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. The Women's Emancipation Bill was sent back to the Lok Sabha by the President for further examination.

further scrutiny

further reading

further perusal

No improvement

3. The Finance Minister said that he would work for the impartial distribution of wealth.

equitable

just

fair

No improvement

4. Will you lend me few rupees in this hour of need?

borrow me a few rupees

lend me any rupees

lend me a few rupees

No improvement

5. After the heavy rains last week, the water in the lake raised another two feet.

would raise another two feet

raise another two feet

rose another two feet

No improvement

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