English Quiz for Upcoming IBPS Bank Exams – Set 42 | Phrase Correction

Hello and welcome to exampundit. Here is a set of English Language Quiz for the upcoming IBPS Exams 2017.

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

1. In the
interests of freeing the country of corruption that it promises, digital
payments be encouraged, understanding their effects on consumer
spending. 
1) should be encouraged
2) should
encourage.
3) may
encourage.
4) are encouraged.
5) no changes
required.
2. India is
more deficient in skilled workers, relative to its needs, than almost
any major country.
1) related to
its needs.
2) relative to
their needs.
3) related to
it’s needs.
4) relates to
their needs.
5) no changes
required.
3. The most
recent Manpower Talent Shortage Survey has been reported that almost two-thirds
of Indian employers survey
experienced difficulties in finding workers with
required skills.
1) report
that almost two-third of Indian employers surveyed.
2) reported
that almost two-thirds of Indian employers surveyed.
3) reported
that utmost two-third of Indian employers survey.
4) are
reported why almost two-thirds of Indian employers surveyed.
5) no
changes required.
4.
During the famous liberalisation speech, Manmohan Singh famously was quoted
Victor Hugo when he said that
“no power on earth can stop an idea whose
time has come”.
1) famously
had been quoted Victor Hugo when he said that.
2) famously
quoted Victor Hugo while he said that.
3) famously
quoted Victor Hugo when he said that.
4) famously
was being quoted Victor Hugo when he said that.
5) no
changes required.

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5.
A superb vehicle that was a car though could also be a home and looked
like a caravan for a hobo.
1) That
was a car but could also be a home.
2) that
was a car though can also be a home.
3) That
was a car but can be a home.
4) That
was a car yet could also be a home.
5) no
changes required.
6. 
Monica draws as well as designs claypots.
1)  draws as well as designing .
2)  draws and designs.
3)  draws yet designs.
4)  draws and designing.
5)  No
changes required.
7. GDP in developing countries as well as
Vietnam will continue growing at a high rate
.
1)  as
well as Vietnam will be continue growing at a high rate.
2)  Such
as Vietnam will continue growing at a high rate.
3)  as
well as Vietnam will growing on a high rate.
4)  as
Vietnam will continue grow at a high rate.
5)  No
changes required.
8. If the experience of Rio 2016 is an index
and Brazil a good counterpoint for India going forward, the Games in Rio
did end up making Brazil a potential sporting superpower.
1)  Being a good counterpoint for India went
forward.
2)  a
good counterpoint for India went ahead.
3)  Was
a good counterpoint as India goes forward .
4)  a
good counterpoint for India going forward.
5)  No
changes required.
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9. Over the year, it was turned into an
explosive political force
that few fully understand, let alone dare to
question or dismiss.
1)  it
turned into an explosive political force.
2)  it
turns into an explosive political force.
3)  it
is turning in an explosive political force.
4)  its
turn to an explosive political force.
5)  No
changes required.
10. The discipline and large participation of
women, apart from an insistence to not antagonise any other community, contributes
to the agitation’s inscrutability.
1)  contributing to the agitation’s
inscrutability.
2)  contribute to the agitation’s inscrutability.
3)  Has
contributed to the agitation’s inscrutability.
4)  contribution to the agitation’s
inscrutability.

5)  No
changes required.
Answers:
  1. Ans: 1
  2. Ans: 5
  3. Ans: 2
  4. Ans: 3
  5. Ans: 1
  6. Ans: 1(we use the -ing form of the verb after as well as)
  7. Ans: 2 (according to the context it is grammatically correct)
  8. Ans: 5
  9. Ans: 1 (according to the context it is grammatically correct)
  10. Ans: 1

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