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GMAT Sentence Correction Practice Test 05

1. Making use of contemporary diaries and letters, Florey’s complexity is brilliantly revealed by Lax.

A. Florey’s complexity is brilliantly revealed by Lax
B. Florey is brilliantly shown in all his complexity by Lax
C. Lax brilliantly reveals Florey’s complexity
D. Lax brilliantly revealed the complexity of Florey
E. Lax’s study has brilliantly revealed the complexity of Florey

2. One of the perennial problems of the tourist industry is that of fitting what people want to see into the time they have available to see it in.

A. that of fitting what people want to see into the time they have available to see it in
B. fitting what people want to see into the time they have available
C. that of fitting what people want to see in the time which they have available
D. fitting what people want to see in the time they have available for seeing
E. the need to fit what people want to see into the available time for seeing

3. If the engineering feats of that early decade remains impressive – boring a mile-long tunnel through a solid mountain, and turning the eastward flow of two rivers westward – the arduous conditions in which the engineers worked are no less remarkable.

A. If the engineering feats of that early decade remains impressive – boring
B. If the engineering feats of that early decade remains impressive – such as the boring of
C. Although the engineering feats of that early decade remains impressive – boring
D. If the feats of engineering in that early decade remains impressive – boring
E. If the engineering feats of that early decade remain impressive – boring

4. The United Nations’ Human Development Index takes into account life expectancy, education, as well as income per person.

A. into account life expectancy, education, as well as income per person
B. life expectancy, education, as well as income per person into account
C. into account life expectancy and education, as well as income per person
D. into account life expectancy, and education, and income per person
E. life expectancy, education, and income per person in its account

5. Early 16th Century moralist philosophers, particularly in France and England, regarded Machiavelli’s The Prince as a collection of cynical precepts for tyrants, and not until the 17th Century was the view of Machiavelli as a teacher of evil questioned by philosophers.

A. Early 16th Century moralist philosophers, particularly in France and England, regarded Machiavelli’s The Prince as a collection of cynical precepts for tyrants, and not until the 17th Century was the view of Machiavelli as a teacher of evil questioned by philosophers.
B. Machiavelli’s The Prince was regarded as a collection of cynical precepts for tyrants by early 16th Century moralist philosophers, particularly in France and England, and not until the 17th Century did philosophers question the view of him as a teacher of evil.
C. Early 16th Century moralist philosophers, in France and England particularly, considered Machiavelli’s The Prince as a collection of cynical precepts for tyrants, and not until the 17th Century was the view of Machiavelli as a teacher of evil questioned by philosophers.
D. Early 16th Century moralist philosophers, particularly in France and England, regarded Machiavelli’s The Prince to be a collection of cynical precepts for tyrants, and not until the 17th Century philosophers was the view of Machiavelli as a teacher of evil questioned.
E. Machiavelli’s The Prince was regarded as a collection of cynical precepts for tyrants by early 16th Century moralist philosophers, particularly in France and England, and not until the 17th Century was the view of him as a teacher of evil questioned.

6. The psychologist reported that the most common problems undergraduates experience stem from a lack of self-esteem, difficulty in adjusting to university life and loneliness.

A. the most common problems undergraduates experience stem from a lack of self-esteem, difficulty in adjusting to university life and loneliness
B. the most common problems undergraduates experienced stemmed from a lack of self-esteem, difficulty in adjusting to university life and loneliness
C. the most common problems undergraduates experience stem from loneliness, a lack of self-esteem, and difficulty in adjusting to university life
D. the most common problem undergraduates have experienced stems from a lack of self-esteem, loneliness, and difficulty in adjusting to university life
E. the most common problems undergraduates had experienced stem from difficulty in adjusting to university life, lack of self-esteem, and loneliness

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Q 6-10 questions

Time 10 minutes

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