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SAT identification of sentence errors practice test 06

1. The presence of strong feeling, the cause of whichA is not fully understood, always has the effectB of making weC human beingsD uneasy. No errorE.

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2. The new law is tooA stringent; itB will beC neither respected orD obeyed. No errorE.

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3. I do not wish to makeA a formal complaint, but I would have been better pleasedB if you gaveC the award to the person whoD best deserved it. No errorE.

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4. After you have writtenA a definition in your vocabulary notebook, add a fewB ways to use the word orC a sentence to illustrate it'sD meaning. No errorE.

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5. The tribesmen made offerings to placateA the gods, whomB, they believed, wereC angry with themD. No errorE.

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6. Many physicists initially regardedA quantum theory asB unnatural, absurd, andC incompatible toD common sense. No errorE.

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7. From ancient timesA, sculpture had beenB considered the prerogativeC of men, and even now, in some parts of the world, women sculptors faceD hostility and suspicion. No errorE.

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8. It is an old criticism of the medical profession that theyA have consideredB the symptoms and causes ofC disease without sufficient reference toD the causes of health. No errorE.

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9. According toA Hume, it is not logic and reasoning thatB determineC our actions, butD emotion. No errorE.

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10. The ornate pillars and life-sizeA statues that the magnate has chosenB to adorn hisC swimming pool are like a Greek templeD. No errorE.

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11. Sonia Gandhi stepped asideA just as she had securedB the Prime Minister's position, andC, in the process, assertingD her moral superiority. No errorE.

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12. It will beA hard to soothe your mother now that you have so aggravatedB her by refusing to take her eminentlyC sensible adviceD. No errorE.

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13. The general reported thatA, as a result ofB financial constraints, lessC soldiers would be sent onD peace-keeping missions this year. No errorE.

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14. None of the presents I receivedA on my birthday this year wasB equallyC as memorable as the necklace you gaveD me last year. No errorE.

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15. The racing champion hadA made no mentionB in hisC speech of the mechanics on whomD his success had depended. No errorE.

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Test information

Q 15 questions

Time 10 minutes

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