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Quiz 5-23
Prompt:In our study we have covered the use of the comma.
Directions:Sentences below are either correct as is or contain errors in comma usage. Insert one or more commas in each sentence by clicking between words where you desire a comma to be, or if the sentence is correct click to select "correct as is" at the end of the sentence.
1.Jonathonpleasebringinthepaper. (correct as is)
2.DoyourealizeSallythatsummerisalmosthere? (correct as is)
3.ThereonthehillJaneismyhouse. (correct as is)
4.Unfortunatelywemissedourplane. (correct as is)
5.Iampreparedfortunatelytodriveonicyroads. (correct as is)
6.Wehadanicetrip; howeverweworriedabouttheicyroads. (correct as is)
7.Incidentallywewerethebestteamthere. (correct as is)
8.Nearthebreakingsurfseagullsscratchedinthesand. (correct as is)
9.Nearthelifeguardtowersurfersweregathering. (correct as is)
10.Abovethebreakwaterbrownpelicansweresoaringinthewind. (correct as is)
11.Withinthetubeofthewavesurfboardandsurferareone. (correct as is)
12.Hidingtheirbookstheboysrantothepark. (correct as is)
13.Encouragedbythegoodnewstheteamvowedtowin. (correct as is)
14.Overcomebytheemotionofthemomentshewasspeechless. (correct as is)
15.Holdingherbatonoverherheadthebandleaderwaitedforsilence. (correct as is)
16.Aftertheteamarrivedwetookourseatsinthebleachers. (correct as is)
17.Althoughshewasthewinnershedidnotaccepttheprize. (correct as is)
18.Asshesteppedfromtheplanethecrowdcheered. (correct as is)
19.SincetherewasnobusIwalkedhome. (correct as is)
20.IfIpassedthetestIwillgraduate. (correct as is)
21.Abouquetofflowersunderhisarmherangherdoorbell. (correct as is)
22.Hishopesofreconciliationshatteredtheyoungmandroveaway. (correct as is)
23.Thelargecrowdfallingquietthepitcherdeliveredthefatefulpitch. (correct as is)
24.Thegamewontheagingherowavedtothecrowd. (correct as is)
25.JohnHansonwasourfirstpresidentundertheArticlesofConfederationandGeorgeWashingtonwasourfirstpresidentundertheConstitution. (correct as is)
26.GeorgeWashingtonwasourfirstpresidentandJohnAdamswasoursecondpresident. (correct as is)
27.ThomasJeffersonwrotetheDeclarationofIndependenceandhewasthethirdpresidentoftheUnitedStates. (correct as is)
28.ThegovernmentundertheArticlesofConfederationdidnothavestrongcentralpowersbutthenewConstitutionprovidedforstrongfederalpowers. (correct as is)
29.TheroadtosuccessIhavefoundispavedwithhardwork. (correct as is)
30.Learningitisbelievedistheresultofhardwork. (correct as is)
31.Drivingtoofasthediscoveredwasnotthethingtodo. (correct as is)
32.Thecostofaneducationonemustconcludeisfarcheaperthanignorance. (correct as is)
33.Marsthefourthplanetfromthesunhaswaterinitssurface. (correct as is)
34.ThePresidentoftheUnitedStatesduringmostofWorldWarIIFranklinD.Rooseveltservednearlythreetermsinoffice. (correct as is)
35.PresidentHarryTrumanthePresidentattheendofWorldWarIIwasfromthestateofMissouri. (correct as is)
36.Ourthirty-fifthPresidentJohnF.Kennedywasassassinatedinoffice. (correct as is)
37.Thewriterwhousesadjectiveclauseshasadecisiontomake. (correct as is)
38.Thecommawhichisacommonformofpunctuationseparateswordsandphrasesandclauses. (correct as is)
39.Thewriterwhosedecisionistomarkoffanadjectiveclauseinasentencehascarefullyconsideredtheuseoftheclause. (correct as is)
40.Theteamcaptainwhohappenstobemybestfriendwillbepitching. (correct as is)
41.Theteacherannounced"TherewillbeatestonFriday." (correct as is)
42.Theteachercharacterizedthetestas"difficult." (correct as is)
43.PresidentRooseveltsaid"Wehavenothingtofearbutfearitself." (correct as is)
44."Areyouprepared" sheadded"fortherigorsofcollegelife?" (correct as is)
45.OnWednesdayFebruary92002hewillbethirty-twoyearsold. (correct as is)
46.HaveyouseentheJanuary2002issueofSportsIllustrated? (correct as is)
47.AreyoufromHollywoodCalifornia? (correct as is)
48.PleaseaddressthelettertoJohnSmith2137SurfsideStreetYachatsOregon39706. (correct as is)
49.ThecollegeoffersdegreesinhistorysciencemathandEnglish. (correct as is)
50.Hewasacoldcalculatingplayer. (correct as is)
51.Eachbackpackerbroughtonemealsixcandlesandatent. (correct as is)
52."Itwasthebestoftimesitwastheworstoftimesitwastheageofwisdomitwastheageoffoolishness." (correct as is)