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Sentence Correction MCQ Questions & Answers

Sentence Correction MCQs : This section focuses on the "Sentence Correction". These Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) should be practiced to improve the Sentence Correction skills required for various interviews (campus interview, walk-in interview, company interview), placement, entrance exam and other competitive examinations.




Question 1

The man who has committed such a serious crime must get the mostly severe punishment.

A. be getting the mostly severely
B. get the most severe
C. have got the most severely
D. have been getting the severe most

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Question 2

Maria unnecessarily picked up a quarrel with Rani and left the party hurried.

A. has picked up
B. picked on
C. picked
D. picking up

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Question 3

They continued to work in the field despite of the heavy rains.

A. even though there is heavy rain
B. although heavily rains
C. even though it rained heavily
D. No correction required

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Question 4

The police has so far succeeded in recovering only a part of the stolen property.

A. thus far succeeded for recovery
B. so far succeeded in recovery of
C. as for as succeeded in recovery of
D. None of the above

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Question 5

The moment they saw me, they were delight

A. had delighted
B. were delighted
C. are delighted
D. have been delighted

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Question 6

Despite of their differences on matters of principles, they all agree on the demand of hike is salary?

A. Despite their
B. Despite of the
C. Despite for their
D. No correction required

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Question 7

You need not come unless you want to.

A. You don't need to come unless you want to
B. You come only when you want to
C. You come unless you don't want to
D. No correction required

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Question 8

The meeting was attended to by all invitees.

A. all attended to by
B. attended by all
C. fully attended to by
D. like attending to all

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Question 9

The orator had been left the auditorium before the audience stood up.

A. had been leaving
B. was left
C. had left
D. No correction required

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Question 10

The crime has growth rapidly in Russia since the disintegration of the communist system.

A. rapid crime has grown
B. crime has grown rapidly
C. crimes grow rapidly
D. crimes have been rapidly grown

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Question 11

The accused now flatly denies have admitted his guilt in his first statement.

A. having admitted
B. had admitted
C. have been admitting
D. has admitting

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Question 12

Hardly does the sun rise when the stars disappeared.

A. have the sun rose
B. had the sun risen
C. did the sun rose
D. the sun rose

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Question 13

For many centuries in Indian History there was no city so famous like the city of Ujjain.

A. as
B. such as
C. likewise
D. so like

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Question 14

Why should the candidates be afraid of English Language is not clear.

A. the candidates should be
B. do the candidates be
C. should be the candidates
D. No correction required

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Question 15

The people generally try to curry favour with the corrupt but influential person.

A. cook favour
B. seek favour
C. extract favour
D. None of the above

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Question 16

We met him immediately after the session in which he had been given a nice speech.

A. would be giving
B. has been given
C. will have given
D. had given

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Question 17

One of the most significant phenomenons of our time has been the development of cinema.

A. phenomenon
B. phenomena
C. phenomenonna
D. phenomenonns

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Question 18

Had I realised how close I was to the edge of the valley, I would not have carried the bags there.

A. Had I been realised
B. If I would have realised
C. When I realised
D. None of the above

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Question 19

Acquisition of certain specific skills can be facilitated from general awareness, education to novel situations

A. can be facilitated by
B. may facilitate through
C. can be felicitated with
D. may be felicitated with

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Question 20

We demonstrated to them how we were prepared the artistic patterns.

A. are prepared
B. have prepared
C. are preparing
D. had prepared

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Question 21

It was unanimously resolved that the parties should unitedly undertook launching of popular programmes.

A. should be united undertook
B. should be unitedly undertaken
C. should unitedly undertake
D. No correction required

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Question 22

What does agonise me most is not this criticism, but the trivial reason behind it.

A. most agonising me
B. agonises me most
C. agonising me most
D. No correction required

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Question 23

He is too important for tolerating any delay.

A. to tolerate
B. to tolerating
C. at tolerating
D. with tolerating

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Question 24

He dislikes the word dislike, isn't he

A. didn't he
B. doesn't he
C. hasn't he
D. No correction required

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Question 25

The performance of our players was rather worst than I had expected.

A. bad as I had expected
B. worse than I had expected
C. worse than expectation
D. worst than was expected

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Question 26

As there was no time, the remaining items were deferred into the next meeting.

A. are deferred till
B. were deferred till
C. were deferred to
D. had deferred with

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Question 27

My doctor knew that I would eventually recover and do kind of work I would be doing before

A. would have been doing
B. would have done
C. had been done
D. had been doing

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Question 28

They felt humiliated because they realised that they had cheated.

A. have been cheated
B. had been cheated
C. had been cheating
D. were to be cheated

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Question 29

If you are thinking about investigation overseas, isn't it makes sense to find an experience guide?

A. it is not making
B. doesn't it make
C. does it make
D. is it making

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Question 30

The world has seen small real attempt at population and resource planning.

A. few
B. little
C. less
D. a few

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Question 31

He should not had done it.

A. had not
B. should had not
C. should not have
D. should have

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Question 32

She cooks, washes dishes, does her homework and then relaxing.

A. relaxing then
B. then is relaxing
C. then relaxes
D. No correction required

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Question 33

Their earnings are such that they find it difficult to make both ends to meet.

A. to makings both ends meet
B. to make both ends for meeting
C. to make both ends meet
D. for making both ends to meet

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Question 34

The intruder stood quietly for few moments

A. for few time
B. for the few moments
C. for moments
D. for a few moments

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Question 35

All the allegations levelled against him were found to be baseless.

A. level against
B. level with
C. levelling with
D. None of the above

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Question 36

They continued to work in the field despite of the heavy rains.

A. even though there is heavy rain
B. although heavily rains
C. in spite the heavy rains
D. even though it rained heavily

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Question 37

We don't know how did the thief made an escape.

A. how the thief did make
B. how the thief does make
C. how the thief made
D. No correction required

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Question 38

The research study is an eye-opener and attempts to acquaint us with the problems of poor nations.

A. attempted to acquaint
B. attempts at acquainting
C. attempt to acquaint
D. attempting to acquaint

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Question 39

Acquisition of certain specific skills can be facilitated from general awareness, education to novel situations

A. can be facilitated by
B. may facilitate through
C. can be felicitated with
D. No correction required

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Question 40

The small child does whatever his father was done.

A. has done
B. did
C. does
D. No correction required

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Question 41

I earnestly believe that you will visit our relatives during your forthcoming trip to Mumbai.

A. had hardly believe that
B. sincerely would believe
C. certainly believing that
D. None of the above

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Question 42

Why did you not threw the bag away?

A. did you not throw
B. had you not threw
C. did you not thrown
D. you did not thrown

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Question 43

He admired the speed with which he completed the work and appreciating the method adopted by him

A. appreciate the method being adopted
B. appreciated the method adopted
C. appreciated the method adopting method
D. No correction required

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Question 44

In addition to enhanced their reputations through strategic use of philanthropy, companies are sponsoring social initiatives to open new markets.

A. of enhancing their reputation
B. to having enhance their reputation
C. to enhancing their reputation
D. No correction required

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Question 45

There are not many men who are so famous that they are frequently referred to by their short names only

A. initials
B. signatures
C. pictures
D. middle names

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Question 46

My hair stood off ends when I saw the horrible sight.

A. stood at ends
B. stood on ends
C. stood to ends
D. stands on ends

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Question 47

They failed in their attempt to repair the demolished portion of that building.

A. for their attempt to repair
B. in their attempting to repair
C. with their attempt to repair
D. None of the above

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Question 48

Despite of their differences on matters of principles, they all agree on the demand of hike is salary?

A. Despite their
B. Despite of the
C. Despite for their
D. Despite off their

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Question 49

I have got some tea, but I do not have a sugar.

A. some
B. got
C. more
D. any

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Question 50

One of the most significant phenomenons of our time has been the development of cinema.

A. phenomenon
B. phenomena
C. phenomenonna
D. No correction required

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Question 51

The intruder stood quietly for few moments

A. for few time
B. for the few moments
C. for a few moments
D. No correction required

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Question 52

The orator had been left the auditorium before the audience stood up.

A. had been leaving
B. was left
C. had left
D. would leave

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Question 53

Though we have kept in mind to try and maintain most facilities, we would like to request you to kindly bear with us any inconvenience that may be caused.

A. must keep in mind to try and maintain
B. have kept in mind trying and maintain
C. would keep in mind to try and to maintain
D. None of the above

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Question 54

Anyone interested in the use of computers can learn much if you have access to a personal computer.

A. they have access
B. access can be available
C. he or she has access
D. No correction required

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Question 55

Anand has the guts to rise from the occasion and come out successfully.

A. in rising from
B. to raise with
C. to rise to
D. No correction required

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Question 56

In addition to enhanced their reputations through strategic use of philanthropy, companies are sponsoring social initiatives to open new markets.

A. of enhancing their reputation
B. to having enhance their reputation
C. to enhancing their reputation
D. to have their reputation enhancing

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Question 57

Tax evaders should heavily punished as they do it intentionally.

A. should be heavy fined
B. should have heavily fined
C. shall have heavy fine
D. should be heavily fined

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Question 58

Making friends is more rewarding than to make enemies.

A. to be unsociable
B. to be sociable
C. being unsociable
D. making enemies

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Question 59

You will be late if you do not leave now

A. did not leave
B. left
C. will not leave
D. None of the above

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Question 60

The tea-estate administration is in such mess there is no leader to set the things right.

A. in such a mess here
B. in a such mess that here
C. in such a mess that there
D. with such a mess that there

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Question 61

Shapes of gods and goddess are worshipped by people.

A. Images
B. Reflections
C. Clay shapes
D. No correction required

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Question 62

He is a singer of repute, but his yesterday's performance was quite disappointing.

A. performances of yesterday were
B. yesterday performance was
C. yesterday performance were
D. None of the above

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Question 63

"Friends and comrades, the light has gone away from our lives and there is darkness everywhere"

A. off
B. out of
C. out from
D. out off

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Question 64

I need not offer any explanation regarding this incident - my behaviour is speaking itself.

A. will speak to itself
B. speaks for itself
C. has been speaking
D. No correction required

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Question 65

By such time you finish that chapter, I will write a letter.

A. The time when
B. By the time
C. By that time
D. The time

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Question 66

We can not always convey ourselves in simple sentences.

A. cannot always convey
B. can not always express
C. cannot always express
D. No correction required

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Question 67

They were all shocked at his failure in the competition.

A. were shocked at all
B. had all shocked at
C. had all shocked by
D. No correction required

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Question 68

We must take it granted that Madhu will not come for today's function.

A. take it for granted
B. taking it granted
C. took it as granted
D. have it granted

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Question 69

The train will leave at 8.30 pm, we have been ready by 7.30pm so that, we can reach the station in time.

A. were
B. must be
C. are
D. should have

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Question 70

He found the gold coin as he cleans the floor.

A. as he had cleaned
B. while he cleans
C. which he is cleaning
D. while cleaning

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Question 71

For many centuries in Indian History there was no city so famous like the city of Ujjain.

A. as
B. such as
C. likewise
D. No correction required

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Question 72

Anyone interested in the use of computers can learn much if you have access to a personal computer.

A. they have access
B. access can be available
C. he or she has access
D. one of them have access

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Question 73

He admired the speed with which he completed the work and appreciating the method adopted by him

A. appreciate the method being adopted
B. appreciated the method adopted
C. appreciate the method of adoption
D. appreciated the method adopting method

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Question 74

We can not always convey ourselves in simple sentences.

A. cannot always convey
B. can not always express
C. cannot always express
D. can not always communicate

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Question 75

The moment the manager came to know fraudulent action of his assistant, he order immediately dismissed him.

A. immediately ordered his dismissed
B. ordered his immediate dismissal
C. immediately order dismissal of his
D. ordered for immediately dismissal of him

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Question 76

As there was no time, the remaining items were deferred into the next meeting.

A. are deferred till
B. were deferred till
C. were deferred to
D. No correction required

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Question 77

The courts are actively to safeguard the interests and the rights of the poor.

A. are actively to safeguarding
B. have been actively safeguarding
C. have to active in safeguarding
D. are actively in safeguarding

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Question 78

Because of his mastery in this field, his suggestions are wide accepted.

A. are widely accepted
B. widely acceptance
C. have widely accepted
D. have been wide accepted

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Question 79

What does agonise me most is not this criticism, but the trivial reason behind it.

A. most agonising me
B. agonises me most
C. agonising me most
D. I most agonised

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Question 80

He never has and ever will take such strong measures.

A. had taken nor will ever take
B. had taken and will ever take
C. has and never will take
D. No correction required

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Question 81

The population of Tokyo is greater than that of any other town in the world.

A. greatest among any other
B. greater than all other
C. greater than those of any other
D. None of the above

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Question 82

We don't know how did the thief made an escape.

A. how the thief did make
B. how the thief does make
C. how the thief made
D. how was the thief made

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Question 83

They should have calmly thought of the advantages that would accrue to them.

A. should have been calm in thinking about
B. should be calmly thought of
C. shall have to calmly thought of
D. None of the above

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Question 84

He confidentially asked the crowd if they thought he was right and the crowd shouted that they did.

A. that he did
B. that they had
C. that he is
D. None of the above

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Question 85

If you are thinking about investigation overseas, isn't it makes sense to find an experience guide?

A. it is not making
B. doesn't it make
C. does it make
D. No correction required

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Question 86

There are not many men who are so famous that they are frequently referred to by their short names only

A. initials
B. signatures
C. pictures
D. No correction required

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Question 87

They were all shocked at his failure in the competition.

A. were shocked at all
B. had all shocked at
C. had all shocked by
D. None of the above

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Question 88

Because of his ill health, the doctor has advised him not to refrain from smoking.

A. to not refrain from
B. to resort to
C. to refrain from
D. to be refrained from

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Question 89

You need not come unless you want to.

A. You don't need to come unless you want to
B. You come only when you want to
C. You come unless you don't want to
D. You needn't come until you don't want to

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Question 90

It is always better to make people realise the importance of discipline than to impose them on it.

A. impose it with them
B. impose them with it
C. impose it on them
D. No correction required

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Question 91

Maria unnecessarily picked up a quarrel with Rani and left the party hurried.

A. has picked up
B. picked on
C. picked
D. No correction required

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Question 92

The research study is an eye-opener and attempts to acquaint us with the problems of poor nations.

A. attempted to acquaint
B. attempts at acquainting
C. attempt to acquaint
D. No correction required

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Question 93

Later he became unpopular because he tried to lord it on his followers.

A. to lord it for
B. to lord over
C. to lord it over
D. to lord it over on

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Question 94

Why should the candidates be afraid of English Language is not clear.

A. the candidates should be
B. do the candidates be
C. should be the candidates
D. are the candidates

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Question 95

The man to who I sold my house was a cheat.

A. to whom I sell
B. to who I sell
C. to whom I sold
D. No correction required

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Question 96

We must take it granted that Madhu will not come for today's function.

A. take it for granted
B. taking it granted
C. took it as granted
D. No correction required

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Question 97

He is too important for tolerating any delay.

A. to tolerate
B. to tolerating
C. at tolerating
D. No correction required

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Question 98

She cooks, washes dishes, does her homework and then relaxing.

A. relaxing then
B. then is relaxing
C. relaxing is then
D. then relaxes

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Question 99

The man to who I sold my house was a cheat.

A. to whom I sell
B. to who I sell
C. who was sold to
D. to whom I sold

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Question 100

He dislikes the word dislike, isn't he

A. didn't he
B. doesn't he
C. hasn't he
D. does he

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Question 101

They are not beware of all the facts

A. are not aware for
B. are not aware of
C. are not to be aware
D. No correction required

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Question 102

He is a singer of repute, but his yesterday's performance was quite disappointing.

A. performances of yesterday were
B. yesterday performance was
C. yesterday performance were
D. No correction required

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Question 103

It was until many years later that Gandhi became a rebel against authority.

A. It was not until many years
B. It was till many years
C. It was not many years
D. No correction required

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Question 104

For some days the new professor lectured above the heads of his pupils.

A. over the head of
B. over the heads of
C. on the heads of
D. through the heds of

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Question 105

They have a scheme of rewarding the best of the performers every year.

A. a best performer
B. the best among the performer
C. a best among performer
D. None of the above

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Question 106

If I would have realised the nature of job earlier, I would not have accepted it.

A. If I have had
B. In case I would have
C. Had I been
D. Had I

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Question 107

The man who has committed such a serious crime must get the mostly severe punishment.

A. be getting the mostly severely
B. get the most severe
C. have got the most severely
D. No correction required

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Question 108

Had you been told me about your problem, I would have helped you.

A. If you would have told
B. Had you have told
C. had you told
D. No correction required

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Question 109

The drama had many scenes which were so humorous that it was hardly possible to keep a straight face.

A. hardly possible for keeping
B. hardly impossible for keeping
C. hardly impossible for keep
D. None of the above

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Question 110

Ramesh is as tall if not, taller than Mahesh.

A. not as tall but
B. not so tall but as
C. as tall as, if not
D. as if not

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Question 111

This is one of the most important inventions of this century.

A. invention of this century
B. invention of these century
C. invention of centuries
D. No correction required

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Question 112

The easiest of the thing to do is to ask the address to the postman.

A. of the things to do
B. among the things did
C. of the thing to be done
D. of all the things done

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Question 113

The police has so far succeeded in recovering only a part of the stolen property.

A. thus far succeeded for recovery
B. so far succeeded in recovery of
C. as for as succeeded in recovery of
D. No correction required

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Question 114

It is always better to make people realise the importance of discipline than to impose them on it.

A. impose it with them
B. impose them with it
C. imposing them on it
D. impose it on them

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Question 115

I need not offer any explanation regarding this incident - my behaviour is speaking itself.

A. will speak to itself
B. speaks for itself
C. has been speaking
D. speaks about itself

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Question 116

It was unanimously resolved that the parties should unitedly undertook launching of popular programmes.

A. should be united undertook
B. should be unitedly undertaken
C. should be unitedly undertake
D. should unitedly undertake

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Question 117

Can you tell me why did you not speak the truth?

A. why did not you speak
B. that why did you not speak
C. why you did not speak
D. why did you not spoke

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Question 118

The prosecution failed in establish in every case today.

A. to
B. on
C. as
D. upon

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Question 119

They examined both the samples very carefully but failed to detect any difference in them.

A. some difference in
B. some difference between
C. any difference between
D. any difference between

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Question 120

Their earnings are such that they find it difficult to make both ends to meet.

A. to makings both ends meet
B. to make both ends for meeting
C. to make both ends meet
D. No correction required

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Question 121

Technology must use to feed the forces of change.

A. must be used to feed
B. must have been using to feed
C. must use having fed
D. must be using to feed

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Question 122

No sooner do the bells ring than the curtain rose.

A. did the bell ring
B. did the bells ring
C. had the bell rang
D. had the bell rung

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Question 123

Shapes of gods and goddess are worshipped by people.

A. Images
B. Reflections
C. Clay shapes
D. Clay toys

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Question 124

We were still standing in the queue when the film was beginning.

A. film began
B. film had begun
C. beginning of the film was over
D. film begins

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Question 125

Why did you not threw the bag away?

A. did you not throw
B. had you not threw
C. did you not thrown
D. No correction required

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Question 126

He never has and ever will take such strong measures.

A. had taken nor will ever take
B. had taken and will ever take
C. has and never will take
D. had and ever will take

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Question 127

Had you been told me about your problem, I would have helped you.

A. If you would have told
B. Had you have told
C. had you told
D. If you have told

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Question 128

The small child does whatever his father was done.

A. has done
B. did
C. does
D. had done

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Question 129

He confidentially asked the crowd if they thought he was right and the crowd shouted that they did.

A. that he did
B. that they had
C. that he is
D. No correction required

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Question 130

If he has to spend five hours in the queue, it was really a wastage.

A. is a really wastage
B. is real a wastage
C. has really a wastage
D. is really a wastage

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Question 131

What happens to all those travellers on the ship was not known?

A. What happened of
B. What happened in
C. What is that happens to
D. What happened to

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Question 132

It was until many years later that Gandhi became a rebel against authority.

A. It was not until many years
B. It was till many years
C. It was not many years
D. Until It was many years

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Question 133

He found the gold coin as he cleans the floor.

A. as he had cleaned
B. while he cleans
C. while cleaning
D. No correction required

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Question 134

My doctor knew that I would eventually recover and do kind of work I would be doing before

A. would have been doing
B. would have done
C. had been doing
D. No correction required

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Question 135

The long or short of it is that I do not want to deal with that new firm.

A. The long and short of it
B. The long and short for it
C. The long or short for it
D. The shot and long for it

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Question 136

He has received no other message than an urgent telegram asking him to rush his village immediately.

A. asked him to rush his village
B. asking him to have rush his village
C. asking him to rush to his village
D. No correction required

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Question 137

The performance of our players was rather worst than I had expected.

A. bad as I had expected
B. worse than I had expected
C. worse than expectation
D. No correction required

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Question 138

He has received no other message than an urgent telegram asking him to rush his village immediately.

A. asked him to rush his village
B. asking him to have rush his village
C. asking him to rush to his village
D. asking him rushing at his village

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Question 139

The population of Tokyo is greater than that of any other town in the world.

A. greatest among any other
B. greater than all other
C. greater than those of any other
D. No correction required

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Question 140

This is one of the most important inventions of this century.

A. invention of this century
B. invention of these century
C. invention of centuries
D. None of the above

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Question 141

One of my drawbacks is that I do not have to tolerance of ambiguity.

A. do not have
B. cannot have
C. am not
D. did not have to

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Question 142

Technology must use to feed the forces of change.

A. must be used to feed
B. must have been using to feed
C. must use having fed
D. No correction required

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Question 143

They are not beware of all the facts

A. are not aware for
B. are not aware of
C. are not to be aware
D. must not to be aware for

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Question 144

Anand has the guts to rise from the occasion and come out successfully.

A. in rising from
B. to raise with
C. to rise to
D. to rise against

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Question 145

He hesitated to listen to what his brother was saying.

A. listened to hesitate
B. hesitated listen to
C. hesitates to listening
D. None of the above

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