Practice Questions on Sentence Correction
Verbal Test Questions and Answers

Moderate Sentence Correction Question - 6

Q6.

Despite the influx of international aid to a particularly war-torn region of East Africa during the waning months of 2006, in early 2007, many indigenous people unable to find food left their home to travel west where other tribal groups historically experienced less difficulties producing food, water, and land.

A.

their home to travel west where other tribal groups historically experienced less difficulties

B.

home to travel west where other tribal groups historically experienced fewer difficulties

C.

their home to travel west where other tribal groups historically experienced fewer difficulties

D.

home to travel west in search of other tribal groups who historically had experienced fewer difficulties

E.

home to travel west where other tribal groups historically had experienced fewer difficulties

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Moderate Sentence Correction Question - 7

Q7.

A ground-breaking report written by a major group of scientists has indicated that much of the previously untraceable pollutants in stream water known to kill fish and harm humans comes from polluted rain water and irresponsible chemical dumping by large corporations.

A.

much of the previously untraceable pollutants in stream water known to kill fish and harm humans comes from

B.

much of the previously untraceable pollutants in stream water known to kill fish and harm humans come from

C.

many of the previously untraceable pollutants in stream water known to kill fish and harm humans comes from

D.

much of the previously untraceable pollutants in stream water known to kill fish and harming humans come from

E.

many of the previously untraceable pollutants in stream water known to kill fish and harm humans come from

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Moderate Sentence Correction Question - 8

Q8.

Bombast is when high sounding words for effect, not suitability, are used.

A.

is when high sounding words for effect, not suitability, are used.

B.

is the use of high-sounding words for effect rather than for suitability. 

C.

is where high-sounding words are used for effect not suitability. 

D.

is the using of high-sounding words for effect only.

E.

is when you use high-sounding words for effect rather than for suitability.

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Moderate Sentence Correction Question - 9

Q9.

In the initial stages of learning a new language we learn more through listening and attempting to copy speech patterns and not through reading grammar books.

A.

and attempting to copy speech patterns and not through reading grammar books.

B.

and attempting to copy speech patterns than through reading grammar books.

C.

and attempts to copy speech patterns than through reading grammar books.

D.

and attempts at copying speech patterns than through reading grammar books. 

E.

and attempts at copying speech patterns and not grammar books.

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Moderate Sentence Correction Question - 10

Q10.

During the summer of 2008, an unemployed investment banker with over 25 years of experience named Joshua Persky made news by walking the streets of New York City's financial district in a suit with a sandwich board advertising his services. Many social commentators disagreed on the implications of this, either seeing Joshua's efforts as a desperate and unprofessional manner to seek a job or they viewed Joshua's strategy as a savvy means to attract attention to an overly qualified individual.

A.

either seeing Joshua's efforts as a desperate and unprofessional manner to seek a job or they viewed Joshua's strategy as a savvy means to attract attention to an overly qualified individual.

B.

either seeing Joshua's efforts as a desperate and unprofessional manner to seek a job or viewing Joshua's strategy as a savvy means to attract attention to an overly qualified individual.

C.

seeing either Joshua's efforts as a desperate and unprofessional manner to seek a job or viewing Joshua's strategy as a savvy means to attract attention to an overly qualified individual.

D.

either seeing Joshua's efforts as a desperate and as an unprofessional manner to seek a job or viewing Joshua's strategy as a savvy means to attract attention to an overly qualified individual.

E.

seeing either Joshua's efforts as a desperate and unprofessional manner to seek a job or they viewed Joshua's strategy as a savvy means to attract attention to an overly qualified individual.

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