Practice Questions on Sentence Correction
Verbal Test Questions and Answers

Moderate Sentence Correction Question - 11

Q11.

Among the many reasons for his defeat in the election was his arrogant assumption that his constituents were incapable of understanding economic conditions, and his unwarranted attack on his chief opponent.

A.

was his arrogant assumption that his constituents were incapable of understanding economic conditions 

B.

were his arrogant assumption that his constituents were incapable of understanding economic conditions

C.

 were his arrogant assumptions that his constituents were incapable of understanding economical conditions 

D.

were his arrogant assumption that his constituents would be incapable of understanding economics 

E.

was the arrogant assumption that his constituents was incapable of understanding economic conditions

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Moderate Sentence Correction Question - 12

Q12.

Pollution and degradation of the environment is, according to the commission's report, a matter of universal concern.

A.

is, according to the commission's report, a matter of universal concern. 

B.

is, according to the report by the commission, a matter of universal concern.

C.

is, according to the report of the commission, matters of universal concern. 

D.

are, according to the commission's report, universally a matter of concern.

E.

are, according to the commission's report, a matter of universal concern.

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Moderate Sentence Correction Question - 13

Q13.

The first United States Solicitor General, Benjamin H. Bristow, born in 1832 and served in the Grant administration from 1874 to 1876. Earlier in his life, Bristow had served as a lieutenant colonel in the 25th Kentucky Infantry.

A.

born in 1832 and served in the Grant administration from 1874 to 1876. Earlier in his life, Bristow had served as a lieutenant colonel in the 25th Kentucky Infantry

B.

was born in 1832 and had served in the Grant administration from 1874 to 1876. Earlier in his life, Bristow served as a lieutenant colonel

C.

born in 1832 and appointee in the Grant administration from 1874 to 1875. Earlier in his life, Bristow served as a lieutenant colonel in the 25th Kentucky Infantry

D.

was born in 1832 and served in the Grant administration from 1874 to 1876. Earlier in his life, Bristow had served as a lieutenant colonel in the 25th Kentucky Infantry

E.

was born in 1832 and served in the Grant administration from 1874 to 1876. Earlier in his life, Bristow served as a lieutenant colonel in the 25th Kentucky Infantry

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Moderate Sentence Correction Question - 14

Q14.

After arduous months of fighting, the sight of the white flag being raised generated as much relief on the victor's side than it did on the vanquished.

A.

as much relief on the victor's side than it did on the vanquished.

B.

as much relief among the victors as among the vanquished.

C.

as much relief on the victor's side as it did on the vanquished's. 

D.

relief both on the victor's side as well as on the vanquished's. 

E.

relief both for the victor and the vanquished side.

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Moderate Sentence Correction Question - 15

Q15.

As tensions rose in the days leading up to the President’s re-election bid, one hostile commentator who decried the President’s controversial war policies exclaimed: "If I was the President, I would be ashamed of myself and also resign immediately." Ironically, this actually emboldened the President’s allies.

A.

If I was the President, I would be ashamed of myself and also resign immediately

B.

If I were the President, I would be ashamed of myself and resign immediately

C.

If I was the President, I would be ashamed of myself and resign immediately

D.

If I were the President, I would be ashamed of myself and also would resign immediately

E.

If I was the President, I would be ashamed of myself and would resign immediately

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