Sentence Correction

Directions to SolveWhich of phrases given below each sentence should replace the phrase printed inboldtype to make the grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is, mark 'E' as the answer.

Q1: The research study is an eye-opener and attempts to acquaint us with the problems of poor nations.

A attempted to acquaint

B attempts at acquainting

C attempt to acquaint

D attempting to acquaint

E No correction required

Q2: Because of his ill health, the doctor has advised him not to refrain from smoking.

A to not refrain from

B to resort to

C to refrain from

D to be refrained from

E No correction required

Q3: The easiest of the thing to do is to ask the address to the postman.

A of the things to do

B among the things did

C of the thing to be done

D of all the things done

E No correction required

Q4: Maria unnecessarily picked up a quarrel with Rani and left the party hurried.

A has picked up

B picked on

C picked

D picking up

E No correction required

Q5: He dislikes the word dislike, isn't he

A didn't he

B doesn't he

C hasn't he

D does he

E No correction required

Q6: He hesitated to listen to what his brother was saying.

A listened to hesitate

B hesitated listen to

C hesitates to listening

D is hesitated to listen to

E No correction required

Q7: Shapes of gods and goddess are worshipped by people.

A Images

B Reflections

C Clay shapes

D Clay toys

E No correction required

Q8:earnestly believe that you will visit our relatives during your forthcoming trip to Mumbai.

A had hardly believe that

B sincerely would believe

C certainly believing that

D could not believe

E No correction required

Q9: We can not always convey ourselves in simple sentences.

A cannot always convey

B can not always express

C cannot always express

D can not always communicate

E No correction required

Q10: The crime has growth rapidly in Russia since the disintegration of the communist system.

A rapid crime has grown

B crime has grown rapidly

C crimes grow rapidly

D crimes have been rapidly grown

E No correction required

Q11: They have a scheme of rewarding the best of the performers every year.

A a best performer

B the best among the performer

C a best among performer

D the best of the performer

E No correction required

Q12: We demonstrated to them how we were prepared the artistic patterns.

A are prepared

B have prepared

C are preparing

D had prepared

E No correction required

Q13: Anyone interested in the use of computers can learn much if you have access to a personal computer.

A they have access

B access can be available

C he or she has access

D one of them have access

E No correction required

Q14: For many centuries in Indian History there was no city so famous like the city of Ujjain.

A as

B such as

C likewise

D so like

E No correction required

Q15: What happens to all those travellers on the ship was not known?

A What happened of

B What happened in

C What is that happens to

D What happened to

E No correction required

Q16: There are not many men who are so famous that they are frequently referred to by their short names only

A initials

B signatures

C pictures

D middle names

E No correction required

Q17: Making friends is more rewarding than to make enemies.

A to be unsociable

B to be sociable

C being unsociable

D making enemies

E No correction required

Q18: He confidentially asked the crowd if they thought he was right and the crowd shouted that they did.

A that he did

B that they had

C that he is

D that he didn't

E No correction required

Q19: Can you tell me why did you not speak the truth?

A why did not you speak

B that why did you not speak

C why you did not speak

D why did you not spoke

E No correction required

Q20: If he has to spend five hours in the queue, it was really a wastage.

A is a really wastage

B is real a wastage

C has really a wastage

D is really a wastage

E No correction required

Q21: Later he became unpopular because he tried to lord it on his followers.

A to lord it for

B to lord over

C to lord it over

D to lord it over on

E No correction required

Q22: Most of the Indian workers are as healthy as, if not healthier than, British workers.

A as if healthy as not healthier

B healthier but not as healthy

C as healthy, if not healthier

D so healthy, if not healthier

E No correction required

Q23: Acquisition of certain specific skills can be facilitated from general awareness, education to novel situations

A can be facilitated by

B may facilitate through

C can be felicitated with

D may be felicitated with

E No correction required

Q24: The crops are dying; it must not had rained.

A must had not

B must not be

C must not have

D must not have been

E No correction required

Q25: They failed in their attempt to repair the demolished portion of that building.

A for their attempt to repair

B in their attempting to repair

C with their attempt to repair

D in their attempt for repairs

E No correction required

Q26: The police has so far succeeded in recovering only a part of the stolen property.

A thus far succeeded for recovery

B so far succeeded in recovery of

C as for as succeeded in recovery of

D so far succeeded to recover

E No correction required

Q27: They continued to work in the field despite of the heavy rains.

A even though there is heavy rain

B although heavily rains

C in spite the heavy rains

D even though it rained heavily

E No correction required

Q28: This is one of the most important inventions of this century.

A invention of this century

B invention of these century

C invention of centuries

D invention of the centuries

E No correction required

Q29: He never has and ever will take such strong measures.

A had taken nor will ever take

B had taken and will ever take

C has and never will take

D had and ever will take

E No correction required

Q30: He is a singer of repute, but his yesterday's performance was quite disappointing.

A performances of yesterday were

B yesterday performance was

C yesterday performance were

D performances about yesterday were

E No correction required

Q31: The prosecution failed in establish in every case today.

A to

B on

C as

D upon

E No correction required

Q32: He admired the speed with which he completed the work and appreciating the method adopted by him

A appreciate the method being adopted

B appreciated the method adopted

C appreciate the method of adoption

D appreciated the method adopting method

E No correction required

Q33: The moment the manager came to know fraudulent action of his assistant, he order immediately dismissed him.

A immediately ordered his dismissed

B ordered his immediate dismissal

C immediately order dismissal of his

D ordered for immediately dismissal of him

E No correction required

Q34: My doctor knew that I would eventually recover and do kind of work I would be doing before

A would have been doing

B would have done

C had been done

D had been doing

E No correction required

Q35: The world has seen small real attempt at population and resource planning.

A few

B little

C less

D a few

E No correction required

Q36: One of my drawbacks is that I do not have to tolerance of ambiguity.

A do not have

B cannot have

C am not

D did not have to

E No correction required

Q37: The moment they saw me, they were delight

A had delighted

B were delighted

C are delighted

D have been delighted

E No correction required

Q38: Hardly does the sun rise when the stars disappeared.

A have the sun rose

B had the sun risen

C did the sun rose

D the sun rose

E No correction required

Q39: We must take it granted that Madhu will not come for today's function.

A take it for granted

B taking it granted

C took it as granted

D have it granted

E No correction required

Q40: The man to who I sold my house was a cheat.

A to whom I sell

B to who I sell

C who was sold to

D to whom I sold

E No correction required

Q41: I have got some tea, but I do not have a sugar.

A some

B got

C more

D any

E No correction required

Q42: It was until many years later that Gandhi became a rebel against authority.

A It was not until many years

B It was till many years

C It was not many years

D Until It was many years

E No correction required

Q43: If I would have realised the nature of job earlier, I would not have accepted it.

A If I have had

B In case I would have

C Had I been

D Had I

E No correction required

Q44: She cooks, washes dishes, does her homework and then relaxing.

A relaxing then

B then is relaxing

C relaxing is then

D then relaxes

E No correction required

Q45: Because of his mastery in this field, his suggestions are wide accepted.

A are widely accepted

B widely acceptance

C have widely accepted

D have been wide accepted

E No correction required

Q46: They are not beware of all the facts

A are not aware for

B are not aware of

C are not to be aware

D must not to be aware for

E No correction required

Q47: The long or short of it is that I do not want to deal with that new firm.

A The long and short of it

B The long and short for it

C The long or short for it

D The shot and long for it

E No correction required

Q48: The meeting was attended to by all invitees.

A all attended to by

B attended by all

C fully attended to by

D like attending to all

E No correction required

Q49: The small child does whatever his father was done.

A has done

B did

C does

D had done

E No correction required

Q50: He should not had done it.

A had not

B should had not

C should not have

D should have

E No correction required

Q51: It was unanimously resolved that the parties should unitedly undertook launching of popular programmes.

A should be united undertook

B should be unitedly undertaken

C should be unitedly undertake

D should unitedly undertake

E No correction required

Q52: The courts are actively to safeguard the interests and the rights of the poor.

A are actively to safeguarding

B have been actively safeguarding

C have to active in safeguarding

D are actively in safeguarding

E No correction required

Q53: The man who has committed such a serious crime must get the mostly severe punishment.

A be getting the mostly severely

B get the most severe

C have got the most severely

D have been getting the severe most

E No correction required

Q54: What does agonise me most is not this criticism, but the trivial reason behind it.

A most agonising me

B agonises me most

C agonising me most

D I most agonised

E No correction required

Q55: He has received no other message than an urgent telegram asking him to rush his village immediately.

A asked him to rush his village

B asking him to have rush his village

C asking him to rush to his village

D asking him rushing at his village

E No correction required

Q56: The people generally try to curry favour with the corrupt but influential person.

A cook favour

B seek favour

C extract favour

D display favour

E No correction required

Q57: The performance of our players was rather worst than I had expected.

A bad as I had expected

B worse than I had expected

C worse than expectation

D worst than was expected

E No correction required

Q58: All the allegations levelled against him were found to be baseless.

A level against

B level with

C levelling with

D levelled for

E No correction required

Q59: You need not come unless you want to.

A You don't need to come unless you want to

B You come only when you want to

C You come unless you don't want to

D You needn't come until you don't want to

E No correction required

Q60: As there was no time, the remaining items were deferred into the next meeting.

A are deferred till

B were deferred till

C were deferred to

D had deferred with

E No correction required

Q61: Their earnings are such that they find it difficult to make both ends to meet.

A to makings both ends meet

B to make both ends for meeting

C to make both ends meet

D for making both ends to meet

E No correction required

Q62: The population of Tokyo is greater than that of any other town in the world.

A greatest among any other

B greater than all other

C greater than those of any other

D greater than any other

E No correction required

Q63: He found the gold coin as he cleans the floor.

A as he had cleaned

B while he cleans

C which he is cleaning

D while cleaning

E No correction required

Q64: One of the most significant phenomenons of our time has been the development of cinema.

A phenomenon

B phenomena

C phenomenonna

D phenomenonns

E No correction required

Q65: Anand has the guts to rise from the occasion and come out successfully.

A in rising from

B to raise with

C to rise to

D to rise against

E No correction required

Q66: Ramesh is as tall if not, taller than Mahesh.

A not as tall but

B not so tall but as

C as tall as, if not

D as if not

E No correction required

Q67: The accused now flatly denies have admitted his guilt in his first statement.

A having admitted

B had admitted

C have been admitting

D has admitting

E No correction required

Q68: In addition to enhanced their reputations through strategic use of philanthropy, companies are sponsoring social initiatives to open new markets.

A of enhancing their reputation

B to having enhance their reputation

C to enhancing their reputation

D to have their reputation enhancing

E No correction required

Q69: We met him immediately after the session in which he had been given a nice speech.

A would be giving

B has been given

C will have given

D had given

E No correction required

Q70: For some days the new professor lectured above the heads of his pupils.

A over the head of

B over the heads of

C on the heads of

D through the heds of

E No correction required

Q71: They were all shocked at his failure in the competition.

A were shocked at all

B had all shocked at

C had all shocked by

D had been all shocked on

E No correction required

Q72: "Friends and comrades, the light has gone away from our lives and there is darkness everywhere"

A off

B out of

C out from

D out off

E No correction required

Q73: He is too important for tolerating any delay.

A to tolerate

B to tolerating

C at tolerating

D with tolerating

E No correction required

Q74: The orator had been left the auditorium before the audience stood up.

A had been leaving

B was left

C had left

D would leave

E No correction required

Q75: They felt humiliated because they realised that they had cheated.

A have been cheated

B had been cheated

C had been cheating

D were to be cheated

E No correction required

Q76: Despite of their differences on matters of principles, they all agree on the demand of hike is salary?

A Despite their

B Despite of the

C Despite for their

D Despite off their

E No correction required

Q77: Though we have kept in mind to try and maintain most facilities, we would like to request you to kindly bear with us any inconvenience that may be caused.

A must keep in mind to try and maintain

B have kept in mind trying and maintain

C would keep in mind to try and to maintain

D should have kept in mind to try and to maintain

E No correction required

Q78: Technology must use to feed the forces of change.

A must be used to feed

B must have been using to feed

C must use having fed

D must be using to feed

E No correction required

Q79: The drama had many scenes which were so humorous that it was hardly possible to keep a straight face.

A hardly possible for keeping

B hardly impossible for keeping

C hardly impossible for keep

D hardly possible keeping

E No correction required

Q80: We don't know how did the thief made an escape.

A how the thief did make

B how the thief does make

C how the thief made

D how was the thief made

E No correction required

Q81: Had you been told me about your problem, I would have helped you.

A If you would have told

B Had you have told

C had you told

D If you have told

E No correction required

Q82: If you are thinking about investigation overseas, isn't it makes sense to find an experience guide?

A it is not making

B doesn't it make

C does it make

D is it making

E No correction required

Q83: Tax evaders should heavily punished as they do it intentionally.

A should be heavy fined

B should have heavily fined

C shall have heavy fine

D should be heavily fined

E No correction required

Q84: They examined both the samples very carefully but failed to detect any difference in them.

A some difference in

B some difference between

C any difference between

D any difference among

E No correction required

Q85: You will be late if you do not leave now

A did not leave

B left

C will not leave

D do not happen to leave

E No correction required

Q86: The train will leave at 8.30 pm, we have been ready by 7.30pm so that, we can reach the station in time.

A were

B must be

C are

D should have

E No correction required

Q87: Had I realised how close I was to the edge of the valley, I would not have carried the bags there.

A Had I been realised

B If I would have realised

C When I realised

D Had I had realised

E No correction required

Q88: The intruder stood quietly for few moments

A for few time

B for the few moments

C for moments

D for a few moments

E No correction required

Q89: They should have calmly thought of the advantages that would accrue to them.

A should have been calm in thinking about

B should be calmly thought of

C shall have to calmly thought of

D should have calmly think of

E No correction required

Q90: No sooner do the bells ring than the curtain rose.

A did the bell ring

B did the bells ring

C had the bell rang

D had the bell rung

E No correction required

Q91: It is always better to make people realise the importance of discipline than to impose them on it.

A impose it with them

B impose them with it

C imposing them on it

D impose it on them

E No correction required

Q92: The tea-estate administration is in such mess there is no leader to set the things right.

A in such a mess here

B in a such mess that here

C in such a mess that there

D with such a mess that there

E No correction required

Q93: By such time you finish that chapter, I will write a letter.

A The time when

B By the time

C By that time

D The time

E No correction required

Q94: I need not offer any explanation regarding this incident - my behaviour is speaking itself.

A will speak to itself

B speaks for itself

C has been speaking

D speaks about itself

E No correction required

Q95: Why did you not threw the bag away?

A did you not throw

B had you not threw

C did you not thrown

D you did not thrown

E No correction required

Q96: We were still standing in the queue when the film was beginning.

A film began

B film had begun

C beginning of the film was over

D film begins

E No correction required

Q97: My hair stood off ends when I saw the horrible sight.

A stood at ends

B stood on ends

C stood to ends

D stands on ends

E No correction required

Q98: Why should the candidates be afraid of English Language is not clear.

A the candidates should be

B do the candidates be

C should be the candidates

D are the candidates

E No correction required


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