Sentence Completion -Verbal Ability

Error correction

This Verbal ability section will refer to MCQ on Sentence correction or sentence completion. This is a useful Grammar exercise for High School and Senior secondary. Questions are also asked various competitive exams, TOFEL , IELTS, GRE college entrance and various Job interviews. Bank PO, clerical and SSC & various state jobs exam also ask questions related to Error correction in sentence or sentence completion under verbal ability section.

Directions: Pick the correct answer from the choices given below and fill in the blanks so as to form a meaningful sentence.

  1. When I listened to his cogent arguments, all my _______ were _______ and I was forced to agree with his point of view.
    1. senses,stimulated
    2. doubts,confirmed
    3. friends,present
    4. doubts,dispelled
  2. She was ______ because her plans had gone ______.
    1. pleased,awry
    2. imminent,efficiently
    3. foiled,well
    4. distraught,awry
  3. The ties that bind us together in common activity are so _____ that they can disappear at any moment.
    1. tentative
    2. tenuous
    3. restrictive
    4. consistent
  4. His remarks were filled with ______, which sounded lofty but presented nothing new to audience.
    1. aphorisms
    2. platitudes
    3. adages
    4. symbols
  5. Achilles had his ______, Hitler had his elite corps.
    1. myrmidons
    2. antagonists
    3. orchids
    4. anchorites
  6. He was deluded by the ______ who claimed he could cure all diseases with his mighty machine.
    1. salesman
    2. inventor
    3. charlatan
    4. doctor
  7. Automation threatens mankind with an increased number of ______ hours.
    1. meager
    2. useless
    3. active
    4. complex
  8. Disturbed by the _____ nature of the plays being presented the puritans closed the theaters in 1642.
    1. medicore
    2. fantastic
    3. moribund
    4. salacious
  9. Epicureans live for the ____ of their senses.
    1. mortification
    2. removal
    3. gratification
    4. gravity
  10. Her reaction to his proposal was _____, she rejected it ______.
    1. inevitable,vehemently
    2. subtle,violently
    3. clever,obtusely
    4. sympathetic,angrily
  11. _______ is the mark of the ________.
    1. thrift,impoverished
    2. avarice,philanthropist
    3. trepidation,coward
    4. vanity,obsequious
  12. It hurt my pride to be forced to _____ a person who always insulted me;nevertheless,I tried to ____ him.
    1. rebuke,condign
    2. respect,avenge
    3. propitiate,conciliate
    4. repudiate,evaluate
  13. I am not attracted by the _____ life of the _____ always wandering through the countryside,begging for charity.
    1. noble,philanthropic
    2. urban,bobo
    3. natural,philosopher
    4. peripatetic,vagabond
  14. It is foolish to vent your spleen on an _______ object;still,you make ______ enemies.
    1. inanimate,fewer
    2. immobile,bitter
    3. interesting,curious
    4. insipid,fewer
  15. His _____ directions misled as;we did not know which of the two roads to take
    1. foolish
    2. complicated
    3. ambiguous
    4. arbitrary

Answer Key

  1. (4), 2(4), 3(2),4(2),5(1),6(3),7(4),8(4),9(3),10(1),11(3),12(3),13(4),14(1),15(3)

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