English grammar

Module 11:

Review Punctuation: End Points and Comma

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English grammar
English grammar
Directions:
Carefully read each question below and do as directed.
1-10:
End Point Punctuation: Choose the correct end-point punctuation at the end of each of the following sentences by clicking to select your choice. These sentences are intended to show the usual and customary pattern of the words.
1.
Do you know the answer to this question (.) (?) (!)
2.
I think I know the answer to the question (.) (?) (!)
3.
Try your best on the test (.) (?) (!)
4.
What a good time we are having (.) (?) (!)
5.
Bah humbug (.) (?) (!)
6.
Please study these questions (.) (?) (!)
7.
I am confident of my abilities (.) (?) (!)
8.
Will you be able to complete the test (.) (?) (!)
9.
Mark your answers here (.) (?) (!)
10.
Wow (.) (?) (!)
11-37:
Comma: One or more commas have been omitted from each of the following sentences. Correctly insert commas by clicking between words where you desire commas to be.
11.
Do, you, enjoy, going, to, the, beach, Jonathan?
12.
The, note, Sally, is, on, the, refrigerator.
13.
Manuel, will, you, be, at, school, all, day?
14.
Unfortunately, the, weather, was, bad.
15.
I, am, prepared, nevertheless, to, drive, to, school.
16.
We, had, a, safe, trip;, however, we, were, concerned, about, the, ice, on, the, roads.
17.
Furthermore, we, had, a, great, day, at, school.
18.
Near, the, top, of, a, swell, the, surfer, prepared, for, a, great, ride.
19.
Above, the, sandy, beach, the, seagulls, soared, in, the, onshore, breeze.
20.
Hanging, ten, toes, on, the, edge, of, the, board, the, surfer, cut, across, the, face, of, the, wave.
21.
Overwhelmed, by, the, churning, waves, the, surfer, wiped, out.
22.
Encouraged, by, the, well-formed, waves, the, surfer, paddled, out, for, another, radical, ride.
23.
Although, she, had, never, surfed, before, she, rode, the, surf, in, style.
24.
After, the, other, surfers, had, arrived, we, ventured, into, the, surf.
25.
Since, the, waves, were, so, large, I, was, apprehensive.
26.
If, I, ever, get, back, to, shore, in, one, piece, I, will, buy, the, best, wet, suit, available.
27.
The, class, bell, having, rung, I, hurried, up, the, stairs.
28.
The, class, suddenly, falling, quiet, with, my, entry, I, took, my, seat.
29.
The, class, over, I, picked, up, my, books, and, left.
30.
"Blessed, are, the, meek, for, they, shall, inherit, the, world."
31.
The, storm, brought, needed, moisture, yet, we, still, suffer, from, drought.
32.
The, day, is, a, scorcher, so, why, go, outside?
33.
I, am, either, going, to, the, game, or, I, am, going, to, the, beach.
34.
They, all, sat, down, and, they, looked, at, the, scene, with, amazement.
35.
Our, favorite, teacher, Miss, Jones, is, retiring.
36.
Thomas, Jefferson, our, third, president, sent, Lewis, and, Clark, to, explore, the, great, Louisiana, Purchase.
37.
The, New, York, Yankees, the, sports, dynasty, of, the, century, may, win, again, this, year.
38-48:
Comma: The following sentences either have a comma error or are correct as shown. Correctly insert commas where needed by clicking the space between words where you desire a comma to be, or click to select "Correct as is" at the end of the sentence.
38.
The, long, board, which, is, used, by, some, surfers, is, similar, to, the, first, surfboards. (correct as is)
39.
The, surfboard, that, I, like, best, is, a, six-foot, fiberglass, board. (correct as is)
40.
The, writer, who, uses, adjective, clauses, has, a, decision, to, make. (correct as is)
41.
The, author, of, that, book, who, happens, to, be, a, friend, of, mine, will, be, attending. (correct as is)
42.
Quoting, his, exact, words, is, difficult, to, do. (correct as is)
43.
Waving, to, my, friends, I, boarded, the, plane. (correct as is)
44.
On, Wednesday, January, 8, 2003, she, will, be, twenty-one, years, old. (correct as is)
45.
Have, you, seen, the, April, 2005, issue, of, Sports, Illustrated? (correct as is)
46.
Please, address, the, letter, to, Bill, Smith, 3419, Main, Street, Billings, Montana, 3469. (correct as is)
47.
This, semester, I, am, taking, English, biology, and, history. (correct as is)
48.
The, cold, desperate, survivors, huddled, on, the, deck. (correct as is)
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