Synthesis of Sentences Exercises with Answers

synthesis of sentences quiz

Directions: Decide which sentence is the most preferable with respect to grammar, meaning and usage, suitable for a formal writing in English.

Ques. (a) Our school had won the match if only we have concentrated.
(b) Our school would have won the match if only we would have concentrated.
(c) Our school would win the match only if we had concentrated.
(d) Our school would have won the match if only we had concentrated.

Ans. (d)

Ques. (a) He will not pay unless he is not compelled.
(b) He will not pay unless he will be compelled.
(c) He will not pay unless he is compelled.
(d) He will not pay till he is compelled.

Ans. (c)

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Ques. (a) The boy regretted that he had spend a greater part of his vacation in the chair with a plastered leg.
(b) With a plastered leg, the boy regretted that he had spent a greater part of his vacation in the chair.
(c) The boy regretted that with a plastered leg he had spent a greater part his vacation in the chair.
(d) The boy with a plastered leg regretted that he had spent a greater part of his vacation in the chair.

Ans. (c)

Ques. (a) If you will pay heed to the small details, the general plans will surely succeed.
(b) If you pay heed to the small details, the general plans will surely succeed.
(c) If you heeded to the small details, the general plans would surely succeed.
(d) If you heeded to the small details, the general plans would surely succeed.

Ans. (b)

Ques. (a) It is a pleasure to see an alligator basking in the sunshine on a river bank as long as 90 feet.
(b) It is a pleasure to see an alligator as long as 20 feet basking in the sunshine on a river bank.
(c) It is a pleasure to see an alligator basking in the sunshine as long as 90 feet on a river bank.
(d) It is a pleasure to see an alligator basking as long as 90 feet in the sunshine on a river bank.

Ans. (b)

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.
Ques. (a) They agreed
(b) to repair the damage
(c) freely of charge
(d) No error

Ans. (c)

Ques. (a) Each in the office
(b) Including Rajesh
(c) Knew who had
(d) Made the mistake

Ans. (a)

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Ques. (a) We must try
(b) to reach college early
(c) because the students
(d) must waiting for us there

Ans. (d)

Ques. (a) The Governing Board
(b) Comprises of
(c) Several distinguished personalities
(d) No error

Ans. (b)

Ques. (a) The director, along with all his officers
(b) were welcomed
(c) with due respect
(d) by the union leaders

Ans. (b)

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