If They Would Have Taken Greater Care in the Disposal of the Nuclear Waste, the Disaster Would Not Have Occurred. - English Language

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MCQ

In the following sentence, some part or the whole is underlined. Each sentence is followed by four alternative versions of the underlined portion. Select the alternative you consider most correct and effective according to the requirements of standard written English. Answer (a) is the same as the original version if you think the original version is best, select answer (a). Do not select the answer that alters the meaning of the original sentence.

If they would have taken greater care in the disposal of the nuclear waste, the disaster would not have occurred.

Options

  • If they would have taken greater care

  • unless they took greater care

  • had they not taken greater care

  • If they had taken greater care

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Solution

If they had taken greater care
Since a hypothetical statement is mentioned. So, if they had taken would be used. If they had taken greater care is correct.

Concept: Incorrect/Correct Sentences (Entrance Exams)
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