Exercise 2

Instructions to Solve
Which of phrases given below each sentence should replace the phrase printed in bold type to make the grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is, mark 'E' as the answer.

Question 1 :

The crops are dying; it must not had rained.


A). must had not
B). must not be
C). must not have
D). must not have been
E). No correction required
Answer : Option C

Question 2 :

The courts are actively to safeguard the interests and the rights of the poor.


A). are actively to safeguarding
B). have been actively safeguarding
C). have to active in safeguarding
D). are actively in safeguarding
E). No correction required
Answer : Option B

Question 3 :

The drama had many scenes which were so humorous that it was hardly possible to keep a straight face.


A). hardly possible for keeping
B). hardly impossible for keeping
C). hardly impossible for keep
D). hardly possible keeping
E). No correction required
Answer : Option E

Question 4 :

Hardly does the sun rise when the stars disappeared.


A). have the sun rose
B). had the sun risen
C). did the sun rose
D). the sun rose
E). No correction required
Answer : Option B

Question 5 :

You will be late if you do not leave now


A). did not leave
B). left
C). will not leave
D). do not happen to leave
E). No correction required
Answer : Option E