Directions (Q. 1 – 5): A part of the sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part A, B and C which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed, your answer is ‘D’.

1. The ground was wet outside when I got up in the morning yesterday. It had been raining all in the night.

rained all in

been raining all through

raining all in

No improvement

2. Unless you work hard, you will not pass.

as long as you work hard

till you work hard

until you work hard

No improvement

3. The minister was removed from a key post.

thrown out

rusticated

ousted

No improvement

4. Audacity is the mother of invention.

tenacity

necessity

paucity

No improvement

5. Professionals must continuously improve their skills.

hone

fine tune

explore

No improvement

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