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  • Topic: Independent clause, Sentence, Dependent clause
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  • Published : November 18, 2012
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1 CORRECT One of the following items contains a comma splice, another is a run-on (or fused) sentence, and a third is correct. Click on the item that is correct. A) Coffee raised at high elevations tastes better, so advertisers often stress the fact that their coffee is mountain grown. B) Coffee raised at high elevations tastes better, advertisers often stress the fact that their coffee is mountain grown. C) Coffee raised at high elevations tastes better advertisers often stress the fact that their coffee is mountain grown. Feedback: Correct. The two independent clauses coffee raised at high elevations tastes better and advertisers often stress the fact that their coffee is mountain grown are joined by a comma and the coordinating conjunction so. 2 CORRECT One of the following items contains a comma splice, another is a run-on (or fused) sentence, and a third is correct. Click on the item that is correct. A) Coffee contains caffeine, this drug is one of several that stimulate the nervous system. B) Coffee contains caffeine, one of several drugs that stimulate the nervous system. C) Coffee contains caffeine this drug is one of several that stimulate the nervous system. Feedback: Correct. The independent clause coffee contains caffeine is joined by a comma to the dependent clause one of several drugs that stimulate the nervous system. 3 CORRECT One of the following items contains a comma splice, another is a run-on (or fused) sentence, and a third is correct. Click on the item that is correct. A) The Amish movement stems from the Mennonite church it was founded by Jacob Ammon in 1698. B) The Amish movement stems from the Mennonite church, it was founded by Jacob Ammon in 1698. C) The Amish movement stems from the Mennonite church; it was founded by Jacob Ammon in 1698. Feedback: Correct. The two independent clauses the Amish movement stems from the Mennonite church and it was founded by Jacob Ammon in 1698 are joined by a semicolon. 4 CORRECT One of the following items contains a comma splice, another is a run-on (or fused) sentence, and a third is correct. Click on the item that is correct. A) Mark told them to cut the pizza into four slices he didn't think he could eat eight. B) Mark told them to cut the pizza into four slices, he didn't think he could eat eight. C) Mark told them to cut the pizza into four slices; he didn't think he could eat eight. Feedback: Correct. The two independent clauses Mark told them to cut the pizza into four slices and he didn't think he could eat eight are joined by a semicolon. 5 CORRECT Click on the item below that contains a comma splice. A) During World War I, the Hutterites, a religious sect that practiced pacifism, refused to take up arms. As a result, they were prosecuted by the U.S. government, left their homes in South Dakota, and moved to Canada. B) During World War I, the Hutterites, a religious sect that practiced pacifism refused to take up arms and were prosecuted by the U.S. government, they left their homes in South Dakota and moved to Canada. C) During World War I, the Hutterites, a religious sect that practiced pacifism, refused to take up arms and were prosecuted by the U.S. government, so they left their homes in South Dakota and moved to Canada. Feedback: Correct. Both During World War I, the Hutterites, a religious sect that practiced pacifism, refused to take up arms and As a result, they were prosecuted by the U.S. government, left their homes in South Dakota, and moved to Canada contain an independent clause, so they cannot be joined only by a...
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