Proper Comma Usage Quiz: Grammar Test

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Proper comma usage quiz: grammar test! Commas are some of the most common punctuation marks in the English language right after full stops. They are needed before coordinating conjunctions, after dependent clauses and to set off appositives. Given this definition do you think you can choose the sentences that a comma has been correctly used? This quiz will give you a chance to prove just how well you understand commas.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Choose the sentence with the correct comma placement.
    • A. 

      I took Angie, the one with the freckles to the movie last night.

    • B. 

      I took Angie, the one with the freckles, to the movie last night.

    • C. 

      I took Angie the one with the freckles, to the movie last night.

    • D. 

      I took Angie, the one with the freckles, to the movie, last night.

  • 2. 
    Choose the sentence with the correct comma placement.
    • A. 

      Jeremy, and I, have had our share of arguments.

    • B. 

      Jeremy and I, have had our share of arguments.

    • C. 

      Jeremy and I have had our share of arguments.

    • D. 

      Jeremy and I have had, our share of arguments.

  • 3. 
    Choose the sentence with the correct comma placement.
    • A. 

      You are I am sure, telling the truth.

    • B. 

      You are, I am sure, telling the truth.

    • C. 

      You are I am sure telling, the truth.

    • D. 

      You are, I am sure telling the truth.

  • 4. 
    Choose the sentence with the correct comma placement.
    • A. 

      She left Albany, New York, on January 18 of that year.

    • B. 

      She left Albany, New York on January 18, of that year.

    • C. 

      She left Albany New York, on January 18 of that year.

    • D. 

      She left, Albany New York, on January 18 of that year.

  • 5. 
    Choose the sentence with the correct comma placement.
    • A. 

      I need, sugar, butter, and eggs from the grocery store.

    • B. 

      I need sugar, butter, and eggs, from the grocery store.

    • C. 

      I need sugar, butter and eggs, from the grocery store.

    • D. 

      I need sugar, butter, and eggs from the grocery store.

  • 6. 
    Choose the sentence with the correct comma placement.
    • A. 

      Please Sasha, come home as soon as you can.

    • B. 

      Please, Sasha, come home as soon as you can.

    • C. 

      Please, Sasha come home as soon as you can.

    • D. 

      Please Sasha, come home, as soon as you can.

  • 7. 
    Choose the sentence with the correct comma placement.
    • A. 

      Although, you may be right I cannot take your word for it.

    • B. 

      Although, you may be right, I cannot take your word for it.

    • C. 

      Although you may be right I cannot take your word for it.

    • D. 

      Although you may be right, I cannot take your word for it.

  • 8. 
    Choose the sentence with the correct comma placement.
    • A. 

      We will grant you immunity, if you decide to cooperate with us.

    • B. 

      We will grant you immunity, if you decide, to cooperate with us.

    • C. 

      We will grant you immunity if you decide, to cooperate with us.

    • D. 

      We will grant you immunity if you decide to cooperate with us.

  • 9. 
    Choose the sentence with the correct comma placement.
    • A. 

      I am typing a letter and she is talking on the phone.

    • B. 

      I am typing a letter and she is talking, on the phone.

    • C. 

      I, am typing a letter and she, is talking on the phone.

    • D. 

      I am typing a letter and, she is talking on the phone.

  • 10. 
    Choose the sentence with the correct comma placement.
    • A. 

      She finished her work, and then took a long lunch.

    • B. 

      She finished her work, and then, took a long lunch.

    • C. 

      She finished her work and then took a long lunch.

    • D. 

      She finished her work and then, took a long lunch.

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