Sentence Improvement MCQ-104

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 cheapest electronic good are manufactured in China.

(A) electronically good
(B) electrical good
(C) electronic goods
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- good (Adj.): of high quality or an acceptable standard• a good book/ good food
goods(Noun): things that are produced to be sold.• Cheap/expensive goods /electrical goods

Question No:2

Ihave been living in Delhi from

(A) ever since
(B) since
(C) in
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- since (Prep.): from a time in the past until now — > used with the Present Perfect Tense.

Question No:3

He is a descendant from the Mughal royalty.

(A) of
(B) in
(C) for
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- descendant (Noun): a person who has descended from a specific ancestor ; an offspring royalty (Noun) : (uncountable) members of a royal family of (Prep.) will be used with ‘descendant’

Question No:4

Mary would not go to the market unless I go with her.

(A) shall go
(B) went
(C) would go
(D) No improvement.

Explanation:- unless (Conj.) : if …. not
• I wouldn’t eat that food if I was n’t really hungry. • I wouldn’t eat that food unless I was really hungry. Hence, Simple past ‘went’ will be used.

Question No:5

Flowers embellishment the beauty of our surroundings.

(A) replenish
(B) enhance
(C) destroys
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- embellishment (Noun): a decoration or other addition, to make something more beautiful or interesting. replenish (Verb) : to make something full again by replacing what has been used enhance (Verb) : to increase the value or status of somebody/something

Question No:6

A large number of people have fallen victim to dengue fever.

(A) of
(B) from
(C) with
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- victim (Noun) agrees with ‘to’ (Prep.)

Question No:7

The stranger asked the little girl what is her name.

(A) what her name is
(B) what her name was
(C) what was her name
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- In Indirect speech, the subject comes before the Verb.

Question No:8

She scoffed on the idea of revolution.

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

Explanation:- scoffed (Verb): to talk about somebody/something in a way that makes it clear that you think he/ it is stupid. It agrees with ‘at’ (Prep.)

Question No:9

Beside being a poet, he is also a famous singer.

(A) Besides being
(B) Besides becoming
(C) Beside becoming
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- beside (Prep.): next to something/somebody besides (Prep.): in addition to something

Question No:10

Work at the request of your conscience.

(A) behest
(B) desires
(C) orders
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- request (Noun): the action of asking for something formally and politely
behest (Noun) at somebody’s behest (Idiom) : because somebody has ordered or requested it • at the King’s behest/at the behest of the King desires (Noun) : a strong wish to have or do something orders (Noun): something that somebody is told to do by somebody in authority