Verbal Ability - Sentence Correction - Test 1

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Sentence Quizzes & Trivia

In each of the following sentences, a part of the sentences is underlined. Beneath each sentence, four different ways of phrasing the underlined part are indicated. Choose the best alternative and mark its number as your answer.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Of the many technological advances that took place during the 19th century, none other was to have quite such an enormous impact as the invention of the steam train.
    • A. 

      None was to have quite such enormous impact as inventing.

    • B. 

      None was to have quite such an enormous impact as the invention

    • C. 

      None was to have quite such enormous impact like inventing

    • D. 

      None was to have quite such an enormous impact like the invention

  • 2. 
    There can be few obsessions so eccentric, unrewarding and at times downright futile as  shareholder activism in Germany, a land where the idea that companies should be run for their owner’s benefit is often seen as dangerous Anglo-American dogma.
    • A. 

      A few obsessions as eccentric, unrewarding and at times downright futile like

    • B. 

      Few obsessions so eccentric, unrewarding and at times downright futile like

    • C. 

      A few obsessions so eccentric, unrewarding and at times downright futile as

    • D. 

      Few obsessions as eccentric, unrewarding and at times downright futile as

  • 3. 
    As much as we might dislike the aggressive and obsessive nature of the 24-hour news channels, it is clear that they are setting the news agenda.
    • A. 

      As much as we may dislike the aggressive and obsessive nature of

    • B. 

      As much as we might dislike the aggressive and obsessive nature in

    • C. 

      Much as we might dislike the aggressive and obsessive nature of

    • D. 

      Much as we may dislike the aggressive and obsessive nature in

  • 4. 
    Judicial activism, is admirable on such occasions as when it comes to the rescue of ill-treated undertrials or bonded labour or child workers, at times turn problematical
    • A. 

      Admirable on such occasions when it comes to the rescue of ill-treated undertrials and

    • B. 

      Admirable on such occasions when it comes to the rescue of ill-treated undertrials or

    • C. 

      Admirable on those occasions when it comes to the rescue of ill-treated undertrials and

    • D. 

      Admirable on such occasions as when it comes to the rescue of ill-treated undertrials or

  • 5. 
    One of the most fashionable clichés is the one which holds that America is a highly materialistic nation, a nation which exalts the money-grubber and has a minimum of respect for thins of the mind and the spirit.
    • A. 

      One of the most fashionable is that

    • B. 

      One of the most fashionable of the clichés is the one

    • C. 

      One of the most fashionable cliché is the one

    • D. 

      One of the most fashionable of the cliché is that

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