GMAT Sentence Correction Practice Questions

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I’ve written quite a few posts here featuring Sentence Correction questions. The following is a compilation of Sentence Correction posts, each with a couple of practice questions.  These are organized by important Sentence Correction topic.  The sample questions often appear at the head of the article, although some appear further down in the text.  The solutions & explanations to the sample questions are given at the end of each respective blog article. Once you feel confident in your skills in all areas, head over to our free GMAT practice test to test your overall understanding of GMAT concepts.

GMAT Sentence Correction: Information and Practice Questions

On the GMAT, Sentence Correction is a type of question in GMAT Verbal. GMAT Sentence Correction questions test your knowledge of grammar, style, and overall sentence structure in written English. There are usually 14 or 15 Sentence Correction questions in the GMAT Verbal section. Sentence Correction practice is a very important part of GMAT Verbal success.

GMAT Sentence Correction sample question

Like vs. As


The Progressive Tenses of Verbs


Noun Clauses (i.e. Substantive Clauses)


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Gerunds & gerund phrases


Verbs that require infinitives


“That/” clauses for beliefs & ideas


The ___-er they X, the _________-er they Y


Auxiliary Verbs and Number


Noun vs. Verb splits


and here are a few more GMAT Sentence Correction sample questions from inside the Magoosh product.




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As you can see, there are certainly patterns you see when dealing with facing GMAT Sentence Correction. Sample questions, I feel, are some of the most useful means to help you succeed in this section.

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  • Mike MᶜGarry

    Mike served as a GMAT Expert at Magoosh, helping create hundreds of lesson videos and practice questions to help guide GMAT students to success. He was also featured as "member of the month" for over two years at GMAT Club. Mike holds an A.B. in Physics (graduating magna cum laude) and an M.T.S. in Religions of the World, both from Harvard. Beyond standardized testing, Mike has over 20 years of both private and public high school teaching experience specializing in math and physics. In his free time, Mike likes smashing foosballs into orbit, and despite having no obvious cranial deficiency, he insists on rooting for the NY Mets. Learn more about the GMAT through Mike's Youtube video explanations and resources like What is a Good GMAT Score? and the GMAT Diagnostic Test.

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5 Responses to GMAT Sentence Correction Practice Questions

  1. Ni Ni December 16, 2019 at 1:01 am #

    Thank for your kind support.

    • Magoosh Test Prep Expert
      Magoosh Test Prep Expert January 29, 2020 at 10:00 am #

      You’re welcome! Glad to hear you are enjoying our blog 🙂

  2. Quintus September 5, 2015 at 8:58 am #

    Hey Mike, reading your posts on all GMAT subjects has been very useful. I got all the SC questions in the above post (18 in topic explanations and 3 samples) except one. Would you say the level of these questions is 700+?? I even got that ‘Council in 1500s’ thing ?

  3. tarini March 18, 2013 at 6:01 am #

    Nice article and a set of sample questions you have provided… they are very useful…

    • Mike MᶜGarry
      Mike March 19, 2013 at 10:05 am #

      Dear Tarini,
      Thank you very much. Good luck to you!
      Mike 🙂

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