Review: Run-ons And Fragments

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Run Ons Quizzes & Trivia

1. A DEPENDENT CLAUSE (noun, adjective, or adverb clause) cannot stand on its own as a sentence. 2. A COMPOUND SENTENCE has two independent clauses joined by A. a coordinating conjunction (for, and, nor, but, or, yet, so) B. a semicolon, conjunctive adverb (e. G. However, therefore), and a comma C. a semicolon alone_____________________________________________________________ A. Jill reads books, and Jack plays video games. B. Jill reads books; however, Jack plays video games.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Mrs. Colombo grades all her students’ papers.  Every time one is due. 
    • A. 

      Run-on

    • B. 

      Fragment

    • C. 

      Correctly written sentence

  • 2. 
    Each and every day, all of her students beg and plead for less homework, but it never works because she needs lots of grades in order to fairly assign a marking period grade. 
    • A. 

      Run-on

    • B. 

      Fragment

    • C. 

      Correctly written sentence

  • 3. 
    Some English teachers research what their students have been learning in other classes. Then come up with creative projects.
    • A. 

      Run-on

    • B. 

      Fragment

    • C. 

      Correctly written sentences

  • 4. 
    The students anxiously approached the classroom. Clinging to their books and pencils.
    • A. 

      Run-on

    • B. 

      Fragment

    • C. 

      Correctly written sentences

  • 5. 
    To give the student caught copying homework a zero. That is the recommended response.
    • A. 

      Run-on

    • B. 

      Fragment

    • C. 

      Correctly written sentences

  • 6. 
    The teachers yelled and the students cowered.
    • A. 

      Run-on

    • B. 

      Fragment

    • C. 

      Correctly written sentence

  • 7. 
    Many friends are very competitive. Which some teachers find surprising.
    • A. 

      Run-on

    • B. 

      Fragment

    • C. 

      Correctly written sentences

  • 8. 
    Jeanie was given a detention.   Because she was late.
    • A. 

      Run-on

    • B. 

      Fragment

    • C. 

      Correctly written sentences

  • 9. 
    Many students struggle in their classes even though they do all their homework.
    • A. 

      Run-on

    • B. 

      Fragment

    • C. 

      Correctly written sentence

  • 10. 
    A book that is a real page-turner, causing it to be sold out in most book stores.
    • A. 

      Run-on

    • B. 

      Fragment

    • C. 

      Correctly written sentence

  • 11. 
    She has been reading three hours straight, therefore she lost track of time. 
    • A. 

      Run-on

    • B. 

      Fragment

    • C. 

      Correctly written sentence

  • 12. 
    The bookshelves need to be assembled, then they will be ready for my books.
    • A. 

      Run-on

    • B. 

      Fragment

    • C. 

      Correctly written sentence

  • 13. 
    That is the most ridiculous thing I ever heard, they must be kidding.
    • A. 

      Run-on

    • B. 

      Fragment

    • C. 

      Correctly written sentence

  • 14. 
    Because Martha tripped, Brittany helped her up.
    • A. 

      Run-on

    • B. 

      Fragment

    • C. 

      Correctly written sentence

  • 15. 
    After Kenny played the drums, he sang several songs.
    • A. 

      Run-on

    • B. 

      Fragment

    • C. 

      Correctly written sentence

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