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.

92. 

My hair stood off ends when I saw the horrible sight.

A. stood at ends
B. stood on ends
C. stood to ends
D. stands on ends
E. No correction required

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

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93. 

The long or short of it is that I do not want to deal with that new firm.

A. The long and short of it
B. The long and short for it
C. The long or short for it
D. The shot and long for it
E. No correction required

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

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94. 

Can you tell me why did you not speak the truth?

A. why did not you speak
B. that why did you not speak
C. why you did not speak
D. why did you not spoke
E. No correction required

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

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95. 

The people generally try to curry favour with the corrupt but influential person.

A. cook favour
B. seek favour
C. extract favour
D. display favour
E. No correction required

Answer: Option E

Explanation:

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96. 

I have got some tea, but I do not have a sugar.

A. some
B. got
C. more
D. any
E. No correction required

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

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97. 

Had I realised how close I was to the edge of the valley, I would not have carried the bags there.

A. Had I been realised
B. If I would have realised
C. When I realised
D. Had I had realised
E. No correction required

Answer: Option E

Explanation:

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98. 

Most of the Indian workers are as healthy as, if not healthier than, British workers.

A. as if healthy as not healthier
B. healthier but not as healthy
C. as healthy, if not healthier
D. so healthy, if not healthier
E. No correction required

Answer: Option E

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