Grammar Quiz

Run-on Sentences Quizzes


Preview 20 Quizzes about Run-on Sentences

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


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.


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 Rialto Theater gives students discounts or they can come to a free screening before the opening day.

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.


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.


A run-on sentence is one in which two clauses have been connected correctly.

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.


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.


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.


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: 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.


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.


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.


Jessica’s fishes keep her busy at home, her teacher likes to eat sushi.

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.


After the game.

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


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

A. True
B. False


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