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Choosing The Correct / Incorrect Sentence – Set 5

Choosing The Correct / Incorrect Sentence – Set 5

Directions: In each of the following questions, some sentences are give n which are on the same theme. Decide which sentence is the most preferable with respect to grammar, meaning and usage, suitable for a formal writing in English.

  1. (a) She is one of the best mothers that have ever lived.

(b) None of these words are now current

(c) This is one of the best films that has been produced this  year.

(d) Sachin, as well as Ashish and Jatin, Likes milk.

Ans:- (c) This is one of the best films that has been produced this  year.

  1. (a) He is employed with a factory.

(b) Kashmir is celebrated for its scenery

(c) I am convinced of my error.

(d) His betrayal was fatal to our plans.

Ans:- (a) He is employed with a factory.

  1. (a) Let me put my sign here.

(b) These cattle are mine.

(c) He examined the book closely

(4) He has no knowledge of and no interest in music.

Ans:- (a) Let me put my sign here.

  1. (a) He does not know the English alphabet.

(b) We enjoyed during holidays.

(c) Have you ever been there?

(d) Ashish gave me this news

Ans:- (b) We enjoyed during holidays.

  1. (a) I found out that he was guilty.

(b) Much pains has been taken.

(c) The jury was divided in their opinion

(d) Neither of the men was tall.

Ans:- (c) The jury was divided in their opinion

  1. (a) I prefer to read than to write.

(b) Each student must bring his pen and paper

(c) Several years have passed since I saw you.

(d) I have purchased a pair of socks

Ans:- (a) I prefer to read  than to write.

  1. (a) The odds are against him.

(b) Let me thread the needle

(c) A nurse taking care of him.

(d) I don’t know if snow is falling

Ans:- (d) I don’t Know if snow is falling

  1. (a) The boy regretted that he had spend a greater part of his vacation in the chair with a plastered leg.

(b) With a plastered leg, the boy regretted that he had spent a greater part of his vacation in the chair.

(c) The boy regretted that with a plastered leg he had spent a greater part of his vacation in the chair.

(d) The boy with a plastered leg regretted that he had spent a greater part of his vacation in the chair.

Ans:- (c) The boy regretted that with a plastered leg he had spent a greater part of his vacation in the chair.

  1. (a) Without your help I must try to carry out my task alone.

(b) Barring your help I should try to carry out my task alone.

(c) Besides help from you, I must try to carry out my task alone.

(d) Failing your help I must try to carry out my task alone.

Ans:- (d) Failing your help I must try to carry out my task alone.

  1. (a) There will be meeting in the long room at 4 o’clock of all the boys who play cricket and football.

(b) There will be a meeting of all the boys who play cricket and football in the long room at 4 c’ clock

(c) There will be in the long room at 4 o’ clock meeting of all boys who play cricket and football

(4) In the long room at 4 o’clock there will be a meeting of all the boys who play cricket and football.

Ans:- (4) In the long room at 4 o’clock there will be a meeting of all the boys who play cricket and football.

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