Competitive Exams: Grammar Sentence Correction (Practice-Test 3 of 10)

  1. A conjunction is used to connect words and sentences together.

    1. words and sentences together.

    2. words or sentences together.

    3. words and sentences.

    4. words or sentences.

  2. Antony, coming alongside Cleopatra's ship, climbed aboard without seeing or being seen by her.

    1. climbed aboard without seeing or being seen by her.

    2. climbed aboard without seeing Cleopatra or being seen by her.

    3. climbs aboard without Cleopatra seeing him.

    4. boarded without being seen by her.

  3. Bombast is when high sounding words for effect, not suitability, are used.

    1. is when high sounding words for effect, not suitability, are used.

    2. is the use of high-sounding words for effect rather than for suitability.

    3. is where high-sounding words are used for effect not suitability.

    4. is the using of high-sounding words for effect only.

  4. I would like to thank whoever it was that wrote that piece of music: It has given me so much pleasure.

    1. I would like to thank whoever it was that wrote that piece of music:

    2. I would like to thank whomever it was that has written that piece of music:

    3. I would like to thank whomever it might be that wrote that piece of music:

    4. Whoever it was that wrote that piece of music, I would like to thank because

  5. Your taking a loan to buy a car annoyed Father.

    1. You taking a loan to buy a car irritated Father.

    2. You taking a loan to buy a car annoyed Father.

    3. Your taking a loan to buy a car annoyed Father.

    4. Your taking a loan to buy a car aggravated Father.