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Sentence Improvement MCQ-167

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

How many country are there in Europe ?

(A) countries are there in
(B) country are there on
(C) countries are there in
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- How many is followed by Plural Noun/Pronoun.

Question No:2

We stayed in Mumbai in five days.

(A) with
(B) for
(C) at
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- To show period of time ‘for’ should be used.

Question No:3

The medicine must he take by you.

(A) takes
(B) taken
(C) taking
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- Must be is followed by V3 i.e. taken.

Question No:4

The Sutlej has changed its path.

(A) journey
(B) course
(C) line
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- Course = a direction or route followed by a ship or an aircraft or a river.

Question No:5

She is willing to help you.

(A) wilful
(B) willingly
(C) wilfully
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- No improvement

Question No:6

Being ill, he came to work.

(A) He came to work and fell ill
(B) Despite coming to work, he was ill
(C) In spite of being ill, he came to work
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- In spite of being ill/his illness, he came to work.

Question No:7

She had realized that she had seen him before.

(A) had been realized
(B) realized
(C) has realized
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- Here, Past Simple i.e. realized …. should be used.

Question No:8

Hundreds of children are deaf born every year.

(A) deaf are born every
(B) every born are deaf
(C) are born deaf every
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- Here, are born deaf every …. should be used. Bear = > Bore = > Bom (Past participle)

Question No:9

It is not difficult to forgive someone who says sorry.

(A) is apologising
(B) is asking sorry
(C) No Improvement
(D) apologises

Explanation:- Apologise = to say that you are sorry for doing something wrong.

Question No:10

A greedy man always hankers after money.

(A) wanted
(B) greeds after
(C) No Improvement
(D) runs after

Explanation:- Hanker after = to have a strong desire for something.