English for IBPS PO : Free Study Material for Bank PO Jobs : Test 6

Directions: Which of the phrases (a),(b),(c) and (d) given below each sentence should replace the phrases printed in bold in the following sentences to make the sentence grammatically correct. If the sentence is correct as it is and ‘No correction required,’ mark (e) as the answer.

1. He didn’t want risking to get wet as he had only one suit.
(a) risking for getting wet
(b) risking at getting wet
(c) to risk getting wet
(d) to get wet at the risk of      
(e) No correction required

2. He postponed making a decision until he been given complete information.
(a) till he had been given
(b) until he will get
(c) till he would be giving
(d) till he could be giving      
(e) No correction required

3. They came in quite so as not to wake the others in the dormitory.
(a) as quite as not
(b) so quite as not
(c) so quite that not
(d) quietly so as not      
(e) No correction required

4. If you were rule-bound as you claim to be, you should stop at the signal.
(a) should stop before
(b) would have stopped at
(c) should be stopped at
(d) would have been stopped      
(e) No correction required

5. He refused to sign till he would read the text of the agreement.
(a) had read
(b) will read
(c) would have read
(d) should be reading      
(e) No correction required

6. Kidnappers had telephoned the victim’s father from a public booth to conceal his identity.
(a) for concealing his
(b) because of concealing their
(c) to conceal their
(d) by concealing his      
(e) No correction required

7. He usually wears a coat but he is not wearing it today as it is not cold.
(a) has not wearing
(b) has not been worn
(c) doesn’t wear
(d) didn’t wore      
(e) No correction required

8. The metal roof was dismantled to be broken up and sell as scrap.
(a) for selling with scrap
(b) for sell as scrap
(c) and to sell as scrap
(d) and sold as scrap      
(e) No correction required

9. It is noteworthy to note that India had pioneered the use of non-cash-based payment systems.
(a) is noteworthy that
(b) is notably that
(c) is worth to note
(d) is noted about      
(e) No correction required

10. Some social service organizations are done yeoman service in empowering the downtrodden women.
(a) will be provided yeoman service
(b) have been doing  yeoman service
(c) are doing service of yeoman
(d) have been doing services of yeoman      
(e) No correction required


1.(c)            2.(a)           3.(d)          4.(b)          5.(a)             6.(c)       7.(e)    8.(d)
9.(a)            10.(b)

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