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Sentence Correction - English/Grammar - CAT 2013

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Question 4 the day: June 26, 2002
There are three questions for the day. These questions are to test your ability to spot errors in common English usage.

Each of these questions has a question with a part of it underlined. The question is followed by four alternatives to replace the underlined part of the sentence. Choose the best alternative which is grammatically correct.
1.The closing of small, inexpensive hospitals while large expensive hospitals remain open seems a luxury that we can no longer afford in order to maintain them.

  1. seems to emphasize luxury over economy, which we can no longer afford.
  2. seems to be a waste of valuable resources.
  3. seems a luxury we can no longer afford.
  4. seems too luxurious to be any longer affordable.


2.The ancient question of the exact difference between plants and animals, which was so complicated with the discovery of microscopic members of both groups, was somewhat sidestepped with the establishment of a third phylum, the Protista, reserved just for them

  1. consisting only of them
  2. inhabited only by them
  3. which includes all microscopic life
  4. which would have included all microscopic plants and animals


3.The Lake Manyara Park in Tanzania affords the visitor with unequalled opportunities to photograph lions playing in trees without the aid of telephoto lenses.

  1. The Lake Manyara Park in Tanzania permits the visitor unequalled opportunities to photograph lions playing in trees without the aid of telephoto lenses.
  2. The Lake Manyara -Park in Tanzania gives the visitor the unequalled opportunity to photograph lions playing in trees without telephoto lenses.
  3. The visitor to the Lake Manyara Park in Tanzania has the unequalled opportunity to photograph lions playing in trees without the aid of telephoto lenses.
  4. Even without the aid of telephoto lenses, the visitor to Tanzania's Lake Manyara Park has an unequalled opportunity to photograph lions playing in trees.
Correct Answers
  1. C
  2. C
  3. D
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