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SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 2 - Question 1

Select the alternative that will improve the underlined part of the sentence in case there is no improvement select No improvement. [SSC CHSL-2018]
I experienced excruciating pain when the hammer fell on my foot.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 2 - Question 1

No improvement

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 2 - Question 2

Select the alternative that will improve the underlined part of the sentence in case there is no improvement select No improvement. [SSC CHSL-2018]
The crowd wave feverishly when they saw their leader.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 2 - Question 2

Since the sentence is in past tense, the underlined part should also be in past tense. Therefore, ‘waved frantically’ is the correct phrase to make the sentence grammatically correct.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 2 - Question 3

Directions: Improve the bracketed part of the sentence. (SSC CHSL 2017)

The priest agreed (to answer on) questions on theology.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 2 - Question 3

The correct usage is ‘to answer’.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 2 - Question 4

Directions: Improve the bracketed part of the sentence. (SSC CHSL 2017)

I perfer black coffee (over) cappuccino.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 2 - Question 4

I prefer black coffee to cappuccino’ is the correct usage of preposition ‘to’ here.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 2 - Question 5

Directions: 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". [SSC Stenographer 2017]

(The bundle of coins were the only source) of information for them.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 2 - Question 5

The bundles of coins were the only source of information for them. [bundles should be plural]

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 2 - Question 6

Directions: 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". [SSC Stenographer 2017]

No sooner (do the phone ring) that he was out of home.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 2 - Question 6

‘No sooner did the phone ring that he was out of home’ is the correct sentence.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 2 - Question 7

Directions: 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". [SSC Stenographer 2017]

Two more employees (will be hiring) by the company.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 2 - Question 7

Two more employees will be hired by the company. [The sentence is in passive voice, thus be +ed will be used].

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 2 - Question 8

Directions: 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". [SSC Stenographer 2017]

This (modern furnitures will be sold) in the main market.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 2 - Question 8

This modern furniture will be sold in the main market. [Furniture is always used in singular form.]

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 2 - Question 9

Directions: 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". [SSC Stenographer 2017]

My boss (have being given) me a lot of work.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 2 - Question 9

My boss have being giving me a lot of work. [The sentence is in Present Perfect Progressive tense, and hence have been+ V+ing is used].

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 2 - Question 10

Directions: 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". [SSC Stenographer 2017]

I (wander about) the stars up in the sky.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 2 - Question 10

‘I wonder about the stars up in the sky’. is the correct sentence.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 2 - Question 11

Directions: 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". [SSC Stenographer 2017]

Go to the right and (keep a sharp left turn) you will reach the place.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 2 - Question 11

‘Go to the right and take a sharp left turn, you will reach the place’ is the correct sentence.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 2 - Question 12

Directions: 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". [SSC Stenographer 2017]

Heen a (keep a eye) on his son.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 2 - Question 12

‘Heena keeps an eye on his son’ is the correct sentence.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 2 - Question 13

Directions: 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". [SSC Stenographer 2017]

(why is) your working going on?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 2 - Question 13

How is your working going on? [A 'why' question tries to find a reason & a 'how' question tries to find a description.]

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 2 - Question 14

Directions: 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". [SSC Stenographer 2017]

(Pack your bags) and come with me.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 2 - Question 14

No Improvement.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 2 - Question 15

Directions: Improve the bracketed part of the sentence. [SSC Sub. Insp. 2017]

Neha was too clever to (see through Rohan's tricks).

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 2 - Question 15

No improvement.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 2 - Question 16

Directions: Improve the bracketed part of the sentence. [SSC Sub. Insp. 2017]

He has been working (off and on) for several years on this theory.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 2 - Question 16

Replace' off and on' by 'on and off'.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 2 - Question 17

Directions: Improve the bracketed part of the sentence. [SSC Sub. Insp. 2017]

I am definitely late, the bus (will have left) the bus stop by the time I reach there.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 2 - Question 17

Replace 'will have left' by 'would have left'.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 2 - Question 18

Directions: Improve the bracketed part of the sentence. [SSC Sub. Insp. 2017]

(Having had) in the USA Ebassy for a long time, Mr. Gupta has met many prominent personalities.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 2 - Question 18

Replace 'Having had' by 'Having been'.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 2 - Question 19

Directions: Improve the bracketed part of the sentence. [SSC Sub. Insp. 2017]

The guest stood quietly for (few moments).

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 2 - Question 19

Replace' few' by 'a few'.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 2 - Question 20

Directions: Improve the bracketed part of the sentence. [SSC CGL 2017]

If you talk to her nicely, she will probably (allow you) her notes.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 2 - Question 20

The correct answer is ‘let you have’.

The phrase ‘allow you’ does not fit in with the sentence and must be changed.

Option b, ‘let you have’ indicates that following the conditional, she will probably permit taking the notes.

Option c is incorrect because of the use of ‘to’, which makes the sentence grammatically incorrect.

Hence, the correct sentence is:

‘If you talk to her nicely, she will probably let you have her notes’. 

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