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. Mr. Raj has been asked to submit details of his tax returns.




No improvement

2. More than 60 percent of India's population live under the poverty line.

live below the poverty line

stay below the poverty line

stay under the poverty line

live beside the poverty line

3. Since we are living in Bangalore for five years, we are reluctant to move to another city.

Since we were living

Being that we have been living

Being that we living

Since we have been living

4. Being too costly for him, he could not buy the coat.

It being too costly for him

He being too costly

Being it too costly

No improvement

5. No sooner has she agreed to marry him then she started having terrible doubts.

She no sooner had agreed

No sooner had she agreed

No sooner did she agreed

No improvement