Sentence Improvement MCQ-133

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 master aimed a blow to Oliver’s head with the ladle.

(A) a throw at
(B) a punch in
(C) a blow at
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- Hence, a blow at will be used.

Question No:2

The athletes who have won prizes are being honoured.

(A) The prize winning athletes
(B) The athletes who are given prizes
(C) The athletes who are winning prizes
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- No improvement

Question No:3

Motor cars carry people from one place to another.

(A) from place to place
(B) about the place
(C) for travel
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- from place to place

Question No:4

The student’s interest raised by an article he had read.

(A) quickened
(B) multiplied
(C) increased
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- Here, multiplied will be used.

Question No:5

This telephone number is not existing

(A) has not existed
(B) has not been existing
(C) does not exist
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- Hence, does not exist will be used.

Question No:6

Would it be impertinent to ask why you are leaving ?

(A) if asking why you are leave
(B) for asking why you are leave
(C) to asking why you are leave
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- No improvement

Question No:7

We have to know that we can achieve things slowly and gradually, not overnight.

(A) would know that
(B) had to know that
(C) must know that
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- Hence, must know that will be used.

Question No:8

Rajesh’s ability to use the local language surprised me.

(A) knowing of
(B) confidence with
(C) familiarity with
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- Familiarity with is a proper use.

Question No:9

I usually did not take sugar in my tea.

(A) do not take
(B) do not takes
(C) have not taken
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- Hence, do not take will be used.

Question No:10

Unless they modify the system, our future generations will suffer.

(A) Unless the system is modified
(B) Unless the system will be modified
(C) If the system will not be modified
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- Unless the system is modified will be used.