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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. 

Scientists researching artificial intelligence have turned its attention to the biology of the human brain and its billions of neurons to get inspiration for the next generation of computers. No error.

Answer Choices

Hint

Make sure that the possessive pronouns in the sentence agree with the nouns they modify.

Question of the Day

Can you answer today's question?

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12/6 , 1/24

Nov
29
2014
2,150 responses
Question of the Day Statistics
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Correct 1,529
Incorrect 621
71% correct

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. 

Scientists researching artificial intelligence have turned its attention to the biology of the human brain and its billions of neurons to get inspiration for the next generation of computers. No error.

Answer Choices

Answer

The correct choice is (B). The singular possessive pronoun "its" does not agree with the plural noun it refers to, "Scientists," and should be replaced with the plural possessive pronoun "their."