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Sentence Improvement MCQs for Competitive Examination

In the following questions, a part of the sentence is printed in bold. Below are given alternatives to the bold part at (A), (B), (C); which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed choose (D).

Q. 21
To get into the building I’ll disguise as a reporter.

(A) Disguise to be
(B) Disguise as one
(C) Disguise myself
(D) No improvement

Answer: (A) Had begun

Q. 22
He denied that he had not forged my signature.

(A) Would not forge
(B) Had forged
(C) Didn’t forge
(D) No improvement

Answer: (C) The courtiers used to tell the king all day long how efficient an administrator he was

Q. 23
If I had played well, I would have won the match.

(A) I played well
(B) I play well
(C) I am playing well
(D) No improvement

Answer: (C) We had a grand party and we enjoyed ourselves very much.

Q. 24
Since the records are missing, the possibility of paying more than one compensation for the same piece of land cannot be ruled aside.

(A) Out 
(B) Off
(C) Away
(D) No improvement

Answer: (B) He has left India for good

Q. 25
A callous system generates nothing but a misanthrope.

(A) Develops
(B) Induces
(C) Produces
(D) No improvement

Answer: (D) No improvement

Q. 26
Nowadays rent for a two-room house can run as high to Rs. 40,000/ in Mumbai.

(A) As high as
(B) So high so
(C) So high to
(D) No improvement

Answer: (A) One of the most intelligent students

Q. 27
Oh, what a lovely necklace! You need to buy such an expensive gift.

(A) Hadn’t needed to buy
(B) Needn’t have bought
(C) Didn’t need to buying
(D) No improvement

Answer: (B) Needn’t have bought

Q. 28
He tried to prevent his friend to smoke.

(A) From smoking
(B) Smoking
(C) To smoking
(D) No improvement

Answer: (A) From smoking

Q. 29
The children are too young to sit up a long lecture.

(A) Sit across
(B) Sit through
(C) Sit away
(D) No improvement

Answer: (B) Sit through

Q. 30
She has been writing this novel for a year but she did not finish it yet.

(A) Had not finished it
(B) Has not finish it
(C) Has not finished it
(D) No improvement

Answer: (C) Has not finished it

Q. 31
Two senior officers have been entrusted with the responsibility by organize the reception of the guest.

(A) For organizing
(B) Of organizing
(C) To organizing
(D) No improvement

Answer: (B) Of organizing

Q. 32
The civic bodies in the capital have formed teams to crack down on coaching centres found violated a law.

(A) Found to violated a law
(B) Finding to violate a law
(C) Found violating the law
(D) No improvement

Answer: (C) Found violating the law

Q. 33
The government has ordered that all coaching centres without fire safety arrangements housing above the fourth floor be shut down immediately.

(A) House up to the fourth floor
(B) Housed above the fourth floor
(C) Housed over a fourth-floor
(D) No improvement

Answer: (B) House above the fourth floor

Q. 34 
Those who have not received the invitation he should leave.

(A) They should leave
(B) He should be leaving
(C) Should leave
(D) No improvement

Answer: (C) Should have

Q. 35
Of Rama and Usha the later is the most responsible.

(A) The later is more
(B) The latter is the more
(C) The latter is most
(D) No improvement

Answer: (B) The latter is the more

Q. 36
He persisted to do that he thought was right.

(A) For doing this which he thought
(B) To do what he thinks
(C) In doing what he thought
(D) No improvement

Answer: (C) In doing what he thought

Q. 37
We are going to have pleasure in accepting your kind invitation.

(A) We have pleasure
(B) We are having pleasure
(C) We will have a pleasure
(D) No improvement

Answer: (A) We have pleasure

Q. 38
The shoebill stork can be recognise from its long legs and broad wings.

(A) Recognise thought its
(B) Recognise from it’s
(C) Recognised by its
(D) No improvement

Answer: (C) Recognised by its

Q. 39
I have a terrible cold during several days now.

(A) Had a terrible cold since
(B) Have had a terrible cold for
(C) Am having a terrible cold during
(D) No improvement

Answer: (B) Have had a terrible cold for

Q. 40
No sooner was his name called out when he was gone onto the stage to receive the award.

(A) And he was going
(B) But he went
(C) Than he went
(D) No improvement

Answer: (C) Than he went

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