Sentence Improvement| English Quiz for SBI PO PRE|(Day-7) 8th February 2019

Sentence Improvement English Quiz for SBI PO PRE

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Direction (1-10): Which of the following phrases (I), (II), and (III) given below each sentence should replace the phrase printed in bold letters to make the sentence grammatically correct? Choose the best option among the five given alternatives that reflect the correct use of phrase in the context of the grammatically correct sentence. If the sentence is correct as it is, mark (e) i.e., “No correction required” as the answer.

Q1. Considering he had played football for only two years, he does it well.

(I) Consider he had played

(II) Considering he has played

(III) Had he considered played

(a) Only (I) is correct

(b) Only (II) is correct

(c) Only (III) is correct

(d) All are correct

(e) No correction required

Q2. You would find the highest mountain only some miles away from the lowest point on the western hemisphere in Death Valley.

(I) You could find the highest mountain

(II) The highest mountain you can find

(III) You can find the highest mountain

(a) Only (I) is correct

(b) Only (II) is correct

(c) Only (III) is correct

(d) Both (I) and (III) are correct

(e) No correction required

Q3. He probably didn’t realize that his hostility toward Señor Medena are being transferred to Jonathan as anxiety.

(I) is being transferred

(II) was being transferred

(III) had been transferred

(a) Only (I) is correct

(b) Only (II) is correct

(c) Only (III) is correct

(d) All are correct

(e) No correction required

Q4. To the Scots, an aversion of which he could not remember the: commencement, but which, he owned, had been probably originated.

(I) have probably originate

(II) had been probably originate

(III) had probably originated

(a) Only (I) is correct

(b) Only (II) is correct

(c) Only (III) is correct

(d) Both (I) and (III) are correct

(e) No correction required

Q5. Because I had to catch the train, and since we were short on time, I had forgot to pack my toothbrush for our vacation.

(I) I had forgotten to pack my toothbrush for our vacation

(II) I have forgotten to to pack my toothbrush for our vacation

(III) I forgot to pack my toothbrush for our vacation

(a) Only (I) is correct

(b) Only (II) is correct

(c)All are correct

(d) Only (III) is correct

(e) No correction required

Q6. You could check the mileage on your car since you’ve been driving it so much, and because it’s starting to make weird noise.

(I) The mileage of your car should be checked

(II) You would check the mileage of your car

(III) You should check the mileage of the car

(a) Only (I) is correct

(b) Only (II) is correct

(c) No correction required

(d) Both (I) and (III) are correct

(e) Only (III) is correct

Q7. If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he heard a different drummer.

(I) perhaps it is because he has heard a different drummer

(II) perhaps cause he hears a different drummer

(III) perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer

(a) Only (I) is correct

(b) Only (II) is correct

(c) No correction required

(d) Both (II) and (III) are correct

(e) Only (III) is correct

Q8. Many years later, as he faced the firing squad, Colonel Aurelian was to remember that distant afternoon when his father has taken him to discover ice.

(I) father had taken him to discover ice

(II) father takes him to discover ice

(III) father took him to discover ice

(a) Only (I) is correct

(b) Only (II) is correct

(c) No correction required

(d) Both (I) and (III) are correct

(e) Only (III) is correct

Q9. The path to my fixed purpose is laid on iron rails, on which my soul is grooved to run.

(I) The path to be fixed purpose laid on iron rails

(II) The fixed path to my purpose was laid on iron rails

(III) Fixed purpose of my path is laid on iron rails

(a) Only (I) is correct

(b) Only (II) is correct

(c)Only (III) is correct

(d) Both (I) and (III) are correct

(e) No correction required

Q10. After our trip at the beach, school started back, and I was excited to see my friends.

(I) After our trip to the beach

(II) After the trip to beach of ours

(III) After the trip for the beach

(a) Only (I) is correct

(b) Only (II) is correct

(c)All are correct

(d) Only (III) is correct

(e) No correction required

Solution

Ans.1.(b)

Exp. As we read the sentence further, we can easily sum up that the sentence is in present tense. Hence it would be preceded by the present form of tense only i.e. Considered he has played.

Ans.2.(d)

Exp. Here, you can/could find the highest mountain are the best suited alternatives as the sentence can be In both present and past form but ‘would’ cannot be used here as in the given context of the sentence, someone is giving suggestion to someone else.

Ans.3.(b)

Exp. As the sentence is in past form, therefore it should be followed by the past form only i.e. was being transferred.

Ans.4.(c)

Exp. As the sentence is in active voice, and the tense used is the past tense. Therefore, had probably originated is the best fitted alternative.

Ans.5.(d)

Exp. The given sentence has the structure of conditional sentence and since, the format of conditional sentence says that the principal clause should be in the simple past tense, therefore, I forgot to pack my toothbrush for vacation is the correct alternative here.

Ans.6.(e)

Exp. As the sentence is of suggestion, so it must be preceded by you should rather than you could.

Ans.7.(d)

Exp.The sentence takes the present form of the given sentence. Hence, option (II) and (III), both are correct alternatives.

Ans.8.(d)

Exp.The given sentence is in past tense. Therefore, it would further take the past form only.

Ans.9.(e)

Exp. The sentence is grammatically correct.

Ans.10.(a)

Exp. The correct preposition that should be used is ‘to’ rather than ‘at’. Therefore, after our trip at the beach should come here.

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