Sentence Improvement


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 (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 man ate an apple, an orange, and washed his hands.









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    an apple and an orange, and washed his hands is the right usage.

    Correct Option: A

    an apple and an orange, and washed his hands is the right usage.


  1. Although I was initially apprehensive, I found the eating of snails to be a rather pleasant experience.









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    No improvement

    Correct Option: D

    No improvement


  1. The vivid photos of majestic animals and colourful birds from the wild-life park is a graphic depiction of what is beautiful in the continent of Africa.









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    are graphic depictions of what is beautiful in is the right usage.
    The vivid photos (Plural Subject). Hence, Plural Verb are will be used.

    Correct Option: B

    are graphic depictions of what is beautiful in is the right usage.
    The vivid photos (Plural Subject). Hence, Plural Verb are will be used.


  1. The place at which the two roads meet, you will find a small log cabin.









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    where (Rel.Pro.) → used with place
    Here, where the two roads meet is the right usage.

    Correct Option: A

    where (Rel.Pro.) → used with place
    Here, where the two roads meet is the right usage.


  1. Jackie has already gone to the airport she will meet us at the check-in-counter.









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    and (Conj.) is used for linking Clauses.
    Clause 1 → Jackie has already gone to the airport
    Clause 2 → she will meet us .....
    Hence, gone to the airport and she will meet us is the right usage.

    Correct Option: B

    and (Conj.) is used for linking Clauses.
    Clause 1 → Jackie has already gone to the airport
    Clause 2 → she will meet us .....
    Hence, gone to the airport and she will meet us is the right usage.