SAT Identify Sentence Errors Practice Test 1a

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 65

SettingsSettingsSettings
SAT Quizzes & Trivia

Writing Instructions Directions for "Identifying Sentence Error" Questions The following sentences may contain errors in grammar, usage, diction, or idiom. Some of the sentences are correct. No sentence contains more than one error. If the sentence contains an error, it is underlined and lettered. The parts that are not underlined are correct. If there is an error, select the part that must be changed to correct the sentence. If there is no error, choose (E).


Related Topics
Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    We have no choice but A to appoint Mary:B she is the best C of the two candidates, and there isD no prospect of finding more applicants. No errorE.
    • A. 

      -

    • B. 

      -

    • C. 

      -

    • D. 

      -

    • E. 

      -

  • 2. 
    The reason I will A not be going B to Mexico this year is because C I will use up all my travel money attendingD an important meeting in Singapore. No errorE.
    • A. 

      -

    • B. 

      -

    • C. 

      -

    • D. 

      -

    • E. 

      -

  • 3. 
    If you were A to work at least four hours a day on the project, we would B complete it in a shorter C time, and with less D problems. No errorE.
    • A. 

      -

    • B. 

      -

    • C. 

      -

    • D. 

      -

    • E. 

      -

  • 4. 
    The manager tried hard to effect A a change in company policy, but B the owner, who steadfastly refused to compromise C, overruled D him on every point. No errorE.
    • A. 

      -

    • B. 

      -

    • C. 

      -

    • D. 

      -

    • E. 

      -

  • 5. 
    The new library is undoubtedly A well stocked and functional, but B no one can say that its C atmosphere is anything like the old one D. No errorE.
    • A. 

      -

    • B. 

      -

    • C. 

      -

    • D. 

      -

    • E. 

      -

  • 6. 
    My uncle, who A was B on vacation, along with my two cousins and I C, went D fishing down by the river. No errorE.
    • A. 

      -

    • B. 

      -

    • C. 

      -

    • D. 

      -

    • E. 

      -

  • 7. 
    We hope A, we can be B able to complete the building before C the rainy season sets in D. No errorE.
    • A. 

      -

    • B. 

      -

    • C. 

      -

    • D. 

      -

    • E. 

      -

  • 8. 
    You would A have to choose her B, if you are looking for C the best athlete to represent D the school. No errorE.
    • A. 

      -

    • B. 

      -

    • C. 

      -

    • D. 

      -

    • E. 

      -

  • 9. 
    All the trapped miners began A to lose B hope, it C had been twenty four hours since D the tunnel collapsed. No errorE.
    • A. 

      -

    • B. 

      -

    • C. 

      -

    • D. 

      -

    • E. 

      -

  • 10. 
    Because A they played by B the rules, the members of the team were given C a standing ovation even though it D did not win the match. No errorE.
    • A. 

      -

    • B. 

      -

    • C. 

      -

    • D. 

      -

    • E. 

      -

  • 11. 
    Her avaricious A relatives assembled at the lawyer's B office to hear the reading of C Jemima's will D. No errorE.
    • A. 

      -

    • B. 

      -

    • C. 

      -

    • D. 

      -

    • E. 

      -

  • 12. 
    He was expected not merely A  to contribute funds to the project, but B to work as hard as C the other D patrons. No errorE.
    • A. 

      -

    • B. 

      -

    • C. 

      -

    • D. 

      -

    • E. 

      -

  • 13. 
    None of us A knows B what the outcome of the battle between C the coordinator and us D will be. No errorE.
    • A. 

      -

    • B. 

      -

    • C. 

      -

    • D. 

      -

    • E. 

      -

  • 14. 
    Neither of my brothers do A anything to make life better for our B parents who C are both suffering from D arthritis. No errorE.
    • A. 

      -

    • B. 

      -

    • C. 

      -

    • D. 

      -

    • E. 

      -

  • 15. 
    The teacher sat A down besides B the frightened child and tried to reassure C him that the monster was merely D imaginary. No errorE.
    • A. 

      -

    • B. 

      -

    • C. 

      -

    • D. 

      -

    • E. 

      -