ENGL 101 Grammar Test 2

ENGL 101 Grammar Test 2 Liberty University

Set 1

  1. Choose the option that includes a sentence fragment.
  2. Choose the word group that is NOT a run-on sentence (a comma splice or a fused sentence).
  3. Choose the word group that is NOT a run-on sentence (a comma splice or a fused sentence).
  4. The following word group may be a run-on sentence (a comma splice or a fused sentence). If it is, choose the answer that corrects the run-on. If the word group is not a run-on, choose “This sentence is not a run-on.”
    Recently, a new type of soap opera has appeared, these shows air at night.
  5. Choose the option that includes a sentence fragment.
  6. Choose the word group that is NOT a run-on sentence (a comma splice or a fused sentence).
  7. Choose the option that includes a sentence fragment.
  8. The following word group may be a run-on sentence (a comma splice or a fused sentence). If it is, choose the answer that corrects the run-on. If the word group is not a run-on, choose “This sentence is not a run-on.”
    Our national capital is named for George Washington, many American colleges and towns bear his name.
  9. One of the following word groups may be a fragment. If it is, choose the answer that corrects the fragment. If neither word group is a fragment, choose “Both word groups are complete sentences.”
    Although cupping, an ancient form of alternative medicine, is popular with some celebrities. There is no scientific evidence to prove that it cures disease.
  10. The following word group may be a run-on sentence (a comma splice or a fused sentence). If it is, choose the answer that corrects the run-on. If the word group is not a run-on, choose “This sentence is not a run-on.”
    Soap operas generally feature numerous ongoing story lines, the suspenseful plots keep viewers watching episode after episode.
  11. Choose the word group that is a run-on sentence: a comma splice or a fused sentence. If neither word group is a run-on, choose “Neither word group is a run-on sentence.”
    It is becoming harder and harder for Matt to find places where his dog Acorn can expend her boundless energy, she is starting to hate her leash. Matt has always thought about living in the country, so he is starting to inquire about land for sale.
  12. Choose the word group that is NOT a run-on sentence (a comma splice or a fused sentence).
  13. Choose the word group that is a run-on sentence: a comma splice or a fused sentence. If none of the word groups is a run-on, choose “None of the word groups is a run-on sentence.”
  14. Choose the word group that is a run-on sentence: a comma splice or a fused sentence. If none of the word groups is a run-on, choose “None of the word groups is a run-on sentence.”
  15. One of the following word groups may be a fragment. If it is, choose the answer that corrects the fragment. If neither word group is a fragment, choose “Both word groups are complete sentences.”
  16. The following word group may be a run-on sentence (a comma splice or a fused sentence). If it is, choose the answer that corrects the run-on. If the word group is not a run-on, choose “This sentence is not a run-on.”
    No football fan misses the Super Bowl; in addition, many people with little interest in football also turn on their televisions.
  17. The following word group may be a run-on sentence (a comma splice or a fused sentence). If it is, choose the answer that corrects the run-on. If the word group is not a run-on, choose “This sentence is not a run-on.”
    Pharmacists need to be able to read doctors’ handwriting if they cannot read it, they might make serious or fatal errors.
  18. Choose the word group that is a run-on sentence: a comma splice or a fused sentence. If neither word group is a run-on, choose “Neither word group is a run-on sentence.”
    Labrador retrievers such as Acorn have been bred over the years to retrieve wounded game, making them valuable to hunters. It isn’t surprising that Acorn’s instinct is to run ahead of humans, but her hunting skills aren’t so useful on a hike.
  19. Choose the word group that is NOT a run-on sentence (a comma splice or a fused sentence).
  20. Choose the word group that is a run-on sentence: a comma splice or a fused sentence. If none of the word groups is a run-on, choose “None of the word groups is a run-on sentence.”
  21. Choose the word group that is a run-on sentence: a comma splice or a fused sentence. If none of the word groups is a run-on, choose “None of the word groups is a run-on sentence.”
  22. The following word group may be a run-on sentence (a comma splice or a fused sentence). If it is, choose the answer that corrects the run-on. If the word group is not a run-on, choose “This sentence is not a run-on.”
    Doctors are known for having terrible handwriting people even make jokes about this fact.
  23. The following word group may be a run-on sentence (a comma splice or a fused sentence). If it is, choose the answer that corrects the run-on. If the word group is not a run-on, choose “This sentence is not a run-on.”
    I completed the test; however, I was uncertain about the last essay question.
  24. The following word group may be a run-on sentence (a comma splice or a fused sentence). If it is, choose the answer that corrects the run-on error. If the word group is not a run-on, choose “This sentence is not a run-on.”
    Peter was the shortest player to be selected for the all-star game; even so, he led all scorers with twenty-three points and gathered nine rebounds.
  25. Choose the word group that is NOT a run-on sentence (a comma splice or a fused sentence).

Set 2

  1. Choose the word group that is a run-on sentence: a comma splice or a fused sentence. If neither word group is a run-on, choose “Neither word group is a run-on sentence.”
    Matt has discovered that walking his dog Acorn in the park is a wonderful way to meet people. Most dog owners are happy to chat the dogs are great conversation starters.
  2. Indicate whether the following is a comma splice, a fused sentence, or a correct sentence.
    For the 2000 census, one in every six households received a long census form that contained thirty-eight pages.
  3. Choose the option that includes a sentence fragment.
  4. The following word group may be a run-on sentence (a comma splice or a fused sentence). If it is, choose the answer that corrects the run-on. If the word group is not a run-on, choose “This sentence is not a run-on.”
    I completed the test; however, I was uncertain about the last essay question.
  5. The following word group may be a run-on sentence (a comma splice or a fused sentence). If it is, choose the answer that corrects the run-on. If the word group is not a run-on, choose “This sentence is not a run-on.”
    Doctors are known for having terrible handwriting people even make jokes about this fact.
  6. Choose the option that includes a sentence fragment.
  7. Choose the option that includes a sentence fragment.
  8. One of the following word groups may be a fragment. If it is, choose the answer that corrects the fragment. If none of the word groups is a fragment, choose “The original word groups are all complete sentences.”
    Some people may enjoy living in different places. Going from one part of the country to another delights them. They can adapt.
  9. The following word group may be a run-on sentence (a comma splice or a fused sentence). If it is, choose the answer that corrects the run-on. If the word group is not a run-on, choose “This sentence is not a run-on.”
    Even experienced public speakers are often nervous before giving a speech being nervous is not necessarily bad.
  10. One of the following word groups may be a fragment. If it is, choose the answer that corrects the fragment. If neither word group is a fragment, choose “Both word groups are complete sentences.”
  11. The following word group may be a run-on sentence (a comma splice or a fused sentence). If it is, choose the answer that corrects the run-on. If the word group is not a run-on, choose “This sentence is not a run-on.”
    Recently, a new type of soap opera has appeared, these shows air at night.
  12. The following word group may be a run-on sentence (a comma splice or a fused sentence). If it is, choose the answer that corrects the run-on. If the word group is not a run-on, choose “This sentence is not a run-on.”
    B. White died in 1985 his work continues to inspire readers.
  13. One of the following word groups may be a run-on sentence (a comma splice or a fused sentence). If it is, choose the answer that corrects the run-on. If neither word group is a run-on, choose “Both word groups are correct.”
    Many Super Bowl commercials are better than the game itself. They often have cutting-edge technology or clever humor.
  14. Choose the word group that is a run-on sentence: a comma splice or a fused sentence. If none of the word groups is a run-on, choose “None of the word groups is a run-on sentence.”
  15. The following word group may be a run-on sentence (a comma splice or a fused sentence). If it is, choose the answer that corrects the run-on. If the word group is not a run-on, choose “This sentence is not a run-on.”
    No football fan misses the Super Bowl; in addition, many people with little interest in football also turn on their televisions.
  16. Choose the word group that is a run-on sentence: a comma splice or a fused sentence. If none of the word groups is a run-on, choose “None of the word groups is a run-on sentence.”
  17. The following word group may be a run-on sentence (a comma splice or a fused sentence). If it is, choose the answer that corrects the run-on. If the word group is not a run-on, choose “This sentence is not a run-on.”
    The problem of doctors’ terrible penmanship may seem comical, but it can cause serious problems.
  18. Choose the word group that is a run-on sentence: a comma splice or a fused sentence. If none of the word groups is a run-on, choose “None of the word groups is a run-on sentence.”
  19. Choose the option that includes a sentence fragment.
  20. Choose the option that does NOT include a fragment.
  21. Choose the word group that is NOT a run-on sentence (a comma splice or a fused sentence).
  22. Choose the option in which each word group is a complete sentence, NOT a fragment.
  23. One of the following word groups may be a fragment. If it is, choose the answer that corrects the fragment. If neither word group is a fragment, choose “Both word groups are complete sentences.”
    Although cupping, an ancient form of alternative medicine, is popular with some celebrities. There is no scientific evidence to prove that it cures disease.
  24. Choose the word group that is NOT a run-on sentence (a comma splice or a fused sentence).
  25. The following word group may be a run-on sentence (a comma splice or a fused sentence). If it is, choose the answer that corrects the run-on error. If the word group is not a run-on, choose “This sentence is not a run-on.”
    Peter was the shortest player to be selected for the all-star game; even so, he led all scorers with twenty-three points and gathered nine rebounds.
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