Verbal Ability - Sentence Correction

Exercise :: Sentence Correction - Section 1

  • Sentence Correction - Section 1

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.

78. 

The tea-estate administration is in such mess there is no leader to set the things right.

A. in such a mess here
B. in a such mess that here
C. in such a mess that there
D. with such a mess that there
E. No correction required

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

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79. 

They examined both the samples very carefully but failed to detect any difference in them.

A. some difference in
B. some difference between
C. any difference between
D. any difference among
E. No correction required

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

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80. 

"Friends and comrades, the light has gone away from our lives and there is darkness everywhere"

A. off
B. out of
C. out from
D. out off
E. No correction required

Answer: Option B

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81. 

Because of his ill health, the doctor has advised him not to refrain from smoking.

A. to not refrain from
B. to resort to
C. to refrain from
D. to be refrained from
E. No correction required

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

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82. 

They have a scheme of rewarding the best of the performers every year.

A. a best performer
B. the best among the performer
C. a best among performer
D. the best of the performer
E. No correction required

Answer: Option E

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83. 

What happens to all those travellers on the ship was not known?

A. What happened of
B. What happened in
C. What is that happens to
D. What happened to
E. No correction required

Answer: Option D

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84. 

Making friends is more rewarding than to make enemies.

A. to be unsociable
B. to be sociable
C. being unsociable
D. making enemies
E. No correction required

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

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