Run-on Sentences Quizzes


Preview 20 Quizzes about Run-on Sentences

WHAT IS THE BEST WAY TO CORRECT THIS SENTENCE: The restaurant was beautiful, the food was overpriced.

A. Add the conjunction “nor” after the comma.
B. Add the conjunction “or” after the comma.
C. Add the conjunction “but” after the comma.
D. Add the conjunction “for” after the comma.
E. Sentence is correct as is. No need to modify.


Alex moves from one part of the room to the other, he likes to sit where his friends congregate.

A. Run On
B. Comma Splice
C. Correct Sentence
D. None of the above.


Sabrina’s family is large, and they like to travel together.

A. Run On
B. Comma Splice
C. Correct Sentence
D. None of the above.


THE FOLLOWING SENTENCE IS CORRECT: Jeff and I washed and waxed the car.

A. True
B. False


There is something strange about Mary, or maybe I can’t think of anymore sentences, so I am using references to movies.

A. Run On
B. Comma Splice
C. Correct Sentence
D. None of the above.


THE FOLLOWING SENTENCE IS CORRECT: The spaghetti was spicy, Sarah liked it though.

A. True
B. False


Much of Jennifer’s writing reflects her mature understanding of life; she sees the world differently than most people.

A. Run On
B. Comma Splice
C. Correct Sentence
D. None of the above.


WHAT IS THE BEST WAY TO CORRECT THIS SENTENCE: The hurricane caused record flooding across the state, it also knocked out power for millions.

A. Add the conjunction “nor” after the comma.
B. Add the conjunction “or” after the comma.
C. Add the conjunction “but” after the comma.
D. Add the conjunction “and” after the comma.
E. Sentence is correct as is. No need to modify.


Creative writing is Justin’s strong suit, so he should take more classes in that field to become a better writer.

A. Run On
B. Comma Splice
C. Correct Sentence
D. None of the above.


As a high school student, Gerardo is on top of his game yet he needs to keep his focus to continue to do well.

A. Run On
B. Comma Splice
C. Correct Sentence
D. None of the above.


WHAT IS THE BEST WAY TO CORRECT THIS SENTENCE: Sarah pressed a cold washcloth against her eyes it helped relieve her headache.

A. Place a semi-colon before the word “it.”
B. Place a comma before the word “it.”
C. Place a semi-colon after the word “it.”
D. Place a comma after the word “it.”
E. Sentence is correct as is. No need to modify


THE FOLLOWING SENTENCE IS CORRECT: We bought posters and banners at the street fair our cousins did the same.

A. True
B. False


Attending USC is one of Maria’s goals in life. She wants to graduate from high-ranking university.

A. Run On
B. Comma Splice
C. Correct Sentence
D. None of the above.


The water was cool and refreshing, so we took a swim.

A. True
B. False


Cynthia ran to class and she was quite tired from doing so.

A. Run On
B. Comma Splice
C. Correct Sentence
D. None of the above.


Elizabeth has success written all over her face. Angeline shows the same type of conviction.

A. Run On
B. Comma Splice
C. Correct Sentence
D. None of the above.


A comma splice connects two independent clause with ONLY a semicolon.

A. True
B. False


WHAT IS THE BEST WAY TO CORRECT THIS SENTENCE: In the next minute, 100 people will die, over 240 babies will be born.

A. Place a semi-colon before the number “100.”
B. Place a comma before after the word “babies.”
C. Place a semi-colon after the word “die” and delete the comma there.
D. Place a comma after the word “babies.”
E. Sentence is correct as is. No need to modify.


Ryan’s marvelous essay on cannabis argued for the drug’s medicinal use, but there are critics out there who do not favor this advocacy.

A. Run On
B. Comma Splice
C. Correct Sentence
D. None of the above.


THE FOLLOWING SENTENCE IS CORRECT: The Rialto Theater gives students discounts or they can come to a free screening before the opening day.

A. True
B. False


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