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SBA ELA - Grades 6-8: Comma Rules Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1.

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

Question 3 3.

Identify the grammatically correct version of this sentence:

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

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

Question 5 5. When quotation marks are involved, which of the following demonstrates the correct usage of a 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. Identify the most appropriate conjunction and the correct comma placement for the following sentence:

Question 8 8.

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 9 9.

Where should a comma be placed in the following sentence?

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

Question 10 10.

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

He will go to college or enlist in the military.

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Question 11 11. Correctly place the commas around the non-essential clause:

Question 12 12.

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 13 13.

How could the following sentence be altered to be clearer?

Without help I would not finish this assignment.

Question 14 14. What is the significance of an Oxford comma?

Question 15 15. Which of the following demonstrates correct comma usage with adjectives?

SBA ELA - Grades 6-8: Comma Rules Chapter Exam Instructions

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