Punctuation in Writing for 9th Grade Lesson Plans Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following demonstrates correct comma usage with adjectives?

Question 2 2.

Identify the grammatically correct version of this sentence:

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

Question 3 3. Which of the following sentences is written correctly?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is NOT an example of an introductory word?

Question 5 5. Which of the following sentences is grammatically correct?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following answers uses correct punctuation?

Question 7 7. Which of the following correctly lists the coordinating conjunctions?

Question 8 8. How does a dependent clause differ from an independent clause?

Question 9 9.

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

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Question 11 11. Which of the following answers uses correct punctuation?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is an example where a comma is correctly used despite there not being any conjunction?

Question 13 13.

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

Question 15 15. Which of the following is NOT the correct way to use the colon?

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Question 16 16.

How could the following sentence be altered to be clearer?

Without help I would not finish this assignment.

Question 17 17. Which of the following demonstrates correct comma usage when separating elements in a series?

Question 18 18. Identify the most appropriate conjunction and the correct comma placement for the following sentence:

Question 19 19.

What is wrong with the following sentence?

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

Question 20 20. A dependent clause...

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Question 21 21. Which of the following answers uses correct punctuation?

Question 22 22. When quotation marks are involved, which of the following demonstrates the correct usage of a comma?

Question 23 23. What is the significance of an Oxford comma?

Question 24 24. Which of the following sentences is NOT grammatically correct?

Question 25 25.

What is a problem with the following sentence?

Looking for his favorite pair of glasses.

Punctuation in Writing for 9th Grade Lesson Plans Chapter Exam Instructions

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