Commas: Choose the Correct Sentence

 How is your comma game? Do you know when to use a comma, when to use a few and when not to use any at all? Let's put you to the test! Choose the sentences that use commas correctly.
 
 
Choose the sentence that correctly uses commas.
I took Caroline, the one with the blue eyes to the movies last night.
I took Caroline, the one with the blue eyes, to the movies last night.
I took Caroline the one with the blue eyes, to the movies last night.
I took Caroline, the one with the blue eyes, to the movies, last night.
 
 
Choose the sentence that correctly uses commas.
She left Paris, France, on December 18 of that year.
She left Paris, France on December 18, of that year.
She left Paris France, on December 18 of that year.
She left Paris France, on December 18, of that year.
 
 
Choose the sentence that correctly uses commas.
Paul, and I, have had our share of arguments.
Paul and I, have had our share of arguments.
Paul and I have had our share of arguments.
Paul and I have had, our share of arguments.
 
 
Choose the sentence that correctly uses commas.
You are I am sure, telling the truth.
You are, I am sure, telling the truth.
You are, I am sure telling the truth.
You are, I am sure telling, the truth.
 
 
Choose the sentence that correctly uses commas.
I need, milk, butter, and apples from the grocery store.
I need milk, butter, and apples, from the grocery store.
I need: milk, butter, and apples from the grocery store.
I need milk, butter, and apples from the grocery store.
 
 
Choose the sentence that correctly uses commas.
Her brother is planning a trip to Athens Greece in the summer this year.
Her brother is planning a trip to Athens, Greece in the summer this year.
Her brother is planning a trip to Athens Greece, in the summer this year.
Her brother is planning a trip to Athens, Greece, in the summer this year.
 
 
Choose the sentence that correctly uses commas.
David's name was on the guest list wasn’t it?
David's name, was on the guest list wasn’t it?
David's name, was on the guest list, wasn’t it?
David's name was on the guest list, wasn’t it?
 
 
Choose the sentence that correctly uses commas.
Although, you may be right I can't just take your word for it.
Although, you may be right, I can't just take your word for it.
Although you may be right I can't just take your word for it.
Although you may be right, I can't just take your word for it.
 
 
Choose the sentence that correctly uses commas.
“Why,” I asked, “are you still here in Texas?”
“Why” I asked “are you still here in Texas?”
“Why,” I asked. “Are you still here in Texas?”
“Why,” I asked, “Are you still here, in Texas?”
 
 
Choose the sentence that correctly uses commas.
Yes, Father I did remember to place the bakery order.
Yes, Father, I did remember to place the bakery order.
Yes Father I did remember to place the bakery order.
Yes Father, I did remember, to place the bakery order.
 
 
Choose the sentence that correctly uses commas.
He finished his work, and then took a long lunch.
He finished his work, and then, took a long lunch.
He finished his work and then took a long lunch.
He finished his work and then, took a long lunch.
 
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Comma Adept
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Comma Specialist
You are a grammar extraordinaire! Even people who know their grammar make mistakes with commas. You aced this test and have great English and grammar skills. We bet you also have a great vocabulary as well. Prove it to us by taking some of our vocabulary quizzes next!
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