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  1. Tom Bradley was mayor of Los Angeles from 1973 to 1993, an era when the city had transformedfrom a collection of suburban neighborhoods to the second-largest city in the United States.

(A)  an era when the city had transformed

(B)  an era during which the city was transformed 

(C)  an era that transformed it

(D)  during which era the city transformed

(E)  during which the city was transformed

 

  1. The results of the company’s cost-cutting measures are evident in its profits, which increased five percent during the first three months of this year after it fellover the last two years.

(A) which increased five percent during the first three months of this year after it fell

(B) which had increased five percent during the first three months of this year after it had fallen

(C) which have increased five percent during the first three months of this year after falling

(D) with a five percent increase during the first three months of this year after falling

(E) with a five percent increase during the first three months of this year after having fallen

 

  1. Part of the proposed increase in state education spending is due to higher enrollment, since the number of students in public schools have grown steadily since the mid-1980’s and, at nearly 47 million, are ata record high.

(A) enrollment, since the number of students in public schools have grown steadily since the mid-1980’s and, at nearly 47 million, are at

(B) enrollment, with a number of students in public schools growing steadily since the mid-1980’s and, at nearly 47 million, reaching

(C) enrollment: since students in public schools have grown steadily in number since the mid-1980’s and, at nearly 47 million, have reached

(D) enrollment: the number of student in public schools has grown steadily since the mid-1980’s and, at nearly 47 million, has reached

(E) enrollment: students in public schools have grown steadily in number, since the mid-1980’s and, at nearly 47 million, are at

 

  1. Vivien Thomas, who had no formal medical training, in struggling against overwhelming odds, he becamea cardiac surgeon and eventually to receive an honorary doctorate from Johns Hopkins University.
  2. A) who had no formal medical training, in struggling against overwhelming odds, he became
  3. B) having had no formal medical training, in struggling against overwhelming odds to become
  4. C) who, having no formal medical training, he struggled against overwhelming odds in becoming
  5. D) who, having had no formal medical training and struggled against overwhelming odds, became
  6. E) who had no formal medical training, struggled against overwhelming odds to become

 

Passive to active voice:

Curfew has been imposed by the police ar multiple locations in Gujarat.

# passive active

The police have imposed curfew at multiple locations in Gujarat. 

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Sentence correction:

One of the problems that occur as a result of coal mining is the increasing incidences of lung cancer.

Answer: One of the problems that occurs as a result of coal mining is the increasing incidence of lung cancer.

Rule: When two or more nouns are present, ask the verb to agree with its proper subject instead of the noun near it. 

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Victory is everything in the Indian universe and Tendulkar will be expected to translate his genius to that effect. To contemplate any other option is to contemplate the risk of failure.

Since the first sentence has 'will be', the answer is:

Victory is everything in the Indian universe and Tendulkar will be expected to translate his genius to that effect. To contemplate any other option would be to contemplate the risk of failure.

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parallel

Sir, in such a question, both option 2 & 5 are correct (parallelism). But if we get such a question, which one option should we go for?

P.S- I selected option 5 and was marked wrong. 

Ye kahan se utha ke practise karte ho? You are right, both 2 & 5 are right. If you want to practise grammar at all, just practise with the 1000 SC File.

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