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Comma Splices: Examples & Corrections

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A comma splice is _____.

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1. Which option correctly fixes the comma splice?

2. Which of the following is a way a comma splice can be corrected?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Comma splices are considered to be a major error in English grammar. This quiz and worksheet include practice questions that test your understanding of what constitutes a comma splice and how to correct it.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Utilize these assessments to understand the breadth of your knowledge related to:

  • Identifying characteristics of a comma splice
  • Accurately remedying a comma splice in a sentence
  • Spotting the differences between a comma splice and a fused sentence

Skills Practiced

Use this worksheet and accompanying quiz to practice these skills:

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of comma splices to answer questions about them
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast grammatical concepts from the lesson, such as comma splices and fused sentences
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on comma splices

Additional Learning

Learn more about this subject by checking out the lesson called Comma Splices: Examples & Corrections. The lesson covers these important objectives:

  • Identify the role of semicolons, coordinators, and subordinators
  • Recognize how to easily correct a comma splice or a fused sentence
  • Explore how best to remedy the problem of run-on sentences depending on the context
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