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5. Which one of the following sentences contains an unnecessary colon?

A. Here's the question on all of our minds: Will our team be able to defeat their arch rivals tonight?
B. My store list included: milk, soup, chicken, and ice cream.
C. She wants one thing: a new job.
D. Carlos has three goals in life: to graduate from college, own his own home, and work in the computer industry.


    Which one do you think is unnecessary?

    Hint: Colons do not follow verbs.




    No. "Thing" is not a verb.

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