Run Ons Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions: 13  |  Attempts: 227   |  Last updated: Jan 18, 2013
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    The following sentence is a run-on, true or false?Summer has just ended and fall will now begin.

This quiz will test student knowledge of comma splices, fused sentences, fragments, complete sentences, compound sentences, complex sentences, and simple sentences.

Questions: 3  |  Attempts: 207   |  Last updated: Dec 14, 2012
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    I like using the Internet, it is fun.

 Instructions: Questions 1-6: Sentence Fragments/Run-ons-After each sentence, select the option which best describes that sentence. The first option will always be that the sentence is fine. Other options will...

Questions: 14  |  Attempts: 120   |  Last updated: Jan 16, 2013
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    Although he had been an often decorated soldier during World War II and had fought many battles for the losing cause of liberalism in Congress.

  1. A DEPENDENT CLAUSE (noun, adjective, or adverb clause) cannot stand on its own as a sentence. 2. A COMPOUND SENTENCE has two independent clauses joined by         A.  a...

Questions: 15  |  Attempts: 90   |  Last updated: Jan 4, 2013
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    Mrs. Colombo grades all her students’ papers.  Every time one is due. 

This quiz was created by Maddy, Chris, Billy, and Peter. GOOD LUCK!!

Questions: 15  |  Attempts: 80   |  Last updated: Oct 9, 2019
  • Sample Question
    What is a fragment?

Run Ons Questions & Answers

What type of sentence is this? John read two books last week Sarah only read one.
Run-on sentence.This sentence is a run-on because it is two independent clauses that are not joined by any punctuation. To correct this, we can add a comma after the word week and add the conjunction but. This connects the similar thoughts correctly
Which of the following option is the correct clause of this sentence? I was late for class, I had a good excuse.
I was late for class. I had a good excuse. The above sentence is a comma splice. This means there are two independent clauses separated by a comma. To correct this, we can simply separate the two clauses into individual sentences. Place a period afte
Which of the following is correctly written?
I don t play tennis well; I have a poor backhand.
Which of these sentences is a run-on sentence?
There s a test today, I hope you studied for it. You can fix this sentence by replacing the comma with a period, or by putting the word so after the comma.