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Sentence Improvement MCQ-111

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

One of my teacher has received the Sahitya Akademi award.

(A) the teacher
(B) my teachers
(C) teacher
(D) No improvement

Explanation:-

Question No:2

If I had gone to Mumbai, I would surely bring your books.

(A) would have surely brought
(B) could have surely brought
(C) might have brought
(D) No improvement

Explanation:-

Question No:3

The bell was ringing and ringing but no one picked up the phone.

(A) rang and rang
(B) rang repeatedly
(C) was ringing repeatedly
(D) No improvement

Explanation:-

Question No:4

SachinTendulkar has completed hundred centuries, hasn’t be ?

(A) has he ?
(B) Isn’t it ?
(C) didn’t he?
(D) No improvement

Explanation:-

Question No:5

The one factor that governs the progress of a nation is education.

(A) Single factor
(B) Primary factor
(C) One of the factors
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- ‘One of the factors’ will be used.

Question No:6

You are getting a beautiful salary.

(A) a smart
(B) a handsome
(C) a heavy
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- handsome (Adj.) : large in amount or quantity • a handsome profit/cheque

Question No:7

I watched him fell.

(A) him fall
(B) him to fell
(C) him to falling
(D) No improvement

Explanation:-

Question No:8

Mr. Sharma was stubborn that his son will attend coaching classes.

(A) amazed
(B) determined
(C) doubtful
(D) pleased

Explanation:- stubborn (Adj.) : determined not to change your opinion or attitude determined (Adj.) : to make a firm decision to do something and not to let anyone prevent you

Question No:9

We want the leaderto be he who works for the people.

(A) to be the leader
(B) to be he
(C) to be a person
(D) No improvement

Explanation:- ‘to be a person’ will be used.

Question No:10

As a wise old man, the Chief of the Apaches imagined a time when the white men and his fellow Indians would no longer fight for the land.

(A) think
(B) forecast
(C) expect
(D) envisaged

Explanation:- imagined (Verb): to form a picture in your mind of what something might be like think (Verb) : to have a particular idea or opinion about something/somebody forecast (Verb) : to say what you think will happen in the future based on information that you have now ; predict envisaged (Verb): to imagine what will happen in the future.