Test: Sentence Improvement- 1


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QUESTION: 1

InstructionsIn questions given below, a part of the sentence is italicised and underlined. Below are given alternatives to the italicised part which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed, option 'D' is the answer.

The workers are hell bent at getting what is due to them.

Solution:

The workers are hell bent upon getting what is due to them.

QUESTION: 2

InstructionsIn questions given below, a part of the sentence is italicised and underlined. Below are given alternatives to the italicised part which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed, option 'D' is the answer.

When it was feared that the serfs might go too far and gain their freedom from serfdom, the protestant leaders joined the princes at crushing them.

Solution:

► Correct formation is: When it was feared that the serfs might go too far and gain their freedom from serfdom, the protestant leaders joined the princes in crushing them.

► This is because: When people have interest, opinion, feeling or belief then we use "in".

QUESTION: 3

InstructionsIn questions given below, a part of the sentence is italicised and underlined. Below are given alternatives to the italicised part which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed, option 'D' is the answer.

If the room had been brighter, I would have been able to read for a while before bed time.

Solution:

Had the room been brighter I would have been able to read for a while before bed time.

QUESTION: 4

InstructionsIn questions given below, a part of the sentence is italicised and underlined. Below are given alternatives to the italicised part which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed, option 'D' is the answer.

The record for the biggest tiger hunt has not been met since 1911 when Lord Hardinge. then Viceroy of India, shot a tiger than measured 11 feet and 6 inches.

Solution:

The record for the biggest tiger hunt has not been broken since 1911 when Lord Hardinga, then viceroy of India, shot a tiger than measured 11 feet and 6 inches.

QUESTION: 5

InstructionsIn questions given below, a part of the sentence is italicised and underlined. Below are given alternatives to the italicised part which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed, option 'D' is the answer.

His powerful desire brought about his downfall.

Solution:

His desire for power brought about his downfall.

QUESTION: 6

InstructionsIn questions given below, a part of the sentence is italicised and underlined. Below are given alternatives to the italicised part which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed, option 'D' is the answer.

Will you kindly open the knot?

Solution:

A "knot" is something that you tie,
so to open it would be "untie"

QUESTION: 7

InstructionsIn questions given below, a part of the sentence is italicised and underlined. Below are given alternatives to the italicised part which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed, option 'D' is the answer.

He sent a word to me that he would be coming late.

Solution:

He sent word to me that he would be coming late.

QUESTION: 8

InstructionsIn questions given below, a part of the sentence is italicised and underlined. Below are given alternatives to the italicised part which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed, option 'D' is the answer.

John had told me that he hasn't done it yet.

Solution:

John tells me that he hasn’t done it yet.

► In Indirect Speech → if Reporting Speech → Present Tense

Then, Reporting Verb (tell) will also in Present Tense (tells).

Hence, tells is the right usage.

QUESTION: 9

InstructionsIn questions given below, a part of the sentence is italicised and underlined. Below are given alternatives to the italicised part which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed, option 'D' is the answer.

If he had time he will call you.

Solution:

If he has time he will call you.

QUESTION: 10

InstructionsIn questions given below, a part of the sentence is italicised and underlined. Below are given alternatives to the italicised part which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed, option 'D' is the answer.

Will you lend me few rupees in this hour of need?

Solution:

" Lend me a few rupees" Is the correct answer here. ( because, instead of "few",  " a few "  Is grammatically correct here "

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