Sentence Corrections Set – 22

Directions: Which of the phrases A, B, C, and D given below each statement should replace the phrase printed in bold in the sentence to make it grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is given, mark E as the answer

Q1. I was not long for I discovered that he could neither read nor write.
A) long before
B) long since
C) longer than
D) long then
E) No Correction required

Answer

Option A

Q2. The death toll in the train accident went to six hundred.
A) increased to
B) rose to
C) spread to
D) counted to
E) No Correction required

Answer

Option A

Q3. While walking on the road, a dog bit one man
A) a dog had bitten a man
B) the man was dogged
C) a dog did bit a man
D) the man was bitten by a dog
E) No Correction required

Answer

Option D

Q4. The negotiation faced a doldrums with neither side ready to move  even an inch.
A) a hanger
B) a crisis
C) a hold
D) an abortion
E) No Correction required

Answer

Option B

Q5. I started early so that I may cover the maximum of distance before mid-day.
A) I would
B) I shall
C) I did
D) I could
E) No Correction required

Answer

Option D

Q6. He promised that he will deliver the letter within two days.
A) will must deliver
B) would deliver
C) will be delivering
D) will have delivered
E) No Correction required

Answer

Option B

Q7. It is easy to find why cities grew on the  river banks.
A) besides the river banks
B) along the river banks
C) in the river banks
D) by the river banks
E) No Correction required

Answer

Option E

Q8. There is no more room for you in this compartment.
A) no more seat
B) no more place
C) no more space
D) no accommodation
E) No Correction required

Answer

Option C

Q9. The police needed him for armed robbery.
A) liked
B) was needing
C) was after
D) looked
E) No Correction required

Answer

Option E

Q10. I intend to learn french next year.
A) learning
B) learn
C) for learning
D) to learn the
E) No Correction required

Answer

Option E

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