Sentence Fragments And Run-on Sentences

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Sentence Fragment Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is designed to test your ability to identify and correct sentence fragments and run-on sentences.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    True or false? A run-on sentence is an independent clause and a dependent clause seperated by a comma.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Name a few dependent marker words.
    • A. 

      And

    • B. 

      Since

    • C. 

      After

    • D. 

      Therefore

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Contains a subject, but not a verb.

    • B. 

      Does not express a complete thought.

    • C. 

      Can be used as a sentence.

    • D. 

      Is often marked by a dependent marker.

  • 4. 
    Which of these are complete sentences?
    • A. 

      1. When John went to the park.

    • B. 

      2. John went to the park.

    • C. 

      3. John went to the park he walked his dog.

    • D. 

      4. When John went to the park, he walked his dog.

  • 5. 
    True or false? "While Sally was at the icecream shop." is a complete sentence
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    True or false? "George is at the library." is a complete sentence.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    How can a run-on sentence be corrected?
    • A. 

      By adding a period.

    • B. 

      By adding a semicolon

    • C. 

      By adding a colon

    • D. 

      By changing one of the clauses to a dependent clause and adding a comma

  • 8. 
    True or false? A dependent marker can be used to mark a depedent clause.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Contains a subject and a verb.

    • B. 

      Can be a sentence by itself.

    • C. 

      Expresses a complete thought.

    • D. 

      Does not have a subject.

  • 10. 
    True or false? "When Joe leaves the house, he always takes his keys with him." is a run-on sentence.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False