English: Phrase Replacement/ Sentence Improvement Set 111

Directions(1-10): In the given question, a part of the sentence is given in brackets. Below the sentence, alternatives to the bracketed part are given as (A), (B), (C) and (D), which may help improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative out of the given five options. In case the given sentence is correct, your answer will be option (E), i.e., No correction required.

  1. He went to the mall (for watching a movie).
    For watching movies
    For watching movie
    To watch a movie
    To watching a movie
    No correction required
    Option C

     

  2. “(When we take over the site), raw sewage in various streams got transferred from the colony to the lake”, said the technical advisor of the organization.
    When we take the site
    We took over the site
    When we took over the site
    When we took the site
    No correction required
    Option C

     

  3. Another innovation has been made in the form of a bioswale rain garden (which is not only ornamental but also) collects rainwater from the pathways to recharge the groundwater.
    Which is neither ornamental nor
    Which is neither just ornamental but nor
    Which are not just ornamental but also
    Which are neither ornamental nor
    No correction required
    Option E

     

  4. The thief (ran fast and he escaped) the radar of the police.
    Ran fast and he escape
    Run fast and escaped
    Run faster and he escaped
    Ran fast and escaped
    No correction required
    Option D

     

  5. (“You’re fast!”, appreciated) the coach after seeing the incomparable run by the athlete.
    “Your fast!”, appreciated
    “Your faster!”, appreciated
    “Your fastest!”, appreciated
    “You’re fastest!”, appreciated
    No correction required
    Option E

     

  6. Everyone in the gang had a specific role – while one was an expert driver, another was a locksmith who (could break any locks in) five minutes.
    Can break any lock in
    Could break any lock in
    Could break any lock within
    Is breaking any lock in
    No correction required
    Option C

     

  7. After (having noted all the points argued upon) by the advocates, the judge announced his judgement and gave the criminal a life sentence.
    After noted all the points argued upon
    After having noted all the points argued
    Having noted all the points argued
    Having noted all the points argued upon
    No correction required
    Option D

     

  8. (Most of the visitor go) to only a few big temples and they are worth the time, but, beware of snakes while you walk around.
    Much of the visitor goes
    Much of the visitors go
    Most of the visitors go
    Most of the visitor goes
    No correction required
    Option C

     

  9. (The chefs were aided and abated) by the Michelin inspectors who knew their French food but had zero understanding of the Indian food.
    The chefs were aid and abated
    The chefs were aided and abetted
    The chef was aided and abated
    The chef were aided and abetted
    No correction required
    Option B

     

  10. In case you (didn’t bothered about) reading the documents, let me summarize them in bullet points.
    Didn’t bother about
    Do bothering about
    Do bother about
    Didn’t bothered about
    No correction required
    Option A

     


 

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