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Test: Sentence Correction- 1 - Question 1

Directions(Q1-Q10): In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which will improve the bracketed part of the sentence. In case no improvement is needed, select no improvement. 

Q. "She is (the best and wisest) girl in the class." 

Detailed Solution for Test: Sentence Correction- 1 - Question 1

Here ‘wise’ is used in the superlative form as ‘wisest’. With superlatives, the article ‘the’ is used.

Test: Sentence Correction- 1 - Question 2

"The people of Japan are (wiser than America)."

Detailed Solution for Test: Sentence Correction- 1 - Question 2

There is a comparison between people of Japan and people of America. Since the comparison is between plurals, “those of” will be used instead of “than of” which is used with singular. 

Test: Sentence Correction- 1 - Question 3

"I absolutely must (seen) him, however painful it may be for me."

Detailed Solution for Test: Sentence Correction- 1 - Question 3

Must should be followed by a verb in simple present. Hence, the answer should be "must see".

Test: Sentence Correction- 1 - Question 4

"He (to be) positively rude."

Detailed Solution for Test: Sentence Correction- 1 - Question 4

When talking about actions and behavior, then the subject is followed by verb + being + (adverb) adjective.

Test: Sentence Correction- 1 - Question 5

"By rescuing the child from fire, the local resident (added another feather to his cap)." 

Detailed Solution for Test: Sentence Correction- 1 - Question 5

Adding a feather in one’s cap means making a significant achievement. So option E is correct.

Test: Sentence Correction- 1 - Question 6

"She glanced back to make sure she (wasn't to be) observed."

Detailed Solution for Test: Sentence Correction- 1 - Question 6

The sentence is in past progressive passive form and hence being is used with the past participle.

Test: Sentence Correction- 1 - Question 7

"He must not (to be left) like this."

Detailed Solution for Test: Sentence Correction- 1 - Question 7

The modal verb “must” is followed by the past participle form of the verb. Therefore “to be left” is replaced by “be left”.

Test: Sentence Correction- 1 - Question 8

" I'm (having to) too much fun."

Detailed Solution for Test: Sentence Correction- 1 - Question 8

“Having to” implies that one has to do something. In the given sentence, “to” is not needed. Hence, having to should be replaced by having

Test: Sentence Correction- 1 - Question 9

"What would the cavalry (doing) out here?" 

Detailed Solution for Test: Sentence Correction- 1 - Question 9

For an interrogative sentence with “would”, the subject is followed by be + present participle of the verb. Therefore “doing” is replaced by “be doing". 

Test: Sentence Correction- 1 - Question 10

"(No sooner the advertisement regarding the launch of new smart phone appeared) than there was a rush on the online website for prebooking the same."

Detailed Solution for Test: Sentence Correction- 1 - Question 10

When the sentence begins with a negative adverbial phrase, the order of the subject and the verb is interchanged and the verb is used in the auxiliary form

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