Quiz 2: Grammar (commas And Semicolons)

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Grammar Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Choose the appropriately edited version of this sentence: "Often I don't know what to write about however I always come up with something."
    • A. 

      Often I don't know what to write about, however; I always come up with something.

    • B. 

      Often I don't know what to write about, however, I always come up with something.

    • C. 

      Often I don't know what to write about; however, I always come up with something.

    • D. 

      The sentence is correct as it is written

  • 2. 
    Choose the appropriately edited version of this sentence: "Because I teach at a university I have time to take vacations during times when class is not in session."
    • A. 

      Because I teach at a university; I have time to take vacations during times when class is not in session.

    • B. 

      Because I teach at a university, I have time to take vacations during times when class is not in session.

    • C. 

      Because I teach at a university I have time to take vacations, during times when class is not in session.

    • D. 

      The sentence is correct as it is written.

  • 3. 
    Choose the appropriately edited version of this sentence: "I don't mind teaching grammar but I don't like writing these exercises."
    • A. 

      I don't mind teaching grammar; but I don't like writing these exercises.

    • B. 

      I don't mind teaching grammar, but I don't like writing these exercises.

    • C. 

      I don't mind teaching grammar; but, I don't like writing these exercises.

    • D. 

      The sentence is correct as written.

  • 4. 
    Choose the appropriately edited version of this sentence: "I often find it difficult to write the sentences because I like them to read like a story."
    • A. 

      I often find it difficult to write the sentences, because I like them to read like a story.

    • B. 

      I often find it difficult to write the sentences; because I like them to read like a story.

    • C. 

      I often find it difficult to write the sentences; because, I like them to read like a story.

    • D. 

      The sentence is correct as it is written.

  • 5. 
    Choose the appropriately edited version of this sentence: "I really enjoy talking about the trips I've taken and showing people pictures from those trips."
    • A. 

      I really enjoy talking about the trips I've taken, and showing people pictures from those trips.

    • B. 

      I really enjoy talking about the trips I've taken; and showing people pictures from those trips.

    • C. 

      The sentence is correct as it is written.

  • 6. 
    Choose the appropriately edited version of this sentence: "I took my last vacation which was to New Orleans after fall semester ended."
    • A. 

      I took my last vacation, which was to New Orleans after fall semester ended.

    • B. 

      I took my last vacation, which was to New Orleans, after fall semester ended.

    • C. 

      I took my last vacation which was to New Orleans, after fall semester ended.

    • D. 

      The sentence is correct as it is written.

  • 7. 
    Choose the appropriately edited version of this sentence: "If you visit New Orleans you should try the delicious beignets at Cafe du Monde and eat at Camellia Grill in the French Quarter."
    • A. 

      If you visit New Orleans you should try the delicious beignets at Cafe du Monde, and eat at Camellia Grill in the French Quarter.

    • B. 

      If you visit New Orleans, you should try the delicious beignets at Cafe du Monde, and eat at Camellia Grill in the French Quarter.

    • C. 

      If you visit New Orleans, you should try the delicious beignets at Cafe du Monde and eat at Camellia Grill in the French Quarter.

    • D. 

      The sentence is correct as it is written.

  • 8. 
    Choose the appropriately edited version of this sentence: "In the past I've written about vacations I've taken with my family."
    • A. 

      In the past, I've written about vacations I've taken with my family.

    • B. 

      In the past; I've written about vacations I've taken with my family.

    • C. 

      In the past I've written about vacations, I've taken with my family.

    • D. 

      The sentence is correct as it is written.

  • 9. 
    Choose the appropriately edited version of this sentence: "Since I like jazz music New Orleans was a logical choice for a vacation."
    • A. 

      Because I like jazz music, New Orleans was a logical choice for a vacation.

    • B. 

      Because I like jazz music New Orleans, was a logical choice for a vacation.

    • C. 

      Because I like jazz music; New Orleans was a logical choice for a vacation.

    • D. 

      The sentence is correct as it is written.

  • 10. 
    Choose the appropriately edited version of this sentence: "The weather in New Orleans in December was wonderful I recommend that you go during that month."
    • A. 

      The weather in New Orleans in December was wonderful; I recommend that you go during that month

    • B. 

      The weather in New Orleans in December was wonderful, I recommend that you go during that month.

    • C. 

      The weather in New Orleans in December, was wonderful; I recommend that you go during that month.

    • D. 

      The sentence is correct as it is written.