Verbal Ability:: Sentence Correction

Exercise

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Which of phrases given below each sentence should replace the phrase printed in italicised and underlined type to make the grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is, mark 'E' as the answer.

Most of the Indian workers are as healthy as, if not healthier than, British workers.

A. as if healthy as not healthier B. healthier but not as healthy
C. as healthy, if not healthier D. so healthy, if not healthier
E. No correction required    

Had I realised how close I was to the edge of the valley, I would not have carried the bags there.

A. Had I been realised B. If I would have realised
C. When I realised D. Had I had realised
E. No correction required    

I have got some tea, but I do not have a sugar.

A. some B. got
C. more D. any
E. No correction required    

The people generally try to curry favour with the corrupt but influential person.

A. cook favour B. seek favour
C. extract favour D. display favour
E. No correction required    

Can you tell me why did you not speak the truth?

A. why did not you speak B. that why did you not speak
C. why you did not speak D. why did you not spoke
E. No correction required    

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