English - Sentence Correction

Avatto > > ACET > > PRACTICE QUESTIONS > > English > > Sentence Correction

Instructions:  

In each of the following sentences, a part of the sentence is left unfinished. Beneath each sentence, four different ways of completing the sentence are indicated. Choose the best alternative among the four.

1. The highest reward for a man's toil is not what he gets for it but what________

  • Option : D
  • Explanation : (a) A man's toil may help to make out wealth,
    but it is not the ultimate aim.
    (b) A man's toil may secure a lot of things for his children or friends . That too is not something great.
    (c) A man's toil may help him to overcome many difficulties, but that does not give him much pleasure.
    So, choice (d) is the best answer. What one becomes by one's toil is greater than what one gets
Cancel reply

Your email address will not be published.


Cancel reply

Your email address will not be published.


2. Scientists have found________evidence that Neanderthals, now an extinct species of humans________Europe , were cannibals.

Cancel reply

Your email address will not be published.


Cancel reply

Your email address will not be published.


3. A country's wealth is its people.But instead of drawing out the strengths of the people, instead of drawing out their talent, this use of religion debases, degrades and depresses than ________.

Cancel reply

Your email address will not be published.


Cancel reply

Your email address will not be published.


4. ________ the more they remain the same.

  • Option : B
  • Explanation : 'They' in the part after the comma must refer to somebody or something. Hence, only choice
    (b) will fit as 'they' in that case refers to 'things'.
Cancel reply

Your email address will not be published.


Cancel reply

Your email address will not be published.


5. The trail is the thing , not the end of the trail. Travel too fast and you miss

  • Option : C
  • Explanation : Here, the trail is the important thing and hence the excitement of the trail is what you will be looking for.
Cancel reply

Your email address will not be published.


Cancel reply

Your email address will not be published.