Combining the two sentences – 16. (3) more will replace much because –
I never considered him to be person who would go more (Adv.) : in addition; to a greater extent (needs to
back on his promise and not even apologise. be done/is desired)
Hence, not even apologise is the right usage. more ® Comparative Degree
Use of – much ® Positive Degree
would do not even apologize is incorrect. most ® Superlative Degree
10. (3) of (Prep.) will be used after search because Look at the examples given below :
in search of (Idiom) : looking for People watch T.V. more than is needed.
Look at the examples given below : She needs to be given more time than is allotted.
They went to California in search of gold. Hence, leaves more to be desired is the right usage.
She went into the kitchen in search of a drink. 17. (3) In/from will replace into because –
Hence, in search of some job is the right usage in (Prep.) is used for indicating within a place
11. (3) at will replace to because – from (Prep.) is used for indicating source/origin
We usually say that someone arrives at a place/arrives into (Prep.) is used for indicating entry, inclusion, or
in a country/city introduction in a place
Look at the examples given below: Look at the examples given below :
We arrived at the station at 3 o"clock. He walked into the room.
The President arrived in Rome today. The train was coming from Australia.
Use of arrive to is incorrect. They were bringing drugs in India, for which they were
Hence, at our destination is the right usage. punished.
12. (3) are will be used after accidents because – Prosecute (Verb) : to officially charge somebody with
The sentence is in Passive Voice. The basic structure a crime in court
of a Passive clause is as follows : Hence, in/from Australia is the right usage.
Subject + Aux. Verb + Main Verb + by + --- 18. (1) either will be used after tell me because either —
̄ ̄ ̄ ̄ or is the right pair of correlative Conjunction like
Many accidents (be) are caused by ---- neither — nor.
̄ It shows a relationship between two things or two
(Past Participle) situations.
It is also a general statement, hence, the Aux. Verb Either comes after the Verb when the two actions
will be used in Simple Present Tense. mentioned are similar (they share the same Verb)
Hence, many accidents are caused by reckless driving Either comes before the Verb when the two actions
is the right usage mentioned are different.
13. (4) No error Look at the examples given below :
14. (2) with will replace on because - She wants to play either tennis or volleyball.
angry (Adj.) : feeling or showing anger (usually followed She wants to either go shopping or relax in the park.
by at, with, or about (Prep.) Hence, you must tell me either is the right usage
Look at the examples given below : 19. (3) for will replace since because –
The girl felt angry at the injustice of the situation. for (Prep.) indicates a length of time
I was angry with myself for making silly mistakes. Since (Prep.) indicates a past time until a later time,
We use angry at/about (something) and angry with or until now
(somebody). Look at the examples given below :
Hence, is angry with the clerk is the right usage I have lived in Bangalore for twenty-five years.
15. (2) had I will replace I had because – I had been living in Bangalore since 1964.
When a negative Adverb/Adverbial Expression (no Hence, for ten years before moving to their present
sooner, hardly/barely/scarcely), is used at the house is the right usage.
beginning of a clause; it is followed by Aux. Verb +
20. (3) by will replace with because –
by (Prep.) is used for indicating the agent/object af-
Look at the examples given below :
ter a Passive Verb
No sooner had he finished dinner,
Agent/Object ® his friend
Passive Verb ® accompanied
With (Prep.) indicates being in the company of
than he started feeling sick.
Look at the examples given below :
Hardly had she arrived, when problems started.
His friend stayed with him in the hospital.
He was knocked down by a bus.
Aux. V. Subject
Hence, had I spoken is the right usage Hence, by his friend is the right usage