In each of these questions, in the given sentences, a part of the sentence is underlined. Beneath each sentence, four different ways of phrasing the underlined part are indicated. Choose the best alternative. In case no improvement is needed, your answer would be ‘No improvement’.

1.Today this is a totally different world than we have seen in the last decade.
 A. than what we seen
 B. then we have seen
 C. from what we seen
 D. from what we have seen
 
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2.He does not smoke, nor he drinks.
 A. nor he does drink
 B. neither he does drink
 C. nor does he drink
 D. no change
 
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3.Although he was the most friendly of all present and different from the others, he hadn’t hardly any friends except me.
 A. different from the others, he hardly had any friends except I
 B. different than the others, he hardly had any friends except me
 C. different than the others, he hardly had any friends except I
 D. different from the others, he hardly had any friends except me
 
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4.The news of her employment soon circulated around the small town.
 A. circulated round the small town
 B. circulated in the small town
 C. was circulating across the small town
 D. was circulating within the small town
 
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5.The Tsunami victims suffered of cholera.
 A. suffered from
 B. suffered under
 C. suffered in
 D. No improvement
 
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6.Everyday, we usually had lunch at 1.30 p.m.
 A. we have had usually
 B. we have usually
 C. we usually have
 D. No improvement
 
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7.Why should you be despaired of your success of your undertaking?
 A. you despair of the success of your undertaking
 B. you despair of success of undertaking
 C. you be despaired of the success of your undertaking
 D. No improvement
 
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8.She was kept from her assignment because of her loquacious room-mate.
 A. noisy
 B. irritating
 C. talkative
 D. No improvement
 
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