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Class 10: Sentence Correction: SEBA HSLC Exam Solutions

HSLC EXAM QUESTIONS

Q. Rewrite the following sentences correctly.

 1. HSLC EXAM 2005

a. I paid hundred rupees for this shirt.
I paid one hundred rupees for this shirt.
b. He insisted on me to accompany him.
He insisted on my accompanying him.
Or
He insisted that I accompany him.
c. Let us hear his speech.
Let us listen to his speech.
d. I know him for a long time.
I have known him for a long time.
e. That boy doesn't even know the alphabets.
That boy doesn't even know the alphabet.
f. We reached the station timely.
We reached the station in time.

2. HSLC EXAM 2006

a. They left the hostel with bag and baggage.
They left the hostel bag and baggage.
b. If it will rain, we will not go out.
If it rains we will not go out.
c. He offered me a ten rupees note. 
He offered me a ten rupee note.
d. One of his family members lives in Chennai.
One of the members of his family lives in Chennai.
e. Tell me where is the post office.
Tell me where the post office is.
f. I am going to school by bus everyday.
I go to school by bus everyday.

3. HSLC EXAM 2007

a. Oranges are good to be eaten.
Oranges are good to eat.
b. The matter was informed to the police.
The police were informed of the matter
Or 
The matter was reported to the police.
c. The train will leave in time.
The train will leave on time.
d. You have less books than I have.
You have fewer books than I have.
e. Do you repent for your misdeeds?
Do you repent of your misdeeds?
f. You should not do such mistakes.
You should not make such mistakes.

4. HSLC EXAM 2008

a. I asked him how far was it to the nearest town.
I asked him how far it was to the nearest town.
b. In her first book, she describes about her childhood.
In her first book, she describes her childhood.
c. I can't go out because I have too many work to do.
I can't go out because I have lots of work to do.
d. He loves the music and playing the guitar.
He loves music and playing the guitar.
e. The opposite to increase is decrease.
The opposite of increase is decrease.
f. He thinks that the price for oil is bound to increase.
He thinks that the price of oil is set to increase.

5. HSLC EXAM 2009

a. My ambition is to become engineer.
My ambition is to become an engineer.
b. You must stop to write now.
You must stop writing now.
c. It is you who has done wrong.
It is you who have done wrong.
d. We can't look in the dark.
We can't see in the dark.
e. Oranges are good to be eaten.
Oranges are good to eat.
f. He prefers coffee than tea.
He prefers coffee to tea.

6. HSLC EXAM 2010

a. He learnt the poem by his heart.
He learnt the poem by heart.
b. I do exercise in the morning.
I take exercise in the morning.
c. Either this is true or false.
This is either true or false.
d. He is not capable to do it.
He is not capable of doing it.
e. This carpet is feeling smooth.
This carpet feels smooth.
f. Don't do anything in hurry.
Don't do anything in a hurry.

7. HSLC EXAM 2011

a. We need some furnitures.
We need some furniture.
b. The both parents were present at the function.
Both the parents were present at the function.
c. When you do your homework?
When do you do your homework?
d. Please tell me who is your headmaster.
Please tell me who your headmaster is.
e. I have visited the zoo last year.
I visited the zoo last year.

8. HSLC EXAM 2012

a. He is a MRCP and his brother is a FRCS.
He is an MRCP and his brother is an FRCS.
b. six miles are a long distance.
Six miles is a long distance.
c.  All his kiths and kins are against him.
All his kith and kin are against him.
d. He is my cousin brother.
He is my cousin. 
e. I go to school by foot.
I go to school on foot.

9. HSLC EXAM 2013

a. Money is not the solution for every problem.
Money is not the solution to every problem.
b. This hostel provides fooding and lodging.
This hostel provides food and lodging.
c. Mr Das deals with tea. 
Mr Das deals in tea.
d. She came back with bag and baggage.
She came back bag and baggage.
e. We spent the evening listening music.
We spent the evening listening to music.

10. HSLC EXAM 2014

a. I saw a strange dream last night.
I dreamt a strange dream last night.
b. He is a coward person. 
He is a coward. 
c. His uncle sells second hand furnitures.
His uncle sells second hand furniture.
d. The sceneries of Arunachal Pradesh is charming.
The scenery of Arunachal Pradesh is charming.
e. She narrated the story shortly.
She narrated the story briefly.

11. HSLC EXAM 2015

a. I don't know to do it.
I don't know how to do it.
b. It is you who is to be blamed.
It is you who are to be blamed.
c. He told me that his brother is writing that letter.
He told me that his brother was writing that letter.
d. He asked me where do I live.
He asked me where I lived.

12. HSLC EXAM 2016

a. The sceneries of Arunachal Pradesh is charming.
The scenery of Arunachal Pradesh is charming.
b. I am feeling cold.
I feel cold.
c. Bread and butter make a good breakfast.
Bread and butter makes a good breakfast.
d. The news are true. 
The news is true.

13. HSLC EXAM 2017

a. Nitu is my cousin sister.
Nitu is my cousin.
b. She prefers tea than coffee.
She prefers tea to coffee.
c. I gave him a few rupees I had.
I gave him the few rupees I had.
d. He is working hardly.
He is working hard.

14. HSLC EXAM 2018

a. He took out his shoes.
He took off his shoes.
b. I do not know who are you.
I do not know who you are.
c. She said that she will arrive at 6 PM
She said that she would arrive at 6 PM.
d. She prefers milk than curd.
She prefers milk to curd.

15. HSLC EXAM 2019

a. It can rain tonight.
It may rain tonight.
b. The cattles were grazing in the field.
The cattle were grazing in the field.
c. Each of the boys play cricket.
Each of the boys plays cricket.
d. How much money you need?
How much money do you need?
e. When you do your homework?
When do you do your homework?
f. I do not know to do it.
I don't know how to do it.

16. HSLC EXAM 2020

a. Her son-in-laws are rich men.
Her sons-in-law are rich men.
b. It is raining since morning.
It has been raining since morning.
c. How you know him? 
How do you know him?
d. I and he are brothers.
He and I are brothers.
e. He is senior than me in age.
He is senior to me in age.
f. I do not know to do it.
I don't know how to do it.

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