The following sentence contains either a single error or no error at all. If the sentence contains an error, select the one underlined part that must be changed to make the sentence correct. If the sentence contains no error, select choice E.

It weaves across a strip of tropical land where the
A B 
Isthmus of Panama narrows in the shape of a
 C 
long flattened letter S, the Panama Canal
 
links the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. No error
D E

  1. (A)

  2. (B)

  3. (C)

  4. (D)

  5. (E)

 

 

Correct Answer: A

Here's Why:

The error in this sentence occurs at (A), where a comma splice is created. To fix the comma splice, “It weaves” should be changed to “Weaving.”

Question Type: Identifying Sentence Errors