Sentence Fragments And Run-on Sentences Quiz

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Sentence Fragment Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following are run-on sentences?
    • A. 

      The engineer in a lab to gain experience.

    • B. 

      The student needed to get into a class in order to graduate the class was full though.

    • C. 

      The homework impossible!

    • D. 

      After years of working hard, the student could work as an engineer he had very big dreams.

  • 2. 
    Which of the following are sentence fragments?
    • A. 

      The engineer a new prototype.

    • B. 

      The student studied all night he was very tired in the morning.

    • C. 

      Talking to the teacher in class often left the student confused he had to visit his office hours.

    • D. 

      The applied to jobs all weekend but only heard back from one company.

  • 3. 
    Is the following sentence a run-on or a fragment?The batteries in my calculator died just before the test I had to borrow my friend's calculator.
    • A. 

      Run-on

    • B. 

      Fragment

  • 4. 
    Is the following sentence a run-on or a fragment?The student was running out of time on the test he had to guess on the final question in hopes of getting some credit.
    • A. 

      Run-on

    • B. 

      Fragment

  • 5. 
    Is the following sentence a run-on or a fragment?The was no longer open all night, so the student had to find another place to study.
    • A. 

      Run-on

    • B. 

      Fragment

  • 6. 
    What is the correct way of fixing this run-on?Homework was taking a lot longer than usual tonight I would likely get very little sleep.
    • A. 

      Homework was taking a lot longer than usual tonight. Would likely get very little sleep.

    • B. 

      Homework was taking a lot longer than usual tonight. I would likely get very little sleep.

    • C. 

      I would likely get very little sleep homework was taking a lot longer than usual tonight.

    • D. 

      Homework was taking a lot longer than usual tonight or I would likely get very little sleep.

  • 7. 
    What is the correct way of fixing this fragment?Was not looking forward to her long lab.
    • A. 

      Was not looking forward to her long lab Erica.

    • B. 

      Was was not looking forward to her long lab.

    • C. 

      Erica was not looking forward to her long lab.

    • D. 

      Not looking forward to her long lab

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is not a conjunction used in correcting a run-on?
    • A. 

      And

    • B. 

      But

    • C. 

      Are

    • D. 

      So

  • 9. 
    Which of the following are considered verbs?
    • A. 

      Are

    • B. 

      Calculated

    • C. 

      Assistant

    • D. 

      Instructed

    • E. 

      Teacher

    • F. 

      Engineered