Sentence Correction Set 1 – English – Free PDF Download

Sentence Correction Set 1 – English – Free PDF Download

Abase

To humiliate
Synonyms  – scorn, belittle, degrade
Antonyms – exalt, cherish

Abate

To lessen; to subside

Abdicate

To give up formally
Synonyms – resign, renounce
Antonyms – retain, uphold

Aberration

Straying away from what is normal

Abstruse

Difficult to comprehend; obscure

Accost

To approach and speak to
Synonyms –  greet
Antonyms – shun, avoid

Acrid

Sharp (as in speech)

Addle

To become rotten
To become confused

Adduce

To offer as example, reason or proof

Adjudicate

To settle judicially

Adroit

Skilful and clever
Synonyms – proficient, dextrous
Antonyms  – awkward, dull

Adventitious

Coming from another source and not innate

Aeon

Eternity
Immeasurable period

Agog

Eager; excited

Anomaly

Departure from the usual

Arcane

Secret, mysterious

Ashen

Deadly pale

August

Majestic, venerable

Auxiliary

Helping, supporting

Aversion

Strong dislike

Instructions:

In each of the following sentences, four options are given
You are required to identify the BEST WAY of writing the sentence in the context of the correct usage of standard English
You have to ensure that the message being conveyed remains the same in all the cases

Q.  Poor product quality angers Mr Gambhir, who wonders if it is part of a
strategy by marketers

1. Poor product quality angers Mr Gambhir, who wonders if it is part of a strategy by marketers
2. Poor product quality angers Mr Gambhir who wonders if marketers are part of the strategy
3. Poor product quality angers Mr Gambhir that wonders if it is part of a strategy by marketers
4. Poor product quality angers Mr Gambhir who wonders if they are part of a strategy my marketers

Q. Vishwanath noticed the cat’s soft hair, sharp paws and keen sense of hearing

  1. Vishwanath noticed the cat’s soft hair, sharp paws and keen sense of hearing
  2. Vishwanath noticed the cat’s soft hair, sharp paws and that his sense of hearing was keen
  3. Vishwanath noticed the cat’s soft hair, that he had sharp paws and a very keen sense of hearing

Q. Having bowed our heads, the priest in the temple led us in prayer

  1. Having bowed our heads, the priest in the temple led us in prayer
  2. After we bowed our head, the priest in the temple led us in prayer
  3. After we bowed our heads, the priest in the temple led us in prayer
  4. After we had bowed our heads, the priest in the temple led us in prayer

Q.  My grandmother seldom ever wants to try and face the facts

  1. My grandmother seldom ever wants to try and face the facts
  2. My grandmother seldom if ever wants to try and face the facts
  3. My grandmother seldom wants to try to face the facts

Q.  The shopkeeper hadn’t hardly any of those kind of goods

  1. The shopkeeper hadn’t hardly any of those kind of goods
  2. The shopkeeper hadn’t hardly any of those kinds of goods
  3. The shopkeeper had hardly any of those kind of goods
  4. The shopkeeper had hardly any of those kinds of goods

Q.  The moral of the entire story is how money doesn’t make you happy

  1. The moral of the entire story is how money doesn’t make you happy
  2. The moral of the entire story is that money doesn’t make you happy
  3. In this novel, its moral of the story is how money doesn’t make you happy
  4. That money does not make you happy, is the entire moral of the story

Q.  When one travels by Air Sahara, you often find that the prices are high and that the journey experience is extremely poor

  1. When one travels by Air Sahara, you often find that the prices are high and that the journey experience is extremely poor
  2. If you travel by Air Sahara, you often find that the prices are high and that the journey experience is extremely poor

Q.  Although I calculate that my girlfriend will be here any minute, I cannot wait much longer for her to arrive

  1. Although I calculate that my girlfriend will be here any minute, I cannot wait much longer for her to arrive
  2. Although I reckon that my girlfriend will be here any minute, I cannot wait much longer for her to arrive
  3. Although I think that my girlfriend will be here any minute, I cannot wait much longer for her to arrive

 

 

 

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Updated on 01 Sep 2019  |  by admin