Competitive Exams: Grammar Sentence Correction (Practice-Test 4 of 10)

  1. In the initial stages of learning a new language we learn more through listening and attempting to copy speech patterns and not through reading grammar books.

    1. and attempting to copy speech patterns and not through reading grammar books.

    2. and attempting to copy speech patterns than through reading grammar books.

    3. and attempts to copy speech patterns than through reading grammar books.

    4. and attempts at copying speech patterns than through reading grammar books.

  2. Between you and I, I doubt that he will come.

    1. and I, I doubt that he will come.

    2. and I, I doubt that he would come.

    3. and me, I doubt that he will come.

    4. and me, I doubt that he would come.

  3. Work that is not finished is not work at all, it is merely a botch, a failure.

    1. all, it is merely a botch, a failure.

    2. all, it is a botch merely, and a failure.

    3. all; it is merely a botch, a failure.

    4. all; the work merely is a botch and a failure.

  4. Pollution and degradation of the environment is, according to the commission's report, a matter of universal concern.

    1. is, according to the commission's report, a matter of universal concern.

    2. is, according to the report by the commission, a matter of universal concern.

    3. is, according to the report of the commission, matters of universal concern.

    4. are, according to the commission's report, universally a matter of concern.

  5. Denim jeans were originally worn not so much as a fashion statement as for their being practical work clothes.

    1. Denim jeans were originally worn not so much as a fashion statement as for their being practical work clothes.

    2. Denim jeans were originally worn not so much as a fashion statement but for their being practical work clothes.

    3. Denim jeans were originally worn not so much as a fashion statement but for being practical work clothes

    4. Denim jeans were originally worn not as a fashion statement as for them being practical work clothes.