Run-on Sentences Quizzes


Preview 20 Quizzes about Run-on Sentences

Daniel can’t stop thinking about girls nor does his friend Dino.

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


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

A. True
B. False


THE FOLLOWING SENTENCE IS CORRECT: The flowers looked wilted, or somebody must have crushed them.

A. True
B. False


THE FOLLOWING SENTENCE IS CORRECT: I cooked all afternoon, yet nobody appreciated my hard work, so I will never cook again.

A. True
B. False


An over-exuberant, run-off-at-the-mouth, 400-word gorilla of sentence can be structurally fine.

A. True
B. False


Marlin sits quietly in class every day yet he still receives a high grade for his work.

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


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.


Lizette likes to party every night, Diana accompanies her to every party.

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


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.


On top the table.

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


One situation in which run-on sentences are apt to happen is…

A. When a pronoun in the second clause refers to a noun in the first clause.
B. When two independent clauses are combined using a coordinating conjunction.
C. Both of the above.
D. None of the above.


WHAT IS THE BEST WAY TO CORRECT THIS SENTENCE: Clyde had asked his wife is she had any bandages, he had just slicked his finger with a paring knife.

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.


WHAT IS THE BEST WAY TO CORRECT THIS SENTENCE: She couldn’t to go to the party; she had two exams the next day.

A. Add the conjunction “and” after the semicolon.
B. Add the conjunction “for” after the semicolon.
C. Add the conjunction “but” after the semicolon.
D. Add the conjunction “yet” after the semicolon.
E. Sentence is correct as is. No need to modify.


I have never heard Karla say a word in class, and I often wonder if she is an introvert like me.

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


Both Maria and Joanna are quiet girls, yet they excel because of their hard work.

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


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.


Luis likes to tease Erika, but she hates his guts.

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


WHAT IS THE BEST WAY TO CORRECT THIS SENTENCE: Three people did the job but I could have done it on my own.

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


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