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Comma Quiz

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Andrew, please open this box.
Comma direct address
Andrew please open this box.
Please answer the phone, Joy.
Comma direct address
Please answer the phone Joy.
Mom, what's for dinner?
Comma direct address
Mom what's for dinner?
I need some money, Dad.
Comma direct address
I need some money Dad.
No, I don't have your book.
Comma with Interjections
No I don't have your book.
Yes, you can go to the dance.
Comma with Interjections
Yes you can go to the dance.
October 14, 1997, was when I was born.
Comma with dates
October 14 1997 was when I was born.
On June 15, 1886, the battle occurred.
Comma with dates
On June 15 1886 the battle occurred.
On the side of the barn, I saw the logo.
Comma with introductory phrase.
On the side of the barn I saw the logo.
Whenever we decide to mow the lawn, it rains.
Comma with introductory phrase.
Whenever we decide to mow the lawn it rains.
Running down the street, I couldn't catch the car.
Comma with "ing" introductory phrase.
Running down the street I couldn't catch the car.
Babysitting all night long, I hardly got any homework done.
Comma with "ing" introductory phrase.
Babysitting all night long I hardly got any homework done.
Write the letter to 401 King St., Portage, WI 53901, and I will mail it for you.
Comma with addresses.
Write the letter to 401 King St. Portage WI 53901 and I will mail it for you.
Paris, France, is the location of the Eiffel Tower.
Comma with towns and states/nations/countries.
Paris France is the location of the Eiffel Tower.
I have traveled to Sacramento, California, and San Diego, California, in my life.
Comma with towns and states/nations/countries.
I have traveled to Sacramento California and San Diego California in my life.
I like to read, hike, and fish.
Comma with a list.
I like to read hike and fish.
At the store we bought bread, eggs, and milk.
Comma with list.
At the store we bought bread eggs and milk.
I bought the tickets, and I asked my friend to go.
Comma with compound sentence.
I bought the tickets and I asked my friend to go.
He pitched the ball, and the batter struck out.
Comma with compound sentence.
He pitched the ball and the batter struck out.
He didn't study for the test, of course.
Comma with parenthetical expression.
He didn't study for the test of course.
I was wondering, by the way, if you bought the gift?
Comma with parenthetical expression.
I was wondering by the way if you bought the gift?
On the other hand, I disagree.
Comma with parenthetical expression.
On the other hand I disagree.
Mr. Smith, the gardener, broke the sprinkler.
Comma with appositive.
Mr. Smith the gardener broke the sprinkler.
I purchased the basket for a good price, a little over twenty dollars.
Comma with appositive.
I purchased the basket for a good price a little over twenty dollars.
Before we go on vacation, we need to go shopping.
Comma with AAAWWUBUS phrase.
Before we go on vacation we need to go shopping.
After the car ran out of gas, we were stranded.
Comma with AAAWWUBUS phrase.
After the car ran out of gas we were stranded.
Dr. Jones, D.D.S., can see you tomorrow.
Comma with people's titles.
Dr. Jones D.D.S. can see you tomorrow.
Mr. Grey, D.V.M, is the vet in our town.
Comma with people's titles.
Mr. Grey D.V.M. is the vet in our town.
Sarah asked, "Can you go to the movie with me?"
Comma in direct quotation.
Sarah asked "Can you go to the movie with me?"
He said, "I am too busy."
Comma in direct quotation.
He said "I am too busy."
Sincerely yours,
Comma in closing of a letter.
Sincerely yours
Dear Sam,
Comma in salutation of letter.
Dear Sam