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

A cup of coffee/is an excellent complement/to smoked salmon./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 2

We met yesterday, haven’t we ?

Instructions

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

Question 3

Riding upon his horse, the tiger jumped at him.

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 4

The accused refused/to answer to the policeman/on duty./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 5

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

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 6

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

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

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

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

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

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 9

Power got with money is the most craved for today.

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 10

It is time you/decide on your next/course of action./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 11

A senior doctor / expressed concern / about physicians recommended the vaccine. / 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 12

The world is being faced with a crisis

Question 13

She insisted on she was innocent.

Question 14

She could not help but laugh.

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 15

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

Question 16

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

Question 17

Who do you think I met ?

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

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 19

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

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 20

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 21

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

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

The weak man is a slave to his sensuous pleasures.

Instructions

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

Question 23

I in black and white must have your terms down.

Question 24

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 25

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 26

He does not laugh, nor he smiles.

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 27

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

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 28

Air pollution, together with littering./are causing many problems/in our cities./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 29

Every Saturday I go for shopping.

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 30

Children enjoy listening to / ghosts stories / especially on Halloween night. / 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 31

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 32

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 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 33

We had a grand party and we enjoyed very much.

Instructions

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

Question 34

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

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 35

You must endure what you cannot cure.

Question 36

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

Question 37

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

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 38

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

Question 39

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

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 40

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

Question 41

What is / the use of me / attending the session? / 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 42

A great many student/have been declared/successful./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

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

Question 44

What do you for go to school?

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 45

There are so many filths / all around / the place. / 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 46

You are asked to copy this letter word by word.

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 47

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

Question 48

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

Question 49

He is a university professor/but of his three sons/neither has any merit./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 50

Both the teams played the game fairly.

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