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SAT identification of sentence errors practice test 04

1. I agree thatA a knowledge of Latin is helpful to buildB a good English vocabulary, butC I do not think I have the capacity toD study the subject at the moment. No errorE.

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2. In suchA areas as sports, ranking of individual performance isB relatively well accepted sinceC the parameters on which the rating areD based are generally objective. No errorE.

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3. Determination ofA the long-term effects ofB aerosols on the upper atmosphere isC currently one of the more challengingD problems in climate research. No errorE.

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4. The mostA important skill I had learnedB in my two years ofC senior high school was toD direct the course of my own studies. No errorE.

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5. Scientific advances over the last fifty years have ledA to revolutionary changes in health, agriculture and communication, andB generally enhancingC socio-economic development and the quality of our livesD. No errorE.

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6. This detailed yetA readable biography is well researched andB provides valuable insight toC the facts thatD motivated the famous philosopher. No errorE.

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7. I have nearlyA written all the new tests forB inclusion in the revised edition of my book, and hope to finishC the work withinD a week. No errorE.

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8. The series of letters that Margaret wrote to her father containsA a valuable commentary onB the prevailing social conditions and attitudes that lead to herC leaving home at suchD a young age. No errorE.

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9. The unfortunate accident that causedA the explosion wasB extensivelyC reported in all the local newspapers and nationalD television. No errorE.

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10. Neither of the answers provided in the memorandumA addressB my concerns aboutC the validity ofD the procedure. No errorE.

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11. Katz claimed that reading classic novels isA more illuminatingB than to readC autobiographies written byD their authors. No errorE.

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12. The students have beenA practicing for the concert sinceB three weeks, andC in that time haveD improved considerably. No errorE.

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13. Suzanne recountedA her improbableB tale withC enthusiasm and in a convincing mannerD. No errorE.

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14. If you were willingA to ask for directions, instead of doggedlyB driving on, we might get to ourC destination soonerD. No errorE.

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15. WaitingA for the results ofB the final examination, the student's nerves wereC on edge; she could not sleep properly orD eat normally. No errorE.

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Test information

Q 15 questions

Time 10 minutes

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