Sentence Improvement


Direction: In the following Questions, 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 required, choose "No Improvement" option.

  1. Tom was standing besides the school house poster, towards him.









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    The underlined portion of the sentence needs to be rectified. It may be replaced with standing beside the school-house poster So, the sentence will be as Tom was standing besides the school house poster, towards him.

    Correct Option: C

    The underlined portion of the sentence needs to be rectified. It may be replaced with standing beside the school-house poster So, the sentence will be as Tom was standing besides the school house poster, towards him.
    Therefore , option C will be required answer.


Direction: In questions, a part of the sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part 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 man taken to the hospital by an ambulance.









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    As per the given above sentence , we can say that
    Replacing on the place of taken :- is taking
    The correct sentence will be :-
    The man is taking to the hospital by an ambulance.

    Correct Option: C

    As per the given above sentence , we can say that
    Replacing on the place of taken :- is taking
    The correct sentence will be :-
    The man is taking to the hospital by an ambulance.
    Thus , required answer will be option C .


  1. English in India has acquired distinct identity as a regional variety and is known as Indian English.









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    The underlined portion of the sentence needs to be rectified. It may be replaced with a distinct So, the sentence will be as English in India has acquired a distinct identity as a regional variety and is known as Indian English.

    Correct Option: B

    The underlined portion of the sentence needs to be rectified. It may be replaced with a distinct So, the sentence will be as English in India has acquired a distinct identity as a regional variety and is known as Indian English.
    Therefore , option B will be required answer.


  1. A person who wants to go out to work should be given the possibility to do so.









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    The underlined portion of the sentence needs to be rectified. It may be replaced with opportunity So, the sentence will be as A person who wants to go out to work should be given the opportunity to do so.

    Correct Option: B

    The underlined portion of the sentence needs to be rectified. It may be replaced with opportunity So, the sentence will be as A person who wants to go out to work should be given the opportunity to do so.
    Hence , option B will be required answer.


  1. The politician surprisingly confesed the responsibility for the accident.









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    The underlined portion of the sentence needs to be rectified. It may be replaced with owned up So, the sentence will be as The politician surprisingly owned up the responsibility for the accident.

    Correct Option: A

    The underlined portion of the sentence needs to be rectified. It may be replaced with owned up So, the sentence will be as The politician surprisingly owned up the responsibility for the accident.
    Thus , required answer will be option A .