Practice Questions on Sentence Correction
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Moderate Sentence Correction Question - 31

Q31.

Considered to be one of the brightest upcoming legal scholars, Douglas Kysar has written countless articles on environmental law and policy; his writings, which include a book with renowned law professor Daniel Esty, is cited more often than most other young legal scholars.

A.

is cited more often than most other

B.

are cited more often than most other

C.

is cited more often than those of most other

D.

are cited more often than those of most other

E.

are cited more often than are most other

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Moderate Sentence Correction Question - 32

Q32.

The Battle of Bull Run, which took place on July 21, 1861 near the town of Manassas, an important event in American history in that this historic event was the first major ground battle of the Civil War, which resulted in over 500,000 deaths and a turning of the tide against the practice of slavery.

A.

an important event in American history in that this historic event was the first major ground battle of the Civil War, which resulted in over 500,000 deaths and a turning of the tide against the practice of slavery.

B.

an important event in American history marking the first major ground battle of the Civil War, which resulted in the death of over 500,000 Americans and the abolition of slavery.

C.

was an important event in American history as it had marked the first major ground battle of the Civil War, which resulted in the death of over 500,000 Americans and the abolition of slavery.

D.

is an important event in American history as it marked the first major ground battle of the Civil War, which resulted in the death of over 500,000 Americans and the abolition of slavery.

E.

is an important event in American history due to it marking the first major ground battle of the Civil War, resulting in the death of over 500,000 Americans and the abolition of slavery.

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Moderate Sentence Correction Question - 33

Q33.

Antony, coming alongside Cleopatra's ship, climbed aboard without seeing or being seen by her.

A.

climbed aboard without seeing or being seen by her. 

B.

climbed aboard without seeing Cleopatra or being seen by her.

C.

climbs aboard without Cleopatra seeing him

D.

boarded without being seen by her. 

E.

boarded without seeing Cleopatra.

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Moderate Sentence Correction Question - 34

Q34.

Your taking a loan to buy a car annoyed Father.

A.

Your taking a loan to buy a car annoyed Father.

B.

Your taking a loan to buy a car aggravated Father. 

C.

You taking a loan to buy a car irritated Father.

D.

You taking a loan to buy a car annoyed Father.

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Moderate Sentence Correction Question - 35

Q35.

The best way to encourage innovative thinking is not to promise financial rewards for ideas, but to ensure that the person making the suggestion receives recognition for his contribution.

A.

but to ensure that the person making the suggestion receives recognition for his contribution. 

B.

but to ensure that the person who makes the suggestion will be receiving recognition for his contribution.

C.

but rather by ensuring that the person making the suggestion receives recognition for his contribution.

D.

but rather ensure that suggestion-maker receives recognition for his contribution.

E.

but instead make sure that the suggestion-maker will receive recognition.

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