Cognizant Previous Year English Questions on Sentence Correction

English Sentence Correction M

Question 1
When it was morning they decided to put at an inn.
A
put out in
B
put off at
C
put at
D
put up at
Question 2
He found the gold coin as he cleans the floor.
A
which he is cleaning
B
while cleaning
C
as he had cleaned
D
while he cleans
Question 3
The police has so far succeeded in recovering only a part of the stolen property.
A
so far succeeded to recover
B
as for as succeeded in recovery of
C
so far succeeded in recovery of
D
No correction required
Question 4
He is too important for tolerating any delay.
A
to tolerate
B
at tolerating
C
to tolerating
D
with tolerating
Question 5
Identify which part of the question has error A property dealer was /shoot dead by four unidentified jacket clad men /while taking a morning walk /in a park.
A
A property dealer was
B
shoot dead by four unidentified jacket clad men
C
while taking a morning walk
D
in a park.
Question 6
The fact of me/ being a stranger/ does not excuse his conduct.
A
The fact of me
B
being a stranger
C
does not excuse his conduct
D
No error
Question 7
The number of tourists / is expected to rise / from seven to ten percent / in the next ten years.
A
The number of tourists
B
is expected to rise
C
from seven to ten percent
D
in the next ten years
E
No error
Question 8
Being that my car is getting / its annual check up. / I will not be / able to pick you up tomorrow morning.
A
Being that my car is getting
B
its annual check up.
C
I will not be
D
able to pick you up tomorrow morning
E
No error
Question 8 Explanation: 
Change, Being that my car is getting → As my car is getting.
Question 9
The third season of / the popular television show will ends / on a grand note with / celebrities dancing and having fun.
A
The third season of
B
the popular television show will ends
C
on a grand note with
D
celebrities dancing and having fun
Question 10
Rose growers in / the city are waking up / to the benefits / of collective action.
A
Rose growers in
B
the city are waking up
C
to the benefits
D
of collective action
E
No error
Question 10 Explanation: 
Change, to the benefits → of the benefits.
There are 10 questions to complete.
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