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Sentence Improvement MCQ-135

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 most important aspect for life Is to be humble.

(A) asset of
(B) aspect of
(C) extract of
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- Here, aspect of will be used.

Question No:2

A group of fish is swimming in the pond.

(A) swarm
(B) collection
(C) school
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- Here, school will be used.

Question No:3

Your dress isthe same like mine.

(A) the same as
(B) as same as
(C) similar like
(D) No improvement

Explanation:-
(1) same (Adj.) : not different; exactly like the one or ones referred to or mentioned
(2) like (Prep.) : similar to somebody/somethingLook at the sentences :
She’s wearing a dress like mine. She’s wearing the same dress as mine. After the same, as is used and not like

Question No:4

The speaker got confused, and started to contradict himself.

(A) oppose himself
(B) argue against
(C) reject
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- contradict somebody/yourself: say the opposite of what somebody/you have said before

Question No:5

The number of people going abroad for vacations is ever increasing every year.

(A) ever increasing
(B) increasing
(C) shooting
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- Hence, onlyincreasing will be used.

Question No:6

Looking at the pictures of his old home made him nostalgic.

(A) romantic
(B) historical
(C) philosophic
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- Here, nostalgic is the right usage.

Question No:7

I met him in the way.

(A) on the way
(B) at the way
(C) during the way
(D) No improvement

Explanation:-
(1) in the way (Id.) : in a position to obstruct, hinder, or interfere
(2) on the way (Id.) : on the route of a journey Here, on the way will be used.

Question No:8

I shall appreciate if you kindly accept my proposal.

(A) I would appreciate if
(B) I shall appreciate it if
(C) I would have appreciate if
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- It is a Conditional Sentence, hence, the Main Clause should have an Ob. So, I shall appreciate it if will be used, it is the ob. here.

Question No:9

Rajesh is not very-well these days.

(A) in poverty
(B) unwell
(C) indifferent
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- Here, unwell will be used as it generally refers to somebody who is not well.

Question No:10

Nothing about the accident has come to her knowledge.

(A) was learnt by her
(B) has been known by her
(C) is known to her
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- When we refer to somebody who does not know anything about a certain thing, we use not known. Here, is known to her will be used.