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. It’s high time that you go home.









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    The sentence structure is as follows :
    It’s high time + Subject (you) + Past Verb (went) → Refers to the present moment
    Hence, went is the right usage.

    Correct Option: C

    The sentence structure is as follows :
    It’s high time + Subject (you) + Past Verb (went) → Refers to the present moment
    Hence, went is the right usage.


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

  1. He paid the caretaker for his board and lodging.









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    No improvement
    board (Noun) : a long, thin, flat piece of wood
    boarding (Verb) : to furnish with meals, or with meals and lodging, for a payment
    board (Noun) : a person’s food/meals, provided regularly for money used in Phr. like full board, board and lodging

    Correct Option: D

    No improvement
    board (Noun) : a long, thin, flat piece of wood
    boarding (Verb) : to furnish with meals, or with meals and lodging, for a payment
    board (Noun) : a person’s food/meals, provided regularly for money used in Phr. like full board, board and lodging


  1. You called on me when I was not at home, don’t you ?









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    Positive Sentence (withoutAuxiliary)→ Negative Tag
    Tag structure → do/did/does + not
    Hence, didn’t you ? (Past Tense) is the right usage.

    Correct Option: B

    Positive Sentence (withoutAuxiliary)→ Negative Tag
    Tag structure → do/did/does + not
    Hence, didn’t you ? (Past Tense) is the right usage.


  1. What does it matter most is the quality of the goods that we require.









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    Here, What matters most is the right usage.

    Correct Option: C

    Here, What matters most is the right usage.


  1. The driver was dazzled by the bright light of approaching car.









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    No improvement
    dazzled (Verb.) : dim the vision with very bright light or moving lights

    Correct Option: D

    No improvement
    dazzled (Verb.) : dim the vision with very bright light or moving lights