English Language : Sentence Improvement Question & Answer

SET - 1 : Directions to solve

Read the following questions carefully. In each of questions there are given an error in one word or phrase in "BOLD". Choose the word or phrase from the given alternatives which may replace the word or phrase in BOLD.

They were all astonished at his failure in the examination.
A.  For
B.  On
C.  In
D.  No Correction

Due to bad weather the number of ships crossing the channel last week is very small.
A.  Are being
B.  Are
C.  Was
D.  No Correction

She is worried about his health and also me.
A.  Also is me
B.  So am I
C.  Also are me
D.  No Correction

It will depend now on they coming on time.
A.  Their coming
B.  They come
C.  Then coming
D.  No Correction

It felt that the music was sweetly and soothing.
A.  Sweetly but soothing
B.  Sweet and soothing
C.  Sweet but soothing
D.  No Correction