Directions (Q. 1-5): Which of the phrases (1), (2), (3), (4) given below each sentence should replace the phrase printed in bold to make the sentence grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is, mark (5) ie ‘No correction required’ as the answer.

1. If the evidence bear out the charge, he may be sentenced to death.
1) bears out
2) bore out 
3) was born out
4) has borne out
5) No correction required

2. He has to liaise direct with the police while writing the report.
1) liaised direct 
2) to liaise directly 
3) to liaise direct
4) to liaise directed
5) No correction required

3. The rise in unemployment is parallel by an increase in petty crime. 
1) was parallel by 
2)  will be parallel by 
3)  is paralleled  by 
4) is paralleled with 
5)  No correction required

4. He has a chance redeem him after last week’s mistake. 
1) to redeem him 
2) to redeem 
3) redeem himself
4) to redeem himself
5)  No Correction required 

5. We shall eat some now and save some for tomorrow.
1) now some and save some 
2) now some and some save
3) some and save
4) some now or save some
5) No correction required

Directions (Q.6-10): Each question below has two blanks, each blank indicating that something has been omitted. Find out which option can be used to fill up the blank in the sentence in the same sequence to make it meaningfully complete.

6. Statistics is an ___________tool for researchers that ___________them to make inferences of generalisations about population from their observations of the characteristics of samples.
1) outstanding, proposes  
2)  invaluable, proceeds
3)  invaluable, displays 
4) important, proclaims 
5) indispensable, enables

7. The Dalits have never had a ___________of freedom in the suffocating society. They are a wounded people___________and broken.
1)  glimpse, mitigated
2)  sigh, rejected
3)  moment, criticised 
4) satisfaction, prohibited
5) breadth, battered 

8. His vision could will be the ___________that the policy-makers use to ___________the banking sector. 
1) roadmap, restructure
2)   manner, shape
3)  blueprint, plan
4) remedy, revise 
5) approach, represent 

9. The RBI in consultation with Government of India has___________a working group to suggest measures for___________of weak public sector banks.
1)  commissioned, appreciating 
2)  established, accommodation
3)  reshaped, merger
4) constituted, revival
5) organised, development 

10. The textile industry in India has___________rough weather in recent times. The textile mill is one of the few companies to have___________this storm.
1) overcome, empowered 
2)  managed, absorbed 
3)  protested, fought
4) withstood, survived 
5) ventured, managed 

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