Commas Coordinating Conjunctions
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Does the sentence below require a comma before the coordinating conjunction?


    The ballerina was slender and strong.

    answer choices

    Yes, there should be a comma before "and" because there's always a comma before a conjunction.

    No, there should not be a comma because only one of the clauses is independent (can stand by itself).

    Yes, there should be a comma, because you might as well use as many commas as possible.

    No, there should not be a comma because FANBOYS.

  • Question 2
    45 seconds
    Q. A conjunction is... 
    answer choices
    A person, place, thing, or idea
    An action word
    A word used to connect clauses or sentences or to coordinate words in the same clause
    2 or more words that do not contain subject + verb
  • Question 3
    60 seconds
    Q. Which is the correct use of a comma with a coordinating conjunction?
    answer choices
    Reginald had a bad habit of being late for work so the company fired him and hired the new guy.
    Reginald had a bad habit of being late for work, so the company fired him and hired the new guy.
    Reginald had a bad habit of being late for work so, the company fired him and hired the new guy.
    Reginald had a bad habit of being late for work, so, the company fired him and hired the new guy.
  • Question 4
    60 seconds
    Q. Which is the correct use of a comma with a coordinating conjunction?
    answer choices
    She really is a beautiful girl but nobody likes a compulsive liar.
    She really is a beautiful girl but, nobody likes a compulsive liar.
    She really is a beautiful girl, but nobody likes a compulsive liar.
    She really is a beautiful girl, but, nobody likes a compulsive liar.
  • Question 5
    60 seconds
    Q. Which is the correct use of a comma with a coordinating conjunction?
    answer choices
    I am planning a trip to Europe, and my parents will be vacationing in the Caribbean this summer.
    I am planning a trip to Europe and my parents will be vacationing in the Caribbean this summer.
    I am planning a trip to Europe, and, my parents will be vacationing in the Caribbean this summer.
    I am planning a trip to Europe and, my parents will be vacationing in the Caribbean this summer.
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. Gabriel ran fast, _________ he still did not win the race.
    answer choices
    and
    so
    but
    if
  • Question 7
    45 seconds
    Q. Which conjunction (FANBOYS) would you use to combine the following sentences? 
    Do you want to order pizza?
    Should I make spaghetti?
    answer choices
    and
    but
    or
    so 
  • Question 8
    60 seconds
    Q. What is the acronym we use for coordinating conjunctions?
    answer choices
    FANBOYS
    FANGIRLS
    COMMA
    MINTS
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Andy plays the violin well, _____ the trumpet is his favorite instrument.

    answer choices

    so

    but

    nor

    for

  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. What does the acronym FANBOYS stand for?
    answer choices
    For, And, Nor, But, Yet, Since
    Finally, After, Neither, Once, Yet, Since
    For, And, Nor, Because, Or, Yet, So
    For, And, Nor, But, Or, Yet, So
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