Sentence Error ID
| || In Victorian || England, hunger and unemployment || was || so prevalent |
| ||A|| ||B|| |
|that social revolution was a constant source of || anxiety for || |
| ||C|| |
|members of the || upper class ||. || No error |
| ||D|| ||E|
The entire sentence is the item. The lettered,
underlined portions of the sentence are the answer choices.
One of these five answer choices is correct. The others are called distractors, because
they are designed to distract attention away from
the correct answer choice. (Don’t worry about the answer right now;
you’ll see this item again.)
Note that choice E means that the item has
no error. Since there are five answer choices, expect roughly 20
percent of Sentence Error IDs to have no errors.