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Which of the following sentences contains an error in subject-verb agreement? A. Only one of the fans is going to be selected to attempt the half-court free-throw shot. B. Our
architecture, language, and law have Ancient Greek and Roman influences. C. The fastest programmers in the video game industry is not necessarily the most creative. D. Kendra and her best friend are going to see the movie in 3D at the midnight premiere on Thursday night.
The one with the error in subject-verb agreement is C. The fastest programmers in the video game industry is not necessarily the most creative. *The subject is plural, the verb is singular therefore this is wrong.
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User: Which of the following sentences contains an error in subject-verb agreement? A. Only one of the fans is going to be selected to attempt the half-court free-throw shot. B. Our architecture, language, and law have Ancient Greek and Roman influences. C. The fastest programmers in the video game industry is not necessarily the most creative. D. Kendra and her best friend are going to see the movie in 3D at the midnight premiere on Thursday night.

Weegy: The one with the error in subject-verb agreement is C. The fastest programmers in the video game industry is not necessarily the most creative. *The subject is plural, the verb is singular therefore this is wrong.
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User: Which of the following sentences contains an error in subject-verb agreement? A. Only one of the fans is going to be selected to attempt the half-court free-throw shot. B. Our architecture, language, and law have Ancient Greek and Roman influences. C. The fastest programmers in the video game industry is not necessarily the most creative. D. Kendra and her best friend are going to see the movie in 3D at the midnight premiere on Thursday night.

Weegy: The one with the error in subject-verb agreement is C. The fastest programmers in the video game industry is not necessarily the most creative. *The subject is plural, the verb is singular therefore this is wrong.
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User: Which sentence contains a dangling modifier? A. Having been elected by a unanimous vote, the committee congratulated the nominee. B. Many kinds of plants grow well in my garden, but in the summertime they require a lot of care. C. By this time the boat was obviously sinking, and most of the passengers were already aboard life rafts. D. She wrote essays about three topics: flowers, letters, and friends and family.

Weegy: A. Having been elected by a unanimous vote, the committee congratulated the nominee.
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User: Which of the following is a sentence fragment? A. The chain of events unfolded this way: Clara and Melvin went fishing, their boat engine broke down, and a storm rolled in. B. The slogan—"Everyone needs one"—for the product. C. High above the city a balloon floated it drifted for hours on end. D. The writer furrowed his brow, glared at the paper, and, eventually, wrote.

Weegy: B. The slogan "Everyone needs one" for the product.
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User: Which of the following is true about a well-written paragraph? A. It minimizes sentence length. B. It opens and closes with a topic sentence. C. It contains sentences that flow smoothly and logically. D. It lists elements using a combination of commas and semicolons.

Weegy: C
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User: In a formal essay, the last sentence in a paragraph usually contains A. a detail that supports the detail in the previous sentence. B. a restatement of the essay's main idea. C. the summary of the paragraph's line of thought. D. the revelation of the topic of the paragraph.

Weegy: C. the summary of the paragraph's line of thought.
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User: In an essay, flow is A. the arrangement of words and symbols within a sentence. B. the use of transition words between supporting paragraphs. C. achieved when the conclusion fully supports the topic sentence. D. the logical progression of the ideas from one sentence to another.

Weegy: D. the logical progression of the ideas from one sentence to another.
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User: Which of the following sentences contains an error in verb tense? A. The last concert I attended was in June, but I am going to a huge music festival next week. B. Derek carefully loaded his drums into his car, and then he goes and locks the keys inside. C. Elena has a few friends in the music industry, and she gets to go backstage at some amazing shows. D. If you practice hard on a daily basis, you will become more skilled at playing your instrument.

Weegy: B. Derek carefully loaded his drums into his car, and then he goes and locks the keys inside.
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