English Structure tests your knowledge of Basic English Grammar.
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The common instructions for this section is:
Each question below consists of an incomplete sentence. Four words or phrases, marked (A), (B), (C) and (D) are given beneath each sentence. You are to choose the one word or phrase that best completes the sentence and mark it as answer.
The State of Maine………….more than 5,000 rivers and streams.
If you put the choice (A) in the sentence, you get the sentence as “The State of Maine is more than 5,000 rivers and streams". This sentence is clearly wrong, because a State can not be equated with the number of rivers and the number of streams flowing in it. So, (A) can be eliminated.
(B) gives the version: The State of Maine although more than 5,000 rivers and streams.
This sentence does not have a predicate at all. So, this choice (B) can be eliminated.
(C) Completes the sentence as:
The State of Maine has more than 5,000 rivers and streams.
This constitutes a meaningful and grammatically correct sentence, and must be the answer.
Choice (D) results in the version:
The State of Maine which more than 5,000 rivers and streams.
This version does not have a predicate, and so can not treated as a grammatically correct sentence.
So, (D) is also wrong.
So, we can confirm (C) as the answer.
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