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GMAT Sentence Correction

Subjects : gmat, english, grammar
Instructions:
  • Answer 45 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
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This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. noun - modifiers - verb






2. If ... - (then)






3. 'Where' refers to specific location






4. 'going to' express a plan






5. Use 'as' to compare non-nouns






6. Use semi-colon (;)






7. noun - modifiers






8. many - number - fewer - quantity - little + countables






9. collective noun + is (singular verb)






10. One of the 'plural noun' + is (singular verb)






11. Either or/ neither nor - make the verb agree with the subject that is closest to it






12. singular pronouns + is (singular verb)






13. 'Present Perfect Continous' - action that started in the past and continues into the present






14. The number of ... + is






15. 'Past Perfect' - two actions taking place in the past with one before the other






16. Singular subjects + is (singular verb)






17. a majority of ... are






18. 'If' used to introduce one condition






19. Non countable nouns + is (singular verb)






20. use 'that' and never use 'to' with 'order' - 'suggest' - 'demand' etc






21. 'Present Perfect'- action that happend at unspecified time before now. e.g. experice or changes that has happened over time






22. much - amount - less + uncountables






23. 'Past Perfect Continuous' - action that started in the past and continued until another time in the past






24. Modifier






25. a number of ... + are






26. Use dash (-)






27. singular noun + additives + singular verbs






28. 'when' refers to specific time period






29. Use colon (:) to introduce explanation or an example






30. One of the 'plural noun' that/who + are (plaural verb)






31. preposition + noun






32. Use of has had and had had






33. 'whether' used to introduce several possibilities






34. Use colon (:) to introduce list






35. Always use 'were' with 'would'






36. 'in which' - 'of which' - 'from which' do not need comma






37. a majority is






38. 'one another' used for more than two






39. sometimes countable/ uncountable






40. 'each other' used for two things






41. Use 'like' to compare noun






42. 'will' express voluntary action or promise






43. Modifiers - noun example






44. noun - which






45. Do it vs. Do so