Daily Grammar

Quiz for Lessons 361 - 365

Mechanics - Punctuation - Commas

Instructions: Place commas where they are needed.

1. Within the business was in turmoil.

Within, the business was in turmoil.

2. Matthew is going to law school; John to the Air Force.

Matthew is going to law school; John, to the Air Force.

3. To Jim Ryan is a hero.

To Jim, Ryan is a hero.

4. I like Halloween; Mother Thanksgiving; Barbara Christmas.

I like Halloween; Mother, Thanksgiving; Barbara, Christmas.

5. The antique which avoided being broken for many years was given to my grandmother by George Washington.

The antique, which avoided being broken for many years, was given to my grandmother by George Washington.

6. An apple not an orange keeps the doctor away.

An apple, not an orange, keeps the doctor away.

7. We are still going on the hike aren't we?

We are still going on the hike, aren't we?

8. The letter sent through the mail changed the course of the war.

The letter, sent through the mail, changed the course of the war.

9. You really like her don't you!

You really like her, don't you!

10. A person's personality not his looks really is important in a husband.

A person's personality, not his looks, really is important in a husband.

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