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  1. The X - ray image of Berth's left hand, complete with visible bones and wedding ring, was probably not the first X-ray image, but is first to be made deliberately.
    1. but is first to be made deliberately .
    2. but it may well be the first to be made deliberately .
    3. on the contrary, it was the first to be made deliberately.
    4. but it could be the first to be made deliberately.
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    'The first' makes it a noun, while in the question the 'first' is erroneously used as an adverb.

    Correct Option: B

    'The first' makes it a noun, while in the question the 'first' is erroneously used as an adverb.

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In each of the questions, a sentence is given which has an underlined part. Select the best replacement for the underlined phrase from the given options.

  1. So fragile are glass frogs, with skin so thin their organs are visible, Kubicki attributes their survival to a healthy Costa Rican ecosystem that allows less-hardy creatures to flourish.
    1. So fragile are glass frogs,
    2. For the reason glass frogs are so fragile,
    3. Because of the reason glass frogs are very fragile,
    4. Because glass frogs are so fragile,
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    No Error.

    Correct Option: D

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  1. They emphasise that any CHRO who aspires to become a CEO must demonstrate capabilities in a host of skills required for top leaders.
    1. skills required for top leaders.
    2. skills required with top leaders .
    3. skills required as that of top leaders.
    4. skills required of top leaders
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    'Required of top leaders' implies the skills the top leaders are expected to have.

    Correct Option: D

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  1. The death toll in the recent Nepal earthquake, estimated to be over 3, 000, makes it the deadliest in 50 years.
    1. to be over 3,000, makes it the deadliest in 50 years.
    2. to be over 3,000, make it the deadliest in 50 years.
    3. at over 3,000, makes it the deadliest for 50 years.
    4. to be over 3,000, making it the deadliest in 50 years.
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    Idiom agreement estimated + to + be will be the correct usage.

    Correct Option: A

    Idiom agreement estimated + to + be will be the correct usage.

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  1. Ms Angela and three others were sentenced to four years imprisonment for amassing disproportionate assets to the tune of over Rs. 50 crore during their first tenure as chief minister for 1991 - 1996 .
    1. their first tenure as chief minister for 1991 - 1996 .
    2. her first tenure as chief minister during 1991 - 1996
    3. her first tenure as chief minister through 1991 - 1996
    4. their first tenure of chief minister during 1991 - 1996.
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    The subject here is Angela and hence the pronoun 'her'.

    Correct Option: B

    The subject here is Angela and hence the pronoun 'her'.

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