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Test: Sentence Improvement- 1 - Question 1

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

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

Test: Sentence Improvement- 1 - Question 2

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

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

► a few (Det.): a small number of things; some.
► few (Det., Adj.): not many
► Here, "lend me a few rupees" is the right usage.

Test: Sentence Improvement- 1 - Question 3

Will you kindly open the knot?

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

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

Test: Sentence Improvement- 1 - Question 4

If he had time he will call you.

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

If he has time he will call you.

Test: Sentence Improvement- 1 - Question 5

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.

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Correct Formation: 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".

Test: Sentence Improvement- 1 - Question 6

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

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

Test: Sentence Improvement- 1 - Question 7

His powerful desire brought about his downfall.

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

His desire for power brought about his downfall.

Test: Sentence Improvement- 1 - Question 8

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

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

Test: Sentence Improvement- 1 - Question 9

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

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  • John tells me that he hasn’t done it yet.
  • In Indirect Speech → if Reporting Speech → Present Tense
  • Then, Reporting Verb (tell) will also be in Present Tense (tells).

Hence, tells is the right usage.

Test: Sentence Improvement- 1 - Question 10

InstructionsIn questions (Q1-10) 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.

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

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

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