IMPROVEMENT OF SENTENCES
818. This news is too good to be true. tence/part of the sentence, which may 835. You must endure what you can-
(1) cannot be true improve the sentence. Choose the cor- not cure.
(2) so good that it should be true rect alternative. In case no improve- (1) accept (2) suffer
(3) No improvement ment is needed, your answer is No im- (3) prevail (4) No Improvement
(4) so good that it cannot be true provement. 836. He do es not laugh, nor he
819. The notorious criminal went to (SSC CGL Tier-I Exam, 16.08.2015 smiles.
the police to go to prison. (Ist Sitting) TF No. 3196279) (1) nor he does smile
(1) submitted to the police 827. If I will get an opportunity, I shall (2) neither he does smile
(2) surrendered himself before attend the seminar. (3) nor does he smile
the police (1) get (4) No Improvement
(3) No improvement (2) got Directions (837–846) : In the fol-
(4) gave himself up for the police (3) No Improvement lowing questions, a sentence/ part of
(4) shall get the sentence is printed in bold. Below
820. If he has time he will telephone. are given alternatives to the bold sen-
(1) could (2) might 828. Both the teams played the game
tence/part of the sentence which may
(3) would (4) No improvement fairly. improve the sentence. Choose the cor-
821. He met European lady at the con- (1) No Improvement rect alternative. In case no improve-
ference who works for an NGO. (2) played a fair game ment is needed, your answer is No
(1) European lady who works for (3) played fairly the game Improvement.
an NGO at the conference (4) fairly played the game (SSC CGL Tier-I Exam, 16.08.2015
(IInd Sitting) TF No. 2176783)
(2) No improvement 829. She could not help but laugh.
(3) a European lady who works (1) but laughing 837. I was struck by his singular ap-
for an NGO, at the conference pearance.
(4) an European lady at the con- (1) struck by his single appear-
(3) No Improvement
ference who works for an ance
NGO (2) struck by how he singularly
830. We met yesterday, haven’t we ? appears
822. I did not see you for a long time. (1) didn’t we ? (3) No Improvement
(1) have not seen (2) No Improvement (4) had stricken his single ap-
(2) saw (3) hadn’t we ? pearance
(3) No improvement
(4) isn’t it ? 838. The blue whale was thriving in
(4) have not been seeing all of the world’s oceans until
831. I took my mother some grapes
823. The glass figurine that was be- when she was in hospital. the turn of the century, at which
ing shown in the store window time they became hunted to the
(1) I took for my mother some
appealed to me. point of extinction.
(1) No improvement (1) The blue whale was thriving
(2) I brought my mother some
(2) that was on display in all of the world’s oceans up
(3) that was exhibited until the turn of the century
(3) I took some grapes for my
(4) that was advertised (2) At the turn of the century,
mother blue whales were thriving in
824. He is somehow tall for his age.
(4) No Improvement all of the world’s oceans.
(1) No improvement
832. The others shook their heads (3) Blue whales were thriving in
(2) rather and made vague noises of ap- all of the world’s oceans until
(3) many proval. the turn of the century
(4) much (4) No Improvement
825. The practice of starving the chil- 839. We have been retracing our steps
(2) turned around
dren in order to cure diarrhoea to the log cabin ten minutes ago.
also aggravates the situation. (3) No Improvement
(1) will be retracing
(1) starving child (4) nodded (2) have to retrace
(2) No improvement 833. She insisted on she was inno- (3) had to retrace
(3) starve children cent. (4) No Improvement
(4) starving children (1) insisted on that 840. I hope you will be able to steer
826. She said that she was glad to be (2) No Improvement ahead of the anti-social elements.
here that evening. (3) insisted that (1) steer clear
(1) to ome here (2) steer free
(4) insisted with
(3) steer out
(2) to be there 834. The world is being faced with a (4) No Improvement
(3) to have been here crisis 841. He bowed down at the altar.
(4) No improvement (1) confronted (1) next to the altar
Directions (827-836) : In the fol- (2) in front of (2) No Improvement
lowing questions, a sentence/ part of
(3) No Improvement (3) before the altar
the sentence is printed in bold. Below
(4) facing (4) infront of the altar
are given alternatives to the bold sen-