Sentence Improvements for SSC CGL Pre 2017 Exam


Hello, Greetings!! Dear Students, At SSC ADDA, we’ve launched our SSC CGL 2017 Campaign. In order to achieve success in the CGL-17 exam, we’ve decided to post ENGLISH QUIZ. Every Day, We’ll post different topics, these quizzes will help you a lot in your complete preparation for the Exam. 
Directions (1-15): A part of the sentence is in BOLD. Below are given alternatives to the BOLD part which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed, your answer is (D).
Q1. Unless the Pakistani government does not demolish the terrorists’ training camp, there can be no peace in the region.
(a) do not demolish
(b) demolishes
(c) will not demolish
(d) No improvement

Q2. In international and national affairs, it is tolerance and not love that is of supreme importance.
(a) material
(b) Prospective
(c) perspective
(d) No improvement
Q3. He has seen many ups and downs in life but he has never been as much dejected as he is today.
(a) that much dejected
(b) so much in dejection
(c) so dejected
(d) No improvement
Q4. Socrates had many disciples and the most great of them was Plato.
(a) the greater
(b) the greatest
(c) greatest
(d) No improvement
Q5. Neither the judge nor I am ready to announce who is the winner.
(a) am ready to announce who the winner is
(b) are ready to announce who the winner is
(c) is ready to announce who is the winner
(d) No improvement
Q6. The crowd was anomalous but orderly.
(a) clamorous
(b) indiscipline
(c) uncontrollable
(d) No improvement
Q7. No sooner had I entered the house when the lights went out.
(a) than
(b) then
(c) and
(d) No improvement
Q8. The lawyer often anticipated arguments.
(a) solved
(b) lost
(c) started
(d) No improvement
Q9. After adequate deliberations, the council can see scarcely any valid reason for its reviewing the request.
(a) cannot see scarcely and valid reason for its
(b) can see scarcely any valid reason for its
(c) can scarcely see any valid reason for its
(d) No improvement
Q10. The Vice Principal decided to resign when he was passed over for promotion to Principal.
(a) passed by
(b) passed off
(c) passed out
(d) No improvement
Q11. After several days’ tour, we became convinced that the climate of this place was like Srinagar in winter.
(a) in winter was like Srinagar
(b) was like that of Srinagar in winter
(c) was like Srinagar’s in winter
(d) No improvement
Q12. Our team has not yet arrived. I wonder when it will arrive.
(a) it will be arriving
(b) it arrives
(c) it can arrive
(d) No improvement
Q13. If only I had known about your arrival, I might have come to the station to receive you.
(a) could have
(b) should have
(c) would have
(d) No improvement
Q14. If he does not succeed this year, he would give the examination again next year.
(a) would take
(b) would be giving
(c) will be taking
(d) No improvement
Q15. I shall stand near you in weal and woe.
(a) stand by
(b) stand with
(c) stand close to
(d) No improvement


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