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 6 :

The train will leave at 8.30 pm, we have been ready by 7.30pm so that, we can reach the station in time.


A). were
B). must be
C). are
D). should have
E). No correction required
Answer : Option B

Question 7 :

All the allegations levelled against him were found to be baseless.


A). level against
B). level with
C). levelling with
D). levelled for
E). No correction required
Answer : Option E

Question 8 :

Ramesh is as tall if not, taller than Mahesh.


A). not as tall but
B). not so tall but as
C). as tall as, if not
D). as if not
E). No correction required
Answer : Option C

Question 9 :

He hesitated to listen to what his brother was saying.


A). listened to hesitate
B). hesitated listen to
C). hesitates to listening
D). is hesitated to listen to
E). No correction required
Answer : Option E

Question 10 :

The prosecution failed in establish in every case today.


A). to
B). on
C). as
D). upon
E). No correction required
Answer : Option A