16. The following sentence may have an error in grammar, usage, or punctuation. Parts of the sentence are underlined. Choose the underlined part of the sentence that contains an error. If there is no error, choose no error.

Within the small, windowless room a man and two children were waiting for the storm�s end, and they were telling stories to each other.
(Points: 1)
room a
were waiting
were telling
no error

17. The following sentence may have an error in grammar, usage, or punctuation. Parts of the sentence are underlined. Choose the underlined part of the sentence that contains an error. If there is no error, choose no error.

A pair of mismatched socks is in my dresser drawer, but the mates of the socks has disappeared.
(Points: 1)
is

drawer, but

has disappeared

no error

18. The following sentence may have an error in grammar, usage, or punctuation. Parts of the sentence are underlined. Choose the underlined part of the sentence that contains an error. If there is no error, choose no error.

In addition to potatoes and celery two small packages or one large package of carrots is needed for this recipe because carrots give flavor and color to the dish.
(Points: 1)
celery two
is needed
carrots give
no error

19. The following sentence may have an error in grammar, usage, or punctuation. Parts of the sentence are underlined. Choose the underlined part of the sentence that contains an error. If there is no error, choose no error.

A squirrel or an opossum has climbed into the chimney and my sister and I hear the animal but can�t find it.
(Points: 1)
has climbed
chimney and
hear
no error

20. The following sentence may have an error in grammar, usage, or punctuation. Parts of the sentence are underlined. Choose the underlined part of the sentence that contains an error. If there is no error, choose no error.

Only one or possibly two people were considering the position, an entry-level post at the main office, but the decision has been postponed.
(Points: 1)
were considering

position, an

has been postponed.

no error


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