Grammar Quiz

Comma Quiz


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Choose the sentence that is written without any comma error.

A. In the arena anything can happen.
B. In the arena, anything can happen.
C. Neither of these.


Grandfather made a salad with lettuce tomatoes onions and dressing.

A. Grandfather made a salad, with lettuce, tomatoes, onions, and dressing.
B. Grandfather made a salad with lettuce tomatoes, onions, and dressing.
C. Grandfather made a salad with lettuce, tomatoes, onions, and dressing.
D. No commas needed


Choose the sentence with the correct comma placement.

A. Although, you may be right I cannot take your word for it.
B. Although, you may be right, I cannot take your word for it.
C. Although you may be right I cannot take your word for it.
D. Although you may be right, I cannot take your word for it.


Which sentence is correct?

A. Come see our play on Friday, September 12 2003
B. Come see our play on Friday, September 12, 2003
C. Come see our play on Friday, September, 12, 2003


Elaine played the piano and we danced.

A. Elaine played the piano and we danced.
B. Elaine played the piano, and we danced.
C. Elaine, played the piano, and we danced.
D. Elaine, played the piano and we danced.


I shouldn’t eat the doughnut but my belly talked me into it.

A. I shouldn’t eat the doughnut but, my belly talked me into it.
B. I shouldn’t eat the doughnut but my belly, talked me into it.
C. I shouldn’t eat the doughnut, but my belly talked me into it.
D. No commas needed.


Choose the correct sentence.

A. Top Gear has three presenters Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond.
B. Top Gear has three presenters: Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond.
C. Top Gear has three presenters, Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond.
D. Top Gear has three presenters; Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond.


“A lot of people ask me why I’m so beautiful” boasted Shelly.

A. “A lot of people ask me why I’m so beautiful,” boasted Shelly.
B. “A lot of people ask me why I’m so beautiful” boasted, Shelly.
C. “A lot of people ask me why I’m so beautiful”, boasted Shelly.
D. No comma needed.


Bill said sadly “We can go to lunch or we can finish our homework.”

A. Bill said sadly, “We can go to lunch or we can finish our homework.”
B. Bill said sadly “We can go to lunch, or we can finish our homework.”
C. Bill said sadly, “We can go to lunch, or we can finish our homework.”
D. No commas needed.


Select the word best fit to fill the blank.
Did you like the Geico sign from math that I tried to give to you but you refused, ________?

A. Mr. K
B. Beanpot
C. Hair
D. Toilet
E. Paper


Use a comma when you have a _____ and two independent clauses.

A. Period
B. Preposition
C. Conjunction


Choose the sentence with the correct comma placement.

A. We will grant you immunity, if you decide to cooperate with us.
B. We will grant you immunity, if you decide, to cooperate with us.
C. We will grant you immunity if you decide, to cooperate with us.
D. We will grant you immunity if you decide to cooperate with us.


Choose the correct sentence.

A. Here is what you need to get at the supermarket bananas bread milk and biscuits.
B. Here is what you need to get at the supermarket: bananas bread milk and biscuits.
C. Here is what you need to get at the supermarket; bananas, bread, milk and biscuits.
D. Here is what you need to get at the supermarket: bananas, bread, milk and biscuits.


Choose the sentence with the correct comma placement.

A. She left Albany, New York, on January 18 of that year.
B. She left Albany, New York on January 18, of that year.
C. She left Albany New York, on January 18 of that year.
D. She left, Albany New York, on January 18 of that year.


Choose the correct sentence.

A. The loudspeaker crackled: “The 5:30 p.m. flight to New York is now boarding.”
B. The loudspeaker crackled “The 5:30 p.m. flight to New York is now boarding.”
C. The loudspeaker crackled, “The 5,30 p.m. flight to New York is now boarding.”
D. The loudspeaker crackled; “The 5:30 p.m. flight to New York is now boarding.”


Choose the sentence that is written without any comma error.

A. In the, games, it is kill or be killed.
B. In,the games, it is kill or be, killed.
C. Neither of these.


There is no reason to feel sad so try to smile.

A. There is no reason to feel sad so, try to smile.
B. There is no reason, to feel sad so try to smile.
C. There is no reason to feel sad, so try to smile.
D. No commas needed.


The lion a strong animal is quite fast.

A. True
B. False


Which sentence correctly uses commas?

A. I am great at writing great at reading, and terrible at sports.
B. I am great at writing, great at reading and terrible at sports.
C. I am great at writing, great at reading, and terrible at sports.


Choose the sentence with the correct comma placement.

A. She finished her work, and then took a long lunch.
B. She finished her work, and then, took a long lunch.
C. She finished her work and then took a long lunch.
D. She finished her work and then, took a long lunch.


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