English Quiz – Sentence Improvement & Synthesizer – 15

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Directions (Qs. 1 – 5): For each statement there are four different sentences given below it. Pick out the one that most appropriately conveys the meaning of the statement. The number of that sentence is the answer. If none of them conveys the meaning of the statement the answer is (e), i.e., ‘None of these’.

1. Should you need a duplicate licence you must submit an application along with a copy of your ration card.
(a) Unless you submit an application along with a copy of your ration card you will not get a duplicate licence.
(b) You should require a duplicate license if you submit an application along with a copy of your ration card.
(c) If you submit your application along with your ration card you do not need duplicate license.
(d) If you submit an application along with your ration card you will get only a license.
(e) None of these

Answer

Option: A

 

2. Although the strike of transporters continues, I shall come.
(a) I shall come if the strike of transporters continues.
(b) I shall not be able to come if the strike of transporters continues.
(c) Even though I come, the strike of transporters is going to continue.
(d) Whether or not the transporters strike continues I shall come.
(e) None of these

Answer

Option: D

 

3. The Manager would like you to help him locate the default.
(a) If you help him locate the default, the Manager would like you.
(b) The Manager desires that you should provide him the necessary assistance to locate the default.
(c) The Manager feels that if you do not help him the fault will not be located.
(d) The Manager expects that the default should be located only with your help.
(e) None of these

Answer

Option: B

 

4. The judge remarked that not all the accused were really guilty.
(a) The judge remarked that some of the accused were guilty while others were not.
(b) The judge remarked that all the accused were not innocent.
(c) The judge remarked that all those accused cannot be necessarily guilty.
(d) The judge remarked that all those who are accused may contain some who are really guilty.
(e) None of these

Answer

Option: A

 

5. Unlike the tribals who are very hardworking, the urban communities cannot withstand physical strain.
(a) The tribals do not like to withstand physical strain as the urban communities do.
(b) The urban communities are hardworking but they do not like to undertake physical strain.
(c) The tribals can withstand physical strain whereas urban communities cannot.
(d) Because the tribals are hardworking they can tolerate physical strain.
(e) None of these

Answer

Option: C

 

Directions (Qs. 6 – 10): In each question below, two sentences are given. These two sentences are to be combined into a single sentence without changing their meaning. Three probable starters of the combined sentence are given which are denoted by (A), (B) and (C). Any one or more or none of them may be correct. Find out the correct starter(s) and accordingly select your answer from among the given five answer choices.

6. He always delays in taking any action. It makes others suffer a lot.
A. His taking action on time makes…
B. Others suffer a lot because of …
C. On account of his procrastination …
(a) A, B and C
(b) A and B only
(c) B and C only
(d) A and C only
(e) None of these

Answer

Option: C

 

7. Don’t add so much chilli powder to the soup. Consumers are only small children.
A. Because small children do not allow chilli powder …
B. Since, small children do not consume more soup…
C. Adding more chilli powder to soup makes the small children like …
(a) None
(b) A only
(c) B only
(d) C only
(e) A and C only

Answer

Option: A

 

8. The quality of the fabric was not impressive. We changed our plan of purchasing.
A. The quality of the fabric being …
B. We changed our …
C. In spite of the unimpressive …
(a) Only A
(b) Only B
(c) Only C
(d) A and B only
(e) All the three A, B and C

Answer

Option: D

 

9. Madhuri has been consistent in her studies. Her performance in the examination was nothing else but excellent.
A. Despite being consistent in her studies …
B. Madhuri’s performance in the examination was not excellent because…
C. Because Madhuri was only consistent and not intelligent, her performance…
(a) Only A
(b) Only B and C
(c) Only A and C
(d) All the three A, B and C
(e) None of these

Answer

Option: E

 

 

10. It is very cold here. You must bring warm clothes with you.
A. Since, you must …
B. As it is very …
C. If it is very …
(a) Only A
(b) Only B
(c) Only C
(d) A and C only
(e) B and C only

Answer

Option: B

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