Sentence Improvement


Direction: In each of the following questions, a sentence/a part of the sentence is printed in bold. Four alternatives are given to the bold part which will improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative corresponding to it. In case no improvement is needed, choose the alternative corresponding to “No improvement”.

  1. There are some bacteria that are survive inside nuclear power stations.









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    Survive is a verb. Possibility is evident.

    Correct Option: C

    Survive is a verb. Possibility is evident.


  1. Seeing may be believing but understanding are definitely knowing.









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    Here, understanding is a Singular subject.

    Correct Option: A

    Here, understanding is a Singular subject.



  1. I and my parents live together.









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    Arrangement of persons = Second person, Third person and then First person (231)
    Hence, My parents and I ...... should be used here.

    Correct Option: B

    Arrangement of persons = Second person, Third person and then First person (231)
    Hence, My parents and I ...... should be used here.


  1. He speaks so fast to be understood.









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    Look at the structure : He is too weak to walk.
    Hence, too fast to be understood ...... should be used.
    He speaks so fast that it cannot be understood.

    Correct Option: B

    Look at the structure : He is too weak to walk.
    Hence, too fast to be understood ...... should be used.
    He speaks so fast that it cannot be understood.



  1. The rain brought more respite from the heat.









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    Comparative degree is not needful here.
    Respite = a short period of relief from something difficult or unpleasant.

    Correct Option: A

    Comparative degree is not needful here.
    Respite = a short period of relief from something difficult or unpleasant.