Run-on Sentences Quiz (Hard) - Innisdale Ss

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Run On Sentence Quizzes & Trivia

Test your understanding of run-on sentences and comma splice errors.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following sentences is CORRECT?  You may select more than one if necessary.
    • A. 

      We stayed at Elmont Village. We were only two blocks from the ocean.

    • B. 

      We were only two blocks from the ocean we stayed at Elmont Village.

    • C. 

      We stayed at Elmont Village, where we were only two blocks from the ocean.

    • D. 

      We stayed only two blocks from the ocean, we stayed at Elmont Village.

  • 2. 
    Which of the following sentences is CORRECT?  You may select more than one if necessary.
    • A. 

      Kay is the sports editor she is also my sister.

    • B. 

      Kay, the sports editor, is my sister.

    • C. 

      Kay is my sister, she is also the sports editor.

    • D. 

      Kay is the sports editor. She is also my sister.

  • 3. 
    Which of the following sentences is CORRECT?  You may select more than one if necessary.
    • A. 

      The loud noises from the construction crew across the street ended, so we could finally fall asleep.

    • B. 

      The loud noises from the construction crew across the street ended, we could finally fall asleep.

    • C. 

      Once the loud noises from the construction crew across the street ended, we could finally fall asleep.

    • D. 

      The loud noises from the construction crew across the street ended we could finally fall asleep.

  • 4. 
    Which of the following sentences is CORRECT?  You may select more than one if necessary.
    • A. 

      The boys skated for two hours then they came in to get warm.

    • B. 

      The boys skated for two hours; then they came in to get warm.

    • C. 

      After skating for two hours, the boys came in to get warm.

    • D. 

      The boys skated for two hours. Then they came in to get warm.

  • 5. 
    Which of the following sentences is CORRECT?  You may select more than one if necessary.
    • A. 

      It snowed throughout the night, so most schools were closed the next day.

    • B. 

      Because it snowed throughout the night, most schools were closed the next day.

    • C. 

      It snowed throughout the night, most schools were closed throughout the next day.

    • D. 

      It snowed throughout the night most schools were closed throughout the next day.

  • 6. 
    Which of the following sentences is CORRECT?  You may select more than one if necessary.
    • A. 

      Pack for your camping trip with safety in mind flashlights, extra water, and matches are essential.

    • B. 

      With safety in mind, pack the following items for your camping trip: flashlights, extra water, and matches.

    • C. 

      Flashlights, extra water, and matches are essential safety items to pack for your camping trip.

    • D. 

      Pack for your camping trip with safety in mind, flashlights, extra water, and matches are essential.

  • 7. 
    Which of the following sentences is CORRECT?  You may select more than one if necessary.
    • A. 

      The skyline of Chicago is beautiful the city has many unusual buildings.

    • B. 

      The skyline of Chicago is beautiful, the city has many unusual buildings.

    • C. 

      The skyline of Chicago with its many unusual buildings is beautiful.

    • D. 

      The skyline of Chicago, with its many unusual buildings, is beautiful.

  • 8. 
    Which of the following sentences is CORRECT?  You may select more than one if necessary.
    • A. 

      The palace has a dumbwaiter, which is a tiny elevator that carries food.

    • B. 

      The palace has a dumbwaiter, it is a tiny elevator that carries food.

    • C. 

      The palace has a dumbwaiter. It is a tiny elevator that carries food.

    • D. 

      The palace has a dumbwaiter it is a tiny elevator that carries food.

  • 9. 
    Which of the following sentences is CORRECT?  You may select more than one if necessary.
    • A. 

      A fire tore through the warehouse, it spread to nearby buildings.

    • B. 

      A fire tore through the warehouse, and it spread to nearby buildings.

    • C. 

      A fire tore through the warehouse, and spread to nearby buildings.

    • D. 

      A fire tore through the warehouse and spread to nearby buildings.

  • 10. 
    Which of the following sentences is CORRECT?  You may select more than one if necessary.
    • A. 

      Everyone in the library was busy. We had essays to finish and presentations to prepare.

    • B. 

      Everyone in the library was busy, we had essays to finish and presentations to prepare.

    • C. 

      WIth essays to finish and presentations to prepare, everyone in the library was busy.

    • D. 

      Everyone in the library was busy we had essays to finish and presentations to prepare.

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