required
    (A) since you belong to

  9. The bank has hired a consultant who will look into any issues which arise during the merger.
    (A) is looking over
    (B) will be looked after
    (C) will look out
    (D) looks down on
    (E) No Correction Required
    (E) No Correction Required

  10. I had severe doubts about if I successfully run a company, but my father encouraged me.
    (A) if I am successful in
    (B) how should I successfully
    (C) whether I could successfully
    (D) that I would succeed to
    (E) No Correction Required
    (C) whether I could successfully