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,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 1

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

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 2

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

Question 3

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

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 4

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

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 5

You must endure what you cannot cure.

Instructions

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

Question 6

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 7

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

Instructions

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

Question 8

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

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 9

Children enjoy listening to / ghosts stories / especially on Halloween night. / 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 10

She insisted on she was innocent.

Question 11

The world is being faced with a crisis

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 12

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

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 13

The weak man is a slave to his sensuous pleasures.

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 14

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

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 15

The accused refused/to answer to the policeman/on duty./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 16

Both the teams played the game fairly.

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 17

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 18

Air pollution, together with littering./are causing many problems/in our cities./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 19

She could not help but laugh.

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 20

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

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 21

What is / the use of me / attending the session? / 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 22

You are asked to copy this letter word by word.

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 23

He does not laugh, nor he smiles.

Question 24

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

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 25

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

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 26

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

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 27

Every Saturday I go for shopping.

Question 28

What do you for go to school?

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 29

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

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 30

We met yesterday, haven’t we ?

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 31

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

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 32

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

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 33

It is time you/decide on your next/course of action./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 34

The brown shirt wants washing.

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 35

We have discussing / all the known mechanisms / of physical growth, / 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 36

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

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 37

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

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 38

Who do you think I met ?

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 39

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 40

After knowing truth,/they took the right decision/in the matter./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 41

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

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 42

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

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 43

We had a grand party and we enjoyed very much.

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 44

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

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 45

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

Question 46

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

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 47

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 48

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

Instructions

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

Question 49

I in black and white must have your terms down.

Question 50

Riding upon his horse, the tiger jumped at him.

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