Quiz on Comma Usage [Logo]
Directions: Click on "The paragraph, please!" and a paragraph will appear in the top text-area. Insert the necessary commas. When you are finished, click on "Grammar's Version," which will reveal how we would have punctuated the paragraph. Don't cheat by looking at Grammar's Version first. There are two separate paragraphs in this exercise.

Because we are using Javascript for this exercise, we have capitalized a book's title which would normally appear underlined or in italics.

When you're finished with both paragraphs, you can click on the Explanations link below to see our justifications for using the commas we've inserted in the text.


Insert all the necessary commas in the paragraph above
before clicking on "Grammar's Version."


Insert any necessary punctuation marks in the sentence above
before clicking on "Grammar's Version."

If you wish to erase your answers and try again, click here. For an explanation of all these commas, click on EXPLANATIONS, PLEASE!.


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