Punctuation in 11th Grade Writing: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1.

What is wrong with the following sentence?

Clint didn't talk much he just stared you down with cold, dead eyes.

Question 2 2.

What is wrong with the following sentence?

Most of the movies I like don't have a lot of explosions, sometimes I like horror movies though.

Question 3 3. Which of the following is NOT the correct way to use the colon?

Question 4 4. A dependent clause...

Question 5 5. Which of the following sentences is NOT grammatically correct?

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Question 6 6.

Identify the grammatically correct version of this sentence:

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

Question 7 7. A semicolon can be used for all of the following EXCEPT to _____.

Question 8 8. When quotation marks are involved, which of the following demonstrates the correct usage of a comma?

Question 9 9. How does a dependent clause differ from an independent clause?

Question 10 10. Which of the following answers uses correct punctuation?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is an example where a comma is correctly used despite there not being any conjunction?

Question 12 12. Which of the following sentences is grammatically correct?

Question 13 13. Which of the following demonstrates correct comma usage when separating elements in a series?

Question 14 14.

What is a problem with the following sentence?

Looking for his favorite pair of glasses.

Question 15 15.

How could the following sentence be altered to be clearer?

Without help I would not finish this assignment.

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Question 16 16. Identify the most appropriate conjunction and the correct comma placement for the following sentence:

Question 17 17. What is the significance of an Oxford comma?

Question 18 18. Which of the following correctly lists the coordinating conjunctions?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is NOT an example of an introductory word?

Question 20 20. Which of the following answers uses correct punctuation?

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Question 21 21. Correctly place the commas around the non-essential clause:

Question 22 22.

Which of the choices below is NOT a good way to fix the following sentence?

Jones is a terrific agent she is the best marksman we have.

Question 23 23. Which of the following answers uses correct punctuation?

Question 24 24. Which of the following demonstrates correct comma usage with adjectives?

Question 25 25. Tatiana is writing a research paper and her professor told her to focus more on her grammar. Which of the following sentences is correctly written?

Punctuation in 11th Grade Writing: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam Instructions

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