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Sentence Correction: Parts of Speech - Articles

While some scientists claim that there will be less hurricanes as a result of global warming, they predict a modest increase in the intensity of these extreme weather events.

Good!

This answer choice corrects the original article mistake, by replacing less with fewer before the noun hurricanes, which is a count noun.

Incorrect.

This answer choice is grammatically incorrect. The article less can describe only non-count nouns whereas hurricanes is a count noun.

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Incorrect.

This answer choice repeats the original article mistake: the article less can describe only non-count nouns whereas hurricanes is a count noun.

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In addition, this answer choice changes the plural verb claim to the singular claims. This creates a Subject Verb Agreement mistake as the subject scientists is plural.

Incorrect.

While this answer choice corrects the original article mistake, it does not stop there and makes another change, changing the plural verb claim to the singular claims. This creates a Subject Verb Agreement mistake as the subject scientists is plural.

Incorrect.

This answer choice repeats the original article mistake: the article less can describe only non-count nouns whereas hurricanes is a count noun.

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In addition, this answer choice is redundant, a result of replacing the single word will with the three-word phrase are going to.

claim that there will be less hurricanes as a result
claims that there will be less hurricanes as a result
claims that there will be fewer hurricanes as a consequence
claim that there will be fewer hurricanes as a consequence
claim that there are going to be less hurricanes because