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Punctuation Quiz

Directions: Determine which sentence is punctuated correctly.

Sample SentencesAnswers
1A. I enjoy reading, I also like playing the violin.
1B. I enjoy reading, and I also like playing the violin.
1C. I enjoy reading I also enjoy playing the violin.
2A. The dog chewed through it's leash.
2B. The dog chewed its leash.
3A. I think this book is her's.
3B. I think this book is hers.
4A. I often take my papers to the tutoring lab; which is located on the first floor.
4B. I often take my papers to the tutoring lab. Which is located on the first floor
4C. I often take my papers to the tutoring lab, which is located on the first floor.
5A. The bookstore is not open on Saturdays I will have to buy my books today.
5B. The bookstore is not open on Saturdays, so I will have to buy my books today.
5C. The bookstore is not open on Saturdays, I will have to buy my books today.
6A. I think the test will be easy; however, I am still going to study.
6B. I think the test will be easy however I am still going to study.
6C. I think the test will be easy, I am still going to study.
7A. Students interested in the new policy should attend today's meeting.
7B. Students interested in the new policy, should attend today's meeting.
7C. Students, interested in the new policy, should attend today's meeting.
8A. The novel was exciting I finished it in two days.
8B. The novel was exciting, I finished it in two days.
8C. The novel was exciting, and I finished it in two days.
9A. Furthermore I feel that the author made several generalizations.
9B. Furthermore, I feel that the author made several generalizations.
9C. Furthermore; I feel that the author made several generalizations.
10A. The end of the quarter is a busy time; thus, students are often seen studying in the library.
10B. The end of the quarter is a busy time, students are often seen studying in the library.
10C. The end of the quarter is a busy time students are often seen studying in the library.