Sentence Improvement


Direction: In the following questions, a part of the sentence is printed in bold. Below are given alternatives to the bold part at (1), (2) and (3) which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative.In case no improvement is needed your answer is (4).

  1. The most important aspect for life is to be humble.









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    Here, aspect of is the right usage.

    Correct Option: B

    Here, aspect of is the right usage.


  1. We were not used to get up early.









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    Structure of be used to is as follows :

    If the Ob. involves a V., we use - ing form (Gerund)
    Hence, used to getting up is the right usage.

    Correct Option: A

    Structure of be used to is as follows :

    If the Ob. involves a V., we use - ing form (Gerund)
    Hence, used to getting up is the right usage.


  1. The old man is addicted to singing.









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    fond of (doing something) (Adj.) : finding something pleasant/enjoyable, especially something you have liked/enjoyed for a long time
    Here, is fond of singing is the right usage.
    addicted (to something) (Adj.) : spending all your free time doing something because you are so interested in it.

    Correct Option: A

    fond of (doing something) (Adj.) : finding something pleasant/enjoyable, especially something you have liked/enjoyed for a long time
    Here, is fond of singing is the right usage.
    addicted (to something) (Adj.) : spending all your free time doing something because you are so interested in it.


  1. The businessman is respectively connected.









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    respectfully (Adv.) : in a way that shows respect
    Here, respectfully is the right usage.
    respectably (Adv.) : in a way that is considered by society to be acceptable, good/correct

    Correct Option: A

    respectfully (Adv.) : in a way that shows respect
    Here, respectfully is the right usage.
    respectably (Adv.) : in a way that is considered by society to be acceptable, good/correct


  1. James epitomizes everything that a leader should be.









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    No improvement
    epitomizes (V.) : to be a perfect example of something
    worships (V.) : to love and respect somebody/something; adore
    adores (V.) : to love somebody very much
    Here, epitomizes is the right usage.

    Correct Option: D

    No improvement
    epitomizes (V.) : to be a perfect example of something
    worships (V.) : to love and respect somebody/something; adore
    adores (V.) : to love somebody very much
    Here, epitomizes is the right usage.