English grammar

Module 12:

Review Punctuation: Quotations and Parentheses

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English grammar
English grammar
Directions:
Carefully read each question below and do as directed.
1-8:
Quotation Marks: Quotation marks have been omitted from the following sentences, or the sentence is correct as shown. Correctly insert quotation marks where needed by clicking the space between words where you desire quotation marks to be, or click "correct as is" at the end of the sentence.
1.
" He " said " that " he " was " going " to " the " game. " (correct as is)
2.
" Maria " asked, " Where " do " you " go " to " school? " (correct as is)
3.
" The " flight, " the " attendant " announced, " is " being " delayed " one " hour. " (correct as is)
4.
" What " a " beautiful " day! " she " exclaimed. " (correct as is)
5.
" The " package " was " marked " Confidential " on " the " label. " (correct as is)
6.
" All " together, " yelled " the " leader, " pull " for " all " you're " worth! " (correct as is)
7.
" Congratulations, " she " yelled. " (correct as is)
8.
" I " told " you " that " I " would " be " late! " (correct as is)
9-11:
Quotation Marks and the 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.
9.
A, great, sage, once, said, "When, you, come, to, a, crossroad, take, it." (correct as is)
10.
The, teacher, announced, "There, will, be, a, test, on, Friday." (correct as is)
11.
The, teacher, characterized, the, test, as, "difficult." (correct as is)
12-15:
Parentheses: Parenthetical phrases in the following sentences could be appropriately enclosed in parentheses. Correctly insert parentheses by clicking the spaces between words where you desire parentheses to be.
12.
(The)(weather)(today)(in)(my)(opinion)(is)(beautiful).
13.
(The)(cure)(as)(she)(found)(out)(was)(far)(worse)(than)(the)(ailment).
14.
(Learning)(I)(have)(found)(is)(the)(result)(of)(hard)(work).
15.
(The)(music)(mother)(complained)(was)(far)(too)(loud).
16-20:
Comma - Enclosing the Parenthetical: 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.
16.
The, road, to, the, city, of, Oz, I, understand, is, paved, with, yellow, bricks.
17.
The, correct, use, of, commas, we, have, found, is, not, an, easy, thing.
18.
The, cost, of, an, education, we, have, discovered, is, far, cheaper, than, ignorance.
19.
The, road, to, success, I, have, found, is, paved, with, hard, work. (correct as is)
20.
Learning, it, is, believed, is, the, result, of, hard, work. (correct as is)
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