Verbal Ability - Sentence Correction - Discussion

Discussion :: Sentence Correction - Section 1 (Q.No.87)

Which of phrases given below each sentence should replace the phrase printed in bold type to make the grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is, mark 'E' as the answer.


No sooner do the bells ring than the curtain rose.

[A]. did the bell ring
[B]. did the bells ring
[C]. had the bell rang
[D]. had the bell rung
[E]. No correction required

Answer: Option B


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Ola said: (May 15, 2011)  
I think c or d is correct.

Giriraj said: (Sep 5, 2011)  
In no sonner sent it is always did than combination it should be a or b my quest is why not a please explain?

Vyaghreswarudu said: (May 24, 2012)  
Both the clauses must be in the same tense.

Mouneesh said: (Oct 10, 2014)  
In this question it is given bells, so B is answer it contains bells.

Tintu said: (Mar 2, 2015)  
How bell and bells matter here it can be a bell or a group of bells.

Gautam Kumar said: (Aug 15, 2015)  
No sooner always contain did.

Prasad said: (Sep 5, 2015)  
Please any one give the full clarification.

Milan Hazra said: (Sep 29, 2015)  
I think option D is the most appropriate answer. Because No sooner + Had + subject + main verb past participle + Rest.

Tirtho said: (Mar 23, 2017)  
No sooner had the bell rung than the curtain rose.

I think it's the correct form.

Pankaj Gurung said: (Aug 25, 2017)  
I think "A" is the right answer.

Kamrul Hasan said: (Dec 7, 2017)  
According to my opinion, D is the most accurate answer.

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