Which of the pairs of words / phrases (1), (2), (3) and (4) given below should replace the words/phrases given in bold in the following sentences to make the sentence grammatically meaningful and correct. If the sentence is correct as it is and no correction is required, mark (5) as the answer.

It’s estranged that , on any given day, ten thousand species are being given between the world just in the ballast water of our supertankers.

A It’s estimated that, being moved around Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
B They think this, grown around Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
C It is assumed that when, planted between Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
D They believe in, made to grow throughout Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
E No correction required Correct Answer Incorrect Answer


Estranged means divided. Estimated is the correct usage. For the second phrase, between will not be used as it must separate two objects. Thus, around will be used. Obviously, ten thousandspecies are not grown around the world in the water of our tankers. Thus, they are being moved around.

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