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. He did not know how to solve the problem and I did not either.









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    Here, neither did I is the right usage.

    Correct Option: B

    Here, neither did I is the right usage.


  1. The judges remarked on the high standard of entries for the competition.









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    No improvement

    Correct Option: D

    No improvement



  1. The boss impatiently told him to get up with his work.









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    to get on with something : used to talk or ask about how well somebody is doing a task.
    Here, to get on is the right usage.

    Correct Option: A

    to get on with something : used to talk or ask about how well somebody is doing a task.
    Here, to get on is the right usage.


  1. The farmers work at the fields.









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    It is Preposition related error.
    Here, in the fields is the right usage.

    Correct Option: C

    It is Preposition related error.
    Here, in the fields is the right usage.



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 option corresponding to “No improvement”.

  1. The majority of the rain-fed Indian rivers, either dry up, or become trickle after the monsoon.









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    trickle (N.) : a small amount of liquid flowing
    slowly; a small amount of something, coming or going
    Here, a trickle is the right usage.

    Correct Option: B

    trickle (N.) : a small amount of liquid flowing
    slowly; a small amount of something, coming or going
    Here, a trickle is the right usage.