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 21 :

We were still standing in the queue when the film was beginning.


A). film began
B). film had begun
C). beginning of the film was over
D). film begins
E). No correction required
Answer : Option B

Question 22 :

If I would have realised the nature of job earlier, I would not have accepted it.


A). If I have had
B). In case I would have
C). Had I been
D). Had I
E). No correction required
Answer : Option A

Question 23 :

The crime has growth rapidly in Russia since the disintegration of the communist system.


A). rapid crime has grown
B). crime has grown rapidly
C). crimes grow rapidly
D). crimes have been rapidly grown
E). No correction required
Answer : Option B

Explanation :

The crime has grown rapidly in Russia since the disintegration of the communist system.


Question 24 :

They failed in their attempt to repair the demolished portion of that building.


A). for their attempt to repair
B). in their attempting to repair
C). with their attempt to repair
D). in their attempt for repairs
E). No correction required
Answer : Option E

Question 25 :

I earnestly believe that you will visit our relatives during your forthcoming trip to Mumbai.


A). had hardly believe that
B). sincerely would believe
C). certainly believing that
D). could not believe
E). No correction required
Answer : Option E