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Sentence Improvement MCQ-114

Directions In these questions, a part of the sentence is in Blue Colour .Below are given alternatives to the Blue Colour 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).
1
He has been growing weaker and his life now hangs with a thread.
Explanation::
Answer::C
2
The passengers were afraid, but the captain consoled them that there was no danger.
Explanation::
Answer::B
3
Would you like some water ?
Explanation::
Answer::D
4
The injured man had been shot from his back.
Explanation::
Answer::A
5
Luckily we’ve got the few minutes to spare.
Explanation::
Answer::C
6
We hurried to the door, but nobody is there.
Explanation::
Answer::A
nobody was there (Simple Past Tense) will be used.
7
I cannot say it to you right now. We will discuss it tomorrow.
Explanation::
Answer::C
explain (verb) will be used.
8
Let’s buy a new sari with the annual bonus, can we ?
Explanation::
Answer::A
After ‘let’s’, the tag begins with ‘shall’.
9
He is not only a good teacher buta good man.
Explanation::
Answer::C
‘not only …. but also’ → orrelative Conjunctions.
10
The position gives an excellent remuneration.
Explanation::
Answer::B
offer (Verb) : to make available ; to provide