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Writing Mechanics Chapter Exam

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

Question 2 2. Correctly place the commas around the non-essential clause:

Question 3 3. When quotation marks are involved, which of the following demonstrates the correct usage of a comma?

Question 4 4.

How could the following sentence be altered to be clearer?

Without help I would not finish this assignment.

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

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Question 6 6. A semicolon can be used for all of the following EXCEPT to _____.

Question 7 7. Which of the following demonstrates correct comma usage when separating elements in a series?

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

Question 9 9. Which of the following answers uses correct punctuation?

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

Question 13 13. Which of the following is NOT the correct way to use the colon?

Question 14 14.

Identify the grammatically correct version of this sentence:

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

Question 15 15. Which of the following answers uses correct punctuation?

Writing Mechanics Chapter Exam Instructions

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