Practice Questions on Sentence Correction
Verbal Test Questions and Answers

Difficult Sentence Correction Question - 21

Q21.

Ricks has written extensively on not only major figures in English poetry like Milton and Housman, but also on the lyrics of Bob Dylan.

A.

on not only major figures in English poetry like Milton, but also on

B.

not only on the poetry of such major figures as Milton and Housman, but also on

C.

not only on major figures in English poetry like Milton and Housman, but also on

D.

on major figures in English poetry like Milton and Housman, as well as 

E.

on major figures in English poetry such as Milton and Housman, but also on

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Difficult Sentence Correction Question - 22

Q22.

Just as listening to Franklin D. Roosevelt's famous fireside chats helps students of history understand the 1930s, an era marked by incredible domestic economic distress and unparalleled foreign conflict, so Abraham Lincoln's famous Second Inaugural Address helps students grasp the immense strife and challenge America faced in the post-Civil War era.

A.

so Abraham Lincoln's famous Second Inaugural Address helps students grasp the immense strife and challenge America faced in the post-Civil War era.

B.

Abraham Lincoln's famous Second Inaugural Address helps students grasp the post-Civil War era, a time of immense domestic challenge and strife

C.

reading Abraham Lincoln's famous Second Inaugural Address helps students grasp the post-Civil War era, a time of immense domestic challenge and strife

D.

so reading Abraham Lincoln's famous Second Inaugural Address helps students grasp the post-Civil War era, a time of immense domestic challenge and strife

E.

so reading Abraham Lincoln's famous Second Inaugural Address helps students grasp a time of immense domestic challenge and strife--the post-Civil War era

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Difficult Sentence Correction Question - 23

Q23.

Because chickens lack teeth, they need another way to break apart the food they eat before reaching the stomach, and for this reason, chickens have a gizzard in which stones they swallow are used to grind their food.

A.

before reaching the stomach, and for this reason, chickens have a gizzard in which stones they swallow are used to grind their food.

B.

before it reaches the stomach, and for this reason, chickens have a gizzard in which stones they have swallowed is used to grind their food.

C.

before it reaches the stomach, and for this reason, chickens have a gizzard in which stones they swallow are used to grind their food.

D.

before reaching the stomach, and for this reason, chickens have a gizzard in which stones they have swallowed is used to grind their food.

E.

before it reaches the stomach, and for this reason, chickens have a gizzard in which stones they have swallowed are used to grind their food.

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Difficult Sentence Correction Question - 24

Q24.

The publishers, unwilling to shoulder the entire risk, insisted that the author should pay half the cost of the initial print run of his controversial new book.

A.

The publishers, unwilling to shoulder the entire risk, insisted that the author should pay half the cost of the initial print run of his controversial new book.

B.

The publishers, unwilling to shoulder the entire risk, insisted that the author should be paying half the cost of the initial print run of the author’s controversial new book.

C.

The publishers, unwilling to shoulder the entire risk, insisted that the author pay half the cost of the initial print run of his controversial new book.

D.

Unwilling to shoulder the entire risk, the publishers insisted the author should pay half the cost of the initial print run of his controversial new book.

E.

Unwilling to shoulder the entire risk, the author was required by the publisher to pay half the cost of the initial print run of his controversial new book.

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Difficult Sentence Correction Question - 25

Q25.

Until the European Convention on Human Rights came into effect in 2000, no law of privacy was as yet acknowledged by British courts.

A.

no law of privacy was as yet acknowledged by British courts 

B.

British courts did not acknowledge a law of privacy 

C.

the courts in Britain had not acknowledged a law of privacy 

D.

a law of privacy was not acknowledged by the courts in Britain 

E.

there had been no acknowledged law of privacy in Britain

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