Comma Rules Quiz: Knowledge Trivia!

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Comma Rules Quiz: Knowledge Trivia!

Comma rules quiz: knowledge trivia! Commas are used to separate dependent clauses and independent clauses in a sentence and to separate items in a list. In this special quiz you will get to test out just how much you know about different uses of commas. All you need to do to get the question right is select the correct placing of a comma to make the sentence grammatically correct. Do give it a shot!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where does the comma go in the following sentence? Alicia thank you for coming to our Christmas party.
    • A. 

      After you

    • B. 

      After the name Alicia

    • C. 

      After Coming

    • D. 

      After Christmas

  • 2. 
    Fill in the blank. When the name of the person that is being directly addressed is at the beginning or end of the sentence                          amount of commas is needed. 
  • 3. 
    Where does the comma go in the following sentence? Thanks for picking up the birthday cake and party favors Jackson.
    • A. 

      After cake

    • B. 

      After and

    • C. 

      Before Jackson

    • D. 

      After you

  • 4. 
    When the name that is being directly addressed is in the middle of the sentence 2 commas are necessary.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Jonathan, you were supposed to take out the trash Wednesday! What is the purpose of the comma in this sentence? 
    • A. 

      To show that Jonathan forgot his waffles at home.

    • B. 

      To separate the name from the rest of the sentence, because the Jonathan is more of an add on and the sentence is still complete without the name.

    • C. 

      To show that the name Jonathan is part of a list.

    • D. 

      To show that Jonathan is being directly spoken to or addressed.

  • 6. 
    You can't sleep in class Josh wake up! Where do the commas belong in this sentence?
    • A. 

      After Josh and after wake.

    • B. 

      After can't and after class

    • C. 

      After in and after class

    • D. 

      After class and after Josh

  • 7. 
    It was a pleasure to meet you and your lovely, family Kirk. Is the comma the right place for a direct address? If it isn't where does it belong? 
    • A. 

      No the comma is not in the right spot. It goes after your.

    • B. 

      No the comma is not in the right spot. It goes after family.

    • C. 

      Yes the comma is in the right spot.

    • D. 

      No the comma belongs after you.

  • 8. 
    When using a direct address you don't have to use a name, you can use a noun. Such as ladies and gentlemen.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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