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SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 6 - Question 1

Directions: In the following questions, a sentence/ a part of the sentence is given in bold. Four alternatives are given to the underlined part which will improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed, "No improvement" is the answer.  [SSC CGL 1st Sit. 2016]

The offerings were placed on the alter.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 6 - Question 1

Altar means a table or flat–topped block used as the focus for a religious ritual, especially, for making offerings or sacrifices.

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

Directions: In the following questions, a sentence/ a part of the sentence is given in bold. Four alternatives are given to the underlined part which will improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed, "No improvement" is the answer.  [SSC CGL 1st Sit. 2016]

Really speaking, no man is perfect.

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

‘Strictly speaking’ is the correct usage.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 6 - Question 3

Directions: In the following questions, a sentence/ a part of the sentence is given in bold. Four alternatives are given to the underlined part which will improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed, "No improvement" is the answer.  [SSC CGL 1st Sit. 2016]

Mankind does not know this.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 6 - Question 3

No improvement

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 6 - Question 4

Directions: In the following questions, a sentence/ a part of the sentence is given in bold. Four alternatives are given to the underlined part which will improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed, "No improvement" is the answer.  [SSC CGL 1st Sit. 2016]

Practically, every part of the coconut tree is used by man.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 6 - Question 4

No improvement

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 6 - Question 5

Directions: In the following questions, a sentence/a part of the sentence is underlined. Four alternatives are given to the underlined part which will improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed, “No improvement” is the answer.   [SSC CGL 1st Sit. 2016]

Any able-bodied man is eligible for the job.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 6 - Question 5

No improvement.

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

Directions: In the following questions, a sentence/a part of the sentence is underlined. Four alternatives are given to the underlined part which will improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed, “No improvement” is the answer.   [SSC CGL 1st Sit. 2016]

She found a wooden broken table in the room.

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

‘broken wooden table’ is the correct usage.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 6 - Question 7

Directions: In the following questions, a sentence/a part of the sentence is underlined. Four alternatives are given to the underlined part which will improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed, “No improvement” is the answer.   [SSC CGL 1st Sit. 2016]

The truck rumbled to a halt and a man got out and ran.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 6 - Question 7

‘screeched to’ is the correct usage.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 6 - Question 8

Directions: In the following questions, a sentence/a part of the sentence is underlined. Four alternatives are given to the underlined part which will improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed, “No improvement” is the answer.   [SSC CGL 1st Sit. 2016]

The Professor asked the intruder who was he and why was he in his lecture.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 6 - Question 8

‘who he was and why he was’ is the correct usage.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 6 - Question 9

Directions: In the following questions, a sentence/a part of the sentence is underlined. Four alternatives are given to the underlined part which will improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed, “No improvement” is the answer.   [SSC CGL 1st Sit. 2016]

My uncle goes to office on bicycle or by foot.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 6 - Question 9

‘by bicycle or on foot’ is the correct usage.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 6 - Question 10

Directions: In the following questions, a sentence/ a part of the sentence is given in bold. Four alternatives are given to the underlined part which will improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case, no improvement is needed, mark “No improvement” as your answer.   [SSC CGL 1st Sit. 2016]

Sunita’s sister had ribbons on her hair.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 6 - Question 10

‘in’ would be the correct word to use.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 6 - Question 11

Directions: In the following questions, a sentence/ a part of the sentence is given in bold. Four alternatives are given to the underlined part which will improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case, no improvement is needed, mark “No improvement” as your answer.   [SSC CGL 1st Sit. 2016]

She has an ability for Mathematics.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 6 - Question 11

‘aptitude for mathematics’ is the correct usage.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 6 - Question 12

Directions: In the following questions, a sentence/ a part of the sentence is given in bold. Four alternatives are given to the underlined part which will improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case, no improvement is needed, mark “No improvement” as your answer.   [SSC CGL 1st Sit. 2016]

I was impressed of it.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 6 - Question 12

‘impressed by’ is the correct usage.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 6 - Question 13

Directions: In the following questions, a sentence/ a part of the sentence is given in bold. Four alternatives are given to the underlined part which will improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case, no improvement is needed, mark “No improvement” as your answer.   [SSC CGL 1st Sit. 2016]

Only high officials have access with the President.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 6 - Question 13

‘access to’ is the correct usage.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 6 - Question 14

Directions: In the following questions, a sentence/ a part of the sentence is given in bold. Four alternatives are given to the underlined part which will improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case, no improvement is needed, mark “No improvement” as your answer.   [SSC CGL 1st Sit. 2016]

No other snake is as poisonous as this one.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 6 - Question 14

No improvement.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 6 - Question 15

Directions: In the following questions, a sentence/ a part of the sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case, no improvement is needed, choose "No Improvement".   [SSC CGL 1st Sit. 2015]

He does not laugh, nor he smiles.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 6 - Question 15

Nor doesn't necessarily have to appear in a sentence with the word "neither."

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 6 - Question 16

Directions: In the following questions, a sentence/ a part of the sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case, no improvement is needed, choose "No Improvement".   [SSC CGL 1st Sit. 2015]

If I will get an opportunity, I shall attend the seminar.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 6 - Question 16

‘If  I get’ is the correct usage.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 6 - Question 17

Directions: In the following questions, a sentence/ a part of the sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case, no improvement is needed, choose "No Improvement".   [SSC CGL 1st Sit. 2015]

The others shook their heads and made vague noises of approval.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 6 - Question 17

The second part of the sentence clears the ambiguity with 'approval.' Hence, ‘nodded’ is the right usage.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 6 - Question 18

Directions: In the following questions, a sentence/ a part of the sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case, no improvement is needed, choose "No Improvement".   [SSC CGL 1st Sit. 2015]

She insisted on she was innocent.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 6 - Question 18

The verb ‘insist’ may be used as follows: She insisted on her being innocent or she insisted that she was innocent.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 6 - Question 19

Directions: In the following questions, a sentence/ a part of the sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case, no improvement is needed, choose "No Improvement".   [SSC CGL 1st Sit. 2015]

The world is being faced with a crisis.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 6 - Question 19

‘The world is facing a crisis’ is a meaningful sentence.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 6 - Question 20

Directions: In the following questions, a sentence/ a part of the sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case, no improvement is needed, choose "No Improvement".   [SSC CGL 1st Sit. 2015]

She could not help but laugh.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 6 - Question 20

No improvement.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 6 - Question 21

Directions: In the following questions, a sentence/ a part of the sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case, no improvement is needed, choose "No Improvement".   [SSC CGL 1st Sit. 2015]

I took my mother some grapes when she was in  hospital.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 6 - Question 21

‘I took some grapes for my mother (subject 'I' + verb + immediate object grapes)’ is the correct usage.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 6 - Question 22

Directions: In the following questions, a sentence/ a part of the sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case, no improvement is needed, choose "No Improvement".   [SSC CGL 1st Sit. 2015]

We met yesterday, haven't we?

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 6 - Question 22

If the verb is in the simple past we use ‘did’. Ex: They went to the theatre, didn't they? She studied in New York, didn't she?

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 6 - Question 23

Directions: In the following questions, a sentence/ a part of the sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case, no improvement is needed, choose "No Improvement".   [SSC CGL 1st Sit. 2015]

Both the teams played the game fairly.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 6 - Question 23

‘Both the teams played a fair game’ is the correct sentence.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 6 - Question 24

Directions: In the following questions, a sentence/ a part of the sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case, no improvement is needed, choose "No Improvement".   [SSC CGL 1st Sit. 2015]

You must endure what you cannot cure.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 6 - Question 24

No improvement.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 6 - Question 25

Directions: In the following Questions, a sentence/a part of the sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed, mark your answer as "No improvement".    [SSC CGL  1st Sit. 2015]

It's high time that you go home.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 6 - Question 25

If you say it's high time that something happened, you mean that it should already have been done.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 6 - Question 26

Directions: In the following Questions, a sentence/a part of the sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed, mark your answer as "No improvement".    [SSC CGL  1st Sit. 2015]

Drinking tea is an English habit.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 6 - Question 26

No improvement.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 6 - Question 27

Directions: In the following Questions, a sentence/a part of the sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed, mark your answer as "No improvement".    [SSC CGL  1st Sit. 2015]

He is wanting in a little common sense.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 6 - Question 27

'He lacks common sense' is a meaningful sentence. Others are not.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 6 - Question 28

Directions: In the following Questions, a sentence/a part of the sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed, mark your answer as "No improvement".    [SSC CGL  1st Sit. 2015]

The second pigeon flew just as the first pigeon had flown.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 6 - Question 28

‘one had done’. is the correct usage.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 6 - Question 29

Directions: In the following Questions, a sentence/a part of the sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed, mark your answer as "No improvement".    [SSC CGL  1st Sit. 2015]

The old man has acquired experience through age.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 6 - Question 29

Experience may be gained, acquired or gathered; hence, option (c) is correct.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 6 - Question 30

Directions: In the following Questions, a sentence/a part of the sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed, mark your answer as "No improvement".    [SSC CGL  1st Sit. 2015]

Water and soil pollutants find their entry into the body through ingestion of contaminated water or food.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 6 - Question 30

Ingestion is the process of taking food into the body through the mouth (as by eating).

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