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SAT Practice, The New Verbal Section

Singular / Plural Playsheet 2

Note: These are exercises used in classroom and online courses. See the Abacus-es Classes page. Many contain intentional errors to be fixed. Be sure to look up vocabulary terms as needed.

Singular / Plural Playsheet 2

Circle the errors in the following. Below each sentence, write your corrected version.

  1. The odds of catching measles are greater than that of finding a dugong in your coal cellar. Measles are highly contagious.
  2. Statistics is a difficult course of study, especially when they are used to prove things that aren't true.
  3. There are bacon and eggs in the fridge. Bacon and eggs isn't my favorite ever since I tried them with Molasses and cranberries.
  4. Billiards don't function well as an aerobic exercise but the tactics employed is challenging.
  5. Ethics meets at 2:00 PM but the ethics of attending under these circumstances bothered the troll with the giant marshmallow.