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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. 101
Shut the window; it is fairly cold.

(A) Quiet
(B) Quite
(C) Rather
(D) No improvement

Answer: (C) Rather

Q. 102
He avoids to speak to me.

(A) To talk
(B) Speaking
(C) Speech
(D) No improvement

Answer: (B) Speaking

Q. 103
A major water pollutant due to the growth of large cities is the sewages.

(A) A sewage
(B) A sewages
(C) The sewage
(D) No improvement

Answer: (C) The sewage

Q. 104
The warden told the boys to quickly clean their rooms.

(A) Clean their rooms hastily
(B) Clean their rooms quickly
(C) Cleanse their rooms quickly
(D) No improvement

Answer: (B) Clean their rooms quickly

Q. 105
I needn’t get up early tomorrow, shouldn’t I?

(A) Don’t I
(B) Do I
(C) Need I
(D) No improvement

Answer: (C) Need I

Q. 106
She is annoying that her father had not accepted her suggestion.

(A) Was to annoy
(B) Had to annoy
(C) Was annoyed
(D) No improvement

Answer: (C) Was annoyed

Q. 107
If the room had been brighter, I would have been able to read for a while before going to bed.

(A) If the room was brighter
(B) If the room are brighter
(C) Had the room been brighter
(D) No improvement

Answer: (C) Had the room been brighter

Q. 108
My father has been advised to reduce smoking.

(A) Cut down
(B) Lower down
(C) Reduce down
(D) No improvement

Answer: (A) Cut down

Q. 109
The criminal was hung to death.

(A) Hunged
(B) Hang
(C) Hanged
(D) No improvement

Answer: (C) Hanged

Q. 110
What does agonies me most is not this criticism, but the trivial reason behind it.

(A) Most agonizing me
(B) Agonizes me most
(C) Most agonized me
(D) No improvement

Answer: (B) Agonizes me most

Q. 111 
Mumbai is famous because of its textiles.

(A) At
(B) In
(C) For
(D) No improvement

Answer: (B) Was running

Q. 112
They spoke about the weather.

(A) Said
(B) Talked
(C) Expressed
(D) No improvement

Answer: (B) Talked

Q. 113
Drinking tea is an English habit.

(A) Tradition
(B) Convention
(C) Custom
(D) No improvement

Answer: (C) Custom

Q. 114 
He is wanting in a little common sense.

(A) lacks
(B) Is lacking in
(C) Needs some
(D) No improvement

Answer: (A) Lacks

Q. 115
I did not see you for a long time.

(A) Have not seen
(B) Saw
(C) Have not been seeing
(D) No improvement

Answer: (A) Have not seen

Q. 116
She said that she was glad to be here that evening.

(A) To come here
(B) To be there
(C) To have been here
(D) No improvement

Answer: (B) To be there

Q. 117
Both the teams played the game fairly.

(A) Played a fair game
(B) Played fairly the game
(C) Fairly played the game
(D) No improvement

Answer: (A) Played a fair game

Q. 118
The teacher was stimulated by the mischievous behaviour of the students.

(A) Provoked
(B) Evoked
(C) Inspired
(D) No improvement

Answer: (A) Provoked

Q. 119
The prisoner was kept in Jail.

(A) Kept in confined
(B) Kept in confinement
(C) Kept in confirmation
(D) No improvement

Answer: (B) Kept in confinement

Q. 120
He could not cope up with the heavy rush.

(A) Cope by
(B) Cope with
(C) Cope up to
(D) No improvement

Answer: (B) Cope with

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