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Parallelism & Comma Rules

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  • Q1

    I want this to be done _________

    precisely, carefully and as soon as possible.

    precisely, carefully and immediately.

    with accurate measures, carefully, immediately.

    precisely, with proper precaution and immediately.

    20s
  • Q2

    My wife is ________

    an artist, sings and a dancer.

    an artist, singer and dancer.

    an artist, singer and dances.

    an artist, sings and dances.

    20s
  • Q3

    The protest was ________

    non-violent, without any chaos and goal-oriented.

    peaceful, organized and goal-oriented.

    peaceful, without any chaos and goal-oriented.

    non-violent, organized and not scattered.

    20s
  • Q4

    Ceren went to buy coffee, and a muffin.

    Is the Oxford comma properly used in this sentence?

    False

    True

    20s
  • Q5

    Identify the correct comma usage:

    I am going to a summer, expensive resort with a strong, healthy man.

    I am going to an expensive, summer resort with a healthy, strong man.

    I am going to an expensive summer resort with a healthy, strong man.

    I am going to a summer, expensive resort with a healthy, strong man.

    20s
  • Q6

    Is the following phrase correct:

    He walked all the way home, he shut the door.

    True

    False

    20s
  • Q7

    To set off nonessential words, clauses, and phrases we do not use commas.

    False

    True

    20s
  • Q8

    Which of these sentences uses commas correctly?

    The man said he grew up in Richmond, Va., and would like to go back.

    The man said he grew up in Richmond Va. and would like to go back.

    The man said, he grew up in Richmond, Va., and would like to go back.

    The man said he grew up in Richmond, Va. and would like to go back.

    20s
  • Q9

    Which one is the correct answer?

    She left Albany, New York on January 18, of that year.

    She left Albany New York on January 18, of that year.

    She left Albany New York, on January 18 of that year.

    She left Albany, New York, on January 18 of that year.

    20s
  • Q10

    Which one is the correct answer?

    "Why," I asked. "Are you still here in Maine?".

    "Why," I asked, "are you still here in Maine?"

    "Why" I asked "are you still here in Maine?"

    "Why" I asked "Are you still here in Maine"?

    20s
  • Q11

    Which of the following sentences is correctly punctuated with respect to the use of a comma after a name followed by Sr. or Jr.?

    John F. Kennedy Jr, was the son of President John F. Kennedy.

    John F. Kennedy Jr. was the son of President John F. Kennedy.

    John F. Kennedy, Jr. was the son of President John F. Kennedy.

    John F. Kennedy Jr., was the son of President John F. Kennedy.

    20s
  • Q12

    Which sentence is correctly punctuated with respect to using a comma in a city-state pair?

    They vacationed in Miami Florida and had a great time.

    He grew up in Brooklyn New York.

    The conference will be held in Atlanta, Georgia, in May.

    She moved from Houston Texas to Los Angeles California.

    20s
  • Q13

    Which of the following sentences has correctly used a comma to set off an interrupting expression?

    The weather, on the other hand, was perfect for an outdoor picnic.

    The weather on the other hand was perfect for an outdoor picnic.

    The weather on the other hand, was perfect for an outdoor picnic.

    The weather, on the other hand was perfect for an outdoor picnic.

    20s
  • Q14

    Which of the following sentences is correctly punctuated with respect to using a comma after a word that introduces a sentence?

    Well, I suppose we could leave early if you're ready.

    Well I suppose we could leave early, if you're ready.

    Well I suppose we could leave early if you're ready.

    Well, I suppose we could leave early, if you're ready.

    20s
  • Q15

    Which sentence correctly uses a comma to set off the name, nickname, term of endearment, or title of a person directly addressed?

    What's up broski?

    Good morning, Ms. Smith.

    Excuse me sir, do you have the time?

    How are you John?

    20s

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