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.

22. 

If you are living near a market place you should be ready to bear the disturbances caused by traffic.

A. to bear upon
B. to bear with
C. to bear away
D. No improvement

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

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23. 

I hope you won't object to me watching while you work.

A. against me watching
B. me to watch
C. to my watching
D. No improvement

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

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24. 

You cannot forbid him leaving.

A. he leaving
B. his leaving
C. him to leave
D. No improvement

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

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25. 

20 kms are not a great distance in these days of fast moving vehicles.

A. is not a great distance
B. is no distance
C. aren't a great distance
D. No improvement

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

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26. 

The more they earn, more they spend.

A. More they earn, more they spend
B. More they earn, the more they spend
C. The more they earn, the more they spend
D. No improvement

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

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27. 

It became clear that the strangers were heading into a serious disaster.

A. along
B. towards
C. for
D. No improvement

Answer: Option B

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28. 

The dissidents hold a great problem in every political party.

A. cause
B. give
C. pose
D. No improvement

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

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