IMPROVEMENT OF SENTENCES
       (2) much                              tive corresponding to it. In case no im-    1193. Wealth is no doubts necessary
       (3) best                              provement is needed, choose the al-                for happiness in life.
       (4) No improvement                    ternative corresponding to “No im-                 (1) was no doubt necessary
1180. He jumped on the lake                  provement”.                                        (2) is no doubt necessary
       (1) in the                                                (SSC CGL Tier-I (CBE)          (3) is no doubting necessary
       (2) into the                                     Exam. 03.09.2016 (IInd sitting)         (4) No improvement
       (3) onto the                          1186. The priest told the devotees that     1194. Mumbai is larger than many
       (4) No improvement                           the wages of sin are death.                 other towns in India.
       Directions (1181-1185) : In                  (1) was                                     (1) large
each of the following questions, a                  (2) is                                      (2) largest
sentence/a part of the sentence is                  (3) were                                    (3) big
printed in bold. Four alternatives are              (4) No improvement                          (4) No improvement
given to the bold part which will            1187. Careful drivers never take eyes       1195. All people want to be happy, do
improve the sentence. Choose the                    of the road.                                they?
correct alternative corresponding to it.            (1) by           (2) from                   (1) don’t they?
In case no improvement is needed,                   (3) off                                     (2) are they?
choose the alternative corresponding                                                            (3) didn’t they?
                                                    (4) No improvement
to “No improvement”.                                                                            (4) No improvement
                                             1188. For all his wealth, he has no joy
                    (SSC CGL Tier-I (CBE)
                                                    in life.                                    Directions (1196–1200) : In
            Exam. 02.09.2016 (IIIrd sitting)
                                                    (1) With         (2) Beside          each of the following questions, a sen-
1181. He started at the bottom rung                                                      tence/a part of the sentence is print-
       of the ladder and then gained                (3) Despite of
                                                                                         ed in bold. Four alternatives are given
       success.                                     (4) No improvement
                                                                                         to the bold part which will improve the
       (1) bottom rung of the stair          1189. The teacher asked him where
                                                                                         sentence. Choose the correct alterna-
       (2) lower rung of the ladder                 did he live.
                                                                                         tive corresponding to it. In case no im-
       (3) lower rung of the stair                  (1) he has been living               provement is needed, choose the al-
       (4) No Improvement                           (2) he lives                         ternative corresponding to “No im-
1182. The judge gave the verd ict                   (3) he lived                         provement”.
       against the Government.                      (4) No improvement                                       (SSC CGL Tier-I (CBE)
       (1) pronounced                        1190. The meeting was advanced until                   Exam. 04.09.2016 (IInd sitting)
       (2) declared                                 the following Monday.                1196. Salman and the other actors
       (3) sentenced                                (1) adjourned                               drove through the forest.
       (4) No improvement                           (2) suspended                               (1) in           (2) over
                                                    (3) forwarded                               (3) among
1183. The fire service personnel put
       off the fire with much difficulty.           (4) No improvement                          (4) No improvement
       (1) put on                                   Directions (1191–1195) : In          1197. You will not succeed unless you
                                             each of the following questions, a                 don’t work hard.
       (2) put out
                                             sentence/a part of the sentence is                 (1) will not work hard
       (3) put away
                                             printed in bold. Four alternatives are             (2) should work hard
       (4) No improvement
                                             given to the bold part which will                  (3) work hard
1184. He has the irritating habit of
                                             improve the sentence. Choose the                   (4) No improvement
       playing his own trumpet all the
       time.                                 correct alternative corresponding to it.    1198. My friend has a toothache and
                                             In case no improvement is needed,                  cannot eat something.
       (1) blowing his own trumpet
                                             choose the alternative corresponding               (1) anything     (2) things
       (2) pumping his own trumpet
                                             to “No improvement”.                               (3) edibles
       (3) bringing up his own trumpet
                                                                 (SSC CGL Tier-I (CBE)          (4) No improvement
       (4) No improvement                               Exam. 03.09.2016 (IIIrd sitting) 1199. Africa is in the South of Europe.
1185. His illness means he must              1191. The old woman invited the                    (1) by the       (2) to the
       resign hi s chairmanship                     children to become a part in the
       impromptu.                                                                               (3) over the
                                                    celebration in her house                    (4) No improvement
       (1) fast
                                                    (1) to be apart                      1200. Either Lata or Mala have done
       (2) forthwith                                (2) to take part                            it.
       (3) earliest                                 (3) to take apart                           (1) Neither Lata or Mala has
       (4) No improvement
                                                    (4) No improvement                              done it
       Directions (1186–1190) : In           1192. You are junior than me in age                (2) Either Lata or Mala has done
each of the following questions, a sen-
                                                    (1) to me in age.                               it
tence/a part of the sentence is print-
                                                    (2) of me in age.                           (3) Neither Lata or Mala have
ed in bold. Four alternatives are given
                                                    (3) to me at age.                               done it
to the bold part which will improve the
                                                    (4) No improvement                          (4) No improvement
sentence. Choose the correct alterna-
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