Sentence Improvement - English (MCQ) for Bank, MBA, CAT, MAT, GMAT, SSC for Q. 20847

Q.  In the sentence given below, replace the phrase underlined to make the sentence grammatically correct. If the sentence is correct as it is, mark (d) i.e. “No correction required” as the answer.

At an early age, she had made her mark as a criminal lawyer.

- Published on 11 Apr 16

a. made her mark
b. makes her mark
c. has been making her mark
d. No correction required

ANSWER: made her mark
'At an early age, she made her mark as a criminal lawyer.' is the correct form. In the sentence, 'At an early age' stands for a uncertain period which is signifying her age. Thus, here the past perfect cannot be used, the simple past should be used.

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