Don’t lose your progress!

We cover every section of the GMAT with in-depth lessons, 5000+ practice questions and realistic practice tests.

Up to 90+ points GMAT score improvement guarantee

The best guarantee you’ll find

Our Premium and Ultimate plans guarantee up to 90+ points score increase or your money back.

Master each section of the test

Comprehensive GMAT prep

We cover every section of the GMAT with in-depth lessons, 5000+ practice questions and realistic practice tests.

Schedule-free studying

Learn on the go

Study whenever and wherever you want with our iOS and Android mobile apps.

The most effective way to study

Personalized GMAT prep, just for you!

Adaptive learning technology focuses on your academic weaknesses.

Sentence Correction: Subjunctive Questions

In a recently published article, a physician proposed that meditation be used to relieve stress and stated that it was the most under-appreciated of the ancient practices.

This answer choice is grammatically incorrect because of the misuse of the Superlative form indicated here by the use of the word most. Most must be preceded by the word the. In this sentence, most under-appreciated is preceded by was.

This answer choice is grammatically incorrect. Propose is one of the nine verbs to which the Subjunctive rule applies (if it is followed by that). This means that the next verb after proposed that should be in base form. However, is is not in base form.

[[snippet]]

Incorrect.

This answer choice is grammatically incorrect. Propose is one of the nine verbs to which the Subjunctive rule applies (if it is followed by that). This means that the next verb after proposed that should be in base form. However, is being is not in base form.

[[snippet]]

This answer choice is grammatically incorrect. Propose is one of the nine verbs to which the Subjunctive rule applies (if it is followed by that). This means that the next verb after proposed that should be in base form. However, will be is not in base form.

[[snippet]]

Very good!

Propose
is one of the nine verbs to which the Subjunctive rule applies (if it is followed by that). This means that the next verb after proposed that should be in base form. This answer choice correctly uses be.

be used to relieve stress and stated that it was the most under-appreciated of the ancient practices
is used to relieve stress and stated that it was the most under-appreciated of the ancient practices
is being used to relieve stress and stated that it was the most under-appreciated of the ancient practices
will be used to relieve stress and stated that it was the most under-appreciated of the ancient practices
be used to relieve stress and stated that it was most under-appreciated of the ancient practices