Punctuation, Grammar And Usage

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Punctuation Quizzes & Trivia

Choose the answer that fixes the problem or answers the question.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    If you eat a balance diet you will be healthier.
    • A. 

      NO CHANGE

    • B. 

      If you eat, a balanced diet, you will be healthier.

    • C. 

      If you, eat a balanced diet you will be healthier.

    • D. 

      If you eat a balanced diet, you will be healthier.

  • 2. 
    It is necessary however to maintain a normal weight.
    • A. 

      NO CHANGE

    • B. 

      It is necessary, however to maintain a normal weight.

    • C. 

      It is necessary, however, to maintain a normal weight.

    • D. 

      It is necessary however, to maintain a normal weight.

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      NO CHANGE

    • B. 

      Bring your books with you: the novel, the play, the autobiography.

    • C. 

      Bring your books with you. They are: the novel, the play, the autobiography.

    • D. 

      Bring your books with you, the novel, the play, the autobiography.

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      NO CHANGE

    • B. 

      I have many chores every morning milking the cows, such as: feeding the cat, finishing homework, preparing for school.

    • C. 

      I have many chores every morning: milking the cows, feeding the cat, finishing homework, preparing for school.

    • D. 

      I have many chores every morning, milking the cows, feeding the cat, finishing homework, preparing for school.

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      We won the soccer game, we lost the football and basketball games.

    • B. 

      We won the soccer game, but we lost the football and basketball games.

    • C. 

      We won the soccer game. We lost the football and basketball games.

    • D. 

      We won the soccer game; we lost the football and basketball games.

  • 6. 
    The children were playing quietly I had time to bake muffins.
    • A. 

      NO CHANGE

    • B. 

      The children were playing quietly; I had time to bake muffins.

    • C. 

      The children were playing quietly: I had time to bake muffins.

    • D. 

      The children were playing quietly, I had time to bake muffins.

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      NO CHANGE

    • B. 

      The trees are losing their leaves; and it's certainly time because autumn came early.

    • C. 

      The trees are losing their leaves and it's certainly time--because autumn came early.

    • D. 

      The trees are losing their leaves--and it's certainly time--because autumn came early.

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      NO CHANGE

    • B. 

      Answer the doorbell (who on earth could that be?) because I haven't finished dressing.

    • C. 

      Answer the doorbell; who on earth could that be because I haven't finished dressing.

    • D. 

      Answer the doorbell who on earth could that be (because I haven't finished dressing).

  • 9. 
    Shes coming to the party even though its not hers.
    • A. 

      NO CHANGE

    • B. 

      She's coming to the party even though it's not her's.

    • C. 

      She's coming to the party even though it's not hers.

    • D. 

      She's coming to the party even though its not her's.

  • 10. 
    Its raining, and the dogs coats are soaked.
    • A. 

      NO CHANGE

    • B. 

      It's raining, and the dogs' coats are soaked.

    • C. 

      It's raining, and the dog's coats are soaked.

    • D. 

      It's raining, and the dogs coats are soaked.

  • 11. 
    Which is correct?
    • A. 

      I wish I were a better musician.

    • B. 

      I wish I was a better musician.

  • 12. 
    Which is correct?
    • A. 

      If he hadn't run, he wouldn't have fallen.

    • B. 

      If he hadn't ran, he wouldn't have fallen.

    • C. 

      If he hadn't run, he wouldn't have fell.

    • D. 

      If he hadn't ran, he wouldn't have fell.

  • 13. 
    Which is correct?
    • A. 

      You do those problems easy.

    • B. 

      You do those problems easily.

  • 14. 
    Which is correct?
    • A. 

      The grocer no less than the wholesaler is responsible.

    • B. 

      The grocer no less than the wholesaler are responsible.

  • 15. 
    Which is correct?
    • A. 

      Both the corn and the wheat has been harvested.

    • B. 

      Both the corn and the wheat have been harvested.

  • 16. 
    Which is correct?
    • A. 

      Sean often mixes up my sister and I.

    • B. 

      Sean often mixes up my sister and me.

    • C. 

      Sean often mixes up my sister and myself.

  • 17. 
    Which is correct?
    • A. 

      George, Frank, and she are in the pool.

    • B. 

      George, Frank, and her are in the pool.

  • 18. 
    Which is correct?
    • A. 

      Each of the girls brought there lunch to the picnic.

    • B. 

      Each of the girls brought their lunch to the picnic.

    • C. 

      Each of the girls brought her lunch to the picnic.