Sentence Improvement


Direction: In the following Ten Questions, a sentence/a part of the sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed mark your answer as "No improvement".

  1. They spoke about the weather.









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    If you talk, you are having a conversation with other people. Ex: They were all talking and laughing together. We were talking about you just last night.

    Correct Option: B

    If you talk, you are having a conversation with other people. Ex: They were all talking and laughing together. We were talking about you just last night.
    The correct sentence will be :-
    They talked about the weather.
    Therefore , required answer will be option B .


Direction: A sentence/a part of the sentence is underlined. Four alternatives are given to the underlined part which will improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed, mark “No improvement” as your answer.

  1. Sunita’s sister had ribbons on her hair.









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    As we know that ,
    Replace the preposition on :- in
    Correct sentence will be :-
    Sunita’s sister had ribbons in her hair.

    Correct Option: A

    As we know that ,
    Replace the preposition on :- in
    Correct sentence will be :-
    Sunita’s sister had ribbons in her hair.
    Therefore , option A is correct answer .



  1. I was impressed of it.









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    As we know that ,
    The bold portion of the statement requires an improvement. It may be rectified as - "I was impressed by it."
    Hence , of is replaced by by in above given sentence .

    Correct Option: A

    As we know that ,
    The bold portion of the statement requires an improvement. It may be rectified as - "I was impressed by it."
    Hence , of is replaced by by in above given sentence .So , required answer will be option A .


  1. No other snake is as poisonous as this one.









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    As per the given above sentence , we can say that
    No other snake is as poisonous as this one. is correct sentence

    Correct Option: D

    As per the given above sentence , we can say that
    No other snake is as poisonous as this one. is correct sentence
    Thus , No improvement will be in above given sentence .So , option D is correct answer .



  1. She has an ability for Mathematics.









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    As per the given above sentence , we can say that
    Replacing on the place of ability :- aptitude for mathematics
    The correct sentence will be :-
    She has an aptitude for Mathematics.

    Correct Option: B

    As per the given above sentence , we can say that
    Replacing on the place of ability :- aptitude for mathematics
    The correct sentence will be :-
    She has an aptitude for Mathematics.
    Thus , required answer will be option B .