SAT Writing: Identifying Sentence Errors I

22 Questions
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This is a brief, 25-question quiz on SAT Writing section of the SAT Reasoning test. This quiz focuses on identifying sentence errors and is structured like a true SAT sentence error test section. We recommend that you also read through our free SAT Writing Guide and take the other SAT Writing quizzes on quiz school to firm up your preparation for the SAT test.

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The associates and her sought to reduce the settlement, delay the penalties, and assuage their client's fears.
    • A. 

      Her

    • B. 

      Sought

    • C. 

      Assuage

    • D. 

      Fears

    • E. 

      No Error

  • 2. 
    Evelyn, a fourth-year medical student in my anatomy class, blows her nose alot in class.
    • A. 

      Fourth-year

    • B. 

      My

    • C. 

      Her

    • D. 

      Alot

    • E. 

      No Error

  • 3. 
    You can have a slice of cheese cake, a bowl of pudding, or you can have both of them.
    • A. 

      You can have a slice of cheese cake

    • B. 

      A bowl of pudding

    • C. 

      Or

    • D. 

      You can have both of them

    • E. 

      No Error

  • 4. 
    Violence pervades television and the movies, and my grandfather doesn't like them one bit.
    • A. 

      Violence pervades

    • B. 

      And the movies

    • C. 

      And my grandfather

    • D. 

      Like them

    • E. 

      No Error

  • 5. 
    Terrance and Phillip walks to the farm every Saturday morning, rain or shine.
    • A. 

      Terrance and Phillip

    • B. 

      Walks

    • C. 

      To the farm

    • D. 

      Rain or shine

    • E. 

      No Error

  • 6. 
    If one is to be a good citizen on this planet Earth, you must be attentive to the environment that we all live in.
    • A. 

      To be a good citizen

    • B. 

      On this planet

    • C. 

      You

    • D. 

      We all live in

    • E. 

      No Error

  • 7. 
    No amount of money could have convinced her to stop her irrational pursuit of a rewarding career in cooking.
    • A. 

      No amount of money

    • B. 

      Could have convinced her

    • C. 

      To stop

    • D. 

      Pursuit of a rewarding career

    • E. 

      No Error

  • 8. 
    When I asked John if he had enough money to pay for bus fare, he basically told me that he didn't have many and could use some change.
    • A. 

      When

    • B. 

      To pay for

    • C. 

      Me

    • D. 

      Many

    • E. 

      No Error

  • 9. 
    Among the catchers at King High School, the runners at Freedom High School, and the pitchers at Wharton High School, the catchers are better.
    • A. 

      At King

    • B. 

      The runners

    • C. 

      Are

    • D. 

      Better

    • E. 

      No Error

  • 10. 
    Neither the good weather nor the pay increase influence him to change careers.
    • A. 

      Neither

    • B. 

      Nor

    • C. 

      Influence

    • D. 

      Careers

    • E. 

      No Error

  • 11. 
    Nathaniel Hawthorne, a writer esteemed by many scholars, are often admonished by students for his difficult prose.
    • A. 

      A writer

    • B. 

      By many

    • C. 

      Are

    • D. 

      Admonished

    • E. 

      No Error

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      There was

    • B. 

      No good

    • C. 

      She

    • D. 

      Him

    • E. 

      No Error

  • 13. 
    I know you are sorry; nonetheless, I cannot grant you any reprieve.
    • A. 

      Know

    • B. 

      Nonetheless

    • C. 

      Grant you

    • D. 

      Reprieve

    • E. 

      No Error

  • 14. 
    Did he tell him who's money we found on the ground?
    • A. 

      He

    • B. 

      Who's

    • C. 

      We

    • D. 

      On

    • E. 

      No Error

  • 15. 
    Everybody, even the principal, are excited about the upcoming football game.
    • A. 

      Even the principal

    • B. 

      Are

    • C. 

      About

    • D. 

      Upcoming

    • E. 

      No Error

  • 16. 
    I wish I could just sit here and lie down with you forever.
    • A. 

      I wish

    • B. 

      Just sit here

    • C. 

      Lie down

    • D. 

      You

    • E. 

      No Error

  • 17. 
    • A. 

      If he

    • B. 

      Was

    • C. 

      I

    • D. 

      We

    • E. 

      No Error

  • 18. 
    Give the ball to him and come back quick.
    • A. 

      Give

    • B. 

      The ball

    • C. 

      To him

    • D. 

      Quick

    • E. 

      No Error

  • 19. 
    The unique dissonance of the seventh chords in Beethoven's Violin Concerto is most evident in the orchestral part.
    • A. 

      Unique

    • B. 

      Chords in

    • C. 

      Is

    • D. 

      Most

    • E. 

      No Error

  • 20. 
    One of the most interesting aspects of the American experience is the diversity that is found in our society.
    • A. 

      One of the most

    • B. 

      Aspects of the

    • C. 

      That is

    • D. 

      In our

    • E. 

      No Error

  • 21. 
    Air travel is many times faster than car travel; it is also more expensive.
    • A. 

      Air travel

    • B. 

      Faster

    • C. 

      It is

    • D. 

      Expensive

    • E. 

      No Error

  • 22. 
    I wish I could live in an apartment in 42nd Street.
    • A. 

      I wish

    • B. 

      Could

    • C. 

      Live

    • D. 

      In 42nd Street

    • E. 

      No Error