Sentence Error Identification Sample Questions

1. If there is an error in the following sentence, identify the error by choosing the letter associated with the underlined section that is incorrect. If there is no error, choose option E.

The captain and his crew (A) sailed across the ocean(B) in an attempt to flee the mayhem(C) taking place in(D) his homeland.(E) No error

2. If there is an error in the following sentence, identify the error by choosing the letter associated with the underlined section that is incorrect. If there is no error, choose option E.

The captain and (A) me have been friends for a long time (B) so it was easy for (C) me to get (D) aboard the ship. (E) No error

3. If there is an error in the following sentence, identify the error by choosing the letter associated with the underlined section that is incorrect. If there is no error, choose option E.

The captain was waiting (A) on the shore for Sarah and (B) I for over an hour and he (C) was just preparing to leave (D) when we arrived. (E) No error

4. If there is an error in the following sentence, identify the error by choosing the letter associated with the underlined section that is incorrect. If there is no error, choose option E.

I (A) just met the (B) captain’s first mate and I (C) cant believe (D) that he is that tall. (E) No error

5. If there is an error in the following sentence, identify the error by choosing the letter associated with the underlined section that is incorrect. If there is no error, choose option E.

(A) As the ship left the (B) dock, I stood (C) and stared (D) at the shore intently. (E) No error

6. If there is an error in the following sentence, identify the error by choosing the letter associated with the underlined section that is incorrect. If there is no error, choose option E.

(A) Its a fine (B) ship and I’m certain (C) that it will (D) get us to our destination safely. (E) No error

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