Wednesday, January 30, 2008

SC's Question number - 793 , 794

793). The official languages are of India, Hindi, and of Pakistan, Urdu, but neither are spoken by a majority of the population.

(A) The official languages are of India, Hindi, and of Pakistan, Urdu, but neither are


(B) The official languages are of India, Hindi, and of Pakistan, Urdu, but neither is


(C) Officially, the languages are Hindi for India and for Pakistan, Urdu, but neither are


(D) The official language of India is Hindi, and that of Pakistan is Urdu, but neither is


(E) The official language of India is Hindi, and Urdu in Pakistan, but none is



794). The Olympic Games helped to keep peace among the pugnacious states of the Greek
world in that a sacred truce was proclaimed during the festival’s month.

(A) world in that a sacred truce was proclaimed during the festival’s month

(B) world, proclaiming a sacred truce during the festival’s month

(C) world when they proclaimed a sacred truce for the festival month


(D) world, for a sacred truce was proclaimed during the month of the festival


(E) world by proclamation of a sacred truce that was for the month of the festival


Answers:


793). OA - D - neither is is the right usage here

A, C - incorrect - neither are

B - incorrect - awkward construction -
The official languages are of India

E - incorrect - awkward construction - ...
of India is Hindi, and Urdu in Pakistan...

794). OA - C

A - incorrect - use of in that

B - incorrect - unclear who would be doing the proclaiming

C - incorrect - ambiguous they

E - incorrect - wordy

1 comment:

Sarang said...

Hey Prachi,
I guess, OA for 794 is (D).
You've mistyped, it seems?