Comma Rules Test Quiz: Grammar!

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Comma Rules Test Quiz: Grammar!

Comma rules test quiz: grammar! There are some mistakes made by students when it comes to using commas. Did you know that if the subject does not appear in front of the second verb, a comma is generally unnecessary? What more do you know about the use of commas? Use this quiz and get to test out how much you know about commas by choosing a sentence where commas are used correctly.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Choose the sentence that is written without any comma error.
    • A. 

      The Tributes, all of them, are waiting anxiously.

    • B. 

      All, of, them are waiting anxiously.

    • C. 

      Neither of these

  • 2. 
    Choose the sentence that is written without any comma error.
    • A. 

      Foxface nimbly made her way through the camp, and she lasted awhile.

    • B. 

      Foxface numbly made her way through the camp and she lasted awhile.

    • C. 

      Neither of these

  • 3. 
    Choose the sentence that is written without any comma error.
    • A. 

      The Capitol was colorful bright and intimidating to outsiders.

    • B. 

      The Capitol was colorful, bright and intimidating to outsiders.

    • C. 

      Both of these.

  • 4. 
    Choose the sentence that is written without any comma error.
    • A. 

      The Capitol, I believe, is cruel and unjust.

    • B. 

      The Capitol I believe is cruel and unjust.

    • C. 

      Neither of these.

  • 5. 
    Choose the sentence that is written without any comma error.
    • A. 

      In the arena anything can happen.

    • B. 

      In the arena, anything can happen.

    • C. 

      Neither of these.

  • 6. 
    Choose the sentence that is written without any comma error.
    • A. 

      The Gamemakers, followers of the Capitol, control the arena.

    • B. 

      The, Gamemakers, followers of the Capitol, control the arena.

    • C. 

      Neither of these.

  • 7. 
    Choose the sentence that is written without any comma error.
    • A. 

      March 23, 2011, is the release date of the movie.

    • B. 

      March, 23, 2011 is the release date of the movie.

    • C. 

      Neither of these.

  • 8. 
    Choose the sentence that is written without any comma error.
    • A. 

      The Capitol will want vengeance after Katniss' fatal, impulsive stunt with the berries.

    • B. 

      The Capitol will want vengeance after, Katniss', fatal, impulsive stunt, with the berries.

    • C. 

      Neither of these.

  • 9. 
    Choose the sentence that is written without any comma error.
    • A. 

      Katniss is fickle yet Peeta still loves her.

    • B. 

      Katniss is fickle, yet Peeta still loves her.

    • C. 

      Neither of these.

  • 10. 
    Choose the sentence that is written without any comma error.
    • A. 

      In the, games, it is kill or be killed.

    • B. 

      In,the games, it is kill or be, killed.

    • C. 

      Neither of these.

  • 11. 
    Choose the correct explanation for Comma Rule 1.
    • A. 

      Use a comma and a conjunction to separate two main clauses in a sentence.

    • B. 

      Use a comma when there is a conjunction.

    • C. 

      Use a comma when there is a conjunction and one dependent clause.

  • 12. 
    Choose the correct explanation of Comma Rule 2.
    • A. 

      Use a comma when there are adjectives.

    • B. 

      Use a comma when there are at least two or more adjectives.

  • 13. 
    Choose the sentence or .sentences that are written correctly.
    • A. 

      Haymitch said, "Stay alive."

    • B. 

      "Stay alive", Haymitch said.

  • 14. 
    Choose the sentence or .sentences that are written correctly.
    • A. 

      Cinna, the hairstylist, made Katniss unique.

    • B. 

      Venia, his helper, assisted as well.

  • 15. 
    Choose the sentence or .sentences that are written correctly.
    • A. 

      " I know what I want," Peeta said.

    • B. 

      Peeta said, "I know what I want."

  • 16. 
    Choose the sentence or .sentences that are written correctly.
    • A. 

      Don't move, Peeta!

    • B. 

      Peeta, don't move!

  • 17. 
    Choose the sentence or .sentences that are written correctly.
    • A. 

      Rue knew how to gather berries, fruit, and vegetables.

    • B. 

      Katniss hunted squirrels, deer, and turkeys.

  • 18. 
    Choose the sentence or .sentences that are written correctly.
    • A. 

      In Panem, the Capitol rules all.

    • B. 

      In the Districts, people are scared.

  • 19. 
    Choose the sentence or .sentences that are written correctly.
    • A. 

      Cato, I know suffered greatly.

    • B. 

      Peeta, I know your leg is throbbing.

  • 20. 
    Rule 1: Use a comma when you have a _____ and two independent clauses.
    • A. 

      Period

    • B. 

      Preposition

    • C. 

      Conjunction

  • 21. 
    Rule 2: Use a comma when you have two or more_____________.
    • A. 

      Lists

    • B. 

      Words

    • C. 

      Adjectives

  • 22. 
    Rule 3: Use a comma when you have a list of ____________ or more.
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

  • 23. 
    Rule 4: Use a comma when you have a ________  or city/ state.
    • A. 

      Place

    • B. 

      Time

    • C. 

      Date

  • 24. 
    Rule 5: Use a comma when you have introductory words, prepositional phrases and _________.
    • A. 

      Exclamations

    • B. 

      Interjections

    • C. 

      Prepositions

  • 25. 
    Comma Rule 6: Use a comma when you have  nouns of ____________.
    • A. 

      State

    • B. 

      Country

    • C. 

      Address

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