Verbal Ability - Sentence Improvement

Exercise :: Sentence Improvement - Section 1

  • Sentence Improvement - Section 1

In questions given below, a part of the sentence is italicised and underlined. Below are given alternatives to the italicised part which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed, option 'D' is the answer.

8. 

John had told me that he hasn't done it yet.

A. told
B. tells
C. was telling
D. No improvement

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

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9. 

If he had time he will call you.

A. would have
B. would have had
C. has
D. No improvement

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

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10. 

Will you lend me few rupees in this hour of need?

A. lend me any rupees
B. borrow me a few rupees
C. lend me a few rupees
D. No improvement

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

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11. 

During his long discourse, he did not touch that point.

A. touch upon
B. touch on
C. touch of
D. No improvement

Answer: Option B

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12. 

He found a wooden broken chair in the room.

A. wooden and broken chair
B. broken wooden chair
C. broken and wooden chair
D. No improvement

Answer: Option B

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13. 

He could not look anything in the dark room.

A. look at
B. see
C. see through
D. No improvement

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

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14. 

The greatest thing in style is to have a use of metaphor.

A. knowledge
B. command
C. need
D. No improvement

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

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