Run On Sentences: Examples & Corrections


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A run-on sentence is BEST defined as:

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1. Which of the following is true of run-on sentences?

2. Which of the following methods can be used to correct run-on sentences?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Run-on sentences can make your writing seem unwieldy and confusing. In this quiz, you'll recall facts about these troubling sentences, as well as the best ways to go about correcting them.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This run-on quiz focuses on how well you have the ability to:

  • Define run-on sentences
  • Recognize true statements relating to run-on sentences
  • Determine effective correcting methods

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw from relevant information from the lesson on run-on sentences
  • Critical thinking - use this information to consider if a given statement is true or not
  • Information recall - remember the knowledge you've acquired about run-on sentences
  • Knowledge application - use this information to successfully answer questions about run-on sentences and how to correct them

Additional Learning

Looking to learn more? The lesson Run-On Sentences: Examples & Corrections, covers the following objectives:

  • Provide examples of run-on sentences
  • Explain different ways of correcting them