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Test: Sentence Improvement- 1 - Question 1

Directions: In these questions, which of the phrases; (a), (b), (c) and (d) given below, should replace the phrase given in underline in the following sentence to make the sentence grammatically meaningful and correct. If the sentence is correct as it and no correction is required, mark (e) as the answer:

Q. He will be greatly surprised "if he was felicitated" by his staff members.

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

When question initially talks.about future tense,and  direct speech is used in present tense.

Test: Sentence Improvement- 1 - Question 2

Did you know when "shall he be leaving" for higher studies to the USA?               

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

The correct option is B.
"Would" has several other meanings, such as the past tense of "will" in reported speech, and for indicating past habit, but these don't apply to this context

Test: Sentence Improvement- 1 - Question 3

The labour contractors reported that they "had finished" the work of building the stone wall.

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The sentence is grammatically correct.

Test: Sentence Improvement- 1 - Question 4

For want of financial resources, he was "unable to continue " his studies

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The sentence is grammatically correct.

Test: Sentence Improvement- 1 - Question 5

He complained "of being unjustly treatment."

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With Being we use the word treated as a verb.
 

Test: Sentence Improvement- 1 - Question 6

The donation amount was "such that as I was expected" him to donate.

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

B is the correct option i.e; “such that I expected of” because the emphasis falls upon such that as, which indicates that already I had the idea about the fact.

Test: Sentence Improvement- 1 - Question 7

It is pity that no one in the family "disapproves by his getting up" late.

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

B is the correct option. The Correct preposition to be used in the sentence is “on his getting up late”

Test: Sentence Improvement- 1 - Question 8

He is less likely to win "unless he practised" rigorously and regularly.

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The sentence is in future tense. 

Test: Sentence Improvement- 1 - Question 9

Because it was a stormy night, "he dare not to go" out in the dark.

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The sentence is reflecting the scene of the past so this is the best suitable option.

Test: Sentence Improvement- 1 - Question 10

"Just when they reach" the station, the train had departed.

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The sentence is reflecting "when they reached the station, they found that the train had departed".
So the departing train was completed before they reached there.
Hence in given form, "Just before they reached the station" is the most appropriate one.

Test: Sentence Improvement- 1 - Question 11

The sun was shining "such" brightly that Leela had to put on her sun-glasses.

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Replace ‘such’ with ‘so’ to give a sense of ‘very’. The correct compound conjunction is ‘so…that’.

Test: Sentence Improvement- 1 - Question 12

If I "were" you, I would report the matter at once.               

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The sentence is grammatically correct.

Test: Sentence Improvement- 1 - Question 13

The document "is concerning" your health and that of your family.               

Test: Sentence Improvement- 1 - Question 14

The lady "laid out" a special dinner for her husband on his birthday.               

Detailed Solution for Test: Sentence Improvement- 1 - Question 14

preposition ‘out’ is not needed here.

Test: Sentence Improvement- 1 - Question 15

Epidemics are likely to "break off" in the areas where flood-water has receded.               

Detailed Solution for Test: Sentence Improvement- 1 - Question 15

Breakout means  to develop or emerge with suddenness whereas break off means abruptly stop talking.

Test: Sentence Improvement- 1 - Question 16

There is no objection "to him" joining the party.    

Detailed Solution for Test: Sentence Improvement- 1 - Question 16

Among the given options, the most appropriate option to fill in the blank is ‘There is no objection to his joining the party’ as here only the preposition ‘to’ will be used because it is used for expressing the result of a process or action. Also, the pronoun to be used will be in the possessive case.

Test: Sentence Improvement- 1 - Question 17

You are "too big" to go out alone.               

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Enough means as much or as much as required.

Test: Sentence Improvement- 1 - Question 18

One of my old friends has invited me "for tea" in the evening.               

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Preposition ‘to’ is used in such context.

Test: Sentence Improvement- 1 - Question 19

Hardly had he saddled the horse "than" the mare broke loose and galloped down the hill.               

Detailed Solution for Test: Sentence Improvement- 1 - Question 19

The correct option is B.
When is a conjunctive phrase that should be used here.

Test: Sentence Improvement- 1 - Question 20

The speaker tried to work "up" the emotions of his audience.

Detailed Solution for Test: Sentence Improvement- 1 - Question 20

The sentence talks about speakers' emotions.
Work up means  Be or become excited or upset.

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