SAT Writing: Identifying Sentence Errors II Quiz!

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This is a 25-question SAT Writing quiz modelled after the actual sentence errors portion of the SAT Writing examination. This second guide places a particular emphasis on questions involving subject/verb agreement, pronoun/antecedent agreement, tense errors, and parallel structure agreement. Also, see the SAT Writing Quiz I. Read the questions carefully and answer. So, let's try out the quiz. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Harry and Sarah walks to the store to buy a gallon of milk and a can of green beans for the dinner tonight.
    • A. 

      Walks

    • B. 

      To the store

    • C. 

      A gallon

    • D. 

      And a can of

    • E. 

      No Error

  • 2. 
    The first two superbowls were won by Green Bay but in these times anybody could win the big game.
    • A. 

      First

    • B. 

      Were won

    • C. 

      In these times

    • D. 

      Could win

    • E. 

      No Error

  • 3. 
    There was agreement that I would mop the floor, Teryl would wash the dishes, and Bob was going to clean the living room.
    • A. 

      There was

    • B. 

      That

    • C. 

      Mop the floor

    • D. 

      Was going to

    • E. 

      No Error

  • 4. 
    Even though he thinks he is hot stuff, I am a much better violinst than him.
    • A. 

      Even though

    • B. 

      He thinks

    • C. 

      Is hot stuff

    • D. 

      Him

    • E. 

      No Error

  • 5. 
    Mom or dad are going to pick you up after the game.
    • A. 

      Dad

    • B. 

      Are

    • C. 

      Going to

    • D. 

      Pick you up

    • E. 

      No Error

  • 6. 
    Clearly, Donald will not be in support of Mr. Phelps and I will do everything I can to support him.
    • A. 

      Clearly

    • B. 

      Will not be

    • C. 

      And I will

    • D. 

      Him

    • E. 

      No Error

  • 7. 
    In spite of our differences, I still think we cover a lot of common ground.
    • A. 

      In spite of

    • B. 

      Our

    • C. 

      We

    • D. 

      Common ground

    • E. 

      No Error

  • 8. 
    Even though many people are against free trade, there is still many supporters of the NAFTA and CAFTA acts.
    • A. 

      Even though

    • B. 

      Many people

    • C. 

      Are against

    • D. 

      There is

    • E. 

      No Error

  • 9. 
    I told them that if I was elected, I would not betray the ideals of our upright democracy.
    • A. 

      I told

    • B. 

      I was

    • C. 

      I would

    • D. 

      Of our

    • E. 

      No Error

  • 10. 
    I told him that he needed to finish quick.
    • A. 

      I

    • B. 

      Him

    • C. 

      He

    • D. 

      Quick

    • E. 

      No Error

  • 11. 
    I preceeded to tell him that I was unhappy with his current output and that I expected much better from him.
    • A. 

      Preceeded

    • B. 

      To tell

    • C. 

      Him that

    • D. 

      His current output

    • E. 

      No Error

  • 12. 
    Hitler was a marginal general at best; he was to haughty and emotional to be an effective commander.
    • A. 

      Was a

    • B. 

      He was

    • C. 

      To

    • D. 

      To be an

    • E. 

      No Error

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      In this

    • B. 

      We are

    • C. 

      Not

    • D. 

      Fussing

    • E. 

      No Error

  • 14. 
    Contracting any disease is not to be taken lightly but HIV is the worst.
    • A. 

      Any

    • B. 

      Disease

    • C. 

      Is

    • D. 

      HIV

    • E. 

      No Error

  • 15. 
    I really envy how calm and collected rock stars can be; even when there is so much people watching them, they stay focused and energetic.
    • A. 

      Really

    • B. 

      Can be

    • C. 

      So much

    • D. 

      Focused

    • E. 

      No Error

  • 16. 
    Everyone, including Mr. and Mrs. Robinson, are in shock of Jamie's terrible behavior.
    • A. 

      Including

    • B. 

      And

    • C. 

      Are

    • D. 

      Jamie's

    • E. 

      No Error

  • 17. 
    • A. 

      Spain

    • B. 

      Was

    • C. 

      Civilization

    • D. 

      Them

    • E. 

      No Error

  • 18. 
    Even though you may be stressed, it is important that one still focuses in times of trouble.
    • A. 

      Even though

    • B. 

      May be

    • C. 

      It is

    • D. 

      One

    • E. 

      No Error

  • 19. 
    Neither the pitcher nor the catcher are prepared for the upcoming game.
    • A. 

      Neither

    • B. 

      Nor

    • C. 

      Are

    • D. 

      Game

    • E. 

      No Error

  • 20. 
    Einstein couldn't hardly do well in school as a young boy but excelled in his later years.
    • A. 

      Couldn't hardly

    • B. 

      Do well

    • C. 

      As a

    • D. 

      But excelled

    • E. 

      No Error

  • 21. 
    Humility is a quality that I believe she exemplifies.
    • A. 

      Is

    • B. 

      A

    • C. 

      I

    • D. 

      She

    • E. 

      No Error

  • 22. 
    Some believe that a more conservative "fourth-wave" of feminism will replace the current "third-wave" feminism and the liberal values they endorse.
    • A. 

      Some believe

    • B. 

      More conservative

    • C. 

      Replace the

    • D. 

      They endorse

    • E. 

      No Error

  • 23. 
    While Marxism is a decidedly materialistic philosophy, I find capitalism being more materialistic.
    • A. 

      While

    • B. 

      Is a

    • C. 

      Being

    • D. 

      More

    • E. 

      No Error

  • 24. 
    It is only a natural reaction that the cat would scratch you, and you should not take it so personally.
    • A. 

      It is

    • B. 

      Only

    • C. 

      Would scratch you

    • D. 

      Take it so

    • E. 

      No Error

  • 25. 
    Freud's theories regarding psychoanalysis, and more particularly his theory regarding the Elektra Complex, has come into question by feminist critics.
    • A. 

      Regarding

    • B. 

      Has

    • C. 

      Come into

    • D. 

      By

    • E. 

      No Error