Correct Use Of Commas In Sentences

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This quiz will test comma knowledge over rules taught in an 8th grade language arts classroom. Students ill need to choose the sentence that correctly uses commas according to rules taught.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which sentence correctly uses commas?
    • A. 

      Will you come over here, John so I can hear you better?

    • B. 

      Will you come over here John, so I can hear you better?

    • C. 

      Will you come over here, John, so I can hear you better?

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      No, I don't think that would be a very good idea.

    • B. 

      No I don't think that would be a very good idea.

    • C. 

      No, I don't think, that would be a very good idea.

  • 3. 
    Which sentence correctly uses commas?
    • A. 

      On January 3, 2004 he was involved in a car accident.

    • B. 

      On January 3, 2004, he was involved in a car accident.

    • C. 

      On January, 3, 2004 he was involved in a car accident.

  • 4. 
    Which sentence correctly uses commas?
    • A. 

      He went to Dr. Marcus Welby M.D., for help.

    • B. 

      He went to Dr. Marcus, Welby, M.D. for help.

    • C. 

      He went to Dr. Marcus Welby, M.D. for help.

  • 5. 
    Which sentence correctly uses commas?
    • A. 

      Please send the rebate to Savanna Gergens 3898 140th Street, Humboldt, Iowa 50548.

    • B. 

      Please send the rebate to Savanna Gergens, 3898 140th Street, Humboldt, Iowa 50548.

    • C. 

      Please send the rebate to Savanna Gergens, 3898 140th Street, Humboldt Iowa 50548.

  • 6. 
    Which sentence correctly uses commas?
    • A. 

      When you think about it the school year has gone, quickly!

    • B. 

      When you think about it, the school year has gone quickly!

    • C. 

      When you think about it, the school year has gone, quickly!

  • 7. 
    Which sentence correctly uses commas?
    • A. 

      He was interested in going out for football and track, but he was not even remotely interested in being a cheerleader.

    • B. 

      He was interested in going out for football, and track but he was not even remotely interested in being a cheerleader.

    • C. 

      He was interested in going out for football, and track, but he was not even remotely interested in being a cheerleader.

  • 8. 
    Which sentence correctly uses commas?
    • A. 

      I like to drink coffee but I also like to drink Dr. Pepper, Coke, and any type of cream soda.

    • B. 

      I like to drink coffee, but I also like to drink Dr. Pepper, Coke and any type of cream soda.

    • C. 

      I like to drink coffee, but I also like to drink Dr. Pepper, Coke, and any type of cream soda.

  • 9. 
    Which sentence correctly uses commas?
    • A. 

      Please send your entry by March 31, 2008, in order to qualify for the prize drawing.

    • B. 

      Please send your entry by March 31, 2008 in order to qualify for the prize drawing.

    • C. 

      Please send your entry by March 31, 2008, in order, to qualify for the prize drawing.

  • 10. 
    Which sentence correctly uses commas?
    • A. 

      I am great at writing great at reading, and terrible at sports.

    • B. 

      I am great at writing, great at reading and terrible at sports.

    • C. 

      I am great at writing, great at reading, and terrible at sports.

  • 11. 
    Which sentence correctly uses commas?
    • A. 

      While waiting in the office, I read an article about South America.

    • B. 

      While, waiting in the office I read an article about South America.

    • C. 

      While waiting in the office, I, read an article about South America.

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      Well, I guess, that I will give you an extra day to complete the poem.

    • B. 

      Well I guess, that I will give you an extra day to complete the poem.

    • C. 

      Well, I guess that I will give you an extra day to complete the poem.

  • 13. 
    Which sentence correcly uses commas?
    • A. 

      Are you interested in going shopping in Des Moines Iowa this weekend, Kayla?

    • B. 

      Are you interested in going shopping in Des Moines, Iowa this weekend, Kayla?

    • C. 

      Are you interested in going shopping in Des Moines, Iowa this weekend Kayla?

  • 14. 
    Which sentence correctly uses commas?
    • A. 

      Maryann Hebbler, M. Ed. was going to Milwaukee, Wisconsin for the weekend.

    • B. 

      Maryann Hebbler, M. Ed., was going to Milwaukee, Wisconsin for the weekend.

    • C. 

      Maryann Hebbler, M. Ed. was going to Milwaukee Wisconsin for the weekend.

  • 15. 
    Which sentence correctly uses commas?
    • A. 

      He is moving to the house at 288 Beachfront Lane Crawfordville Texas 38883.

    • B. 

      He is moving to the house at 288, Beachfront Lane, Crawfordville, Texas 38883.

    • C. 

      He is moving to the house at 288 Beachfront Lane, Crawfordville, Texas 38883.

  • 16. 
    Which sentence correctly uses commas?
    • A. 

      Henry, believe it or not won a million dollars in the lottery.

    • B. 

      Henry, believe it or not, won a million dollars in the lottery.

    • C. 

      Henry believe it or not, won a million dollars in the lottery.

  • 17. 
    Which sentence correctly uses commas?
    • A. 

      However, the state will be taking money out for taxes.

    • B. 

      However the state will be taking money out, for taxes.

    • C. 

      However, the state, will be taking money out for taxes.

  • 18. 
    Which sentence correctly uses commas?
    • A. 

      Jennifer would you hand me the tape, scissors and bag of ribbons and bows?

    • B. 

      Jennifer, would you hand me the tape, scissors, and bag of ribbons and bows?

    • C. 

      Jennifer would you hand me the tape, scissors, and bag of ribbons, and bows?

  • 19. 
    Which sentence correctly uses commas?
    • A. 

      Today, believe it, or not, was my first day of 6th grade.

    • B. 

      Today believe it, or not, was my first day of 6th grade.

    • C. 

      Today, believe it or not, was my first day of 6th grade.

  • 20. 
    Which sentence correctly uses commas?
    • A. 

      Her teacher is Sara Dufflemeyer M.S.

    • B. 

      Her teacher is Sara Dufflemeyer, M.S.

    • C. 

      Her teacher is Sara Dufflemeyer M.S.,

  • 21. 
    Which sentence correctly uses commas?
    • A. 

      I sat with Sara Jacob, and Pam at lunch today.

    • B. 

      I sat with Sara, Jacob, and Pam at lunch today.

    • C. 

      I sat with Sara Jacob, and Pam ,at lunch today.

  • 22. 
    Which sentence correctly uses commas?
    • A. 

      Man I wish you hadn't moved Jack.

    • B. 

      Man, I wish you hadn't moved Jack.

    • C. 

      Man, I wish you hadn't moved, Jack.

  • 23. 
    Which sentence correctly uses commas?
    • A. 

      He is from Syracuse, New York 38889.

    • B. 

      He is from Syracuse New York, 38889.

    • C. 

      He is from Syracuse, New York, 38889.

  • 24. 
    Which sentence correctly uses commas?
    • A. 

      It's tough to be back at school but it has been great seeing my friends again.

    • B. 

      It's tough to be back at school, but it has been great seeing my friends again.

    • C. 

      It's tough to be back at school but, it has been great seeing my friends again.