Monday, June 24, 2024
Banking QuizEnglish

English: Phrase Replacement/Sentence Corrections Set 6

Phrase Replacement Questions for SBI PO 2017

Which of the phrase/ word from the options (A), (B), (C) and (D) given below each sentence should replace the phrase printed in bold letters to make the sentence grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is, mark (e) i.e., “No correction required” as the answer.

  1. What happens of all those abroad the bus was not known.
    A) What happens to
    B) This is what happens to
    C) What is that happens to
    D) What happened to
    E) No correction required
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : What happened to
  2. The hotel lay out twenty staff because tourist numbers were down.
    A) laid in
    B) lays of
    C) laid off
    D) lay down
    E) No correction required
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Lay off= make an employee redundant. Sentence is in past so laid off
  3. He was left in of the side because he hasn’t been playing too well lately.
    A) left out
    B) let in
    C) lofted outside
    D) little out
    E) No correction required
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : Leave out= not include
  4. I can’t put up with my neighbour’s noise any longer it’s driving me mad.
    A) Quiten down
    B) put on
    C) go with
    D) put down on
    E) No correction required
    View Answer
    Option E
    Explanation
    : put up with: tolerate
  5. The musketeer ran his enemy within by a sword and killed him.
    A) below to
    B) save up
    C) withhold
    D) through with
    E) No correction required
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation
    : Run through- stab or wound deeply with a knife, sword,etc
  6. I had to send of a plumber because the radiator was leaking.
    A) sent from
    B) send for
    C) sent by
    D) send into
    E) No correction required
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : Send for- ask someone to come and help
  7. The police were send from to quell the riot as the protesters had started burning cars and wrecking shops.
    A) brought from
    B) force into
    C) sent in
    D) drafted in
    E) No correction required
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation
    : Send in- order people into a place to handle a problem
  8. The road to creativity was long and arduous; and it had remain so.
    A) will remained so
    B) has remained so
    C) would remains so
    D) can remain
    E) No correction required
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation
    : has remained so
  9. The Government can strive for provide support to the persons with disabilities by launching high-growth ventures, and creating employment opportunities.
    A) must strive to
    B) could strive by
    C) has strived to
    D) had strike to
    E) No correction required
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation
    : must strive to
  10. Finding an alternative habitat to replace earth is not the solution to decreasing level of earth’s resources and its atmospheric quality.
    A) in replacing
    B) to replacing
    C) to replaced
    D) by replace
    E) No correction required
    View Answer
    Option E
    Explanation
    : to replace

 

0