SSC Grammar and Sentence Correction Questions with Answers

Grammar and Sentence Correction

An excellent collection of SSC English Grammar and sentence correction questions and answers with detailed explanations for competitive exams. Given below are some of the most repeated practice questions on Grammar and sentence correction for SSC CGL, CHSL, JE, GD constable, Stenographer, MTS, and CPO exams. Go through this very important online quiz based on model and previous year asked questions from SSC Grammar and sentence correction with solutions to ace the exam.

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Instructions

Directions : In the following questions, a part of the sentence is printed in bold. Below are given alternatives to the bold part at a, b and c which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed your answer is d.

Question 1

The relics of Greece over which such a great deal of evidence has been collected should be preserved.

Instructions

Choose the grammatical correct way of phrasing the sentence given in the question. Choose option E if no change is needed.

Question 2

Riding upon his horse, the tiger jumped at him.

Instructions

Directions :In the following questions a part of the sentence is bold. Below are given alternatives to the bold part at a, b and c which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed, your answer is d.

Question 3

The brown shirt wants washing.

Instructions

In the following questions, a sentence/ part of the sentence is printed in bold. Below are given alternatives to the bold sentence/part of the sentence, which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case
no improvement is needed, your answer is No improvement.

Question 4

She could not help but laugh.

Instructions

Directions:In the following question, some of the sentences have errors and some are correct. Find out which part of a sentence has an error. The number of the part is you answer. If a sentence is free from errors, then you answer is d:i.e., No error.

Question 5

We have discussing / all the known mechanisms / of physical growth, / No error.

Instructions

Choose the grammatical correct way of phrasing the sentence given in the question. Choose option E if no change is needed.

Question 6

No sooner had the dividend been declared, the notices were sent out.

Instructions

Directions : In the following questions, a part of the sentence is printed in bold. Below are given alternatives to the bold part at a, b and c which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed your answer is d.

Question 7

We were with daggers drawn despite attempts to understand each other;

Instructions

In the following questions, some parts of the sentences have errors and some are correct. Find out which part of a sentence has an error.

The number of that part is the answer. If a sentence is free from error, your answer is No error.

Question 8

He can be a basketball player since he is tall like a mule.

Question 9

Who do you think I met ?

Question 10

A bird in the tree is worth two in the bush.

Question 11

Just outside my house are a playground for school boys and girls.

Instructions

In the following questions, a sentence/ part of the sentence is printed in bold. Below are given alternatives to the bold sentence/part of the sentence, which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case
no improvement is needed, your answer is No improvement.

Question 12

If I will get an opportunity, I shall attend the seminar.

Question 13

We met yesterday, haven’t we ?

Question 14

The others shook their heads and made vague noises of approval.

Question 15

The world is being faced with a crisis

Question 16

I took my mother some grapes when she was in hospital.

Instructions

Directions: In the following questions,some of the sentences have errors and some have none. Find out which part of a sentence has an error. The number of that part is your answer. Your answer is 'd' i.e., No error.

Question 17

A cup of coffee/is an excellent complement/to smoked salmon./No error.

Instructions

Directions : In the following questions, a part of the sentence is printed in bold. Below are given alternatives to the bold part at a, b and c which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed your answer is d.

Question 18

You shall have attended if the court had instructed you to do so.

Instructions

In the following questions, some parts of the sentences have errors and some are correct. Find out which part of a sentence has an error.

The number of that part is the answer. If a sentence is free from error, your answer is No error.

Question 19

It is not advisable to take heavy luggages while on a journey.

Instructions

In the following questions, a sentence/ part of the sentence is printed in bold. Below are given alternatives to the bold sentence/part of the sentence, which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case
no improvement is needed, your answer is No improvement.

Question 20

Both the teams played the game fairly.

Question 21

She insisted on she was innocent.

Instructions

Directions: In the following questions,some of the sentences have errors and some have none. Find out which part of a sentence has an error. The number of that part is your answer. Your answer is 'd' i.e., No error.

Question 22

After knowing truth,/they took the right decision/in the matter./No error.

Question 23

It is time you/decide on your next/course of action./No error.

Question 24

He who has suffered most/for the cause,/let him speak/No error.

Question 25

He is a university professor/but of his three sons/neither has any merit./No error.

Instructions

Directions :In the following questions a part of the sentence is bold. Below are given alternatives to the bold part at a, b and c which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed, your answer is d.

Question 26

You are asked to copy this letter word by word.

Question 27

The weak man is a slave to his sensuous pleasures.

Question 28

Obviously he isn't cut up to be a good teacher.

Question 29

Power got with money is the most craved for today.

Instructions

Directions : In the following questions, some parts of the sentences have errors and some have none, Find out which part of a sentence has an error. The number of that part is your answer. If there is no error then your answer is d:i.e. No error.

Question 30

The accused refused/to answer to the policeman/on duty./No error

Question 31

Air pollution, together with littering./are causing many problems/in our cities./No error

Question 32

What is / the use of me / attending the session? / No error .

Question 33

We met our prospective employer / for a briefing session / in the Taj Hotel. / No error d.

Question 34

Because of the severe snow storm and the road blocks, / the air force dropped food and / medical supplies close to the city. /No error.

Instructions

Directions : In the following questions, a part of the sentence is printed in bold. Below are given alternatives to the bold part at a, b and c which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed your answer is d.

Question 35

When the beverage was ready, they drank possiblyas much as they could.

Question 36

A citizen is expected to give allegiance to his country of origin.

Instructions

Directions:In the following question, some of the sentences have errors and some are correct. Find out which part of a sentence has an error. The number of the part is you answer. If a sentence is free from errors, then you answer is d:i.e., No error.

Question 37

A senior doctor / expressed concern / about physicians recommended the vaccine. / No error.

Question 38

Children enjoy listening to / ghosts stories / especially on Halloween night. / No error.

Instructions

Choose the grammatical correct way of phrasing the sentence given in the question. Choose option E if no change is needed.

Question 39

I in black and white must have your terms down.

Question 40

When we are came out of the restaurant it was half past eleven.

Instructions

Directions : In the following Questions, a sentence is given which/a part of which may need improvement. Alternatives are given at (A), (B) and (C) which may be a better option. In case no improvement is needed your answer is (D).

Question 41

He pleased the directors and his completed his report in good time.

Instructions

Directions:In the following question, some of the sentences have errors and some are correct. Find out which part of a sentence has an error. The number of the part is you answer. If a sentence is free from errors, then you answer is d:i.e., No error.

Question 42

There are so many filths / all around / the place. / No error.

Instructions

Directions : In the following Questions, some of the sentences have errors and some are correct. Find out which part of a sentence has an error. The number of that part is your answer. If there is no error, the answer is d.

Question 43

We are going to launch/this three-crores project/within the next few months./No error.

Instructions

In the following questions, a sentence/ part of the sentence is printed in bold. Below are given alternatives to the bold sentence/part of the sentence, which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case
no improvement is needed, your answer is No improvement.

Question 44

You must endure what you cannot cure.

Question 45

He does not laugh, nor he smiles.

Instructions

Directions : In the following Questions, a sentence is given which/a part of which may need improvement. Alternatives are given at (A), (B) and (C) which may be a better option. In case no improvement is needed your answer is (D).

Question 46

We had a grand party and we enjoyed very much.

Question 47

What do you for go to school?

Question 48

Every Saturday I go for shopping.

Question 49

The courtiers used to tell the King how efficient an administrator he was all day long.

Instructions

Directions : In the following Questions, some of the sentences have errors and some are correct. Find out which part of a sentence has an error. The number of that part is your answer. If there is no error, the answer is d.

Question 50

A great many student/have been declared/successful./No error.

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