SAT Writing: Sentence Errors II Quiz!

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SAT Writing: Sentence Errors II Quiz!

This is a 25-question SAT Writing quiz modeled after the SAT Writing examination's actual sentence errors portion. This second guide emphasizes questions involving subject/verb agreement, pronoun/antecedent agreement, tense errors, and parallel structure agreement. Let's take this test.


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 violinist 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. 
    In this family, we are not to shout, to scream, to argue, or fussing.
    • 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. 
    Moorish Spain was no savage civilization and we should recognize them.
    • 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