Sentence Improvement


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, "No improvement" is the answer.

  1. Electricity has modernized the march of modern events.









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    As we know that ,
    Replace on the place of verbmodernized :- revolutionized
    Electricity has modernized the march of modern events is correct sentence .

    Correct Option: A

    As we know that ,
    Replace on the place of verbmodernized :- revolutionized
    Electricity has modernized the march of modern events is correct sentence .
    Thus , required answer will be option A .


Direction: In the following questions, a sentence/ part of the sentence is printed in bold. Below are given alternatives to the bold sentence/ part of the sentence at (a), (b) and (c) which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed, your answer is (d).

  1. The gentry of the town was invited.









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    As we know that ,
    Gentry is plural in number.
    So , replace with was invited :- were invited
    The correct sentence will be :-
    The gentry of the town were invited.

    Correct Option: C

    As we know that ,
    Gentry is plural in number.
    So , replace with was invited :- were invited
    The correct sentence will be :-
    The gentry of the town were invited.
    Thus , option C will be required answer.



  1. After the written exam, you will also have an oral exam.









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    Replacing on the place of oral exam :- Viva voice
    The correct sentence will be :-
    After the written exam, you will also have an Viva voice.

    Correct Option: B

    Replacing on the place of oral exam :- Viva voice
    The correct sentence will be :-
    After the written exam, you will also have an Viva voice.
    Hence ,oral exam is replaced by Viva voice in above given sentence .


  1. The regular use of alcohal, only in small quantities, tends to cause mischief in many ways to various organs of the body.









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    Here, even in a little quantity should be used. To use plural form is not proper.
    The correct sentence will be :-
    The regular use of alcohal, even in a little quantity tends to cause mischief in many ways to various organs of the body.

    Correct Option: B

    Here, even in a little quantity should be used. To use plural form is not proper.
    The correct sentence will be :-
    The regular use of alcohal, even in a little quantity tends to cause mischief in many ways to various organs of the body.
    Therefore , option B will be required answer.



  1. If you were the Prime Minister of India what steps would you have taken to end unemployment?









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    As we know that ,
    Conditional sentence is in Past Simple. Hence, would you take... should be used.
    The correct sentence will be :-
    If you were the Prime Minister of India what steps would you take to end unemployment?

    Correct Option: C

    As we know that ,
    Conditional sentence is in Past Simple. Hence, would you take... should be used.
    The correct sentence will be :-
    If you were the Prime Minister of India what steps would you take to end unemployment?
    Thus , required answer will be option C .