CAT Verbal Questions - Sentence Correction

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Sentence Correction questions often feature in the CAT. In each question, a sentence is given, and a part of it is underlined. Choose the answer option that corrects any error/errors observed in the underlined fragment. Note that in questions where only a part of the sentence is underlined/in italics, the answer options correspond to changes to be made to the highlighted part. The rest of the sentence remains unchanged.
  1. Though all competitive exams do not allow using a calculator, but where they are permitted, there are restrictions on the models allowed.

    1. Though all competitive exams do not allow using calculators,
    2. Not all competitive exams allow the use of a calculator,
    3. Every competitive exam does not allow using of calculators,
    4. No correction required
  2. Denouncing it as anti-democratic,the Lobbying Act was slammed by critics, imposing draconian limits on the activities of trade unions.

    1. the Lobbying Act, which imposes draconian limits on the activities of trade unions, was slammed by critics.
    2. critics slammed the Lobbying Act, imposing draconian limits on the activities of trade unions.
    3. critics slammed the Lobbying Act, which imposes draconian limits on the activities of trade unions.
    4. No correction required
  3. While people in the Middle East have good reason to feel gravely threatened by terrorism,but elsewhere in the world, its more that people are paying greater attention to the terrorist threat then they used to.

    1. but, elsewhere in the world, it’s more that people are paying greater attention to the terrorist threat then they used to.
    2. elsewhere in the world, it’s more that people are paying greater attention to the terrorist threat than they used to.
    3. but elsewhere in the world, it’s more that people are paying greater attention to the terrorist threat than they used to
    4. elsewhere in the world, its more that people are paying greater attention to the terrorist threat than they used to.
  4. Long-term risk is rarely taken by air-quality indices into account, they also vary from place to place.

    1. Air-quality indices rarely take long-term risk into account;
    2. Rarely do air-quality indices take long-term risk into account,
    3. Though long-term risk is rarely taken by air-quality indices into account,
    4. No correction required
  5. The solution that he worked out was not only correct but complicated.

    1. was not only correct but also complicated.
    2. was correct but complicated.
    3. was correct only but complicated.
    4. No correction required
  6. As there was no place in the first compartment, he shifted to the second.

    1. As there was no room in the first compartment, he moved
    2. As there was no space in the first compartment, he shifted
    3. As there was no seat in the first compartment, he moved
    4. No correction required

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