Grammar Quiz

Run-on Sentences Quizzes


Preview 20 Quizzes about Run-on Sentences

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.


WHAT IS THE BEST WAY TO CORRECT THIS SENTENCE: I knew my term paper was not very good, so I placed it in a shiny plastic cover to make it look better.

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.


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.


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

A. True
B. False


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

A. True
B. False


Nancy wants to go to a different school, for she hates it here at MVCC.

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


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


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.


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.


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

A. True
B. False


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.


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.


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

A. True
B. False


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

A. When a suggestion or directive occurs in the second clause.
B. When two clauses are connected by a transitional expression.
C. Both of the above.
D. None of the above.


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.


Always punctual to class, Anthony comes prepared to learn so he affects Stephanie in a positive role.

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.


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.


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