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.

71. 

The old man felled some trees in the garden with hardly no effort at all.

A. hard effort
B. hardly any effort
C. a hardly any effort
D. No improvement

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

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72. 

The company goes to great length to ensure that employees can be comfortable in their work environment.

A. are comfortable
B. will be comfortable
C. should be comfortable
D. No improvement

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

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73. 

I want you to clearly understand that excuses won't do

A. you clearly to understand
B. you to understand clearly
C. to clearly understand you
D. No improvement

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

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74. 

He was fined for careless driving.

A. got fined
B. fined
C. was to be fined
D. No improvement

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

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75. 

Although India is still by far a poor country, it can become rich if its natural and human resources are fully utilised.

A. few and far between
B. by and large
C. by and by
D. No improvement

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

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76. 

The reason why he wrote the letter was because he could not contact him over the phone.

A. why he wrote the letter was since
B. for which he wrote the letter because
C. why he wrote the letter was that
D. No improvement

Answer: Option B

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77. 

As he is past his teens now, he can look for himself.

A. after
B. to
C. around
D. No improvement

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

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