Directions (Q. Nos.1- 5) Which of the phrases (1),(2),(3) and (4) given below should replace the phrase.

Given in bold in the following sentence to make it meaningful and grammatically correct. lf the sentence is meaningful and correct as it is and no correction is required, mark (5) as the answer.

1. People discovered the alternate sources of energy when fossil fuel reserves starts to deplete.

start to deplete

starting to deplete

started to deplete

start with deplete

No correction required

2. Despite its attractiveness, investing abroad is being risky owing to the shortage of regulations to protect investors.

might be risk

have been risky

can be as risky as

can be risky

No correction required

3. The new air fare allows both an adult and a child to fly for the price of one ticket, in order to encouraging travellers during summer.

encourage travellers during summer

encourages travellers is summer

encourage travellers on summer

encouraged travellers during summer

No correction required

4. According to a court ruling, the owner of polluted land is liable for the clean up of the property even if the owner did not have the responsibility of that pollution.

is not responsible for

responsibility is not there for

did have the responsibility of

has not been in charge of

No correction required

5. Some research studies indicate that among distinguished artists, the rate of depression is ten times as prevalent as in the population at large.

more than prevalent in the

more prevalent as comparing

as prevalent when comparative

more prevalent than the

No correction required