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The celebration was cancelled; however, it was re-scheduled for the following week.
a) this is correct b) this is incorrect c) d)
The meal consisted of the following: a garden salad with Italian dressing; a baked potato with sour cream and chives; New York strip steak, cooked to perfection; steamed carrots, broccoli, and cauliflower; and blueberry cheesecake for dessert.
a) this is correct b) this is incorrect c) d)
When the Professor came down the hall, the students hid in the stairway, they didn’t want to be seen.
a) this is correct b) this is incorrect c) d)
Bernadette left the room to get Howard butter; in the mean time, Howard grumbled about having to cut his own pancakes.
a) this is correct b) this is incorrect c) d)
Which sentence is properly punctuated?
a) Leonard and Amy finally went out on the dance floor, the Chicken Dance always brings the scientists to the floor. b) Leonard and Amy finally went out on the dance floor the Chicken Dance always brings the scientists to the floor. c) Leonard and Amy finally went out on the dance floor the Chicken Dance always brings the scientists; to the floor. d) Leonard and Amy finally went out on the dance floor; the Chicken Dance always brings the scientists to the floor.
Which sentence is correct?
a) George has visited beaches in Brimley, MI, Tampa, FL, and Cincinnati, OH. b) George has visited beaches in Brimley; MI, Tampa; FL, and Cincinnati; OH. c) George has visited beaches in Brimley, MI; Tampa, FL; and Cincinnati, OH. d) none of the above
Which sentence is properly punctuated?
a) Leonard took Amy to the wedding; meanwhile, Sheldon spent his evening playing with trains. b) Bernadette spends too much time with Mrs. Wolowitz, she's yelling like her. c) The wedding wasn't all it was cracked up to be, because Leonard wouldn't dance or converse. d) The bride and groom were dancing; but Amy just kept talking about them.
Which sentence properly uses a semicolon?
a) George and Amanda went to the beach; Suzy joined them there. b) George and Amanda went to the beach; and Suzy joined them there. c) George and Amanda went to the beach, and Suzy joined them there. d) George and Amanda; went to the beach; and Suzy joined them there.
What is one rule of a semicolon?
a) use a semicolon to combine two dependent clauses b) use a semicolon to combine two subordinate clauses c) use a semicolon to combine two independent clauses that are related d) use a semicolon after an introductory clause
Choose the properly punctuated sentence.
a) After going to the beach; George headed out to dinner with Suzy. b) George left the beach with Suzy; he took her out to dinner. c) Suzy ran to the market; the dog ate a carrot. d) The dog hid the bone in the backyard; following his fight with the cat.
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