Practice Questions on Sentence Correction
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Difficult Sentence Correction Question - 6

Q6.

During the 1992 Presidential campaign, President George H. W. Bush and his promise four years earlier to never raise taxes experienced considerable criticism from economic conservatives who felt betrayed by Bush's 1990 tax-hike, which he implemented over the objections of economic conservatives who decried tax hikes, insisted that low taxes created wealth, and contended that deregulation promoted innovation.

A.

President George H. W. Bush and his promise four years earlier to never raise taxes experienced considerable criticism from economic conservatives who felt betrayed by Bush’s 1990 tax-hike, which he implemented over the objections of economic conservatives who decried tax hikes, insisted that low taxes created wealth, and contended that deregulation promoted innovation

B.

President George H. W. Bush experienced considerable criticism from economic conservatives who felt betrayed by Bush’s 1990 tax-hike, which he implemented despite his past promises and the objections of economic conservatives who decried tax hikes, insisted that low taxes created wealth, and contended that deregulation promoted innovation

C.

President George H. W. Bush and his promise four years earlier to never raise taxes experienced considerable criticism from economic conservatives who felt betrayed by Bush’s 1990 tax-hike, which he implemented despite his past promises, the objections of economic conservatives who decried tax hikes, the insistence that low taxes create wealth, and the contention that deregulation promoted innovation

D.

President George H. W. Bush experienced considerable criticism from economic conservatives who felt betrayed by Bush’s 1990 tax-hike, which he implemented despite his past promises and the objections of economic conservatives who decried tax hikes, having insisted that low taxes created wealth and contending that deregulation promotes innovation

E.

President George H. W. Bush experienced considerable criticism from economic conservatives who felt betrayed by Bush’s 1990 tax-hike, which he implemented despite his past promises and the objections of economic conservatives who decried tax hikes, insist that low taxes created wealth, and contend that deregulation promoted innovation

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Difficult Sentence Correction Question - 7

Q7.

Once a hurricane is identified, it is given a name from a list drawn up by the United States Weather Service, a list that is reused after a few years, but with the names of the worst hurricanes omitted.

A.

but with the names of the worst hurricanes omitted 

B.

omitting the names of the worst hurricanes

C.

the names of the worst hurricanes being omitted

D.

after they have omitted the names of the worst hurricanes 

E.

after omitting the worst hurricane names

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Difficult Sentence Correction Question - 8

Q8.

A teacher at the school acknowledged that, despite government sponsored endeavours to improve classroom performance, an extraordinary high percentage of their students fail to gain admission to higher education.

A.

an extraordinary high percentage of their students fail to gain admission to higher education 

B.

an extraordinarily high percentage of its students fail to gain admission to higher education

C.

an extraordinary high percentage of its students fails to gain admission to higher education 

D.

the percentage of their students failing to gain admission to higher education is extraordinarily high

E.

a high percentage of its students, extraordinarily high in fact, fails to gain admission to higher education

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Difficult Sentence Correction Question - 9

Q9.

Since the path-breaking discovery, just over fifty years ago, of the structure of the DNA molecule, scientists have made astounding progress to understand and manipulate this most important of biological molecules.

A.

scientists have made astounding progress to understand and to manipulate

B.

scientists have made astounding progress in understanding and manipulating

C.

astounding progress has been made by scientists to understand and to manipulate

D.

scientists made astounding progress in understanding and manipulating

E.

astounding progress was made by scientists in understanding and manipulating

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Difficult Sentence Correction Question - 10

Q10.

Written in Austria in 1762, the composer of Symphony No. 5 was a brilliant musician, Franz Joseph Haydn, who many later called the "Father of the Symphony" for his contribution to classical music while court musician for the Esterhazy family.

A.

the composer of Symphony No. 5 was a brilliant musician, Franz Joseph Haydn, who many later called the "Father of the Symphony" for his

B.

Franz Joseph Haydn's Symphony No. 5, who many later called the "Father of the Symphony" for his

C.

Symphony No. 5 was composed by a brilliant musician, Franz Joseph Haydn, who many later called the "Father of the Symphony" for his

D.

Symphony No. 5's composer was a brilliant musician, Franz Joseph Haydn, whom many later called the "Father of the Symphony" for his

E.

Symphony No. 5 was composed by a brilliant musician, Franz Joseph Haydn, whom many later called the "Father of the Symphony" for his

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