Commas With Coordinating Conjunctions: Quiz

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Commas With Coordinating Conjunctions: Quiz

Do you know anything about commas with coordinating conjunctions? One prevalent type of comma mistake occurs while sorting out commas and conjunctions. A coordinating conjunction is a word that unites words or phrases of equal grammatical rank. It would be best to put a comma before the word but no comma before or after and or any other conjunction. Take this quiz and learn more about commas with coordinating conjunctions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which sentence is punctuated correctly?
    • A. 

      I like to eat a lot but I have to watch my weight.

    • B. 

      I like to eat a lot, but I have to watch my weight.

    • C. 

      I like to eat a lot, I have to watch my weight.

  • 2. 
    Which sentence is punctuated correctly?
    • A. 

      She went to the store and bought some bread.

    • B. 

      She went to the store, and bought some bread.

    • C. 

      She went to the store, bought some bread.

  • 3. 
    Which sentence is punctuated correctly?
    • A. 

      I am a dancer yet I never have time to perform.

    • B. 

      I am a dancer, yet I never have time to perform.

    • C. 

      I am a dancer, I never have time to perform.

  • 4. 
    Which sentence is punctuated correctly?
    • A. 

      I like fishing but I don't like eating fish.

    • B. 

      I like fishing, but I don't like eating fish.

    • C. 

      I like fishing, I don't like eating fish.

  • 5. 
    Which sentence is punctuated correctly?
    • A. 

      He gathered the leaves and got ready to jump in.

    • B. 

      He gathered the leaves, and got ready to jump in.

    • C. 

      He gathered the leaves, got ready to jump in.

  • 6. 
    A run-on is a really long sentence.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Which sentence is an example of a run-on? (remember a run-on is an ERROR--it is not correctly punctuated)
    • A. 

      I like singing but I can't do it very well.

    • B. 

      I like singing a ton of great songs even though I am not very good at it, but I hope to be good at it one day.

    • C. 

      I like singing, I can't do it very well.

  • 8. 
    Which sentence is an example of a comma splice? 
    • A. 

      Playing basketball is really fun and I hope to get more opportunities to play it.

    • B. 

      Playing basketball is really fun, and I hope to get more opportunities to play it.

    • C. 

      Playing basketball is really fun, I hope to get more opportunities to play it.

  • 9. 
    Check which words listed below are coordinating conjunctions.
    • A. 

      For

    • B. 

      Be

    • C. 

      And

    • D. 

      Was

    • E. 

      Am

    • F. 

      Nor

    • G. 

      But

    • H. 

      I

    • I. 

      Yet

    • J. 

      Or

    • K. 

      Some

    • L. 

      So

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