GMAT Error Correction Exercise 7

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

The following sentences have one or more errors. The likely places of errors are in italics. Some italics portions could even have no errors. Write the correct form of the sentence. ……..

  1. Although Desai normally is staying in inexpensive hotels while in Mumbai, and indeed is staying in the YMCA dormitory now, he is staying in the Taj Mahal Hotel during his visit with the prime minister here later this month.
  2. Because Ramesh wears a helmet when he struck on the head by a small piece of boulder during the Uttarakhand floods, he has escaped serious injury during the recent disaster.
  3. Ved Mehta, who died last month, has lived in New York most of his life
  4. The state government has built the temple that was destroyed by the floods.
  5. The editor of the online newspaper, who has worked very hard for long years, he has been awarded President’s Gold Medal last week.
  6. She already stopped crying when the telephone rang.
  7. Last evening, Harish realized that he will have to rewrite his full project report because she did not read all the research papers.
  8. By the end of the present tenure of the state government, 1150 farmers have committed suicide.

Answers:

1. Although Desai normally stays in inexpensive hotels while in Mumbai, and indeed is staying in the YMCA dormitory now, he will stay in the Taj Mahal Hotel during his visit with the prime minister here later this month.

2. Because Ramesh was wearing a helmet, when he was struck on the head by a small piece of boulder during the Uttarakhand floods, he escaped serious injury during the disaster.

3. Ved Mehta, who died last month, lived in New York most of his life.

4. The state government had built the temple that was destroyed by the floods.

5. The editor of the online newspaper, who worked very hard for long years, was awarded President’s Gold Medal last week.

6. She already had stopped crying when the telephone rang.

7. Last evening, Harish realized that he would have to rewrite his full project report because he had not read all the research papers.

8. By the end of the present tenure of the state government, 1150 farmers will have committed suicide.

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