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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. 

The new law requires that all bicycle riders have been wearing helmets while on their bicycles, even when they are not moving. No error

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Hint

Ask yourself, “What are bicycle riders required to do?”

Question of the Day

Can you answer today's question?

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2015
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81% 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. 

The new law requires that all bicycle riders have been wearing helmets while on their bicycles, even when they are not moving. No error

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Answer

The error in this sentence occurs at (A), where there is an improper verb form. The use of “requires that” dictates that the subjunctive form of “to wear” is needed. The phrase “have been wearing” should simply be “wear.”