FTCE General Knowledge Test (GK) (826): English Language Skills Subtest Practice & Study Guide Final Exam

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Question 1 1.

DIRECTIONS: Choose the option that corrects an error in the bold portion(s). If no error exists, choose 'No change is necessary.'


''Most of our friends (A) agree that the quality of life in small towns is (B) healthier than (C) big cities.''

Question 2 2.

DIRECTIONS: Choose the option that corrects an error in the bold portion(s). If no error exists, choose 'No change is necessary.'


The unconventionality of her dressing style and hairdos (A)provoke a kind of uneasiness in people that (B)is similar to a desire to (C)flee from the familiar.

Question 3 3.

DIRECTIONS: Choose the option that corrects an error in the bold portion(s). If no error exists, choose 'No change is necessary.'


(A) I picked a handful of berries and added (B) them to my cereal bowl to liven (C) this up a little.

Question 4 4.

DIRECTIONS: Fill in the blank with the appropriate transitional word.


Some scholars argue that our society is still influenced by a patriarchal mentality. _____, there is little evidence in favor of this hypothesis.

Question 5 5.

DIRECTIONS: Choose the option that corrects an error in the bold portion(s). If no error exists, choose 'No change is necessary.''


Weather conditions such as (A)dew or mist may (B)affect (C)their harvest.

Question 6 6.

DIRECTIONS: Choose the option that shows a redundancy error. If no error exists, choose 'No change is necessary.'


The Medical Research Center is (A)currently developing a (B)new, innovative and ambitious technique to treat and prevent (C) contagious diseases.

Question 7 7.

DIRECTIONS: Choose the most appropriate synonym for the word 'obnoxious' in the following sentence.


Some people make racist jokes in public, which I find annoying and obnoxious.

Question 8 8.

DIRECTIONS: How would you improve the structure of this sentence?


An average of 20 kilos of litter is left in the mountainside on a four-day climb, which is suffered by the nearby natural forest and the wild animals in the area.

Question 9 9.

DIRECTIONS: Choose the option that corrects a structure error in the bold portion. If no error exists, choose 'No change is necessary.'


He was shocked that they hadn't even paid him a quick visit. Worse still, when he found out that they had actually driven through Greymouth and crossed the Southern Alps.

Question 10 10.

DIRECTIONS: Which sentence would you remove from the following passage?


The Meiji period in Japan is one of the most interesting eras in modern history. Before Emperor Meiji's restoration, Japan was an isolated country. However, by the time of his death, Japan had become a major power in the modern world. Emperor Meiji's wife bore no children and was the first Japanese Empress to play a public role.

Question 11 11.

DIRECTIONS: Choose the option that corrects a structure error in the bold portion(s). If no error exists, choose 'No change is necessary.'


The driver (A)crashed the car into a tree. Before the police (B)arrived he managed to get out of the car, run away and (C)hid in a forest nearby.

Question 12 12.

DIRECTIONS: Choose the correct word or phrase that provides parallel structure to the sentence.


When John was a baby, his mother attended him so closely that she learned all of his subtle cues, picked up on his tiniest signals and _____ a unique connection with him.

Question 13 13. Choose the best answer choice in terms of sentence structure.

Question 14 14.

DIRECTIONS: Choose the option that corrects an error in the bold portion(s). If no error exists, choose 'No change is necessary.'


We gathered around the fireplace to listen to Susan as she read 'the fall of the house of Usher' by Poe.

Question 15 15.

DIRECTIONS: Choose the option that corrects an error in the bold portion(s). If no error exists, choose 'No change is necessary.'


The atmosphere in the Browns living room was dense with laughter.

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FTCE General Knowledge Test (GK) (826): English Language Skills Subtest Practice & Study Guide Final Free Practice Test Instructions

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