Practice Questions on Sentence Correction
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Difficult Sentence Correction Question - 41

Q41.

Inertia-gravity waves cause characteristic stripy patterns in the clouds in the lower atmosphere but they are disregarded by conventional weather forecasts because they are thought to be too small to interact with larger systems such as warm and cold fronts.

A.

they are disregarded by conventional weather forecasts because they are thought to be too small 

B.

they are disregarded by conventional weather forecasts because these waves are thought to be too small

C.

conventional weather forecasts disregard them because they think they are too small 

D.

conventional weather forecasts disregard these waves because they are thought to be too small 

E.

conventional weather forecasts think them too small

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Difficult Sentence Correction Question - 42

Q42.

Although many citizens enjoy spacious and well-kept state parks, some fiscally conservative State Representatives are quick to point out that maintaining state parks cost far more than other state land.

A.

maintaining state parks cost far more than other state land

B.

state parks costs far more to maintain than other state land does

C.

maintaining state parks costs far more than other state land

D.

state parks cost far more to maintain than other state land does

E.

to maintain state parks is far more expensive than other state land

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Difficult Sentence Correction Question - 43

Q43.

Heightened land erosion, caused by human activity, has many negative effects including the following: algae blooms, coral reef destruction, imbalance of the fish population, and the introduction of harmful chemicals to the ocean's environment.

A.

including the following: algae blooms, coral reef destruction, imbalance of the fish population, and the introduction of harmful chemicals to the ocean's environment.

B.

including: algae blooms, coral reef destruction, imbalance of the fish population, and harmful chemicals entering the ocean's environment.

C.

including: algae blooms, coral reef destruction, imbalance of the fish population, and the introduction of harmful chemicals to the ocean's environment.

D.

including the following: algae blooms, coral reef destruction, imbalance of the fish population, and harmful chemicals entering the ocean’s environmen

E.

including the following: algae blooms, coral reef destruction, certain fish populations rising, certain fish populations falling, and the introduction of harmful chemicals to the ocean’s environment.

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Difficult Sentence Correction Question - 44

Q44.

Stress-induced amnesia is a rare phenomenon; it strikes the patient apparently without warning and the memory loss can be as complete as that induced by physical trauma.

A.

as complete as that induced by physical trauma

B.

as complete as is induced by physical trauma’s 

C.

as least as complete as physical trauma induces

D.

at least as complete as physical trauma

E.

 just as complete as those induced by physical trauma

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Difficult Sentence Correction Question - 45

Q45.

Galton’s claim that fingerprints are unique is almost universally accepted despite using less than one hundred samples for his initial investigation and statistical methods that are not entirely convincing.

A.

Galton’s claim that fingerprints are unique is almost universally accepted despite using less than one hundred samples for his initial investigation and statistical methods that are not entirely convincing. 

B.

Galton’s claim that fingerprints are unique is almost universally accepted despite his using statistical methods that are not entirely convincing and less than one hundred samples for his initial investigation.

C.

Even though Galton used one hundred samples or less, for his initial investigation, and used statistical methods that are not entirely convincing, his claim for fingerprints that are unique is almost universally accepted.

D.

Even though Galton used less than one hundred samples for his initial investigation, and used statistical methods that are not entirely convincing, his claim that fingerprints are unique is almost universally accepted. 

E.

Even though Galton used less than one hundred samples for his initial investigation, his claim that fingerprints are unique is almost universally accepted, despite the fact that he used statistical methods that are not entirely convincing.

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