Comma Test: Identify The Error! Quiz

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Comma Test: Identify The Error! Quiz

Comma test: identify the error quiz. Punctuation marks are a major part of sentence writing and an improperly placed mark may lead to confusion while reading or change how the message is received. Commas in mod cases are used to signify pauses in a sentence but there are more uses for it. In this quiz you will be expected to correct or identify the sentences where the comma has been used wrong. Check it out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Susan wants to vacation in the Bahamas; her husband Bob the mountains.
    • A. 

      Susan wants to vacation in the Bahamas; her husband Bob, the mountains.

  • 2. 
    When at last it was time to eat my little dog ran out the door and disappeared.
    • A. 

      When at last it was time to eat, my little dog ran out the door and disappeared.

  • 3. 
    The wicked witch cackled “They’ll never find you Dorothy.”
    • A. 

      The wicked witch cackled, “They’ll never find you, Dorothy.”

  • 4. 
    “Run and find help Toto” encouraged Dorothy.
    • A. 

      “Run and find help, Toto,” encouraged Dorothy.

  • 5. 
    “Help!” screamed the lost child.
    • A. 

      “Help!” screamed the lost child.

  • 6. 
    I ordered the filet mignon; Betty the shrimp; and Sandra the chicken.
    • A. 

      I ordered the filet mignon; Betty, the shrimp; and Sandra, the chicken.

  • 7. 
    My boss shook my hand and said “It’s been great having you work here.”
    • A. 

      My boss shook my hand and said, “It’s been great having you work here.”

  • 8. 
    “Will you hire me again next summer?” I asked.
    • A. 

      “Will you hire me again next summer?” I asked.

  • 9. 
    “I’ll hire you any time you want” he replied.
    • A. 

      “I’ll hire you any time you want,” he replied.

  • 10. 
    Instead of kicking the horse tried to bite me.
    • A. 

      Instead of kicking, the horse tried to bite me.

  • 11. 
    For her birthday I gave her a bike helmet; Tom a tennis racket; and Chris a new putter.
    • A. 

      For her birthday, I gave her a bike helmet; Tom, a tennis racket; and Chris, a new putter.

  • 12. 
    “Please shut the door when you leave” Mr. Gaines requested.
    • A. 

      “Please shut the door when you leave,” Mr. Gaines requested.

  • 13. 
    I replied “I’ll only be gone for a few minutes.”
    • A. 

      I replied, “I’ll only be gone for a few minutes.”

  • 14. 
    Ted hung up the Christmas wreath; Sally the red bows.
    • A. 

      Ted hung up the Christmas wreath; Sally, the red bows.

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