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1: Which sentence is punctuated correctly?

A: I didn't know, what the package was where it came from, or when it arrived.
B: I didn't know, what the package was, where it came from, or when it arrived.***
C: I didn't know what the package was, where it came from, or when it arrived.
D: I didn't know what the package was, where it came from or when it arrived.

2:Which sentence is punctuated incorrectly?

A: On January 1, 2019, most of the charity's activities will cease.
B: Most of the charity's activities will cease in January 2019.
C: The president lives at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, 20500.
D: The president lives at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington DC 20500.***
(this looks like C and D are both wrong to me, but we only have one choice)

3:Which sentence is punctuated correctly?

A: Hey, Chris do you want to watch the game on TV tonight?
B:Hey, Chris, do you want to watch the game on TV, tonight?
C:Hey Chris, do you want to watch the game on TV tonight?***
D:Hey, Chris, do you want to watch the game on TV tonight?

4:Which sentence is punctuated incorrectly?

A: The boys' attempt at making dinner was a smashing success.
B:The childrens' playroom was a metaphorical beehive of activity.***
C:The music industry's profits have fallen sharply over time.
D: The ladies' room is on the other side of the building.

5: Which sentence is punctuated incorrectly?

A:Kenneth Grahame's novel "The Wind in the Willows" was first published in 1908.***
B:Kenneth Grahame's novel The Winds in the Willows<-(this is underlined) was first published in 1908.
C:Kenneth Grahame's novel The Winds in the Willows<-(this is italicized) was first published in 1908.
D:The Winds in the Willows<-(this is italicized), Kenneth Grahame's novel, was first published in 1908.

Are these correct?

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  1. 1 - no
    2 - make a decision
    3 - no
    4 - yes
    5 - yes

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    Ms. Sue
  2. 1-C
    2-D
    3-D( I thought this was like when you say like....Dear mom, So, I thought it should be Hey Chris, ) Boy, I am confused today. Thank you, for your help.

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  3. 1-C - yes
    2-D - no -- We don't pub a comma between the state and the zip code.
    3 - I'm not sure about this one myself. I think we should put a comma after "Hey."

    Check back later tonight or tomorrow. I'm sure someone more knowledgeable than I will help clarify that one.

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    Ms. Sue
  4. Sorry, was doing other work. Thank you, Ms. Sue!

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  5. You're welcome, marylyn.

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    Ms. Sue
  6. I agree with D for 3.

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    Writeacher
  7. Thanks, Writeacher.

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  8. Thank you, both so much!

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  9. Was D correct for 3?

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  10. Which kind of questions are those

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  11. updated answers:
    1) when do you use a comma in a sentence? C, to show pause in a sentence or separate items in a list
    2) Which sentence is punctuated correctly? D, I added bread, milk, and sugar to the list of ingredients needed to make the recipe.
    3) Which sentence is punctuated correctly? B, the swim meet starts in an hourβ€”we need to hurry!
    4)When should a writer use a dash? B, to indicate an abrupt shift in idea

    Your welcome

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  12. Thank you ryce πŸ‘‘πŸ‘‘πŸ‘πŸ‘„πŸ‘

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