Verbal Ability - Sentence Improvement - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Sentence Improvement - Section 1 (Q.No. 53)
Directions to Solve

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.

With a thundering roar the huge rocket soared up from the launching pad.
flew up
went upwards
took off
No improvement
Answer: Option
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3 comments Page 1 of 1.

Shobha Pande said:   2 years ago

Soared already means high. So avoid double entry words using soared and high together. Correct me, If I am wrong.

Niladri said:   9 years ago
Take off is more suitable for rocket.

Radi said:   1 decade ago
why is it not went upwards?

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