Most of us think we know when to use commas and when to leave them out. We went to elementary school, after all. Still, be it all those years without grammar lessons or an initial misunderstanding about this all-important piece of punctuation, so many of us get it wrong from time to time… do you? Test your comma knowledge and find out if you know your stuff!
Question 1 of 10
Which of these sentences contains a comma splice?
Question 2 of 10
What's an independent clause?
Question 3 of 10
When you surround a word, phrase or clause with commas, what are you typically indicating?
Question 4 of 10
What is a restrictive clause?
Question 5 of 10
Which of these sentences uses the Oxford comma correctly?
Question 6 of 10
Which of these shows the correct method of writing the "European-style" date?
Question 7 of 10
When is it appropriate for "such as" to be followed by a comma?
Question 8 of 10
When using "which" to introduce a descriptive phrase, where will you always use a comma?
Question 9 of 10
Which of these sentences contains a restrictive clause?
Question 10 of 10