English Phrase Replacement Questions – New Pattern Day-9

English Phrase Replacement Questions – New Pattern Day-9:

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Practice English Questions BASED on NEW Pattern (Phrase Replacement)

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Direction (1-10): In given sentences phrase is represented in bold which may be incorrect so you have to find the correct phrase in place of that if the phrase is correct in the given sentences than mark no correction required as your answer.

1)When Barack Obama expelled Russian diplomats in the last leg of his presidency over Moscow’s alleged interference in the presidential election, Mr. Putin did not retaliate, apparently hoped to strike a new beginning with the incoming administration.

  1. Hoping to strike
  2. Hope to strike
  3. Hope to striking
  1. only A
  2. only B
  3. Only C
  4. A & B
  5. No correction required.

2)The new sanctions will add to Russia’s economic troubles at a time it is already battling sanctions imposed by Europe and the U.S., and dealing with a commodities meltdown.

  1. Deals with
  2. Dealing
  3. Dealt with
  1. only A
  2. only B
  3. Only C
  4. A & B
  5. No correction required.

3)The ceasefire brokered by Moscow and Washington between the Syrian regime and rebels in July is still holding, raise hopes for a sustainable political solution to the crisis.

  1. Raise hope
  2. Rose hopes
  3. Raising hopes
  1. only A
  2. only B
  3. Only C
  4. A & B
  5. No correction required.

4)Besides, if the U.S. want to address the North Korean nuclear crisis diplomatically, which is perhaps the biggest foreign policy challenge before the Trump administration today, it could do with Russia’s help.

  1. Want addressing
  2. Wants to address
  3. Want address
  1. only A
  2. only B
  3. Only C
  4. A & B
  5. No correction required.

5)But instead of expanding their cooperation and addressing these challenges as responsible global leaders, the nuclear-armed powers seem in have fallen into the old Cold War-era spiral of irrational mutual hostility.

  1. Seem to
  2. Seems to
  3. Seeming to
  1. only A
  2. only B
  3. Only C
  4. A & B
  5. No correction required.

6)In this context, India’s support in Manila shows a new-found sense of urgency in standing shoulder to shoulder with other victims of terror, even when the source of the problem is different.

  1. Support to
  2. Support of
  3. Supporting to
  1. only A
  2. only B
  3. Only C
  4. A & B
  5. No correction required.

7)The siege of Marawi, about 800 km south of the capital Manila, began in May when the Philippine security forces launched an offensive for captureIsnilonHapilon, leader of the IS-affiliated Abu Sayyaf group.

  1. Captured
  2. To capture
  3. To be captured
  1. only A
  2. only B
  3. Only C
  4. A & B
  5. No correction required.

8)Despite the military offensive, militants remain in control of Marawi which they view as key to their efforts to create an IS province. The civilian toll be rising, with more than 500 people killed and nearly 4,00,000 civilians displaced.

  1. Was rose
  2. rise
  3. Has been rising
  1. only A
  2. only B
  3. Only C
  4. A & B
  5. No correction required.

9)Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has taken a hard line, vow to “crush” the militants and declaring martial law over the entire southern Philippines.

  1. Vowing to
  2. Vowed to
  3. Vow
  1. only A
  2. only B
  3. Only C
  4. A & B
  5. No correction required.

10)The IS of today may appear to be a pale shadow of its past menace when at its peak, since the end of 2014 through 2015, it controlled territory comprise roughly 1,10,000 sq. km, across both Syria and Iraq.

  1. Comprise rough
  2. Comprising rough
  3. Comprising roughly
  1. only A
  2. only B
  3. Only C
  4. A & B
  5. No correction required.