Sentence Improvement MCQ-99

Directions In the following questions, a part of the sentence is given in bold. Below are given alternatives to the bold part at 1,2,3 and 4 which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative.

Question No:1

The problems of traffic crowding will not disappear soon.

(A) congestion
(B) concentration
(C) intensification
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- crowd (Verb) : to fill a place so there is little room to move
Thousands of people were seen crowding the narrow lanes.
congestion (Noun) : the state of being crowded and full of traffic
traffic congestion and pollution concentration (Noun) : a lot of something in place
There is a concentration of industry in the north. intensification (Noun) : the tact of increasing in degree or strength.

Question No:2

Like for example, a post office can have a customer care centre.

(A) For example
(B) Like example
(C) For an example
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- for example (Idiom) : (abb. -> e.g.) used for emphasizing something that explains or supports what you are saying
like like (Prep.): for example

Question No:3

His brother never has and never will be dependable.

(A) never had
(B) never has been
(C) was never being
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- never (Adv.): not at any time; not on any occasion never has been — > Present Perfect Continuous Tense

Question No:4

It is important not to worry.

(A) to don’t worry
(B) to not worry
(C) don’t worry
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- No improvement

Question No:5

The work you have submitted is not to the mark.

(A) as the
(B) from the
(C) up to the
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- up to the mark (Idiom) : as good as it/they should be.

Question No:6

She had read Oliver Twist when she had been fourteen years old.

(A) had become
(B) has become
(C) was
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- Simple Past Tense (was) will be used

Question No:7

Children like to eat sweets, isn’t it?

(A) do they
(B) is it
(C) don’t they?
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- positive statement (without Auxiliary) — > Negative tag
Tag structure — > do + not (don’t) they

Question No:8

He took disadvantage of the situation and cheated many people.

(A) chance
(B) advantage
(C) disapproval
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- take advantage of (Idiom) : to make use of, for gain (opportunity/someone)

Question No:9

He was so afraid that his knees knocked one another.

(A) one against
(B) each other
(C) both
(D) No improvement

Explanation:-

Question No:10

All the candidates will give a test on Friday.

(A) appear
(B) take
(C) accept
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- ‘to take a test/ to do a test’ will be used.