Correct and Incorrect Sentences Aptitude Questions

Correct and Incorrect Sentences Aptitude Questions

Correct and Incorrect sentence questions are an important topic as far as the  Verbal ability section is concerned. The majority of the questions are picked from this topic. The questions are framed in a way that tests the ability to form a sentence correctly using the golden rules of English Grammar. So, practice a lot to achieve mastery over it. 

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Q1

Below are given different forms of a sentence labelled as (a), (b), (c) and (d). Choose the one which conveys the meaning of the sentence correctly.

Choosing Correct incorrect Sentence
A

As the train which is my usual was missing I had to travel on the next.

B

having missed the train which I usually catch and had to travel on the next

C

The train which I usually catch being missed I had to travel on the next

D

I missed the train which I usually catch and had to travel by the next.

Q2

Below are given different forms of a sentence labelled as (a), (b), (c) and (d). Choose the one which conveys the meaning of the sentence correctly.

Choosing Correct incorrect Sentence
A

Our school would have won the match if only we would have concentrated

B

Our school would win the match only if we had concentrated

C

Our school had won the match if only we have concentrated

D

Our school would have won the match if only we had concentrate

Q3

Below are given different forms of a sentence labelled as (a), (b), (c) and (d). Choose the one which conveys the meaning of the sentence correctly.

Choosing Correct incorrect Sentence
A

The boy regretted that he had spend a greater part of his vacation in the chair with a plastered leg.

B

With a plastered leg, the boy regretted that he had spent a greater part of his vacation in the chair

C

The boy regretted that with a plastered leg he spent a greater part of his vacation in the chair.

D

None of the above

Q4

Below are given different forms of a sentence labelled as (a), (b), (c) and (d). Choose the one which conveys the meaning of the sentence correctly.

Choosing Correct incorrect Sentence
A

it is a pleasure to see an alligator basking in the sunshine on a river bank as long as 90 feet

B

It is pleasure to see an alligator as long as 90 feet basking in the sunshine on a river bank.

C

It is pleasure to see an alligator basking in the sunshine as long as 90 feet on a river bank

D

None of the above

Q5

Below are given different forms of a sentence labelled as (a), (b), (c) and (d). Choose the one which conveys the meaning of the sentence correctly.

Choosing Correct incorrect Sentence
A

There will be a meeting in the long room at 4 o'clock of all the boys who play criket and football

B

There will be a meeting of all the boys who play criket and football in the long room at 4 o'clock.

C

In the long room at 4 o'clock there will be a meeting of all the boys who play cricket and football

D

None of the above

Q6

Below are given different forms of a sentence labelled as (a), (b), (c) and (d). Choose the one which conveys the meaning of the sentence correctly.

Choosing Correct incorrect Sentence
A

Since the dividend being declared than the notices were prepared for mailing.

B

Scarcely had the devidend been declared than the notices were sent out

C

No sooner had the dividend been declared than the notices were prepared for mailing

D

None of the above

Q7

Below are given different forms of a sentence labelled as (a), (b), (c) and (d). Choose the one which conveys the meaning of the sentence correctly.

Choosing Correct incorrect Sentence
A

Since he lacked needed money, he never turned down anyone who needed help.

B

He wasn't rich by any means, although he never turned down anyone who needed help

C

He was't rich by any means, but he never turned away anyone who needed help.

D

None of these

Q8

Below are given different forms of a sentence labelled as (a), (b), (c) and (d). Choose the one which conveys the meaning of the sentence correctly.

Choosing Correct incorrect Sentence
A

The harassed wife shot herself after bidding her husband the last good bye with a gun

B

The harassed wife with a gun shot herself ater bidding her husband the last goodbye.

C

The harassed wife shot herself with a gun after bidding her husband the last goodbye.

D

None of the above

Q9

Below are given different forms of a sentence labelled as (a), (b), (c) and (d). Choose the one which conveys the meaning of the sentence correctly.

Choosing Correct incorrect Sentence
A

The receptionist must answer courteously the questions what are asked by the caller

B

The receptionist must answer courteously the questions of all the callers

C

The receptionist should answer courteously the question of all callers

D

None of the above

Q10

Below are given different forms of a sentence labelled as (a), (b), (c) and (d). Choose the one which conveys the meaning of the sentence correctly.

Choosing Correct incorrect Sentence
A

The teacher asked the student with a frown on his face, to leave the room

B

The teacher asked the a frown on his face the student to leave the room

C

With a frown on his face, the teacher asked the student to leave the room

D

None of these

Q11

Below are given different forms of a sentence labelled as (a), (b), (c) and (d). Choose the one which conveys the meaning of the sentence correctly.

Choosing Correct incorrect Sentence
A

I was rather impressed by the manner of the speaker than by his matter

B

I was impressed by the manner of the speaker rather than by his matter

C

Rather I was impressed by the manner of the speaker than by his matter

D

None of the above

Q12

Below are given different forms of a sentence labelled as (a), (b), (c) and (d). Choose the one which conveys the meaning of the sentence correctly.

Choosing Correct incorrect Sentence
A

The report was useless to them because there was no needed information

B

Since the report lacked needed information it would have not been useful to them

C

Since the report lacked needed information it was of no use to them

D

None of the above

Q13

Below are given different forms of a sentence labelled as (a), (b), (c) and (d). Choose the one which conveys the meaning of the sentence correctly.

Choosing Correct incorrect Sentence
A

In thirty seven bomb-blasts, fortunately only five lives were lost

B

In thirty seven bomb-blasts only five lives were fortunately lost

C

Fortunately, in thirty seven bomb-blast, only five lives were lost

D

None of the above

Q14

Below are given different forms of a sentence labelled as (a), (b), (c) and (d). Choose the one which conveys the meaning of the sentence correctly.

Choosing Correct incorrect Sentence
A

As soon as holidays being than this search will become very crowded

B

Since the holiday being started this beach becomes very crowded

C

No as soon as the holidays begins beach will become very crowded

D

None of the above

Q15

Below are given different forms of a sentence labelled as (a), (b), (c) and (d). Choose the one which conveys the meaning of the sentence correctly.

Choosing Correct incorrect Sentence
A

Anita was sitting with her husband on the steps of the temple with her lap full of newspapers, when Bunty and Bittoo came up

B

Anita, with her lap full of newspapers, was sitting with her husband on the steps of the temple when Bunty and Bittoo came up.

C

With her lap full of newspapers, Anita was sitting with her husband on the steps of the temple when Bunty and Bittoo came up

D

None of the above

Q16

Below are given different forms of a sentence labelled as (a), (b), (c) and (d). Choose the one which conveys the meaning of the sentence correctly.

Choosing Correct incorrect Sentence
A

If you had told me that you were in Bombay I had certainly contacted by you instead of getting bored there

B

If you had me that you were in Bombay I would have certainly contacted you despite getting bored there

C

If you had told me that you were in Bombay I would have certainly contacted you instead of getting bored there

D

None of theĀ above

Q17

Below are given different forms of a sentence labelled as (a), (b), (c) and (d). Choose the one which conveys the meaning of the sentence correctly.

Choosing Correct incorrect Sentence
A

Nobody will want to play in his team if he does not treat people kindly

B

If he does not treat people kindly, nobody will play to want his team.

C

Nobody will want to treat people if he does not play in his team kindly

D

None of the above

Q18

Below are given different forms of a sentence labelled as (a), (b), (c) and (d). Choose the one which conveys the meaning of the sentence correctly.

Choosing Correct incorrect Sentence
A

He blew out with a gun his brains, after bidding his wife goodbye.

B

He blew out his brains, after bidding his wife goodbye with a gun

C

He blew out his brains with a gun, after bidding his wife goodbye

D

None of the above

Q19

Below are given different forms of a sentence labelled as (a), (b), (c) and (d). Choose the one which conveys the meaning of the sentence correctly.

Choosing Correct incorrect Sentence
A

The typists had corrected the errors had they known that the supervisors would have seen the report

B

The supervisors reprimanded the typists whom they believed had made careless errors

C

The errors in the typed reports were so numerous that they could hardly be overlooked

D

None of the above

Q20

One of the sentence given below is grammatically wrong. That alternative is your answer.

Choosing Correct incorrect Sentence
A

Our followers are but a handful

B

Neither he nor I was there

C

Many a glorious deeds were done.

D

Everyone of the boys loves to ride.

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