GMAT Error Correction Exercise 6

Welcome to the Sixth Error Correction Exercise in our GMAT English Series. If you haven’t practiced the fifth one yet, click here to do so now!

a. Just one of the following sentences conveying the same thing is correct. Point it out.

  1. We propose the guerilla organization disband.
  2. We propose that the guerilla organization disbands.
  3. We propose that the guerilla organization is to disband.
  4. We propose that the guerilla organization will disband.
  5. We propose that the guerilla organization should disband.
  6. We propose that the guerilla organization disband.

b. Correct the mistakes in the following sentences.

  1. The vice president wants her to install the new computer.
  2. We demand the manager be here.
  3. We allowed the convicts to be inside the tent.
  4. The company prohibited Raman against leaving the head quarters.
  5. Rahim’s demand to be paid full for the unauthorized leave period was not accepted.
  6. I like chicken, whether it be fried, stewed, or barbecued.

Answers:

a. Only No.6 is correct. Rest are wrong. If you need to know why, ask us in the comments.

b. Sentence Correction:

  1. The vice president wants her to install the new computer.  This sentence is correct. It needs no correction.
  2. Ans : We demand that the manager be here.
  3. We allowed the convicts to be inside the tent. This sentence is correct. It needs no correction.
  4. Ans: The company prohibited Raman from leaving the headquarters.
  5. Ans: Rahim’s demand that he be paid full for the unauthorized leave period was not accepted.
  6. Ans: I like chicken, whether it is fried, stewed, or barbecued.

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