English Proficiency Test (EPT) Reviewer – Writing Part 2
Answers with Corrections
Directions: Read the sentences carefully. Each sentence is divided into 4 parts marked A, B, C, and D. Identify the part that must be changed to make the sentence correct.
a. He (is) has been living in this country
b. ever since he came
c. but he makes no
d. attempt to speak our language.
a. Some doubt about the state of truth of those who do not share their faith,
b. but they leniently tolerate the situation
c. even if they (
d. the motives of others.
a. Human beings
b. have this natural inclination
c. for fending off (lonely) loneliness, exile, and death
d. by dressing up the passing moment as a miracle.
a. Costing more than $40 million and grossing $20 million in the first two weeks,
b. Pinocchio is one of the most expensive (film) films
c. Made in Italy
d. To help put Rome back to the filmmakers’ maps.
a. Oil prices have (shaping) shaped the world economy for many years
b. but the emergence of the New Economy and the rise of service industries
c. have supposedly made oil
d. increasingly less vital to economic growth.
a. The movie we have seen
b. is a precision-carved jigsaw puzzle
c. that (
it) took us inside the head
d. of a deeply disturbed, isolated schizophrenic man.
a. The most popular (alumnae) alumni
b. of a barangay high school
c. is now serving a president
d. of a well-known state university in manila.
a. As of January 2003,
b. Okinawa has the highest proportion of centenarians in the word
c. but its ranking of male life expectancy
d. fell (into) from first rank in 1985 to fourth rank in 1995.
a. Any government
b. should implement certain policies
c. which would cater (
to) the economic, political, moral,
d. and the social needs of the nation.
a. The indication
b. of social (distinct) distinctiveness
c. or the credibility of a piece of information
d. can lead to interesting state of perplexity.