CDS Exam 2016 English Sample Paper Sentence Improvement

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Sentence Improvement

Directions: Look at the underlined part of each sentence. Below each sentence are given three possible substitutes. If one of them is better mark the answer on the Answer sheet. If none of the substitutes improve the sentence, mark D. on your Answer sheet.

70. He should move on to the next point, and not harp one sting only.

A. harp on string only

B. harp only one string

C. harp upon one string only

D. No improvement

71. I hope you vividly remember the premier of the film when I, my wife and

You were present in the hall.

A. my wife, I and you

B. you, land my wife

C. my wife, you and I

D. No improvement

72. To get ones name in the Rowland Wards book of hunting records was the hot ambition of every serious hunter.

A. extreme

B. burning

C. high

D. No improvement

73. Taxpayers are to be conscious of their privileges.

A. have to

B. need

C. ought to

D. No improvement

74. Every time l go in a lift to my sixth floor apartment. I remember the calm and serenity of my ancestral home in the village.

A. move in a lift

B. ascend in a lift

C. take a lift

D. No improvement

75. In fact, if it hadn’t been for his invaluable advice on so many occasions I wouldn’t have achieved anything in life.

A. remarkable advice

B. valuable advices

C. priceless suggestion

D. No improvement

76. But in all these cases conversion from scale have well-formulated.

A. can be well-formulated

B. are well-formulated

C. well-formulated

D. No improvement

77. There is dearth of woman doctor in our state. We shall have to recruit some from the other states.

A. women doctor

B. woman doctors

C. women doctors

D. No improvement

78. His father won’t be able to leave for Varnasi until they have arriveD.

A. until they arrive

B. until they will have arrived

C. until they will arrive

D. No improvement

79. slf I stood alone in defence of truth, and the whole world is banded against me and against truth. I would fight them all.

A. will be banded

B. were banded

C. banded

D. No Improvement

80. When the examinations were over Anil and me went to our native town.

A. me and Anil

B. Anil and I

C. I and Anil

D. No improvement

81. The cloud of misfortunes appears to have blown out.

A. over

B. up

C. away

D. No improvement

82. While we would like that all Indian Children to go to school, we need to ponder why they do not.

A. that all the Indian children

B. if all the children of India

C. all Indian children

D. No improvement

83. In India today many of our intellectuals still talk in terms of the French Revolution and the Rights of Man, not appreciating that much has happened since then.

A. much has been happening

B. much had happened

C. much might happen

D. No improvement

84. The logic of Berlin wail already had been undermined but when the news came through that the wall itself had been opened I jumped into a car.

A. had been undetermined already

B. had already been undetermined

C. had been already undetermined

D. No improvement

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