Sentence Correction Level 1

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Directions: In each of the following sentences, four options are given. You are required to indentify the best way of writing the sentence in the context of the correct usage of standard written English. While doing so, you have to ensure that the message being conveyed remains the same in all the cases.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Anyone interested in flying planes can learn much if you have access to a flight simulation machine.
    • A. 

      Anyone interested in flying planes can learn much if you have access to a flight simulation machine.

    • B. 

      Anyone interested in flying planes can learn much if he has access to a flight simulation machine.

    • C. 

      Anyone interested in flying planes can learn much if access is available to a flight simulation machine.

    • D. 

      Anyone interested in flying planes can learn much from access to a flight simulation machine.

  • 2. 
    No officer had ought to be put into a simulation where he has to choose between his love for his family and the responsibilities accompanying his duty.
    • A. 

      No officer had ought to be put into a simulation where he has to choose between his love for his family and the responsibilities accompanying his duty.

    • B. 

      No officer had ought to be put into a simulation in which he has to choose between his love for his family and the responsibilities accompanying his duty.

    • C. 

      No officer should be put into a simulation where he has to choose between his love for his family and the responsibilities accompanying his duty.

    • D. 

      No officer ought to be put into a simulation in which he has to choose between his love for his family and the responsibilities accompanying his duty.

  • 3. 
    Being a realist, the detective could not accept the statement of the accused that UFOs had caused the disturbance.
    • A. 

      Being a realist, the detective could not accept the statement of the accused that UFOs had caused the disturbance.

    • B. 

      Since he was a realist, the detective could not accept the statement of the accused that UFOs had caused the disturbance.

    • C. 

      Being that he was a realist, the detective could not accept the statement of the accused that UFOs had caused the disturbance.

    • D. 

      Realist that he was, the detective could not accept the statement of the accused that UFOs had caused the disturbance.

  • 4. 
    The reason I came late to office today is because my car broke down.
    • A. 

      The reason I came late to office today is because my car broke down.

    • B. 

      Why I came late to office today is because my car broke down.

    • C. 

      The reason I was late to office today is because my car broke down.

    • D. 

      The reason I came late to office today is that my car broke down.

  • 5. 
    If we cooperate together by dividing up the booty, we shall be able to work together smoothly in the future.
    • A. 

      If we cooperate together by dividing up the booty, we shall be able to work together smoothly in the future.

    • B. 

      If we cooperate by dividing up the booty, we shall be able to work together smoothly in the future.

    • C. 

      If we cooperate by dividing up the booty together, we shall be able to work together smoothly in the future.

    • D. 

      If we cooperate with each other by dividing the booty, we shall be able to work together smoothly in the future.

  • 6. 
    Except for you and I, Everyone brought a present for the little birthday boy.
    • A. 

      Except for him and I, Everyone brought a present for the little birthday boy.

    • B. 

      With the exception of you and I, Everyone brought a present for the little birthday boy

    • C. 

      Except for you and I, Everyone had brought a present for the little birthday boy.

    • D. 

      Except for you and me, Everyone brought a present for the little birthday boy.

  • 7. 
    When one reads the Hindi literature of the twentieth century, you find a striking contrast between the writings of Munshi remchan and later day writers of popular Hindi fiction.
    • A. 

      When one reads the Hindi literature of the twentieth century, you find a striking contrast between the writings of Munshi Premchand and later day writers of popular Hindi fiction.

    • B. 

      When you read the Hindi literature of the twentieth century, one finds a striking contrast between the writings of Munshi Premchand and later day writers of popular Hindi fiction.

    • C. 

      When one reads the Hindi literature of the twentieth century, he finds a striking contrast between the writings of Munshi Premchand and later day writers of popular Hindi fiction.

    • D. 

      If one reads the Hindi literature of the twentieth century, you find a striking contrast between the writings of Munshi Premchand and later day writers of popular Hindi fiction.

  • 8. 
    Except for you and I, Everyone brought a present for the little birthday boy.
    • A. 

      Except for him and I, Everyone brought a present for the little birthday boy.

    • B. 

      With the exception of you and I, Everyone brought a present for the little birthday boy.

    • C. 

      Except for you and I, Everyone had brought a present for the little birthday boy.

    • D. 

      Except for you and me, Everyone brought a present for the little birthday boy.

  • 9. 
    He is a singer of repute, but his yesterday's performance was quite disappointing.
    • A. 

      Performances of yesterday were

    • B. 

      Yesterday performance was

    • C. 

      Yesterday performance were

    • D. 

      Performances about yesterday were

    • E. 

      No correction required

  • 10. 
    He has received no other message than an urgent telegram asking him to rush his village immediately.
    • A. 

      Asked him to rush his village

    • B. 

      Asking him to have rush his village

    • C. 

      Asking him to rush to his village

    • D. 

      Asking him rushing at his village

    • E. 

      No correction required

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