Fragments, Run-Ons, and Comma Splices
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  • Question 1
    45 seconds
    Q. Which option is not a sentence?
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    He laughed uncontrollably.
    Rolled along the sidewalk.
    She loved running at night.
    Her dog barked and cried.
  • Question 2
    45 seconds
    Q. Academic essays tend to be highly logical, clear logical reasoning is very persuasive.
    answer choices
    no error
    run-on sentence
    comma splice
    sentence fragment
  • Question 3
    45 seconds
    Q. In the humanities disciplines, scholars mostly use a deductive structure and a thesis statement. While in the social sciences or science disciplines, scholars prefer to use an inductive structure and a hypothesis.
    answer choices
    no error
    run-on sentence
    comma splice
    sentence fragment
  • Question 4
    45 seconds
    Q. In “Simplicity,” William Zinsser argues that cluttered writing is bad writing, however it can be fixed by eliminating all unnecessary or unclear words.
    answer choices
    no error
    run-on sentence
    comma splice
    sentence fragment
  • Question 5
    45 seconds
    Q. Drew Hayden Taylor’s critique of Stephen Harper’s apology. Argued that it is insufficient to the task. 
    answer choices
    no error
    run-on sentence
    comma splice
    sentence fragment
  • Question 6
    45 seconds
    Q. Richard Wagamese is an Ojibway First Nations’ poet, novelist, and journalist in “Returning to Harmony,” he critiques Canada’s residential school system.
    answer choices
    no error
    run-on sentence
    comma splice
    sentence fragment
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. It is important to revise essays at the following levels. Content, structure, and editing. 
    answer choices
    no error
    run-on sentence
    comma splice
    sentence fragment
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. Revision is essential to good writing, consequently it is important to develop a revision process that works. 
    answer choices
    no error
    run-on sentence
    comma splice
    sentence fragment
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. It is important to revise essays at the following levels. Content, structure, and editing. 
    answer choices
    no error
    run-on sentence
    comma splice
    sentence fragment
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. Successful academic essays use language that is clear, concise, and grammatically correct unsuccessful academic essays are unclear, wordy, and grammatically incorrect. 
    answer choices
    no error
    run-on sentence
    comma splice
    sentence fragment
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. Some educated people believe in witchcraft, I am not one of them. 
    answer choices
    Run-on
    Comma splice
    Fragment
    Complete sentence
  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q. The zoo is a wonderful experience for everyone; you should go. 
    answer choices
    Run-on
    Comma splice
    Fragment
    Complete sentence
  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q. Mother got a letter from Aunt Esther, she is coming next week. 
    answer choices
    Run-on
    Comma splice
    Fragment
    Complete sentence
  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q. While Eric is a brave boy who never complains about his illness. 
    answer choices
    Run-on
    Comma splice
    Fragment
    Complete sentence
  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q. The war lasted ten years many young men were killed. 
    answer choices
    Run-on
    Comma splice
    Fragment
    Complete sentence
  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q. I go to bed at 10:00 otherwise I can’t get up in the morning. 
    answer choices
    Run-on
    Comma splice
    Fragment
    Complete sentence
  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q. If I don't go to bed at 10:00.
    answer choices
    Run-on
    Comma splice
    Fragment
    Complete sentence
  • Question 18
    30 seconds
    Q. Because I can’t find my math book.
    answer choices
    Run-on
    Comma splice
    Fragment
    Complete sentence
  • Question 19
    30 seconds
    Q. I baked oatmeal cookies they had raisins in them, too. 
    answer choices
    Run-on
    Comma splice
    Fragment
    Complete sentence
  • Question 20
    30 seconds
    Q. Our elm tree must be cut down because it has Dutch elm disease. 
    answer choices
    Run-on
    Comma splice
    Fragment
    Complete sentence
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