If the consumer price index (raises drastically) (in a single year), economists may (assume that) a period of inflation is (soon to come).
Answer: (raises drastically)</p>
<pre><code> CB Official SAT Study Guide
<p>Delgado's dilemma was (like many other) young writers: he (had to choose) between assured publication in a student magazine (and) (probable rejection by) a popular magazine.
Answer: (like many other)</p>
<pre><code> Barron's SAT II writing
<p>Although I wish it (were) (otherwise), by this time next week (I will have had) surgery on my knee, which (was) injured during a hockey game last winter.
Answer: No error</p>
<p>I don't understand what's wrong with the first two. For the one from Barron's, why isn't the (were) wrong? Shouldn't it be "I wish it /was/ otherwise"?</p>