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Sentence Improvement MCQ-93

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

To get into the building I’ll disguise as a reporter.

(A) disguise to be
(B) disguise as one
(C) disguise myself
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- Reflexive pronoun ‘myself will be used,

Question No:2

He denied that he had not forged my signature.

(A) would not forge
(B) had forged
(C) did not forge
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- deny (Verb) : to refuse to admit or accept something
It gives a negative sense.

Hence, had forged (Past Perfect Tense) will be used.

Question No:3

If I had played well, I would have won the match.

(A) I played well
(B) I play well
(C) I am playing will
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- No improvement

Question No:4

Since the records are missing, the possibility of paying more than one compensation for the same piece of land cannot be ruled aside.

(A) out
(B) off
(C) away
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- rule out (Phr. V.) : to state that something is not possible or that something is not suitable.
rule off (Phr. V.): to separate something from the next section of writing by drawing a line underneath it

Question No:5

A callous system generates nothing but a misanthrope.

(A) develops
(B) induces
(C) produces
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- callous (Adj.) : cruel ; not caring about people’s feelings or suffering
generates (verb): to produce or create something misanthrope (Noun): a person who hates and avoids other people

Question No:6

Who you said was coming to see me this morning ?

(A) you did say
(B) did you say
(C) did you say that
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- ‘did you say’ will be used.

Question No:7

He is not only known for his wealth but also for his learning.

(A) not only known for his learning
(B) only known for his wealth
(C) known not only for his wealth
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- ‘known not only for his wealth’ will be used.

Question No:8

Owing to the close affinity of the architect and the builder, the project was completed ahead of schedule.

(A) termination
(B) cooperation
(C) collaboration
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- affinity (Noun): a strong feeling that you understand somebody or something and like them or it.
cooperation (Noun) : the fact of doing something together or of working towards a shared aim
collaboration (Noun): the act of working with another person or group of people to create or produce something

Question No:9

The servant was disturbed as her son was now out of sight due to bad company.

(A) out of bounds
(B) out of control
(C) out of reach
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- out of sight (Idiom) : the area or distance within which somebody can’t see or something can’t be seen out of bounds (Idiom): not acceptable ; not allowed to go to a place
out of control (Idiom) : to be or become impossible to manage or to control
out of reach (Idiom) : out of bounds

Question No:10

Whenever I doubt about the meaning of a word, I look up my dictionary.

(A) Whenever I have a doubt
(B) Whenever I am in doubt
(C) The moment I doubt
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- whenever I have a doubt’ will be used. whenever (Conj.): every time, at anytime