Correction of Sentences Part-1 for SSC CGL Tier-2

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Correction of Sentences Part-1 for SSC CGL Tier-2


                                           Correction of Sentences


  1. The Commonwealth Games 1/ are a international 2/   multi-sport event involving athletes 3/  from the Commonwealth of Nations 4/ No error (5)

Ans: (2)         an (is right)       a – is wrong (observer the word international) – E.g., An international organization                  (Correct)


In many competitive exams if you see any problem on article (Vowel – starting words – a, e, i, o, u) – do we use a /an – we know them well. But expect the examiner to give you problems on articles based on exceptions. Some examples:

  • Good List of Example of ‘Exceptions of what article you must use. Also, understand where to omit articles:


Correction of Sentences Part-1 for SSC CGL Tier-2

A useful book

A unique decision A young man
An hour A uniform
An heir A humble person
An honorarium An  honest man
A unity A University
A one eyed man A Useful Book
A one rupee note A  European
An honest man A Universal Language
A union A unique decision
A eulogy An hour
A heinous crime An honor / honour
A young man A union
A USA ally
A uniform


  1. Distance learning, sometimes called e-learning Distance learning 1/ sometimes called e-learning, is a formalization teaching 2/ and learning system specifically designed to be carried out 3/ remotely by using electronic communication 4/ No error (5)


               Ans:  (2) formalized (Right)        formalization (Wrong)


              Formalize (V1) – Formalized (V2) – Formalized (V3)

              Note: Use Present Passiver Voice – Is/ am/are + Verb (3)


  1. Narendra Modi born in 1/ a Gujarati family in Vadnagar 2/ Modi helped his father sell tea as a child 3/ and later ran his own stall 4/  No error (5)

Ans: (1) – (to) correct                           (in) – wrong  

  • Narendra Modi was born in Gujarat.
  • Narendra Modi was born to a Gujarat family.


4. With the merger of all the five associates 1/ SBI is expected to become a lender of global proportions 2/ with an asset base of Rs 37 trillion (Rs 37 lakh crore) or over USD 555 billion 3/  22,500 branches and 58,000 ATMs. It  is have over 50 crore customers 4/ No error (5)
              Ans: (4)                     will – right                 is – wrong

5. Now it’s even easy 1/ to discover new ideas 2/ from the people 3/ and boards you follow 4 / No error (5)

             Ans: (1)          easier –  right                                 easy – wrong 

           (Note:  You need to use a comparative degree here) 

6.Globalization is the trend of increasing interaction between people or companies 1 / on a worldwide scale due to advances in transportation and communication technology 2/ nominally  begin with the steamship 3/ and the telegraph in the early to mid-1800s  4/ No error (5)

        Ans: (3)   beginning – (right)      begin – wrong

       (In simple Grammar terms take (Verb1+ ing) as an “activity”

       E.g., (1) Playing Cricket is my hobby (Here – Playing is not present continuous)

       (2): Teaching is my passion

7. Virat allegedly played a key role in ousting Anil Kumble 1/ as India coach, and nearly an year on it seems he’s still 2/ determined to show that the judgment of the man 3/ replaced by Ravi Shastri is fatally flawed 4/ No error (5)

           Ans:  (2)      a – right             an – wrong

          Note: Please take a look at Articles mentioned above.

8. Demonetization occurs whenever there is a change 1/ of national currency: The current form or forms of money are 2/ pulled from circulation and retired 3/ often to be replaced with new notes or coins 4/ No error (5)

            Ans: (2)               is – (right)                      are – (wrong)

            The emphasis here is on – ‘Current form/forms’ which is singular.’

9. U.S. President Donald Trump, his White House staff and the Republican National Committee escalated its 1/ attacks on Monday against the former director 2/ of the Federal Bureau of Investigation 3/  who called Trump a “morally unfit” leader in an interview 4/ No error (5)

               Ans: their – Correct               its – wrong

                Subject here is in multiple: don’t concentrate on ‘Committee’

                Subject: His White House staff and the Republican National Committee escalated their….


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