Monday, March 23, 2015

English Quiz on Sentence Improvement for SSC

Quiz on Sentence Improvement for SSC CGL Exam | English Quiz on Sentence Improvement for SSC CGL Tier-2 Exam | Sentence Improvement Quiz for SSC CGL Tier-1 Exam |

Direction:In the following questions, a part of the sentence is printed in bold. Below are given alternatives to the bold part at (1), (2) and (3) which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative (4) in case no improvement is needed.


1. The watchman asked the intruder who was he and why was he occupying his chair.
  1. Who he was and why was he
  2. Who he was and why he was
  3. Who he had been and why was he
  4. No Improvement

2. The police booked a case against the car-driver for wrong parking.
  1. restricted
  2. expelled
  3. filed
  4. No Improvement

3. I am thinking to do an M.A in English.
  1. I am wondering to do an M.A in English
  2. I am thinking of doing an M.A in English
  3. I am thinking doing an M.A in English
  4. No Improvement


4. My watch stopped, as key was not given.
  1. the key was not given
  2. it had not been wound up
  3. its key was not given
  4. No Improvement


5. I was really Crticised by the angry words of my father.
  1. Jolted
  2. Fluttered
  3. Thwarted
  4. No Improvement


6. Who does not grasp the recently formed Commonwealth of Independent States?
  1. know
  2. identify
  3. understand
  4. No Improvement


7. You may sign on this paper.
  1. Sign at this paper
  2. Sign this paper
  3. Sign upon this paper
  4. No Improvement


8. All that is human must revert if it does not advance.
  1. retrograde
  2. withdraw
  3. retire
  4. No Improvement


9. Majority of people wrongly believed that there must be a son in every family.
  1. the people believe wrongly
  2. peoples wrongly believes
  3. the people wrongly believe
  4. No Improvement


10. I and my parents live together.
  1. Me and my parents
  2. My parents and I
  3. My parents and me
  4. No Improvement


11. He presented me a calculator on my birthday
  1. He presented me a calculator for my birthday
  2. He presented me with a calculator on my birthday
  3. He presented a calculator for my birthday
  4. No Improvement


12. It is sheer foolishness to think that the education system can be improved by doing away examinations.
  1. by doing with
  2. by doing it to
  3. by doing away with
  4. No Improvement


13. She insisted to go there, though her husband cautioned her on it.
  1. on going
  2. upon going
  3. going
  4. No Improvement


14. Man has a strong desire to collect wealth.
  1. spend
  2. accumulate
  3. waste
  4. No Improvement


15. The teacher saw my conversing with her.
  1. my conversation
  2. me to converse
  3. me conversing
  4. No Improvement


16. If I followed instructions I could have averted the mishap.
  1. I had followed
  2. I would have followed
  3. I were to follow
  4. No Improvement


17. We have received many anomalous letters about this issue.
  1. analogous
  2. synonymous
  3. anonymous
  4. No Improvement


18. I prefer remaining silent to speaking falsehood
  1. than
  2. more than
  3. rather than
  4. No Improvement


19.Do How I say
  1. as
  2. what
  3. like
  4. No Improvement


20. Bonded labour has been now almost a thing of the past
  1. had been
  2. is
  3. was
  4. No Improvement


Answers of Questions
  1. (b) Who he was and why he was
  2. (c) filed
  3. (b) I am thinking of doing an M.A in English
  4. (b)It had not been wound up
  5. (c)thwarted
  6. (a)know
  7. (b)sign this paper
  8. (a)retrograde
  9. (c)the people wrongly believe
  10. (b)My parents and I
  11. (b)He presented me with a calculator on my birthday.
  12. (c)by doing away with
  13. (a)on going
  14. (b)accumulate
  15. (d)no improvement
  16. (a)I had followed
  17. (c)anonymous
  18. (d)No Improvement
  19. (b)what
  20. (b)is

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