Sentence Improvement MCQ-106

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

Directions In the following questions, a part of the sentence is printed in bold. Below are given alternatives to the bold part at (1), (2) and (3) which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed your answer is (4).
Question No:1

All the students have passed out of the final examination.

(A) passed on
(B) passed away
(C) passed
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- pass out (of something) (Phr. V.) : to leave a military college after finishing a course of training pass on (to somebody) (Phr. V.): to give something to somebody else pass away (Phr. V.) : to die pass (Verb) : to achieve the required standard in an exam, a test, etc.

Question No:2

The greater part of the building has been destroyed.

(A) spoiled
(B) demolished
(C) disturbed
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- destroyed (Verb): to damage something so badly that it no longer exists, works, etc.• The building was completely destroyed by fire. demolished (Verb): to pull or knock down a building • The factory will be demolished next year.

Question No:3

This is one of the best novels that have appeared this year.

(A) that
(B) that has
(C) to have
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- novels (Noun) — > Plural Hence, PluraJ Verb ‘have will be used.

Question No:4

This course does not have any requirements.

(A) reason
(B) technique
(C) prerequisite
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- requirements (Noun): something that you need or want • Our immediate requirement is extra staff. pre requisite (Noun): pre condition ; necessary as a precondition• Competence is prerequisite to promotion.

Question No:5

You are abstained to speak ill of others.

(A) to speaking
(B) from speaking
(C) to speak to
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- abstain (Verb) : to keep oneself from doing something It agrees with ‘from’ (Prep.) and followed by gerund (speaking)

Question No:6

The price cannot be quoted except we are allowed to examine the sample.

(A) if
(B) unless
(C) because
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- Unless (Conj.) : except under the circumstances that except (Conj.): only ; otherwise than

Question No:7

If I hadn’t seen the car coming, I might have been killed.

(A) If I had seen the car coming
(B) When I hadn’t seen the car coming
(C) Since I hadn’t seen the car coming
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- No improvement

Question No:8

If you can afford a new car, your business must be looking up.

(A) flourishing
(B) improving
(C) increasing
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- look up (Phr. V.) : improve• At last things were beginning to look up. flourishing (Verb) : to develop quickly and be successful or common• Few businesses are flourishing today.

Question No:9

The police would be employed at all places to beef up security.

(A) deployed
(B) appointed
(C) encouraged
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- employed (Verb): to give somebody a job to do for payment deployed (Verb): to move soldiers or weapons into a position where they are ready for military action

Question No:10

“Gulliver’s Travels” are an interesting novel,

(A) were
(B) was
(C) is
(D) No Improvement

Explanation:- Singular Verb ‘is’ will be used with the name of the book ‘Gulliver’s Travel’