Grammar And Punctuation

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Grammar And Punctuation Quizzes & Trivia

Test your knowledge of basic grammar and punctuation. Read each sentence and choose the correct answer. Some sentences may have more than one correct answer.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Running across the field, I saw the outfielder make a spectacular catch.
    • A. 

      Running across the field, I saw the outfielder make a spectacular catch.

    • B. 

      Running across the field, the outfielder made a spectacular catch.

    • C. 

      Running across the field, a spectacular catch was made by the outfielder.

    • D. 

      Running across the field, I saw a spectacular catch made by the outfielder.

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 2. 
    A ferret makes a great pet if they are properly trained.
    • A. 

      A ferret makes a great pet if they are properly trained.

    • B. 

      A ferret makes a great pet if it is properly trained.

    • C. 

      Ferrets make great pets if they are properly trained.

    • D. 

      Answers B and C.

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 3. 
    Sharyn took the car in for repairs, the car was leaking oil.
    • A. 

      Sharyn took the car in for repairs because the car was leaking oil.

    • B. 

      Sharyn took the car in for repairs; the car was leaking oil.

    • C. 

      Answers A and B.

    • D. 

      Sharyn took the car in for repairs, the car was leaking oil.

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 4. 
    Participants came from as far away as Cocoa Beach, Florida, Corpus Christi, Texas, and Bangor, Maine.
    • A. 

      Participants came from as far away as Cocoa Beach, Florida. Corpus Christi, Texas. Bangor, Maine.

    • B. 

      Participants came from as far away as Cocoa Beach Florida Corpus Christi Texas and Bangor Maine.

    • C. 

      Participants came from as far away as Cocoa Beach, Florida; Corpus Christi, Texas; and Bangor, Maine.

    • D. 

      Participants came from as far away as Cocoa Beach, Florida, Corpus Christi, Texas, and Bangor, Maine.

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 5. 
    Frustrated with the long download time, Jared began to sigh loudly, clicking his pen, and glance at the clock.
    • A. 

      Frustrated with the long download time, Jared began to sigh loudly, to click his pen, and to glance at the clock.

    • B. 

      Frustrated with the long download time, Jared began to sigh loudly, clicking his pen, and glance at the clock.

    • C. 

      Frustrated with the long download time, Jared sighed loudly, clicked his pen, and glanced at the clock.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

    • E. 

      Answers A and C.

  • 6. 
    Fill in the blank:A wide variety of paper products ___ (is, are) made from recycled paper.