Correction of Sentences Questions and Answers : Verbal ability

1.

In the field of invention (1)/ the credit goes to a man (2)/ who convinces the world(3)/ with his arguments not to the man who simply thinks.(4)

   A.) 1
   B.) 2
   C.) 3
   D.) 4

Answer: Option 'B'

Answer: Option 'B'
Replace a man, by the man. Here man has become particular.

2.

I have read (a)/ Amartyasen's Articles (b)/ who won (c)/ the Nobel prize for economics (d).

   A.) a
   B.) b
   C.) c
   D.) d

Answer: Option 'B'

Articles of Amartyasen

3.

It is a pity (1)/ that the daughter of millionaire(2)/ is involved in(3)/ the bank robbery.(4)

   A.) 1
   B.) 2
   C.) 3
   D.) 4

Answer: Option 'B'

Answer: Option 'B'
Place a before millionaire. Millionaire is a countable noun.

4.

The teacher(1)/ called a(2)/ last boy(3)/ standing in the queue.(4)

   A.) 1
   B.) 2
   C.) 3
   D.) 4

Answer: Option 'B'

The teacher called the last boy....'The' is used before the ordinals.

5.

Chief Minister(1)/ will(2)/ decide(3)/ the matter soon.(4)

   A.) 1
   B.) 2
   C.) 3
   D.) 4

Answer: Option 'A'

Insert 'The' before Chief Minister. Use the before designation.

6.

Sarika(1)/ helps(2)/ poor and(3)/ the sick people happily.(4)

   A.) 1
   B.) 2
   C.) 3
   D.) 4

Answer: Option 'C'

Sarika helps the poor and the sick people. 'The' is used before an adjective, when the noun represents a class of persons.

7.

The ship came (a) / abreast at us (b) / and signaled us to stop. (c) / No error (d)

   A.) a
   B.) b
   C.) c
   D.) d

Answer: Option 'B'

Replace 'at' with 'of'

8.

Times of India(1)/ is a popular(2)/ newspaper(3)/ of these days.(4)

   A.) 1
   B.) 2
   C.) 3
   D.) 4

Answer: Option 'A'

The 'Times of India'.....'The' is used before the name of the newspapers.

9.

Ramesh told me(1)/ that he first went(2)/ to the Mexico and(3)/ then to the Netherlands.(4)

   A.) 1
   B.) 2
   C.) 3
   D.) 4

Answer: Option 'C'

Delete 'the' before Mexico.

10.

This is a red(1)/ shirt(2)/ which my wife presented me(3)/ on my last birthday.(4)

   A.) 1
   B.) 2
   C.) 3
   D.) 4

Answer: Option 'A'

This is the red shirt....Red shirt has become particular so 'the' will be used before red.

11.

The boy(1)/ is(2)/ swimming(3)/ in the college pool.(4)

   A.) 1
   B.) 2
   C.) 3
   D.) 4

Answer: Option 'A'

A boy is swimming in the college pool. 'A' is used with the singular countable nouns.

12.

In the conclusion it(1)/ may be said(2)/ that the writer had surpassed(3)/ the ethical norms.(4)

   A.) 1
   B.) 2
   C.) 3
   D.) 4

Answer: Option 'A'

Delete 'the' before conclusion. In conclusion is a phrase.

13.

He claims to be a scientist (1)/ but in reality he (2)/ does not know even (3)/ A B C of science. (4)

   A.) 1
   B.) 2
   C.) 3
   D.) 4

Answer: Option 'D'

Answer: Option 'D'
Place the before ABC, to emphasise 'the' is necessary.

14.

An European girl(1)/ came to India(2)/ to(3)/ meet her friend.(4)

   A.) 1
   B.) 2
   C.) 3
   D.) 4

Answer: Option ''

Answer: Option 'A'
(1) A European girl. Here 'European' begin with vowel "E" but it is pronounced as "yoo" or "u", so A will be used.

15.

This is (a)/ one of the (b)/ most interesting movies (c)/ that has released ever (d).

   A.) a
   B.) b
   C.) c
   D.) d

Answer: Option 'D'

have

16.

used to (a)/ play cricket (b)/ in my (c)/ young age (d).

   A.) a
   B.) b
   C.) c
   D.) d

Answer: Option 'D'

Answer: Option 'D' 
youth

17.

The bus (a) / came at 10 o’clock (b) / in the next morning. (c) / No error (d)

   A.) a
   B.) b
   C.) c
   D.) d

Answer: Option 'C'

Remove 'next'

18.

Kunal(1)/ was(2)/ sentenced to(3)/ a prison by the judge.(4)

   A.) 1
   B.) 2
   C.) 3
   D.) 4

Answer: Option 'D'

Omit 'a' before prison. Article is omitted before church, prison, hospital, college, school etc..
when the visit to these place is for the purpose they are primarily built.

19.

Little knowledge(1)/ of computers that she possessed(2)/ proved a boon for her(3)/ in getting job.(4)

   A.) 1
   B.) 2
   C.) 3
   D.) 4

Answer: Option 'A'

Answer: Option 'A'
Place the before little

20.

Deepti (a)/ as well as (b)/ her sister (c)/ were beautiful (d).

   A.) a
   B.) b
   C.) c
   D.) d

Answer: Option 'D'

was beautiful 
If two names are connected by "as well as" singular verb is used.


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