Comma Splice/Run-on Sentence Quiz

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Comma Splice/Run-on Sentence Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Pick the correct punctuation.
    • A. 

      Bobby liked art class, Sarah liked math class.

    • B. 

      Bobby liked art class, but Sarah liked math class.

    • C. 

      Bobby liked art class Sarah liked math class.

    • D. 

      Bobby, liked art class. Sarah, liked math class.

  • 2. 
    Can two separate thoughts be separated with just a comma?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Is this sentence grammatically correct?Everybody was tired from the game; they all went home.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Separate thoughts always have to be put into different sentences.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Which sentences are correct?
    • A. 

      I went to the supermarket, but Amy had to go to class.

    • B. 

      I went to the supermarket, Amy had to go to class.

    • C. 

      I went to the supermarket but Amy had to go to class.

    • D. 

      I went to the supermarket; Amy had to go to class.

  • 6. 
    The only way to fix a run-on sentence is to split it up into two sentences.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Which option uses correct grammar?
    • A. 

      Every time I go to work I need to punch in. Then I need to clock out when I leave.

    • B. 

      Every time I go to work I punch in then clock out when I leave.

    • C. 

      Every time I go to work I punch in then, I clock out when I leave.

  • 8. 
    Which option uses correct grammar?
    • A. 

      Hugo and Miguel like to eat apples and bananas and Laura likes to eat cantaloupes.

    • B. 

      Hugo, and Miguel like to eat apples and bananas and Laura likes to eat cantaloupes.

    • C. 

      Hugo and Miguel like to eat apples and bananas, and Laura likes to eat cantaloupes.

    • D. 

      Hugo and Miguel like to eat apples, and bananas and Laura likes to eat cantaloupes.

  • 9. 
    A comma splice results in a fragment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    What methods of separating two thoughts are acceptable?
    • A. 

      Using a comma and a coordinating conjunction.

    • B. 

      Using only a comma.

    • C. 

      Separating them into two sentences.

    • D. 

      Separating the thoughts with a semi-colon.

  • 11. 
    Select the ones you like
    • A. 

      Option1

    • B. 

      Option2

    • C. 

      Option3

    • D. 

      Option4

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