Commas 1

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Grammar Quizzes & Trivia

Test your skills with using commas for items in a series, for dialogue, and in compound sentences.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    I usually go to the park to ride my bike play catch with my dad and to play on the swings.
    • A. 

      I usually, ride my bike, play catch with my dad, and play on the swings.

    • B. 

      I usually ride, my bike, play catch with my dad, and play on the swings.

    • C. 

      I usually ride my bike, play catch with my dad and, play on the swings.

    • D. 

      I usually ride my bike, play catch with my dad, and play on the swings.

    • E. 

      No commas needed

  • 2. 
    Uncle Bill said Noodles are a meal for a king!
    • A. 

      Uncle Bill said ", Noodles are a meal for a king!"

    • B. 

      Uncle Bill said,"Noodles are a meal for a king!"

    • C. 

      Uncle Bill said "Noodles are a meal for a king!"

    • D. 

      Uncle Bill said",Noodles are a meal for a king!"

    • E. 

      No comma needed.

  • 3. 
    Jim likes carrots fruit and cheese for a snack.
    • A. 

      Jim likes carrots, fruit, and cheese, for a snack.

    • B. 

      Jim likes carrots, fruit, and cheese for a snack.

    • C. 

      Jim likes carrots fruit, and cheese for a snack.

    • D. 

      No commas needed.

  • 4. 
    "It's too bad " replied Martin "that I can't travel in time."
    • A. 

      "It's too bad," replied Martin, "that I can't travel in time."

    • B. 

      "It's too bad ", replied Martin, "that I can't travel in time."

    • C. 

      "It's too bad," replied Martin "that I can't travel in time."

    • D. 

      No commas needed.

  • 5. 
    The principal called us to his office but I couldn't go.
    • A. 

      The principal called us to his office but, I couldn't go.

    • B. 

      The principal, called us to his office but I couldn't go.

    • C. 

      The principal called us to his office, but I couldn't go.

    • D. 

      No commas needed.

  • 6. 
    "A lot of people ask me why I'm so beautiful" boasted Shelly.
    • A. 

      "A lot of people ask me why I'm so beautiful," boasted Shelly.

    • B. 

      "A lot of people ask me why I'm so beautiful" boasted, Shelly.

    • C. 

      "A lot of people ask me why I'm so beautiful", boasted Shelly.

    • D. 

      No comma needed.

  • 7. 
    There is a fireplace in my house and in my uncle's house.
    • A. 

      There, is a fireplace in my house and in my uncle's house.

    • B. 

      There is a fireplace in my house, and in my uncle's house.

    • C. 

      There is a fireplace in my house and, in my uncle's house.

    • D. 

      No commas needed.

  • 8. 
    "What time is the concert?" asked Sandy.
    • A. 

      "What time is the concert," asked Sandy?

    • B. 

      "What time is the concert?," asked Sandy.

    • C. 

      "What time is the concert?", asked Sandy.

    • D. 

      No commas needed.

  • 9. 
    "I prefer to ride the subway" said Dad. "Let's see what Mom wants to do."
    • A. 

      "I prefer to ride the subway," said Dad. "Let's see what Mom wants to do."

    • B. 

      "I prefer to ride the subway," said Dad, "Let's see what Mom wants to do."

    • C. 

      "I prefer to ride the subway", said Dad. "Let's see what Mom wants to do."

    • D. 

      No commas needed.

  • 10. 
    There is no reason to feel sad so try to smile.
    • A. 

      There is no reason to feel sad so, try to smile.

    • B. 

      There is no reason, to feel sad so try to smile.

    • C. 

      There is no reason to feel sad, so try to smile.

    • D. 

      No commas needed.

  • 11. 
    You should all bring a towel your swimming suit a change of clothes and some money.
    • A. 

      You should all bring a towel, your swimming suit, a change of clothes, and some money.

    • B. 

      You should all bring, a towel, your swimming suit, a change of clothes, and some money.

    • C. 

      You should all bring a towel, your swimming, suit, a change of clothes and some money.

    • D. 

      No commas needed.

  • 12. 
    "The pool is overflowing!" the coach yelled.
    • A. 

      "The pool is overflowing," the coach yelled!

    • B. 

      "The pool is overflowing!," the coach yelled.

    • C. 

      "The pool is overflowing!", the coach yelled.

    • D. 

      No comma needed.

  • 13. 
    "The children " said the babysitter "are all in bed already."
    • A. 

      "The children", said the babysitter, "are all in bed already."

    • B. 

      "The children," said the babysitter, "are all in bed already."

    • C. 

      "The children," said the babysitter "are all in bed already."

    • D. 

      No commas needed.

  • 14. 
    I shouldn't eat the doughnut but my belly talked me into it.
    • A. 

      I shouldn't eat the doughnut but, my belly talked me into it.

    • B. 

      I shouldn't eat the doughnut but my belly, talked me into it.

    • C. 

      I shouldn't eat the doughnut, but my belly talked me into it.

    • D. 

      No commas needed.

  • 15. 
    Grandfather made a salad with lettuce tomatoes onions and dressing.
    • A. 

      Grandfather made a salad, with lettuce, tomatoes, onions, and dressing.

    • B. 

      Grandfather made a salad with lettuce tomatoes, onions, and dressing.

    • C. 

      Grandfather made a salad with lettuce, tomatoes, onions, and dressing.

    • D. 

      No commas needed

  • 16. 
    With her tongue Missy Barker can touch her nose chin and eyebrows
    • A. 

      With her tongue Missy Barker can touch her nose, chin, and eyebrows

    • B. 

      With her tongue Missy Barker, can touch, her nose, chin, and eyebrows

    • C. 

      With her tongue Missy Barker can touch her nose, chin and eyebrows

    • D. 

      No commas needed.

  • 17. 
    "Shawn is my brother neighbor and best friend " said Mark.
    • A. 

      "Shawn is my brother neighbor and best friend," said Mark.

    • B. 

      "Shawn is my brother, neighbor, and best friend," said Mark.

    • C. 

      "Shawn is my brother, neighbor, and best friend" said Mark.

    • D. 

      No commas needed.

  • 18. 
    Bill said sadly "We can go to lunch or we can finish our homework."
    • A. 

      Bill said sadly, "We can go to lunch or we can finish our homework."

    • B. 

      Bill said sadly "We can go to lunch, or we can finish our homework."

    • C. 

      Bill said sadly, "We can go to lunch, or we can finish our homework."

    • D. 

      No commas needed.

  • 19. 
    My coach my teacher and my mom all said "Wash behind your ears or a garden might grow there!"
    • A. 

      My coach, my teacher, and my mom all said "Wash behind your ears, or a garden might grow there!"

    • B. 

      My coach, my teacher, and my mom all said "Wash behind your ears or, a garden might grow there!"

    • C. 

      My coach, my teacher and my mom all said "Wash behind your ears or a garden might grow there!"

    • D. 

      No commas needed.

  • 20. 
    This test wasn't hard but I missed some because I rushed was careless and didn't double check my answers.
    • A. 

      This test wasn't hard but I missed some because I rushed, was careless, and didn't double check my answers.

    • B. 

      This test wasn't hard, but I missed some because I rushed, was careless, and didn't double check my answers.

    • C. 

      This test wasn't hard but I missed some, because I rushed was careless and didn't double check my answers.

    • D. 

      No commas needed.