Sentence Improvement Questions: 

Dear Students,

English section is an integral part of SSC Exams and it is just round the corner. This is also a section that is feared by most of the candidates.Though the sheer number of concepts and rules may seem intimidating at first, with discipline and the right approach, it is not difficult to master these concepts and their application to questions. SSC CGL Tier 2 exam holds an appreciating weightage of 200 marks which is enough to know the importance of this Section in govt exams.Now SSC CHSL Exam is the next target for the aspirants.You need to gird up your loins to score maximum marks.Today, in this English quiz we are providing 15 Tricky Sentence Improvement questions asked in any govt exam. To make you learn important grammar rules effectively and at an apt time is the motive behind the provided quiz. Attempt this quiz and prepare yourself flawlessly. We wish you good luck for the upcoming Exams.

Directions (1-15): Which of the phrases (a), (b) and (c) given below should replace the phrase given in bold in the following sentence to make the sentence grammatically correct. If the sentence is correct as it is and no correction is required mark (d) as the answer. 

Q1. I would love (to availing) a short holiday, and go for an overnight trek.
(a) to avail myself of
(b) to avail of
(c) to avail myself
(d) No Improvement

Q2. I don’t want an award (for help to you).
(a) to have helped you
(b) for helping you
(c) for helping to you
(d) No improvement

Q3. The guide’s (knowledge) of the history of the monument surprised me.
(a) knowing
(b) familiarity
(c) know how
(d) No improvement

Q4. When I (go) to Paris, I shall visit the Eiffel Tower.
(a) shall go
(b) will be going
(c) have to go
(d) No improvement

Q5. It has been a long (ago) I last saw you.
(a) time
(b) since
(c) before
(d) No improvement

Q6. If the screen (was any brighter), it would have been easier to read from the tablet.
(a) was bright enough
(b) was more brighter
(c) had been brighter
(d) No improvement

Q7. Please pass me that (scissors).
(a) scissor
(b) pair of scissor
(c) pair of scissors
(d) No improvement

Q8. She (has fallen out with) the boy she was supposed to marry.
(a) fell out with
(b) has fallen out of
(c) has fallen in with
(d) No improvement

Q9. I understood a good deal of (what was going on) about me.
(a) that which was going on
(b) what has had been going on
(c) what that has been going on
(d) No improvement

Q10. The (van’s doors) are loose.
(a) van-doors
(b) door of the van
(c) doors of the van
(d) No improvement

Q11. Ajay told the manager that he would not mind (standing and eat) the lunch.
(a) standing and eating
(b) stand and eating
(c) to stand and eat
(d) No improvement

Q12. People in some rural areas don’t get water to drink, (besides) many people in urban areas have water even for their pools.
(a) and
(b) whereas
(c) where
(d) No

Q13. You are what you (have eaten).
(a) will eat
(b) eat
(c) shall eat
(d) No improvement

Q14. This palace (has been belonging) to our family since generations.
(a) has belonging
(b) has belonged
(c) belonged
(d) No improvement

Q15. The management would prefer (you finishing) the project on time.
(a) that you finish
(b) you had finished
(c) that you could finish
(d) No improvement


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