SSC CPO 2017 Sentence Improvement with PDF Download

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Q. 11:- She did not like the phone, (nor I did).
Options:
1) nor I like it
2) nor I liked it
3) nor did I
4) no improvement
My parents did not go on long drive , nor did I.
Correct Answer: nor did I
Explanation:- To combine the two negative ideas into one sentence, start the second part with “nor” using inversion (verb + subject).

Q. 12:- You (will have to) return my Mac book whenever I ask for it .
Options:
1) should
2) will have
3) would have to
4) no improvement
I will have to complete the work before he comes.
Correct Answer: no improvement
Explanation:- The simple present tense is used to talk about the future in subordinate time clauses introduced by conjunctions such as when, before, after, as soon as, until , whenever etc. and the main clause in future tense.

Q.13 :- My father asked me when (would I) have a cup of coffee.
Options:
1) I would
2) I shall
3) I will
4) no improvement
Correct Answer: I would
Explanation:- for affirmative sentences the sentence structure should be – subject + verb……
The given sentence is past tense .Use ‘I would’ instead of ‘would I’

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Q.14 :- Rohan is (as fast as) or perhaps faster than Suresh.
Options:
1) almost as fast
2) as fast
3) equally fast
4) no improvement
I have seen as bad as or even worse behaviour than this at public rallies
He is as good as (you) if not better than you.
Correct Answer:4) no improvement
Explanation:- no improvement.
Ex- I have seen as bad as or even worse behaviour than this at public rallies.
He is as good as (you) if not better than you.

Q. 15:- When Rahul was just thirteen he (sat) the entrance examination for senior secondary school.
Options:
1) sat in
2) sat at
3) sat for
4) no improvement
Correct Answer: sat for
Explanation:- “sit in” – attend a meeting or discussion without taking an active part in it. “sit for an exam” – to take an exam.

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Q. 16:- Before I met Shakshi, I (had had) a bad opinion of her.
Options:
1) have had
2) had
3) did have
4) no improvement
I had had breakfast (I had taken breakfast)
Correct Answer: no improvement
Explanation:- Two past actions joined by “when” – use simple past for the clause starting with ‘before’ and past perfect tense for the main clause.
In the given sentence the bracketed part – ‘had + had = auxiliary verb + past participle of main verb ‘have’.
Ex- Jubin had read a lot about elephants before he went to the zoo.

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Q. 17:- The girl (told her teacher) to explain the passage.
Options:
1) said to her teacher
2) asked her teacher
3) called her teacher
4) no improvement
Neha said to her boss, “Please grant me leave for three days.
Neha requested her boss to grant her leave for three days.
Correct Answer: asked her teacher
Explanation:- narration rule regarding “request” – say / said – request or requested , ask or asked , beg or begged, etc.
Ex- Neha said to her boss, “Please grant me leave for three days. (Neha requested her boss to grant her leave for three days.) Replace ‘told’ by ‘asked’

Q. 18:- It will take four hours to walk (across) the caves.
Options:
1) over
2) through
3) between
4) no improvement
Correct Answer: through
Explanation:- walk across – to move across sth on foot. walk over (to someone or something)- अपमानित कर हराना ,Defeat easily. Walk through – to walk step-by- step. (cave – गुफा , a natural underground chamber in a hillside or cliff.)

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