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Writing > Identifying Sentence Errors

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. 

One of the northernmost countries of Europe, Finland's borders are Russia on the east, Sweden on the west, and the tip of Norway on the north. No error

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Explanation

The error in this sentence occurs at (C), where there is improper modification. It does not make sense to say that “Finland’s borders” are “One of the northernmost countries of Europe.” The proper noun “Finland” should be used instead.

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