Grammar Quiz

Commas Quiz


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Which sentence uses the comma correctly

A. Mrs. Maslia our teacher loves grammar.

B. Mrs. Maslia, our teacher loves grammar.

C. Mrs. Maslia ,our teacher, loves grammar.


Which sentence requires a comma after the introductory phrase?

A. The movie is always better with popcorn.

B. While we were eating my mom packed.

C. The children went to the zoo.


Which Compound Sentence uses the comma correctly?

A. Sarah went to the store to get ingredients for a recipe, but she left her grocery list at home.

B. Sarah went to the store and, she purchased ingredients to make a new recipe.

C. Sarah went to the store and, she purchased ingredients to make a new recipe.

D. Sarah went to the store to get ingredients for a recipe, but left her grocery list at home.


Which Sentence has the commas used correctly?

A. We played tennis football and soccer.

B. We played tennis, football ,and soccer.

C. We played tennis, football and soccer.


Which sentence uses the commas correctly

A. We, are from Atlanta Georgia.

B. We are from Atlanta, Georgia.

C. We are from, Atlanta Georgia.


Next semester I will take biology, the study of living organisms, to complete my college hours.

What is the correct use of the comma?

A. Around extra information

B. items in a series

C. After an introductory clause


Which sentence has the dialogue punctuated correctly?

A. John told his mom “I’m going to go upstairs and finish my homework.”

B. “I’m going upstairs to finish my homework.” John told his mom.

C. John told his mom, “I’m going to go upstairs and finish my homework.”

D. “I’m going upstairs, to finish my homework” John told his mom.


Which sentence has the correct use of the comma

A. No, you do not have homework tonight.

B. No you do not, have homework tonight.

C. No you do not have homework, tonight.


Which sentence shows commas separating items in a list?

A. I like, to go hiking fishing swimming and camping during summer

B. Carlos wants to visit Paris, Italy, Germany, and China.

C. My favorite colors are blue, red and pink.

D. I have to clean my room, walk the dog and take out the trash.


Which sentence shows a comma separating extra information about the subject?

A. My mother, on the other hand, does not like chocolate.

B. My brother a 26, year old male is watching TV.

C. I am ready for my dad a hard, working man to come home.


Which sentence has the correct placement of the comma?

A. All, of a sudden the lights turned out.

B. All of a sudden the lights, turned out.

C. All of a sudden, the lights turned out.


Which sentence uses the comma correctly

A. Between, you and me Mrs. Bierman is the best!

B. Between you and me Mrs. Bierman, is the best!

C. Between you and me, Mrs. Bierman is the best!


Which sentence uses the comma correctly

A. Well I guess you can play outside before, you do your homework.

B. Well I guess you can play outside, before you do your homework.

C. Well, I guess you can play outside before you do your homework.


No you shouldn’t move to Dallas, Texas because I will miss you.

Where should the comma go?

A. After because

B. Before because

C. After move

D. After no




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