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English Language MCQ-72

SENTENCE IMPROVEMENT

Directions:Look at the BOLD underlined part of each sentence. Below each sentence are given three possible substitutions for the underlined part. If one of them (a), (b), or (c) is better than the underlined part, indicate your response on the Answer Sheet against the corresponding letter (a), (b) or (c). If none of the substitutions improves the sentence, indicate (d) as your response on the Answer Sheet. Thus, a ‘No improvement’ response will be signified by the letter (d).
16. How much ago did it happen?

(A) (a) How far
(B) (b) However
(C) (c) How long
(D) (d) No improvement

He frequents this restaurant.

(A) (a) seldom visits
(B) (b) looks after
(C) c) is the manager of
(D) (d) No improvement

I shave on alternative days.

(A) (a) every second day
(B) (b) alternative days
(C) (c) consecutive days
(D) (d) No improvement

The result of the examination has not known for another two months.

(A) (a) will not be known
(B) (b) will not know
(C) (c) will not be knowing
(D) (d) No improvement

Ram Singh came very close to win a gold medal for India in the Olympics.

(A) (a) for winning
(B) (b) to have won
(C) (c) to winning
(D) (d) No improvement

Many a young men wants to join the army,

(A) (a) young man
(B) (b) a young man
(C) (c) young men
(D) (d) No improvement

We have met before, isn’t it?

(A) (a) didn’t we?
(B) (b) have we?
(C) (c) haven’t we?
(D) (d) No improvement

You will not succeed, unless you do not work hard.

(A) (a) unless you will not work hard
(B) (b) unless you will work hard
(C) (c) unless you work hard
(D) (d) No improvement

It is no use to cry over spilt milk.

(A) (a) crying over spilt milk
(B) (b) in crying over split milk
(C) (c) of crying over split milk
(D) (d) No improvement

His room is very larger than mine.

(A) (a)too larger than mine
(B) (b) much larger than mine
(C) (c) more larger than mine
(D) (d) No improvement