Sentence Improvement


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

  1. How many country are there in Europe ?









  1. View Hint View Answer Discuss in Forum

    How many is followed by Plural Noun/Pronoun.
    Hence, countries are there in is the right usage.

    Correct Option: C

    How many is followed by Plural Noun/Pronoun.
    Hence, countries are there in is the right usage.


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), (3) which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed your answer is No improvement.

  1. Both of them are good, but this is the best of the two.









  1. View Hint View Answer Discuss in Forum

    For comparison between two things Comparative Degree should be used.
    Hence, better is the right usage.

    Correct Option: B

    For comparison between two things Comparative Degree should be used.
    Hence, better is the right usage.



  1. I’m really sorry but I haven’t got much money myself.









  1. View Hint View Answer Discuss in Forum

    No improvement

    Correct Option: B

    No improvement


  1. He said, ‘Let the show begins’









  1. View Hint View Answer Discuss in Forum

    Structure of the sentence :
    Let + Object + to + V1 (Plural).
    Hence, ‘Let the show begin’ is the right usage.

    Correct Option: C

    Structure of the sentence :
    Let + Object + to + V1 (Plural).
    Hence, ‘Let the show begin’ is the right usage.



  1. The museum’s collection includes artefacts dated back to prehistoric times.









  1. View Hint View Answer Discuss in Forum

    Date from/back to : to have existed since a particular time in the past.
    Dated : old fashioned.
    Here, dating back to is the right usage.

    Correct Option: C

    Date from/back to : to have existed since a particular time in the past.
    Dated : old fashioned.
    Here, dating back to is the right usage.