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.

29. 

I would have waited for you at the station if I knew that you would come.

A. had known
B. was knowing
C. have known
D. No improvement

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

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30. 

They are social insects, living in communities, regulated by definite laws, each member of society bearing well-defined and separate part in the work of a colony.

A. who are living in communities
B. living among a community
C. who lives with a community
D. No improvement

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

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31. 

Practically every part of the banana tree is used by man.

A. each part
B. any part
C. most part
D. No improvement

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

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32. 

My opinion for the film is that it will bag the national ward.

A. opinion to
B. opinion about
C. opinion on
D. No improvement

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

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33. 

The end of the examinations is (an) oppurtunity for celebrating.

A. chance
B. moment
C. occasion
D. No improvement

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

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34. 

We were not the wiser for all this effort to explain the case to us.

A. none
B. neither
C. nevertheless
D. No improvement

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

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35. 

Whenever my students come across new words, I ask them to look for them in the dictionary.

A. to look it up
B. to look them up
C. to look at them
D. No improvement

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

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