Commas With Coordinating Conjunctions

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Commas With Coordinating Conjunctions

Directions: Use the rules to guide your decision; no stylistic choices here. And follow the Oxford comma guideline.


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

      He left the scene of the accident, and tried to forget what happened.

    • B. 

      He left the scene of the accident and tried to forget what happened

    • C. 

      He left the scene of the accident; and tried to forget what happened.

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

      My mom loves the outdoors, but my dad prefers to sit inside and read.

    • B. 

      My mom loves the outdoors but my dad prefers to sit inside and read.

    • C. 

      My mom loves the outdoors; but my dad prefers to sit inside and read.

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

      The show was really bad, yet it must go on.

    • B. 

      The show was really bad yet it must go on.

    • C. 

      The show was really bad; yet it must go on.

  • 4. 
    Which sentence is punctuated correctly
    • A. 

      I love writing and editing others' words, reading good books, and spending quality time with my daughter and husband.

    • B. 

      I love writing and editing others' words, reading good books and spending quality time with my daughter and husband.

    • C. 

      I love writing, and editing others' words, reading good books, and spending quality time with my daughter and husband.

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

      Tess can take the money, or risk everything on the next question.

    • B. 

      Tess can take the money or risk everything on the next question.

    • C. 

      Tess can take the money; or risk everything on the next question.