Phrase Correction Set 2


Phrase Correction Set 2

Phrase Correction related questions is a newly introduced section in competitive exams. A phrasal verb is a combination of words (a verb + a preposition or verb +adverb) that when used together, usually take on a different meaning to that of the original verb. These types of questions are asked in many forms one of which has been discussed in this tests

Directions (1-5): In each question, there is pair of words/phrases that highlighted. From the highlighted word(s)/phrase(s), select the most appropriate word(s)/phrase(s) to form correct sentences. Then, from the options given, choose the best one.

phrasal correctionQ1.
I.he commands the sort of tonal palate(a)/palette(b) which this music needs
II.The word “derby” can connote(a)/denote (b) a horse race or a kind of hat.
III.He tried to jump the cue(a)/queue(b) but they wouldn’t let him.

I.People were trying to rescue a whale that had beached(a)/beech(b) itself on the shore
II.Half of the students are boarders(a)/border(b).
III.he addressed every class in a terrifying bawl(a)/ball(b)

I. She doesn’t have the muscle(a)/ mussel(b) to lift something so heavy.
II. It is not clear whether the judge will grant bail(a)/bale(b) in this case.
III.There is debate about whether the country needs a draught(a)/draft(b).

phrasal correctionQ4.
I.You could take a different root(a)/route(b) and still arrive at the same conclusion.
II. Later, we see this character again in a slightly altered(a)/altar(b) form.
III.She carefully marshaled(a)/martial(b) her thoughts before answering the question.

I.There were continual(a)/continuous(b) battles between authority figures like Skinner and the free spirits who formed the band.
II.How the aspiring artist achieved his accomplished technique eludes(a)/allude(b) us.
III.I know that some readers may find my language-stickler columns pedantic(a)/didactic(b), or, even worse, tedious.
(d) aba
(e) aaa


1. D        2. D      3. B       4. D       5. E

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