Comma Quiz

Do you know commas? Try this quiz. Each sentence below needs at least one comma. The answers are in the first comment below. If you’re not sure why a particular answer is correct, ask.

1. Based on regulations we need to log our project hours provide regular updates and publish our findings.

2. I received your e-mail but it had no attachment.

3. After 8 inches of snow fell the office closed but opened again by mid-afternoon.

4. The new fuels which provide lower grade fuel at a higher price are incompatible with many engines.

5. If you write well you will communicate clearly and demonstrate your credibility to the readers.

6. All visitors must have a badge or they will not be permitted entry.

7. The visitors’ badges obtainable in the badge office will allow entry.

8. On Thursday we attended a technical writing course.


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  1. #1 by preciseedit on November 22, 2011 - 9:43 am

    ANSWERS TO THE COMMA QUIZ:

    1. Based on regulations, we need to log our project hours, provide regular updates, and publish our findings.

    2. I received your e-mail, but it had no attachment.

    3. After 8 inches of snow fell, the office closed but opened again by mid-afternoon.

    4. The new fuels, which provide lower grade fuel at a higher price, are incompatible with many engines.

    5. If you write well, you will communicate clearly and demonstrate your credibility to the readers.

    6. All visitors must have a badge, or they will not be permitted entry.

    7. The visitors’ badges, obtainable in the badge office, will allow entry.

    8. On Thursday, we attended a technical writing course.

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