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Identifying Comma Errors Quiz

Instructions: Find the comma error (it could be a missing comma or a comma where there shouldn’t be one) in each of the following sentences; if there is no error, choose the "no error" option.

Question 1:


a) error after "Crick"
b) error after "Watson"
c) error after "world"
d) no error
e) error after "Einstein"

Question 2:


a) error after "factors"
b) error after "marijuana"
c) errors after "factors" and "marijuana"
d) no error

Question 3:


a) no error
b) error after "methods"
c) error after "weight"
d) error after "Although"

Question 4:


a) error after "such as"
b) error after "Dre"
c) error after "Killah"
d) no error

Question 5:


a) error after "oily"
b) error after "lips"
c) error after "1990s"
d) no error

Question 6:


a) error after "wine"
b) error after "drinking"
c) no error
d) error after "beer"

Question 7:


a) error after "outsourced"
b) error after "jobs"
c) no error
d) error after "wage-earners"

Question 8:


a) error after "games"
b) no error
c) error after "Clicks"
d) error after "shooter"
e) error after "Doom"

Question 9:


a) error after "Way"
b) error after "son"
c) no error
d) error after "movie"

Question 10:


a) error after “together”
b) no error
c) error after “broadcast”
d) error after "Tateishi"

Question 11:


a) error after "services"
b) error after "per cent"
c) error after "claims"
d) error after "Thursday"
e) no error

Question 12:


a) error after "roar"
b) no error
c) error after "teachers"
d) error after "noise"

Question 13:


a) error after "reality"
b) no error
c) error after "however"
d) error after "day"

Question 14:


a) error after "life"
b) error after second "violence"
c) error after "aggression"
d) no error

Question 15:


a) error after "Stereotypically"
b) error after "subservient"
c) no error
d) error after "focused"

Question 16:


a) error after “Deffenbacher”
b) error after “Ph.D.”
c) error after “management”
d) no error

Question 17:


a) error after “benefits”
b) no error
c) error after “researcher”
d) error after “Brown”
e) error after “sports”

Question 18:


a) error after “1885”
b) error after “bill”
c) error after “tax”
d) no error

Question 19:


a) no error
b) error after “today”
c) error after “eradicate”
d) error after “causes”

Question 20:


a) error after “Cocaine”
b) error after “leaves”
c) error after “cocaine” and “leaves”
d) no error
e) error after “system”