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 16 :

They felt humiliated because they realised that they had cheated.


A). have been cheated
B). had been cheated
C). had been cheating
D). were to be cheated
E). No correction required
Answer : Option B

Question 17 :

Tax evaders should heavily punished as they do it intentionally.


A). should be heavy fined
B). should have heavily fined
C). shall have heavy fine
D). should be heavily fined
E). No correction required
Answer : Option D

Question 18 :

We met him immediately after the session in which he had been given a nice speech.


A). would be giving
B). has been given
C). will have given
D). had given
E). No correction required
Answer : Option D

Question 19 :

For some days the new professor lectured above the heads of his pupils.


A). over the head of
B). over the heads of
C). on the heads of
D). through the heds of
E). No correction required
Answer : Option B

Question 20 :

The accused now flatly denies have admitted his guilt in his first statement.


A). having admitted
B). had admitted
C). have been admitting
D). has admitting
E). No correction required
Answer : Option A