Practice Questions on Sentence Correction
Verbal Test Questions and Answers

Difficult Sentence Correction Question - 1

Q1.

With his sub-four minute mile Bannister broke a psychological barrier, inspiring thousands of others to attempt overcoming seemingly insurmountable hurdles.

A.

inspiring thousands of others to attempt overcoming 

B.

inspiring thousands of others to attempt to overcome

C.

inspiring thousands of others to overcome 

D.

and inspired thousands of others to attempt to overcome

E.

and inspired thousands of others to attempt overcoming

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Difficult Sentence Correction Question - 2

Q2.

By the year 2000, A Tale of Two Cities, Charles Dickens' gripping book portraying the suffering of the proletariat under the brutal subjugation of the French aristocracy had around 200 million copies in print, making it more than that of almost any other English book ever written.

A.

book portraying the suffering of the proletariat under the brutal subjugation of the French aristocracy had around 200 million copies in print, making it more than

B.

book portraying the suffering of the proletariat under the brutal subjugation of the French aristocracy had around 200 million copies in print, which is more than

C.

book portraying the suffering of the proletariat under the brutal subjugation of the French aristocracy, had around 200 million copies in print, more than

D.

book portraying the suffering of the proletariat under the brutal subjugation of the French aristocracy, had around 200 million copies in print, making it more than

E.

book portraying the suffering of the proletariat under the brutal subjugation of the French aristocracy had around 200 million copies in print and is more than

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Difficult Sentence Correction Question - 3

Q3.

An analysis of sixteenth century probate inventories in the major English towns show that even some artisans and yeomen owned silver spoons, cups or salt cellars.

A.

show that even some artisans and yeomen owned silver spoons, cups or 

B.

show that some artisans and yeomen even owned silver spoons, cups or

C.

show that even some artisans and yeomen owned silver spoons, cups and

D.

shows that some artisans and yeomen owned even silver spoons, cups and 

E.

shows that even some artisans and yeomen owned silver spoons, cups or

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Difficult Sentence Correction Question - 4

Q4.

The recent photographs of the giant squid are remarkable because they show these enormous living creatures as moving around in their natural environment, whereas previous pictures have been of only dead animals

A.

because they show these living creatures as moving around in their

B.

in that they show this most enormous of living creatures moving around in its 

C.

in that they show this most enormous of living creatures moving around in its 

D.

because these enormous living creatures are shown to be moving around in their 

E.

because they show this enormous living creature moving around in a

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Difficult Sentence Correction Question - 5

Q5.

The psychologist reported that the most common problems undergraduates experience stem from a lack of self-esteem, difficulty in adjusting to university life and loneliness.

A.

the most common problems undergraduates experience stem from a lack of self-esteem, difficulty in adjusting to university life and loneliness

B.

the most common problems undergraduates experienced stemmed from a lack of self-esteem, difficulty in adjusting to university life and loneliness

C.

the most common problems undergraduates experience stem from loneliness, a lack of self-esteem, and difficulty in adjusting to university life

D.

the most common problem undergraduates have experienced stems from a lack of self-esteem, loneliness, and difficulty in adjusting to university life

E.

the most common problems undergraduates had experienced stem from difficulty in adjusting to university life, lack of self-esteem, and loneliness

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