Complete Sentences Final Assessment

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Complete Sentences Final Assessment

The following final assessment reviews parts of a sentence, independent and dependent clauses, run-on sentence errors, and sentence fragment errors.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A complete sentence is a group of words related by meaning, which starts with a capital letter and ends with a period, exclamation or question marks; has a subject and a verb predicate; has a complete thought.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Please analyze the following sentence and then choose from the selections below. Even though she was going to be late to class on her very first day at her new school. 
    • A. 

      This sentence is correct.

    • B. 

      This sentence is not correct because it has a comma splice error.

    • C. 

      This sentence is not correct because it is a sentence fragment.

    • D. 

      This sentence is not correct because it is a run-on sentence.

  • 3. 
    Please analyze the following sentence and then choose from the selections below. The girl with the dark hair at the back of the room in the group of 8th graders.
    • A. 

      Add a subject to make this a complete sentence.

    • B. 

      Add a verb to make this a complete sentence.

    • C. 

      Add commas around the phrase "at the back of the room" to correct the punctuation.

    • D. 

      This sentence is correct as is and does not need to be revised.

  • 4. 
    Identify the verb predicate in the following sentence that corresponds to the sentence's subject: The girl in the store ran to the cash register. 
    • A. 

      Ran

    • B. 

      In

    • C. 

      Girl

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    Identify the subject of the following sentence: Looking out the window, Maurice could see snowflakes falling quickly. 
    • A. 

      Window

    • B. 

      Snowflakes

    • C. 

      Maurice

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    Please analyze the following sentence and then choose from the selections below. My name is Stephanie I am studying English grammar. 
    • A. 

      This is a sentence fragment; to fix the sentence, add a subject.

    • B. 

      This is a run-on sentence; to fix the sentence, divide the two independent clauses into two separate sentences.

    • C. 

      This is a comma splice error; to fix the sentence, add a comma after "Stephanie."

    • D. 

      There is no error; this sentence is fine as is.

  • 7. 
    Please analyze the following sentence and then choose from the selections below. They had to run quickly; the tickets were almost sold out! 
    • A. 

      There is no error; this sentence is fine as is.

    • B. 

      This is a sentence fragment; to fix the sentence, add a subject.

    • C. 

      This is a run-on sentence; to fix the sentence, divide the two independent clauses into two separate sentences.

    • D. 

      This is a comma splice error; to fix the sentence, replace the semi-colon with a comma.

  • 8. 
    Why is the following considered a sentence fragment? Working all day in attempts to finish baking his cake.
    • A. 

      It is a sentence fragment because it is an independent clause.

    • B. 

      It is a sentence fragment because the subject and the verb do not agree.

    • C. 

      It is a sentence fragment because the verbal phrase describes something, but there is no subject-verb relationship.

    • D. 

      It is not a sentence fragment; this sentence is fine as is.