Grammar Quiz

Essential and Nonessential Clauses Quiz


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Do you need a comma in this sentence?

Because of small class sizes professors can work with students more one-on-one.

A. Yes

B. No


I wish I had ______ homework to do today.

A. Less

B. Fewer


Which of these needs to be offset by (surrounded by) commas?

A. Essential clauses, phrases

B. Nonessential clauses, phrases


What is Skylar in this sentence?

My daughter Skylar is 7 years old.

A. Essential

B. Nonessential


Is this the correct way to write this sentence?

The president of UM, Dr. John Stewart III, likes to speak to students.

A. Yes

B. No


When you write with good grammar, you will go _____ in your career.

A. Farther

B. Further


Which of these is needed to make the sentence make sense?

A. Essential clauses/phrases

B. Nonessential clauses/phrases


You are _____ funny sometimes.

A. Two

B. To

C. Too


What is Patrick in this sentence?

My husband, Patrick, is a big Alabama fan.

A. Essential

B. Nonessential


Is this the correct way to write this sentence?

UM President Dr. John Stewart III likes speaking to students.

A. Yes

B. No


Use the correct word to fill in the blank:

________ my friends.

A. They’re

B. Their

C. There


The movie was emotional, and I was ____ by its message.

A. Affected

B. Effected


She misplaced her phone, but she thinks ____ in the car.

A. Its

B. It’s

C. Its’


_______ in college now.

A. Your

B. You’re

C. Youre


At ____ last meeting, the organization voted on a new board.

A. Its

B. It’s

C. Its’


How many commas are needed in this sentence?

The UM library called Carmichael Library is located on Bloch Street.

A. 0

B. 1

C. 2

D. 3


Do you need a comma in this sentence?

At Montevallo students have small class sizes.

A. Yes

B. No


In this sentence, what is “Folklore”?

Taylor Swift’s album released in 2020, “Folklore”, includes many #1 hits.

A. Essential

B. Nonessential


In this sentence, what is Beyonce?

Grammy-winning artist Beyonce is an icon.

A. Essential

B. Nonessential


My friends are over _______.

A. They’re

B. Their

C. There




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