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Chapter Quiz

 

Learn more about using end marks and commas correctly in Chapter 9 of Language Network, pages 218-235.

End Marks and Commas (Print Quiz)

1.

Choose the answer that correctly shows what punctuation is needed in each sentence, or indicate that no change is needed: What a fantastic apartment However, the $1,000 monthly rent is far out of my price range.

 

(A)

apartment?

 

(B)

apartment.

 

(C)

apartment!

  

2.

Choose the answer that correctly shows what punctuation is needed in each sentence, or indicate that no change is needed: Egypt's greatest pharaoh, Ramses the Great, was only five feet six inches tall, but everything else about his life was on a grand scale

 

(A)

scale.

 

(B)

scale?

 

(C)

scale!

  

3.

Choose the answer that correctly shows what punctuation is needed in each sentence, or indicate that no change is needed: Ms. Fletcher of Lawncare, Inc., asked if there is an ordinance in this city against using electric lawn mowers before 6:00 AM.

 

(A)

Inc

 

(B)

AM?

 

(C)

A.M.

  

4.

Choose the answer that correctly shows what punctuation is needed in each sentence, or indicate that no change is needed: Wasn't Joe Barbera the creator of several cartoon characters

 

(A)

characters?

 

(B)

characters!

 

(C)

characters.

  

5.

Choose the number or numbers that indicate where in the following sentence a comma is missing but needed: Dinner (1) consisted of roast turkey (2) a boiled potato (3) and a green salad.

 

(A)

1, 2, 3

 

(B)

1, 2

 

(C)

2, 3

  

6.

Choose the number or numbers that indicate where in the following sentence a comma is missing but needed: There were fans in the seats (1) in the aisles (2) and (3) along the rear wall.

 

(A)

2

 

(B)

1, 2

 

(C)

2, 3

  

7.

Choose the number or numbers that indicate where in the following sentence a comma is missing but needed: My sister's husband (1) who is taking flying lessons (2) will pilot his first flight (3) when he returns to the States.

 

(A)

1, 2

 

(B)

1, 2, 3

 

(C)

1, 3

  

8.

Choose the number or numbers that indicate where in the following sentence a comma is missing but needed: Senator Inouye stated (1) "The president has my support (2) and the support of all the other senators in his effort to pass (3) this bill."

 

(A)

1

 

(B)

2

 

(C)

3

  

9.

Choose the number or numbers that indicate where in the following sentence a comma is missing but needed: In October (1) 1967 (2) in Washington, D.C. (3) Thurgood Marshal was sworn in as the first black U.S. Supreme Court Justice.

 

(A)

1, 2, 3

 

(B)

3

 

(C)

2, 3

  

10.

Choose the number or numbers that indicate where in the following sentence a comma is missing but needed: On the block of ice (1) cream is chilling (2) for the coffee (3) that will be served with dinner.

 

(A)

1

 

(B)

2

 

(C)

3

  
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