Comma Rules and Practice
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by Susan Shires
| 10 Questions
Note from the author:
This formative includes a YouTube video that covers comma rules to view prior to completing the 10 questions.
Please view the video before moving into the excercises.
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Which sentence is punctuated correctly?
C Allister ate his apple, while he rode a bike, yelled to his friend, and looked for the stop sign.
A Allister ate his apple while he rode a bike yelled to his friend, and looked for the stop sign.
D Allister ate his apple while ,he rode a bike, yelled to his friend, and looked for the stop sign.
B Allister ate his apple while he rode a bike, yelled to his friend, and looked for the stop sign.
2
10
Which sentence is punctuated correctly?
C Our memories of the ocean will linger on ,long after our footprints in the sand, are gone.
A Our memories of the ocean will linger on long after our footprints in the sand are gone.
B Our memories of the ocean, will linger on, long after our footprints in the sand are gone.
D Our memories, of the ocean will linger on long after, our footprints in the sand are gone.
3
10
Which sentence is correctly punctuated?
D In the late afternoon Will Harrison, owner, and editor, of The Eagle, went over to the saloon.
A In the late afternoon Will Harrison, owner and editor of The Eagle went over to the saloon.
B In the late afternoon Will Harrison, owner and editor of The Eagle, went over to the saloon.
C In the late afternoon, Will Harrison owner and editor of The Eagle went over to the saloon.
4
10
Which sentence is correctly punctuated?
C I am not going to the concert, for I am too busy.
B I am not going, to the concert, for I am too busy.
A I am not going to the concert for I am too busy.
D I am not going to the concert for I am, too busy.
5
10
Which sentence is punctuated correctly?
B Nelson Mandela the president of South Africa, was freed, from a South African prison, in 1990.
A Nelson Mandela the president of South Africa, was freed from a South African prison in 1990.
C Nelson Mandela, the president of South Africa, was freed, from a South African prison, in 1990.
D Nelson Mandela, the president of South Africa, was freed from a South African prison in 1990.
6
10
Which sentence is punctuated correctly?
A Sitting, in a tree, my little sister called down to us.
D Sitting in a tree my little sister called down to us.
C Sitting in a tree, my little sister, called down to us.
B Sitting in a tree, my little sister called down to us.
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10
Which sentence is punctuated correctly?
B Her address is 1776 National Park Hwy, Philadelphia Pennsylvania.
D Her address is 1776 National Park, Hwy Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
A Her address is 1776 National Park Hwy Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
C Her address is 1776 National Park Hwy ,Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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10
Which sentence is punctuated correctly?
A Although I like country music, I did not want to hear his entire collection, just then.
D Although I like country music I did not want to hear his entire collection, just then.
C Although, I like country music, I did not want, to hear his entire collection ,just then.
B Although I like country music, I did not want to hear his entire collection just then.
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10
Which sentence is punctuated correctly?
B Near the statue, was an obvious tourist an oriental lady, with a Kodak camera.
A Near the statue was an obvious tourist an oriental lady with a Kodak camera.
D Near the statue,was an obvious tourist, an oriental lady, with a Kodak camera.
C Near the statue was an obvious tourist, an oriental lady with a Kodak camera.
10
10
Which sentence is punctuated correctly?
C Under the canopy they danced beaming and affectionate and happy bride and groom in their finery.
B Under the canopy they danced, beaming and affectionate and happy, bride and groom in their finery.
D Under the canopy, they danced beaming and affectionate and happy, bride and groom in their finery.
A Under the canopy, they danced, beaming, and affectionate, and happy, bride and groom in their finery.
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