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Can you answer this month’s SAT question?

Gruber’s Complete SAT Guide 2014 is filled with great questions like this to keep you practicing and boost your scores.


The following sentence tests your ability to recognize grammar and usage errors. This sentence contains either a single error or no error at all. This sentence does not contain more than one error. The error, if there is one, is underlined and lettered. If the sentence contains an error, select the one underlined part that must be changed to make the sentence correct. If the sentence is correct, select Choice E. In choosing your answer, follow the requirements of standard written English.


The man told his (A) son to take (B) the car to the service (C) station because it (D) needed gasoline. No error. (E)

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