Using Commas in a Series: Rules & Examples


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When are commas used in a series?

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1. Why is an Oxford comma a good idea?

2. Which of these examples is the correct way to use commas in a series?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet help you see how much you know about rules and examples of using commas in a series. The Oxford comma and when commas are used in a series are topics on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be tested over:

  • An example of using commas in a series correctly
  • The best way to use commas in a series
  • Oxford comma
  • Why commas are used in a series

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on using commas in a series
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about using an Oxford comma and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about examples of using commas in a series

Additional Learning

To learn more about these rules, use the lesson named Using Commas in a Series: Rules & Examples. This lesson can help you:

  • Learn how to use commas
  • Review characteristics of the Oxford comma
  • Analyze different comma rules