GMAT Verbal SC-2

GMAT Verbal Questions Online Practice -2

Based on Rules of SC Session-1

No. of Questions: 11, Time : 17 Mins


 

 

1. Some building that were destroyed and heavily damaged in the earthquake last year were constructed in violation of the city's building code

 

(A)  Some buildings that were destroyed and heavily damaged in the earthquake last year were

(B)  Some buildings that were destroyed or heavily damaged in the earthquake last year had been

(C)  Some buildings that the earthquake destroyed and heavily damaged last year have been

(D)  Last year the earthquake destroyed or heavily damaged some buildings that have been

(E)  Last year some of the buildings that were destroyed or heavily damaged in the earthquake had been

Question 1 of 11

2.  A study commissioned by the Department of Agriculture showed that if calves exercise and associated with other calvesthey will require less medication and gain weight quicker than do those raised in confinement.

 

(A)  associated with other calves,they will require less medication and gain weight quicker than do

(B)  associated with other calves,they require less medication and gain weight quicker than

(C)  associate with other calves,they required less medication and will gain weight quicker than do

(D)  associate with other calves,they have required less medication and will gain weight more quickly than do

(E)  associate with other calves,they require less medication and gain weight more quickly than

Question 2 of 11

3. Bluegrass musician Bill Monroe,whose repertory, views on musical collaboration,and vocal style were influential on generations of bluegrass artists, was also an inspiration to many musicians, that included Elvis Presley and Jerry Garciawhose music differed significantly from his own..

 

(A) were influential on generations of bluegrass artists,was also an inspiration to many musicians,that included Elvis Presley and Jerry Garcia,whose music differed significantly from

(B)  influenced generations of bluegrass artists,also inspired many musicians,including Elvis Presley and Jerry Garcia,whose music differed significantly from            

(C)  was influential to generations of bluegrass artists,was also inspirational to many musicians,that included Elvis Presley and Jerry Garcia,whose music was different significantly in comparison to

(D)  was influential to generations of bluegrass artists, also inspired many musicians.who included Elvis Presley and Jerry Garcia,the music of whom differed significantly when compared to

(E)  were an influence on generations of bluegrass artists,was also an inspiration to many musicians,including Elvis Presley and Jerry Garcia,whose music was significantly different from that of

Question 3 of 11

4. As business grows more complex, students majoring in specialized areas like those of finance and marketing have been becoming increasingly successful in the job market.

      (A)  majoring in specialized areas like those of finance and marketing have been becoming increasingly

      (B)  who major in such specialized areas as finance and marketing are becoming more and more

      (C)  who majored in specialized areas such as those of finance and marketing are being increasingly

      (D)  who major in specialized areas like those of finance and marketing have been becoming more and more

      (E)  having majored in such specialized areas as finance and marketing are being increasingly

Question 4 of 11

5. If the proposed expenditures for gathering information abroad are reduced even further, international news reports have been and will continue to diminish in number and quality.

 

(A)  have been and will continue to diminish

(B)  have and will continue to diminish

(C)  will continue to diminish,as they already did,

(D)  will continue to diminish,as they have already did,

(E)  will continue to diminish

Question 5 of 11

6. Seismologists studying the earthquake that struck northern California in October l989 are still investigating some of its mysteries:the unexpected power of the seismic waves,the upward thrust that threw one man into the air, and the strange electromagnetic signals detected hours before the temblor.

 

(A)  the upward thrust that threw one man straight into the air, and the strange electromagnetic signals detected hours before the temblor

(B)  the upward thrust that threw one man straight into the air and strange electromagnetic signals were detected hours before the temblor

(C)  the upward thrust threw one man straight into the air, and hours before the temblor strange electromagnetic signals were detected

(D)  one man was thrown straight into the air by the upward thrust,and hours before the temblor strange electromagnetic signals were detected

(E)  one man who was thrown straight into the air by the upward thrust ,and strange electromagnetic signals that were detected hours before the temblor

Question 6 of 11

7. Geologists believe that the warning signs for a major earthquake may include sudden fluctuations in local seismic activity, tilting and other deformations of the Earth's crust, changing the measured strain across a fault zone and varying the electrical properties of underground rocks

 

(A)  changing the measured strain across a fault zone and varying

(B)  changing measurements of the strain across a fault zone,and varying

(C)  changing the strain as measured across a fault zone,and variations of

(D)  changes in the measured strain across a, fault zone,and variations in

(E)  changes in measurements of the strain across a fault zone,and variations among

Question 7 of 11

8. Lawmakers are examining measures Mat would require banks to disclose all fees and account requirements in writing,provide free cashing of government checks, and to create basic savings accounts to carry minimal fees and require minimal initial deposits.

 

(A)  provide free cashing of government checks,and to create basic savings accounts to carry

(B)  provide free cashing of government checks,and creating basic savings accounts carrying

(C)  to provide free cashing of government checks,and creating basic savings accounts that carry

(D)  to provide free cashing of government checks,creating basic savings accounts to carry

(E)  to provide free cashing of government checks,and to create basic savings accounts that carry

Question 8 of 11

9. From the earliest days of the tribe,kinship determined the way in which the Ojibwa society organized its labor provided access to its resources,and defined rights and obligations involved in the distribution and consumption of those resources

 

(A)  and defined rights and obligations involved in the distribution and consumption of those resources

(B) defining rights and obligations involved in their distribution and consumption

(C)  and defined rights and obligations as they were involved in its distribution and consumption

(D) whose rights and obligations were defined in their distribution and consumption

(E) the distribution and consumption of them defined by rights and obligations

Question 9 of 11

10. Some bat caves,like honeybee hives,have residents that take on different duties such as defending the entrance,acting as sentinels and to sound a warning at the approach of danger, and scouting outside the cave for new food and roosting sites.

 

(A)  acting as sentinels and to sound

(B)  acting as sentinels and sounding

(C)  to act as sentinels and sound

(D)  to act as sentinels and to sound

(E)  to act as a sentinel sounding

Question 10 of 11

11. It is well known in the supermarket industry that how items are placed on shelves and the frequency of inventory turnovers can be crucial to profits.

 

(A)  the frequency of inventory turnovers can be

(B)  the frequency of inventory turnovers is often

(C)  the frequency with which the inventory turns over is often

(D)  how frequently is the inventory turned over are often

(E)  how frequently the inventory turns over can be

Question 11 of 11