Comma Use Quiz Question Preview (ID: 16289)


Practice Correct Comma Use By Selecting The Correctly Punctuated Sentence.

Which of the following has the correct commas?
a) I was furious because Rachelle, my sister, forgot my birthday.
b) I was furious, because Rachelle my sister forgot my birthday.
c) I was furious because Rachelle, my sister forgot my birthday
d) I was furious because Rachelle my sister, forgot my birthday.

Which of the following has the correct commas?
a) Underneath her smiles she was extremely nervous about performing for the show.
b) Underneath, her smiles she was extremely nervous about performing for the show.
c) Underneath her smiles, she was extremely nervous about performing for the show.
d) Underneath, her smiles, she was extremely nervous about performing for the show.

Which of the following has the correct commas?
a) The dinner, was nearly impossible to eat but we all put on a brave face and tried to anyway.
b) The dinner was nearly impossible to eat, we all put on a brave face and tried to anyway.
c) The dinner was nearly impossible to eat, but we all put on a brave face and tried to anyway.
d) The dinner was nearly impossible to eat but, we all put on a brave face and tried to anyway.

Which of the following has the correct commas?
a) ''I told you not to do that,'' she said in frustration.
b) ''I told you not to do that'', she said in frustration.
c) ''I told you, not to do that'' she said in frustration.
d) ''I told you not to do that, she said in frustration.

Which of the following has the correct commas?
a) It was clear however that the books, folders, and papers all belonged to the same student.
b) It was clear, however, that the books, folders, and papers all belonged to the same student.
c) It was clear however, that the books, folders, and papers all belonged to the same student.
d) It was clear, however that the books, folders and papers all belonged to the same student.

Which of the following has the correct commas?
a) The temperature, despite all the rain, remained warm and comfortable.
b) The temperature, despite all the rain remained warm, and comfortable.
c) The temperature despite all the rain, remained warm and comfortable.
d) The temperature despite all the rain remained warm and comfortable.

Which of the following has the correct commas?
a) Christmas falls on Wednesday December 25th.
b) Christmas falls on Wednesday December, 25th.
c) Christmas falls on Wednesday, December 25th.
d) Christmas, falls on Wednesday, December 25th.

Which of the following has the correct commas?
a) The programming guide was not working, I couldn't tell when my show was coming on.
b) The programming guide was not working so I couldn't tell when my show was coming on.
c) The programming guide, was not working, but I couldn't tell when my show was coming on.
d) The programming guide was not working, so I couldn't tell when my show was coming on.

Which of the following has the correct commas?
a) The moon stars and planets, were all clearly visible in the night sky.
b) The moon, stars, and planets were all clearly visible in the night sky.
c) The moon, stars and planets were all clearly visible in the night sky.
d) The moon, stars, and planets, were all clearly visible in the night sky.

Which of the following has the correct commas?
a) When the alarm went off I threw the clock across the room.
b) When the alarm, went off I threw the clock across the room.
c) When the alarm went off I threw the clock, across the room.
d) When the alarm went off, I threw the clock across the room.

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