Competitive Exams: Grammar Sentence Correction (Practice-Test 8 of 10)

  1. More and more holidaymakers are choosing to fly to remote islands in search of the perfect beach; seeking sand, sun and palm trees, rather than centers of entertainment.

    1. seeking sand, sun and palm trees, rather than centers of entertainment.

    2. seeking sad, sun, palm trees and not entertainment.

    3. with sand, sun, palm trees and no entertainment.

    4. they seek sand, sun and palm trees, rather than entertainment centers.

  2. The government requires that these forms should be submitted before the end of the financial year.

    1. that these forms should be submitted

    2. for these forms to be submitted

    3. these forms submission

    4. that these forms be submitted

  3. After arduous months of fighting, the sight of the white flag being raised generated as much relief on the victor's side than it did on the vanquished.

    1. as much relief on the victor's side than it did on the vanquished.

    2. as much relief among the victors as among the vanquished.

    3. as much relief on the victor's side as it did on the vanquished's.

    4. relief both on the victor's side as well as on the vanquished's.

  4. The best way to encourage innovative thinking is not to promise financial rewards for ideas, but to ensure that the person making the suggestion receives recognition for his contribution.

    1. but to ensure that the person making the suggestion receives recognition for his contribution.

    2. but rather ensure that suggestion-maker receives recognition for his contribution.

    3. but instead make sure that the suggestion-maker will receive recognition.

    4. but rather by ensuring that the person making the suggestion receives recognition for his contribution.

  5. It ought to be her with whom you share your secrets, not me.

    1. her with whom you share your secrets, not me

    2. her with whom you share your secrets, not I.

    3. she with whom you share your secrets, not me.

    4. she with whom you share your secrets, not I.