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LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY
(Syntax and Mechanics)





Sentence Completion
Following are sentences that lack a word, a group of words, or punctuation. In accordance with

the rules of syntax and mechanics, choose the letter of the answer which best completes the idea
of the sentence.


1. “With great power comes great responsibility__________ Uncle Ben said to Spiderman.

a. ”

b. ,”

c. .”

d. No punctuation necessary



2. My mother___________ believes that getting into UP is the best thing that can
happen to me right now.

a. as well as my father
b. as well as my father,

c. , as well as my father,
d. –as well as my father,



3. Leonardo, Michelangelo, Raphael ___________ Donatello are the four members of the

Teen-age Mutant Ninja Turtles.

a. or
b. , or

c. and
d. , and


4. Time is gold__________ it waits for no man.

a. ,
b. ;

c. :
d. None of the above



5. Aristotle is a great philosopher____________ Plato is, in my opinion, a better one.
a. however

b. , however

c. , however,

d. ; however,


6. Bryce is longing to visit European cities___________Paris, London, Vienna, and
Frankfurt.

a. namely
b. namely,

c. , namely,
d. ; namely,



7. I ordered a rare steak____________a well done one.

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a. not

b. , not

c. , not,

d. ; not,


8. _____________ he has been fond of playing tennis.

a. Ever since,

b. ever since,

c. Ever since

d. Ever since—


9. I have only one comment when you say, “All men are equal___________I wish it were

true.
a. ”:

b. ”

c. :”

d. ,”,



10. Cory is always looking forward to her ____________ and her ______________ visits.
a. sister’s / mother-in-law’s

b. Sister’s / Mother-in-laws’

c. Sisters / mother-in-laws

d. Sister’s / mother-in-law’s






Error Detection
Following are sentences which may or may not have an error. Bearing in mind the rules of

syntax and mechanics, choose the letter corresponding to the word or group of words that

make the sentence incorrect. Choose letter E if there’s no error.


11. O Lord. What will happen to me now? No error.

A B C D E


12. Will you please count how many ands there are in sentence number

A B C D
thirteen? No error.

E


13. These are the government agencies that I can recall at this moment; DOLE, DTI,

A B C D
DOH, DILG, DFA, DENR. No error.

E


14. In exam-taking, concentration and clear thinking are essential. That’s why it is
A B C

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a. Being truly generous means giving with your right hand without your left hand

knowing what your right hand’s doing.
b. Give with your right hand, without your left hand knowing what the right hand

is doing, then you’re being truly generous.

c. Being truly generous means giving with your right hand, without the

knowledge of your left hand.
d. Give with your Right hand without the knowledge of your Left hand, and you

are then being truly generous.




26.

a. A truly academic spirit persists on searching and finding the truth, even at the

cost of your personal convictions.
b. A truly Academic spirit persists in finding the truth and searching for the truth

even at the cost of one’s personal convictions.

c. Even at the cost of your personal convictions, a true academic spirit persists
on finding and searching for the truth.

d. A truly academic spirit persists in searching for and finding the truth, even at

the cost of one’s personal convictions.


27.

a. Sisa kept calling out to anybody who would listen, kept seeking out her lost
sons. She was getting desperate and she was losing her mind.

b. Calling out to anybody who would listen, seeking out her lost sons. Sisa was

getting desperate and she was losing her mind.
c. Sisa was getting desperate and losing her mind; calling out to anybody whp

would listen, seeking out her lost sons.
d. She was calling out to anybody who would listen, seeking out her lost sons.

Sisa was getting desperate and was losing her mind.


28.

a. For getting the first prize in the 46
th
International Investigatory Project

Competition, the school gave Gregory the Most Outstanding Student Award.

b. For getting the first prize in the 46
th
International Investigatory Project

Competition, the School gave Gregory the Most Outstanding Student Award.

c. For getting the first prize in the 46
th
International Investigatory Project

Competition, Gregory was given the Most Outstanding Student Award by the

school.

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d. As Gregory got the first prize in the 46
th
International Investigatory Project

Competition, the Most Outstanding Student Award went to him from the
school.



29.

a. To get what is dreamed of, all avenues must be explored and all fights fought.
b. To get what you dream of, explore all avenues and fight all fights.

c. To get what is dreamed of, you must explore all avenues, you must fight all

fights.
d. One must explore all avenues, fight all fights, if you are to get what you dream

of.




30.

a. When a young girl, her grandfather was lost in the war and her grandmother

died of heartbreak. She is inconsolable.
b. When a young girl, her Grandfather was lost in the war and her Grandmother

died of heartbreak. She was inconsolable.

c. When she was a young girl, her grandfather was lost in the war and her

grandmother died of heartbreak. She was inconsolable.
d. When a young girl, she lost her Grandfather to the war. Her grandmother died

of heartbreak and she was inconsolable.


31.

a. The Institute for the Blind proudly stood on the plaza grounds and it was made
possible through the efforts of the city officers.

b. Through the efforts of the city officers, the Institute for the Blind proudly stood
on the plaza grounds.

c. The Institute for the Blind, through the efforts of the city officers proudly stood
on the plaza grounds.

d. Through the efforts of the City officers, the Institute for the Blind proudly

stood on the Plaza grounds.


32.
a. Last year, the Department of Education moved for the closure of ABCD school

because it found out that it had no business registration and none of its
teachers has a license to teach.

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d. For some reason I don’t know, he has always disapproved of and disagreed

with me.


45.

a. Janella is as stubborn, if not more stubborn than, Rusella whom I thought was

the most stubborn girl in this class.
b. Janella is as stubborn as, if not more stubborn than, Rusella whom I thought is

the most stubborn girl in this class.

c. Janella is as stubborn as, if not more stubborn than, Rusella whom I thought
was the more stubborn in this class.

d. Janella is as stubborn as if not more stubborn than Rusella, whom I thought is

the most stubborn girl in this class.


46.

a. My pride in the boat I made myself is greater than that of those who sail

manufactured boats.
b. My pride in the boat I made myself is greater than those who sail

manufactured boats.

c. My pride in the boat that I made myself is greater than those who sail

manufactured boats.
d. My pride in the boat I made myself is greater than those who sail

manufactured boats they have made themselves.


47.

a. With large numbers in a class also makes it impossible for the teacher and
student to discuss problems.

b. With large numbers in a class, it is impossible for the teacher and student to
discuss problems.

c. It also makes it impossible for the teacher and student to discuss problems,
with large numbers in a class.

d. It also makes it impossible for the teacher and student to discuss problems

with large numbers in class.


48.
a. The meadow was surrounded by tall blossoming trees which gave off a sweet

fragrance which lent an atmosphere to the grove which seemed to make it an
ideal place to hold a concert.

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b. The meadow was surrounded by tall blossoming trees which gave off a sweet

scent, lending an atmosphere to the grove that makes it an ideal place to hold
a concert.

c. The meadow seemed an ideal place to hold a concert because it had an

atmosphere lent to it by the sweet fragrance given off by the trees

surrounding it.
d. Surrounded by trees which gave off a sweet fragrance, the meadow had an

atmosphere that made it seem an ideal place for a concert.


49.

a. One hundred fifty years is a twinkle to a star, but to a man it is three lifetimes.

b. 150 years is a twinkle to a star, but to a man it is three lifetimes.

c. A twinkle to a star and three lifetimes is 150 years.
d. One hundred fifty years is a twinkle to a star but to a man it is three lifetimes.



50.
a. The reason the population is increasing very rapidly is because people are no

longer dying like flies, not because they are reproducing like rabbits.

b. The population is increasing very rapidly, not because people are reproducing

like rabbits, but because they are no longer dying like flies.
c. Because people are no longer dying like flies, not because they reproduce like

rabbits; that’s why the population is increasing very rapidly.
d. Very rapidly, the population is increasing because people are no longer dying

like flies, not because people are reproducing like rabbits.

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