Comma Splices & Using Coordinating Conjunctions

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Comma Splices & Using Coordinating Conjunctions


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  • 1. 
    "I have a cat" is an independent clause.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Which one of the following shows an example of comma splice mistake?
    • A. 

      It may rain this afternoon, so I take my umbrella with me.

    • B. 

      I just read this sentence, I didn't find any problem with it.

    • C. 

      The Time Warner Cable is the worst cable company I have ever seen.

  • 3. 
    Which one of the following demonstrate the correct use of coordinating conjunction?
    • A. 

      I could not drink alcohol, so I drank apple juice instead.

    • B. 

      I could not drink alcohol so I drank apple juice instead.

    • C. 

      I could not drink alcohol so, I drank apple juice instead.

  • 4. 
    "As long as" is a coordinating conjunction.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Which one of the following does not have comma splice problem?
    • A. 

      I just bought my new car yesterday, it's a very nice car

    • B. 

      I do not agree with you, nor will my partner.

    • C. 

      I like apples, I don't like oranges.

  • 6. 
    Check all coordinating conjunctions among the following choices.
    • A. 

      Why

    • B. 

      For

    • C. 

      Yet

    • D. 

      And

    • E. 

      That

  • 7. 
    What should we use to join "I finished the homework" and "within an hour"?
    • A. 

      A comma

    • B. 

      A comma and a coordinating conjunction

    • C. 

      A coordinating conjunction

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    The use of coordinating conjunction does not require the presence of a comma.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The coordinating conjunction "and" can always be replaced with "but" without affecting the meaning of the sentence.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Which of the following combines "He managed to do all of the work" and "with only one arm" correctly?
    • A. 

      He managed to do all of the work, with only one arm.

    • B. 

      He managed to do all of the work, and with only one arm.

    • C. 

      He managed to do all of the work with only one arm.

    • D. 

      He managed to do all of the work and with only one arm.