Quiz: Run-on Sentence Trivia Questions

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Quiz: Run-on Sentence Trivia Questions

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Is the follow sentence a run on sentence "The sun is high, put on some sunblock"
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    What makes the previous sentence a run on sentence?
    • A. 

      Length

    • B. 

      Comma splice

    • C. 

      Subject matter

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    What are the biggest mistakes that cause run on sentences?
    • A. 

      Comma splice

    • B. 

      Independent clause gives an order based on what was said in the prior independent clause

    • C. 

      Long sentences

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 4. 
    Select the proper punctuation to fix run on sentences.
    • A. 

      Periods

    • B. 

      Commas

    • C. 

      Semicolons

    • D. 

      Colons

  • 5. 
    Which of these is the correct version of the run on sentence "The cat jumped from step to step, it gracefully landed with each jump."
    • A. 

      The cat jumped from step to step. It gracefully landed with each jump.

    • B. 

      The cat jumped from step to step, and it gracefully landed with each jump.

    • C. 

      The cat jumped from step to step; it gracefully landed with each jump

    • D. 

      The cat jumped from step to step it gracefully landed with each jump

  • 6. 
    Is the following a run on sentence "The show begins at 7:30 make sure you're there before 7:15. " ?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Is the following a run on sentence "Having prepared himself well for the realtor exams and having exhausted everyone in the family with his requests that someone help him with the true-and-false drills, Jeffrey, who had never been a particularly good student in high school, knew he was ready to take on the greatest challenge of his life."
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is the correct version of the run on sentence "The cat jumped from step to step, it gracefully landed with each jump."?
    • A. 

      The cat jumped from step to step; it gracefully landed with each jump.

    • B. 

      The cat jumped from step to step; it gracefully landed with each jump.

    • C. 

      The cat jumped from step to step, and it gracefully landed with each jump.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    What kind of grammar error is show in the following sentence "Kimberly sat on the bleachers and cheered for the team, Tom watched her as he vigorously defended the goal." ?
    • A. 

      No use of a conjunction

    • B. 

      Comma splice

    • C. 

      Improper spelling