Sentence Improvement MCQ-95

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 strong breeze blew his hat away.

(A) The strong air
(B) The strong breath
(C) The strong wind
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- breeze (Noun) : a light, wind
wind (Noun) : air that moves quickly as a result of natural forces
‘wind’ can be strong and not the ‘breeze’.

Question No:2

The Japanese are hardly working people.

(A) a hard working people
(B) a hardly working people
(C) hard working people
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- hardly (Adv.) : almost no ; almost not ; almost none
hard (Adj.): (of people) putting a lot of effort or energy into an activity

Question No:3

The monkey was seated at the foot of a tree.

(A) bottom
(B) end
(C) root
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- ‘root’ will be used.

Question No:4

My father lives on Delhi.

(A) in Delhi
(B) at Delhi
(C) inside Delhi
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- Prep, (in): used for indicating a place

Question No:5

He will come instantaneously.

(A) just now
(B) presently
(C) instantly
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- instantaneously (Adv.): immediately
just now (Idiom): at this moment
presently (Adv.): now ; currently
instantly (Adv.): immediately

Question No:6

When we came out of the restaurant it was half past eleven.

(A) When we had come out of the restaurant
(B) After we came out of the restaurant
(C) When we have come out of the restaurant
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- Past Perfect Tense ‘had come out’ will be used as it is emphasizing that an action was completed before another took place

Question No:7

Every Saturday I go out for shopping .

(A) for shops.
(B) to shopping
(C) for shop
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- No improvement ‘shopping’ is a Gerund.

Question No:8

We had a grand party and we enjoyed very much.

(A) We had a grand party and enjoyed very much,
(B) We had a grand party to enjoy very much. c
(C) We had a grand party and we enjoyed ourselves very much.
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- ourselves (Ref. Pro.) : used when you are affected by an action.
party– >(affect) — > enjoy yourself/ oneself/ our self— Singular yourselves(you) /ourselves (we) — > Plural

Question No:9

We generally select one of the most intelligent student of the school for this award.

(A) one of the most intelligent students of the school
(B) one of the intelligent most students of the school
(C) one of the intelligent most student of the school
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- ‘student’ will be used In Plural (students)

Question No:10

My friend lives in a nearby street whose name I have forgotten.

(A) the name of which
(B) which name
(C) of which name
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- whose (Pro., Det.) : used for saying which person or thing you mean
which (Pro., Det.) : used to be exact about the thing.
It was a crisis for which she was totally unprepared.