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Chris the Comma

Commas have many uses. some of the most common uses are separating items in lists, preceding conjunctions, surrounding additional information and separating a subordinate and a main clause.

Comma Quiz

Test your knowledge of semicolons in this fun and interactive quiz.
1. What is a comma?
A foreign language
A type of soft drink
A punctuation mark

2. What does an comma look like?

3. What is the job of a comma?
It has several jobs: one of which is to separate items in lists
To prevent people talking with their mouths full
To make cereal taste nice

4. Which of the following should include a comma?
There is only one.
Will this ever end?
I need eggs grass and vinegar.

5. Look at the following sentence: Steve Adrian and Sally went to the pictures. Where should the comma go?
After ‘to’
After ‘Steve’
After ‘pictures’

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