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Ohio Assessments ELA: Comma Rules Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is NOT an example of an introductory word?

Question 2 2. Identify the most appropriate conjunction and the correct comma placement for the following sentence:

Question 3 3.

Select the coordinating conjunction that would correctly fill in the blank in the following sentence:

I worked late last night, _____ I still have a lot to do today.

Question 4 4.

Where should a comma be placed in the following sentence?

She told her son to finish his homework yet he hasn't done it.

Question 5 5. What is the significance of an Oxford comma?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following demonstrates correct comma usage when separating elements in a series?

Question 7 7.

Select the coordinating conjunction that would correctly fill in the blank in the following sentence:

I've been cleaning the house all day, _____ I'm going to rest now.

Question 8 8. Which of the following demonstrates correct comma usage with adjectives?

Question 9 9.

Where should the correlative conjunction either be placed in the following sentence?

He will go to college or enlist in the military.

Question 10 10.

Where should a comma be placed in the following sentence?

He will be in his office or at his house this afternoon.

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Question 11 11.

How could the following sentence be altered to be clearer?

Without help I would not finish this assignment.

Question 12 12. When quotation marks are involved, which of the following demonstrates the correct usage of a comma?

Question 13 13.

Identify the grammatically correct version of this sentence:

She was not nice she did not share her Twinkie with me.

Question 14 14. Correctly place the commas around the non-essential clause:

Question 15 15. Which of the following is an example where a comma is correctly used despite there not being any conjunction?

Ohio Assessments ELA: Comma Rules Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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