SAT Grammar Practice Test: Redundancy & Wordiness 1

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1. Although initial success can be rewarding, the feeling of satisfaction can promptly wear off quickly.

  • A. [NO CHANGE]
  • B. the first initial success can be rewarding, the feeling of satisfaction can
  • C. initial success can be rewarding, the feeling of satisfaction can rapidly
  • D. initial success can be rewarding, the feeling of satisfaction can

2. The safety of bridges, keeping them from becoming dangerous, is overseen by government departments, but unfortunately, the spans occasionally suffer abrupt structural failure and collapse.

  • A. [NO CHANGE]
  • B. Government departments oversee bridge safety, but
  • C. Bridge safety, being overseen by government departments, is crucial, but
  • D. The safety of bridges is being overseen by government departments, but

3. This fine wool sweater was once being knitted by my grandmother, and it has always been among my favorite articles of clothing.

  • A. [NO CHANGE]
  • B. My grandmother knitted this fine wool sweater, and it
  • C. This fine wool sweater was knitted by my grandmother, and she
  • D. This fine wool sweater was knitted and made by my grandmother, and it

4. There was an immediate and massive and tremendous public outcry against the dictator's proclamation.

  • A. [NO CHANGE]
  • B. massive public outcry and popular complaint against the dictator's proclamation.
  • C. ferocious public outcry against the dictator's proclamation.
  • D. tremendous public outcry against the dictator's proclamation when he declared it.

5. The teacher taught a lesson that cleared up any misconceptions about the nature of space travel.

  • A. [NO CHANGE]
  • B. Being taught by the teacher, a lesson
  • C. A lesson was taught by the teacher that
  • D. The teacher taught and instructed the class in a lesson that

6. When a budget is stuck to by you, you will find yourself with more money left in your pocket at the end of each month.

  • A. [NO CHANGE]
  • B. a budget is being stuck to, you
  • C. you stick to a budget, you
  • D. you stick to a financial budget, you

7. Sangita Santosham, a respected vocalist, has multiple genres of singing that are known by her.

  • A. [NO CHANGE]
  • B. can sing in multiple genres.
  • C. has the ability to sing in multiple different genres.
  • D. knows how to sing in multiple genres and categories of singing.

8. Perhaps some superstitions arose from the belief that after a disaster first occurred, it would repeat itself under similar circumstances.

  • A. [NO CHANGE]
  • B. a disaster first occurred, it would repeat itself again
  • C. an initial disaster first occurred, it would repeat itself
  • D. a troublesome disaster first occurred, it would repeat itself