Run-ons, Fragments, And Comma Splices

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Run-ons, Fragments, And Comma Splices

Read the sentences below and determine if each is correct as is, a fragment, or a run-on. For the questions that ask you to correct the sentence, choose the best and most logical choice.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Because his car was in the shop. 
    • A. 

      Fragment

    • B. 

      Run-On

    • C. 

      Correct as is

  • 2. 
    The Bears won the game. 
    • A. 

      This is a fragment.

    • B. 

      This is a run-on sentence.

    • C. 

      This sentence is correct as is.

  • 3. 
    I was late for class, I had a good excuse.
    • A. 

      I was late for class, I had a good excuse.

    • B. 

      I was late for class. I had a good excuse.

    • C. 

      I was late for class and I had a good excuse.

  • 4. 
    This exam is going to be extremely difficult, you should start studying for it immediately.
    • A. 

      Fragment

    • B. 

      Run-On

    • C. 

      Correct as is.

  • 5. 
    The show begins at 7:30 make sure you arrive by 7:!5.
    • A. 

      This is a fragment.

    • B. 

      This is a run-on sentence.

    • C. 

      This sentence is correct as is.

  • 6. 
    I enjoy playing video games, watching football, and cooking. 
    • A. 

      I enjoy: playing video games...

    • B. 

      I enjoy playing video games. Watching football and cooking.

    • C. 

      Correct as is.

  • 7. 
    Pizza is the best food, even when it is bad, it is still pretty good. 
    • A. 

      Food. Even

    • B. 

      Food; even

    • C. 

      Correct as is.

  • 8. 
    John read two books last week Sarah only read one.
    • A. 

      Fragment

    • B. 

      Run-on sentence.

    • C. 

      Correct as is.

  • 9. 
    After we decorate the house for the party, we can go out to eat at the fancy Italian restaurant that you and your brother like.
    • A. 

      This is a fragment.

    • B. 

      This is a run-on sentence.

    • C. 

      This is correct as is.

  • 10. 
    Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw, and Slytherin.
    • A. 

      Fragment

    • B. 

      Run-on sentence.

    • C. 

      Correct as is.

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