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GMAT Sentence Correction

All sentence correction questions consist of a sentence with part underlined, followed by 5 answer choices. Your task is to choose the BEST version from the choices given. Sentence correction questions test your knowledge of standard written (American) English.

How to approach sentence correction questions

Now it would be very easy if you could read the choices and pick the one that sounds best, but the sentences are often very confusing, and most GMAT sentence correction questions test more than one grammar point. Therefore, you need a systematic approach:

  1. Read the sentence carefully and try to spot an error.
  2. If you can find an error, eliminate the answer choices that contain the same error. (This often removes two or three choices.)
  3. Go though the remaining choices to find a second error and fix that.
  4. If you cannot find an error consider option A.
  5. Finally read the whole sentence with the option you are selecting in place.

Remember that GMAT Sentence Correction tests effective expression as well as correct expression, and therefore you should choose answers that are clear and concise.

Do our practice tests and study the explanations for the ones you get wrong. We have given you three basic tests to sort out some elementary errors. The other tests are more difficult.

Practice GMAT Sentence Correction

Basic
  • Practice Sentence Correction Test 1
  • Practice Sentence Correction Test 2
  • Practice Sentence Correction Test 3
  • Advanced
  • Practice Sentence Correction Test 4
  • Practice Sentence Correction Test 5
  • Practice Sentence Correction Test 6
  • Practice Sentence Correction Test 7
  • Practice Sentence Correction Test 8
  • Grammar Focus ebook
    Grammar Focus: 50 essential grammar rules is an ideal companion to the free practice sentence correction tests available here on majortests.com.

    It contains fifty rules that are essential knowledge for sentence correction questions that you will encounter on the GMAT.

    Directions

    Part of the given sentence is underlined. Choose the answer choice which is the best version of the underlined part. Choice A is unchanged. Select the version which is most effectively expressed - clear and unambiguous as well as correct grammar.

    Example:

    Discount coupons will be available from tomorrow, they can be collected during office hours.

    (A) , they can be collected during office hours.
    (B) ; they can be collected during office hours.
    (C) , and they can be available for collection during office hours.
    (D) , these coupons will be collected during office hours.
    (E) ; but they can be collected during office hours.

    More information

    Before taking the GMAT exam be sure to do all the sentence correction questions in The Official Guide for GMAT Review, 12th Edition

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