Sentence Improvement MCQ-152

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

Ronald might fail the test, in which point he’d re-sit it next year.

(A) Ronald might fail the test, in which time he’d re-sit it next year.
(B) Ronald might failed the test, in which point he’d re-sit it next year.
(C) Ronald might fail the test, in which case he’d re-sit it next year.
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- Here, in which case should be used.

Question No:2

He saw looking through the window, the beggar standing right there.

(A) He saw the beggar looking through the window standing right down there.
(B) He, looking through the window, saw the beggar standing right down there.
(C) Looking through the window, he saw the beggar standing right there.
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- Here, Looking through the window is the right usage

Question No:3

Only a smaller number of students participated in the 15th August celebration at school.

(A) constricted
(B) little
(C) a few
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- a few : used with Plural Nouns and a Plural Verb to mean ‘not many’.

Question No:4

The chairs will be disposed in an auction.

(A) Disposed off
(B) Disposed of
(C) Dispose towards
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- dispose of: to get rid of something.

Question No:5

The Chief Minister has promised to commit his department to a renewed effort to clean up the environment.

(A) administration
(B) departmental
(C) workers
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- administration : the activities to plan, organize and run a system.

Question No:6

Both himself and his relations will be invited.

(A) you
(B) she
(C) he
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- Here, Subject-he (Pronoun) should be used,

Question No:7

As I am suffering from fever so grant me leave for two days.

(A) and grant me
(B) please grant me
(C) grant myself
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- To show request, please grant me should be used.

Question No:8

A man’s life is divided to four stages.

(A) into
(B) as
(C) of
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- It is preposition related error, into will replace to

Question No:9

On sawthe mother, the child smiled sweetly.

(A) On seeing
(B) On having seen
(C) On seen
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- Here, Participle i.e. on seeing the mother should be used.

Question No:10

The three daughters divided the property between themselves.

(A) for
(B) to
(C) among
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- For more than two persons, among should be used. between is used for two persons.