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September 2, 2014

Homework Help: English

Posted by christopher on Sunday, April 25, 2010 at 8:55pm.

Question 1
In what instance should you use a semicolon?

between dependent clauses
between independent clauses
between clauses and phrases
in place of a comma



Question 2 In what instance should you use a semicolon?

between a dependent clause and a phrase
between long items in a series
after the last word before a direct quote
in place of colons



Question 3 In what instance should you use a semicolon?

between a clause and a phrase
between an independent clause and a dependent clause
to separate a series of items in which one or more items contain commas
between an independent clause and a phrase



Question 4 After a direct quotation, the semicolon is placed where?

before the quotation marks
you should avoid using semicolons when using quotation marks
after the quotation marks
before the end punctuation mark



Question 5
In what instance would a semicolon be unnecessary?

between long items in a series
between two independent clauses
between unequal parts of a sentence
between items in a series in which one or more items contains a comma


my answers
1.between independent clauses
2.between long items in a series
3.to separate a series of items in which one or more items contain commas
4.after the quotation marks
5.between unequal parts of a sentence

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