Commas

Stephanie Constantino
Quiz by Stephanie Constantino, updated more than 1 year ago
Stephanie Constantino
Created by Stephanie Constantino almost 4 years ago
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Students will correctly identify proper comma usage in sentences.
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Question 1

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Which sentence contains correct punctuation?
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  • I went to the store and I bought a gallon of milk.
  • The butter was on sale, so I bought three of them.
  • The tomatoes were ripe but, the bananas were a little too green.

Question 2

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Which sentence contains correct punctuation?
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  • Although, I was hungry I waited for dinner.
  • After the movie we went to the mall.
  • Feeling sleepy, I headed to bed.

Question 3

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Which sentence contains correct punctuation?
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  • However there was no reward, for his actions.
  • Instead, we'd like to visit the zoo.
  • But it was all done in good faith.

Question 4

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Which sentence contains correct punctuation?
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  • The teacher who was really wonderful got an award for her services.
  • The student, who participated in sports won a trophy.
  • The chef, who made an amazing cake, won the competition.

Question 5

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Which sentence contains correct punctuation?
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  • Yes, I'd like some tea.
  • Sure that sounds, fun.
  • I'd enjoy that as well.

Question 6

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Which sentence contains correct punctuation?
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  • She walked to school because she'd missed the bus.
  • He mowed the neighbor's lawn, because he needed money.
  • She was willing to help because, she had some free time.

Question 7

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Which sentence contains correct punctuation?
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  • He was good at math, science and history.
  • She was a skilled writer, baker, and, skateboarder.
  • The teacher assigned art, history, and music for homework.

Question 8

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Which type of sentence ALWAYS requires a comma?
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  • Simple
  • Compound
  • Complex

Question 9

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Which is a good way to find missing commas?
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  • Read it aloud, and listen for natural pauses.
  • Place them right before every "and" in a sentence.
  • Use them to separate words that are really long.

Question 10

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What is an "oxford comma?"
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  • The last comma at the end of a list of three or more things.
  • The comma that separates compound sentences.
  • The first comma in a complex sentence.
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