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SAT identification of sentence errors practice test 02

1. We have no choice butA to appoint Mary:B she is the bestC of the two candidates, and there isD no prospect of finding more applicants. No errorE.

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2. The reason I willA not be goingB to Mexico this year is becauseC I will use up all my travel money attendingD an important meeting in Singapore. No errorE.

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3. If you wereA to work at least four hours a day on the project, we wouldB complete it in a shorterC time, and with lessD problems. No errorE.

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4. The manager tried hard to effectA a change in company policy, butB the owner, who steadfastly refused to compromiseC, overruledD him on every point. No errorE.

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5. The new library is undoubtedlyA well stocked and functional, butB no one can say that itsC atmosphere is anything like the old oneD. No errorE.

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6. My uncle, whoA wasB on vacation, along with my two cousins and IC, wentD fishing down by the river. No errorE.

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7. HopefullyA, we will beB able to complete the building beforeC the rainy season sets inD. No errorE.

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8. You wouldA have to choose herB, if you are looking forC the best athlete to representD the school. No errorE.

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9. All the trapped miners beganA to loseB hope, itC had been twenty four hours sinceD the tunnel collapsed. No errorE.

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10. BecauseA they played byB the rules, the members of the team were givenC a standing ovation even though itD did not win the match. No errorE.

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11. Her avariciousA relatives assembled at the lawyer'sB office to hear the reading ofC Jemima's willD. No errorE.

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12. He was not merelyA expected to contribute funds to the project, butB to work as hard asC the otherD patrons. No errorE.

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13. None of usA knowsB what the outcome of the battle betweenC the coordinator and usD will be. No errorE.

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14. Neither of my brothers doA anything to make life better for ourB parents whoC are both suffering fromD arthritis. No errorE.

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15. The teacher satA down besidesB the frightened child and tried to reassureC him that the monster was merelyD imaginary. No errorE.

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Test information

Q 15 questions

Time 10 minutes

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