Practice Questions on Sentence Correction
Verbal Test Questions and Answers

Moderate Sentence Correction Question - 1

Q1.

After a storied investment bank recently fired its CEO and hired an outspoken and flamboyant replacement, members of the news media centered their stories on the replacement's claims that, based upon his past work at a private equity firm, he can return the investment bank to profitability.

A.

that, based upon his past work at a private equity firm, he can return the investment bank to profitability

B.

of the ability, based upon his past work at a private equity firm, of returning the investment bank to profitability

C.

of being able to return, based upon his past work at a private equity firm, the investment

D.

to be, based upon his past work at a private equity firm, able to return the investment bank to profitability

E.

that, based upon his past work at a private equity firm, he is capable of returning the investment bank back to profitability

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Moderate Sentence Correction Question - 2

Q2.

Unlike the team of lawyers working for the petitioner, whose argument rested on a questionable interpretation of a bill that only recently passed Congress, the government's argument centered on what many legal experts consider a main-stream interpretation of the Bill of Rights.

A.

the team of lawyers working for the petitioner, whose argument rested on a questionable interpretation of a bill that only recently passed Congress

B.

the argument from the petitioner, which rested on a questionable interpretation of a bill that only recently passed Congress

C.

the petitioner's argument, which rested on a questionable interpretation of a bill that only recently passed Congress

D.

the petitioner's argument, whose case rested on a questionable interpretation of a bill that recently only passed Congress

E.

the petitioner's argument, which rested on a questionable interpretation of a bill that recently only passed Congress

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Moderate Sentence Correction Question - 3

Q3.

The temperature dropped suddenly last night, which will mean that the shoots emerging from the soil will be killed by the frost.

A.

which will mean that the shoots emerging from the soil will be killed by the frost.

B.

which will mean that the frost will kill the shoots emerging from the soil.

C.

and this will mean that the shoots emerging from the soil will be killed by the frost.

D.

and the resulting frost will kill the shoots that are emerging from the soil. 

E.

and as a result, the shoots will be killed by the frost, emerging from the soil.

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Moderate Sentence Correction Question - 4

Q4.

Being abandoned by our friends is the cause of great sorrow for us.

A.

Being abandoned by our friends is the cause of great sorrow for us. 

B.

Our being abandoned by our friends is the cause of great sorrow.

C.

Being abandoned by our friends, we feel great sorrow. 

D.

Abandoned by our friends, sorrow is the result.

E.

We feel great sorrow when our friends abandon us.

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Moderate Sentence Correction Question - 5

Q5.

Some officials both at the Treasury Department and the Securities and Exchange Commission recently said in off-the-record conversations that it may be a good idea to require that all large and highly leveraged banks should decrease their debt and should increase their asset base.

A.

to require that all large and highly leveraged banks should decrease their debt and should increase their asset base

B.

requiring that all large and highly leveraged banks decrease their debt and increase their asset base

C.

to require of all large and highly leveraged banks the decreasing of debt and an increase in their asset base

D.

requiring that all large and highly leveraged banks to decrease their debt and to increase their asset base

E.

to require all large and highly leveraged banks to decrease their debt and increase their asset base

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