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How to Write Logical Sentences and Avoid Faulty Comparisons

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Please select what type of faulty comparison error, if any, is in the sentence that follows:

It's a well-known fact that theaters are more expensive than staying at home.

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1.

Please select what type of faulty comparison error, if any, is in the sentence that follows:

Between gelato and ice cream, gelato is sweetest and therefore best.

2.

Please select what type of faulty comparison error, if any, is in the sentence that follows:

Doing what you love will make you happier.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Writing with illogical sentences and faulty comparisons has the potential to confuse your reader with ambiguity. This quiz and worksheet will quiz you on types of faulty comparison errors commonly found in sentences.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of the following faulty comparison errors:

  • Ambiguous comparison errors
  • Misused comparatives or superlatives
  • Illogical comparisons
  • Incomplete comparisons

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on faulty comparisons
  • Critical thinking - apply your understanding about faulty comparisons to spot faulty comparisons and understand how and why they are faulty
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding types of faulty comparison errors
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the problem sentences with examples of faulty comparisons

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the corresponding lesson called How to Write Logical Sentences and Avoid Faulty Comparisons. This lesson will help you:

  • Understand different types of faulty comparisons
  • Identify faulty comparisons in writing
  • Learn how to fix faulty comparisons
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