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Question 6
Identify the correctly punctuated sentence below.
The lampshade spun in a bizarre frenzy; it was the strangest thing I'd ever seen, I couldn't believe my eyes!
The lampshade spun in a bizarre frenzy it was the strangest thing I'd ever seen!
The lampshade spun in a bizarre frenzy, it was the strangest thing I'd ever seen!
The lampshade spun in a bizarre frenzy; it was the strangest thing I'd ever seen!



Question 7
Identify the correctly punctuated sentence below.
As silly as it may seem, I enjoy drinking tea from a wine glass; do you have similar peculiar habits?
As silly as it may seem, I enjoy drinking tea from a wine glass, do you have similar peculiar habits?
As silly as it may seem, I enjoy drinking tea from a wine glass; do you have similar peculiar habits, do you think other people have them too?
As silly as it may seem, I enjoy drinking tea from a wine glass do you have similar peculiar habits?



Question 8
What is a fused sentence?

a topic sentence
a run-on sentence
a fragment
a long sentence



Question 9
What is a comma splice?

inserting commas in the parenthetical documentation where they are not needed
forgetting to insert an apostrophe
having two independent clauses joined by a comma but without a coordinating conjunction
overuse of commas in a paragraph



Question 10
A comma splice might occur if you do what?

forget to insert commas at all
include a comma when you use a coordinating conjunction
put commas before every "and" in your sentences
use a comma instead of a semicolon between two independent clauses in a sentence without a coordinating conjunction

  • English -

    now I need to ask when you have a sentence and you need to identify which is the correct puntuated how do you know which is a comma splice and one is a run on?

    my answers

    6.A
    7.A
    8.B
    9.C
    10.D

  • English -

    All of your answers are correct except for 6.

    This site will help you answer the last question.

    http://www.chompchomp.com/rules/csfsrules.htm

  • English -

    6. Comma needs a conjunction. D

    7, 8, 9, 10. Right.

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