Sentence Improvement MCQ-82

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

It’s high time that you go home.

(A) have gone
(B) should go
(C) went
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- The sentence structure is as follows:
It’s high time + Subject (you) + Past Verb (went) -> Refers to the present moment

Question No:2

It is proposed to construct a bath for males feet long.

(A) a 99.feet long bath for males
(B) a 99.feet long males bath
(C) a males bath 99.feet long
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- ‘a 99-feet long bath for males’ will be used.

Question No:3

Corrupt officials have siphoned off more than five hundred crore rupees over the last decade from welfare funds,

(A) away
(B) up
(C) in
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- siphon something + off (Prep.) : to remove money from one place and move it to another, especially dishonestly or illegally; divert

Question No:4

They are migratory workers from another country.

(A) immigrant
(B) itinerant
(C) emigrant
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- migratory'(Adj.) : wandering from one place to another at different times of the year
immigrant (Noun): a person who comes to a country to live there itinerant (Noun): travelling from place to place, especially looking for a job emigrant (Noun) : a person who leaves a country to live in another

Question No:5

Neither I nor my friend live here.

(A) neither I do nor does my friend
(B) neither do I nor does my friend
(C) neither I live nor does my friend
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- Neither do I nor does my friend

Question No:6

He is the poorest of the two workers.

(A) the poorer of
(B) the poorest between
(C) poorest of
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- ‘the poorer of will be used. There is a comparison between two workers.

Question No:7

The help given to us was more adequate for our purpose.

(A) much adequate
(B) enough adequate
(C) more than adequate
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- than (Conj., Prep.) : used for indicating the second part of a comparison

Question No:8

Quite the most remarkable article we ever remember to have read.

(A) ever remarkable article we remember to have read.
(B) remarkable article we remember ever to have read.
(C) remarkable ever article we remember to have read.
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- No improvement

Question No:9

You won’t tell them what has happened, wouldn’t you ?

(A) won’t you
(B) isn’t it
(C) will you
(D) No improvement,

Explanation:- Negative sentence -> Positive tag
Tag Structure — > First Auxiliary (will)

Question No:10

She doesn’t mind to be disturbed.

(A) being disturbed
(B) to being disturbed
(C) being disturbing
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- The sentence is in Passive voice, Present Continuous Tense.
Hence, ‘being disturbed’ will be used.