ACTIVITY 69:This test consists of a number of sentences, in each of which
some part or the whole is underlined. Each sentence is followed by five
alternative versions of the underlined portion. Select the
alternative you consider both most correct and most effective
according to the requirements of standard written English. Answer A
is the same as the original version; if you think the original
version is best, select answer A. In
considering the answer choices, be attentive to matters of grammar,
diction, and syntax, as well as clarity, precision, and fluency. Do
not select an answer which alters the meaning of original sentence.
Finally check the correct answers.
Play being recognized as an important factor in improving mental and
physical heal and thereby reducing human misery and poverty.
A. Play being recognized as B. By recognizing play as C. Their recognizing play as D. Recognition of it being E. Play is recognized as
Although I calculate that he will be here any minute, I cannot wait
much longer for him to arrive.
A. Although I calculate that he will be here B. Although I reckon that he will be here C. Because I calculate that he will be here D. Although I think that he will be here E. Because I am confident that he will be here
The fourteen-hour day not only has been reduced to one of ten hours
but also, in some lines of work, to one of eight or even six.
A. The fourteen-hour day not only has been reduced B. Not only the fourteen-hour day has been reduced C. Not the fourteen-hour day only has been reduced D. The fourteen-hour day has not only been reduced E. The fourteen-hour day has been reduced not only
The trend toward a decrease is further evidenced in
the longer weekend
already given to employees in many business establishments.
A. already B. all ready C. allready D. ready E. all in all
Using it wisely, leisure promotes health, efficiency, and happiness.
A. Using it wisely, B. If used wisely, C. Having used it wisely, D. Because it is used wisely, E. Because of usefulness,
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