PSAT Writing : Identifying No Error Questions

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for PSAT Writing

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Example Questions

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Example Question #101 : Identifying Other Errors Or No Error

Select the underlined word or phrase that needs to be changed to make the sentence correct. Some sentences contain no error at all.

The Black Death, which struck Europe around 1350 CE, was introduced through the Port of Venice and killed between one third and one half the population of Europe. No error

Possible Answers:

No error

one third and one half

around 1350 CE

and killed

Death, which

Correct answer:

No error

Explanation:

There is no error in this sentence. 

Example Question #2642 : Sat Writing

When I get home from school, I like to relax by playing my guitar, eating a snack, watching a television show, and taking a nap.

Possible Answers:

When I got home from school, I like to relax by playing my guitar, eating a snack, watching a television show, and taking a nap.

When I will have gotten home from school, I like to relax by playing my guitar, eating a snack, watching a television show, and taking a nap.

(No changes to original)

When I get home from school, I like to relax by playing my guitar, to eat a snack, watching a television show, and to take a nap.

When I get home from school, I like to relaxing by playing my guitar, eating a snack, watching a television show, and taking a nap.

Correct answer:

(No changes to original)

Explanation:

There is no error in the original sentence.

Example Question #81 : Identifying No Errors Or Other Errors

Select the underlined word or phrase that needs to be changed to make the sentence correct. Some sentences contain no error at all.

After days of indecision, the school's Board of Athletic Safety and Welfare has decidedto delay further discussion of the new agenda until its next annual meeting. No error

Possible Answers:

of the new agenda

indecision

No error

further

has decided to delay

Correct answer:

No error

Explanation:

This sentence is correct as written.

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