SAT Writing Quiz, Weeks 1-7

21 Questions | Total Attempts: 645

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This quiz tests you on most of the material we have covered in the writing section of our class thus far. All questions are in the "error-ID" format. You have 15 minutes to take this quiz; 21 questions are included on it. Explanations are available after you are done with the quiz. Choose the underlined choice where an error occurs; if there is no error, choose choice (E).


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Unlike Jim, neither John or Alyssa purchased a phone from the store. No error
    • A. 

      Unlike

    • B. 

      Or

    • C. 

      Purchased

    • D. 

      From

    • E. 

      No Error

  • 2. 
    My sister and me promptly read the book written by the popular author. No error
    • A. 

      My

    • B. 

      Me

    • C. 

      Promptly

    • D. 

      Written by

    • E. 

      No error

  • 3. 
    Each member of the group are responsible for his own transportation, food, and clothes. No error
    • A. 

      Member

    • B. 

      Are

    • C. 

      His

    • D. 

      Clothes

    • E. 

      No Error

  • 4. 
    Both the singer and the lawyer went to the park to watch the seemingly endless day become night. No error
    • A. 

      And

    • B. 

      Went

    • C. 

      Seemingly endless

    • D. 

      Become

    • E. 

      No error

  • 5. 
    Notebooks, which are becoming increasingly popular as back-to-school shopping picks up, appears to be on sale at the store for $0.50. No error
    • A. 

      Which

    • B. 

      Are

    • C. 

      Increasingly

    • D. 

      Appears

    • E. 

      No error

  • 6. 
    Although she did not work hard last year, she manages to become one of the top students in her class this year. No error
    • A. 

      Although

    • B. 

      She

    • C. 

      Manages

    • D. 

      Students

    • E. 

      No error

  • 7. 
    Between you and I, everyone completed their duties except for the laziest people on the team. No error
    • A. 

      I

    • B. 

      Completed

    • C. 

      Except

    • D. 

      Laziest

    • E. 

      No error

  • 8. 
    If you wish to become a better meteorologist, one must study hard, do thorough research, and show up to work on time. No error
    • A. 

      Wish

    • B. 

      Better

    • C. 

      One

    • D. 

      Show

    • E. 

      No error

  • 9. 
    He made sure to do his work quick so that he could go home to watch the important baseball game. No error
    • A. 

      Quick

    • B. 

      Go

    • C. 

      To watch

    • D. 

      Important

    • E. 

      No error

  • 10. 
    The idea that Mike and his father were in Mr. Brown’s yard seeming unreasonable, for every piece of evidence demonstrates that they were in their house all day. No error
    • A. 

      That

    • B. 

      Seeming unreasonable

    • C. 

      For

    • D. 

      Demonstrates

    • E. 

      No error

  • 11. 
    In order to take the course, students should have an interest with science and math. No error
    • A. 

      To take

    • B. 

      Students

    • C. 

      Should have

    • D. 

      With

    • E. 

      No error

  • 12. 
    Between Jackson and Johnson, Jackson is the most talented. No error
    • A. 

      Between

    • B. 

      And

    • C. 

      Is

    • D. 

      Most talented

    • E. 

      No error

  • 13. 
    Since she put more effort into studying than he did, Susan’s SAT score on the October test was better than Evan. No error
    • A. 

      More effort

    • B. 

      On the October test

    • C. 

      Was

    • D. 

      Evan

    • E. 

      No Error

  • 14. 
    Written by James Andrew Miller and Tom Shales, Those Guys Have All the Fun detailing how ESPN transformed from a channel with a lineup that included Australian Rules Football and rodeo to a channel that can now truly be called “The Worldwide Leader in Sports”. No error
    • A. 

      Detailing

    • B. 

      How

    • C. 

      Transformed from

    • D. 

      Truly

    • E. 

      No error

  • 15. 
    In 1775, American leader George Washington, who later would become the country’s first president, was installed as Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army. No error.
    • A. 

      In 1775

    • B. 

      Would become

    • C. 

      Was installed

    • D. 

      Of

    • E. 

      No error

  • 16. 
    When told of his mistake, the boy shouted, “I didn’t do nothing that you wouldn’t do!” No error  
    • A. 

      Told

    • B. 

      Shouted

    • C. 

      Nothing

    • D. 

      Wouldn't

    • E. 

      No error

  • 17. 
    The jury were offended by the lawyer’s condescending statements, but could refute neither his statements’ accuracy nor the seriousness of the crime. No error.
    • A. 

      Were offended

    • B. 

      But could refute

    • C. 

      Accuracy

    • D. 

      Nor

    • E. 

      No error

  • 18. 
    Your most recent statement does not correspond from those that you have made months in the pastNo error
    • A. 

      Most recent

    • B. 

      From

    • C. 

      Have made

    • D. 

      In

    • E. 

      No error

  • 19. 
    If I understand you correct, the business is going to shut down without any thought of the wellbeing of its employees. No error
    • A. 

      If

    • B. 

      Correct

    • C. 

      Without any

    • D. 

      Of

    • E. 

      No error

  • 20. 
    Of the two remarkably competitive brothers, Larry is the best athlete. No error 
    • A. 

      Of

    • B. 

      Remarkably competitive

    • C. 

      Is

    • D. 

      Best

    • E. 

      No error

  • 21. 
    The book is notable for its emphasizing reality, focus on the truth, and trust in its historical sources. No error
    • A. 

      Is

    • B. 

      For

    • C. 

      Emphasizing

    • D. 

      The truth

    • E. 

      No error