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

Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence. If there is no need to substitute it, select ‘No substitution required’. [SSC Multi-Tasking-2018]

The new product will be arrive on supermarket shelves early next year.

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

'Will arrive on' is the correct answer as other options (will be arrive on, will arriving on, will arrived on) are not grammatically correct.

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

Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence. If there is no need to substitute it, select ‘No substitution required’.  [SSC Multi-Tasking-2018]

The government is set strict limits on public spending this year.  

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

'has set' is the correct option as 'the government' is taken as singular noun 'had been set' and 'is set' are used in passive voice.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 1 - Question 3

Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence. If there is no need to substitute it, select ‘No substitution required’. [SSC Multi-Tasking-2018]
They won’t commit themselves until they see which way the wind is blowing.  

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 1 - Question 3

Here, 'thenselves' is the reflexive pronoun of 'they' other options do not fit correct grammatically. Hence 'No substitution is required'.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 1 - Question 4

Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence. If there is no need to substitute it, select No improvement. [SSC Sub-Ins.-2018]
You must go to Bhopal if you are liking it or not. 

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 1 - Question 4

'Whether you like it' is the correct phrase to use in the sentence.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 1 - Question 5

Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence. If there is no need to substitute it, select No improvement. [SSC Sub-Ins.-2018]
The man who seen the accident to occur telephoned the police.    

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 1 - Question 5

The sentence requires three past perfect tense.

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

Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence. If there is no need to substitute it, select No improvement. [SSC Sub-Ins.-2018]
It is not wise relying to anybody too much.      

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

'to rely on anybody' is the correct phrase to use.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 1 - Question 7

Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence. If there is no need to substitute it, select No improvement. [SSC Sub-Ins.-2018]
Did you do what I telling you to do yesterday.      

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 1 - Question 7
  • The given sentence is grammatically incorrect.
  • The given sentence is in the past tense so the verb must be used in its past form(told) and not in the continuous form(telling).

Hence, ‘what I told you’ is the most appropriate answer.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 1 - Question 8

Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence. If there is no need to substitute it, select No improvement.  [SSC Sub-Ins.-2018]
He will pass the driving test if he tries hard enough.    

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 1 - Question 8

No impovement

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 1 - Question 9

Select the alternative that will improve the underlined part of the sentence. In case there is no improvement select “No improvement”. [SSC Steno-2018]
My friend said, “Can you please suggest for me a good school in the neighbourhood?”

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 1 - Question 9

Remove 'to' as it is superfluous.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 1 - Question 10

Select the alternative that will improve the underlined part of the sentence. In case there is no improvement select “No improvement”. [SSC Steno-2018]

Ail students has a dream to study in a good university.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 1 - Question 10

Since 'students' are plural, it will take the plural verb 'have'.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 1 - Question 11

Select the alternative that will improve the underlined part of the sentence. In case there is no improvement select “No improvement”. [SSC Steno-2018]

“Let’s go for a movie this weekend, shall we?”

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 1 - Question 11

Most of the time the question tag is negative for a positive sentence and positive for a negative sentence.
Look at these sentences-
You are not brave, are you?
They had to finish it, didn't they?
But in some cases, the question tag for a positive sentence is positive -
Let's stay here, shall we?
So there will be no improvement, "shall we" is the correct question tag.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 1 - Question 12

Select the alternative that will improve the underlined part of the sentence. In case there is no improvement select “No improvement”. [SSC Steno-2018]

Many of my friends come to school by bus.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 1 - Question 12

'Much' is used with uncountable nouns to show their plurality and it doesn't go with countable noun 'friend' in option (a) so it's incorrect.
In option (b) 'who' is used unnecessarily because it has been used here as a relative pronoun which follows an antecedent which is not present here.
In option (d) both many(a great no of) and all(each and every) are used for friends at the same time which is contradictory.
Finally, we go with option (c) No improvement; because the given sentence is grammatically correct.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 1 - Question 13

Select the alternative that will improve the underlined part of the sentence. In case there is no improvement select “No improvement”. [SSC Steno-2018]
Gita suggested that her daughter to open a savings bank account.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 1 - Question 13
  • There may be two correct sentences of the given sentence-
    • Gita suggested her daughter that she should open a savings bank account.
    • Gita suggested her daughter to open a savings bank account.
  • Now, let's see what is correct according to the options given in the questions.
    • option b) is technically correct.
    • option c) doesn't sound correct at all grammatically.
    • option d) is incorrect because a bank account is not started but opened.
SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 1 - Question 14

Select the alternative that will improve the underlined part of the sentence. In case there is no improvement select  “No improvement”. [SSC Steno-2018]

The manager could not able to understand the problem the factory workers faced.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 1 - Question 14

Phrase 'able to' always combines with 'be' or one of its forms (is, am, are, was, were).
Only in option c) above condition follows (was+ able to), so that's the correct answer.
Also both 'could' and 'able' state the same meaning: capable of doing something, which is superfluous use of 'could'.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 1 - Question 15

Select the alternative that will improve the underlined part of the sentence. In case there is no improvement select  “No improvement”. [SSC Steno-2018]
Success and failure in life depends on how well a person uses his time.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 1 - Question 15

'Success and failure' (plural) will take 'depend'.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 1 - Question 16

Select the alternative that will improve the underlined part of the sentence. In case there is no improvement select  “No improvement”. [SSC Steno-2018]
Mohan is a good actor but his brother is better than him.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 1 - Question 16

There is a comparison between Mohan and his brother.
The comparative degree of good: better, has been used.
Conjunction: than has been used.
The given sentence follows all the conditions of comparison so there is no need for improvement.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 1 - Question 17

Select the alternative that will improve the underlined part of the sentence. In case there is no improvement select “No improvement”. [SSC Steno-2018]
Ravi tried to explained him the problem but he refused to listen.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 1 - Question 17

'explain the problem to him' is the correct phrase to use in the sentence.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 1 - Question 18

Select the alternative that will improve the underlined part of the sentence. In case there is no improvement select  “No improvement”. [SSC Steno-2018]
No sooner did the bell rang than the children ran out of the class.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 1 - Question 18

Use of 'rang' after 'did' is incorrect because did always takes the present tense. Therefore, 'rang' should be replaced with 'ring' to make the sentence grammatically correct.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 1 - Question 19

Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence. If no substitution is required, select No improvement. [SSC CGL-2018]
The female ostrich guards the nest at night and the male guard it in the day.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 1 - Question 19

Compound sentences (two sentences joined by a clause) have a subject and verb in each clause. Hence, the subject of each clause should agree with the verb of each clause.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 1 - Question 20

Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence. If no substitution is required, select No improvement. [SSC CHSL-2018]
How long you are living in this city?    

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: Sentence Improvement - 1 - Question 20

The present perfect tense is used to describe something that happened in the past, but the exact time it happened is not important. It has a relationship with the present.

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