ENG 510 Week 3 Homework 100%

1. In the following pair of sentences, one sentence is correct and one has an error in its use of commas, semicolons, or colons.  Indicate which sentence is incorrect. (Points : 1)

       Evolution as far as we know, doesn’t work this way.

       In the blink of an eye, he disappeared from the scene.

 

 

Question 2.2. In the following pair of sentences, one sentence is correct and one has an error in its use of commas, semicolons, or colons.  Indicate which sentence is incorrect. (Points : 1)

       Two elements critical to muscle functioning, are calcium and sodium.

       The children will take the buses downtown and walk from there to the museum.

 

 

Question 3.3. In the following pair of sentences, one sentence is correct and one has an error in its use of commas, semicolons, or colons.  Indicate which sentence is incorrect. (Points : 1)

       Next term, I would like to take courses in:  math, accounting, and public relations.

       Five countries have ratified the agreement: France, Canada, Denmark, Spain, and Luxembourg.

 

 

Question 4.4. In the following pair of sentences, one sentence is correct and one has an error in its use of commas, semicolons, or colons.  Indicate which sentence is incorrect. (Points : 1)

       The company pays for tuition; however, you may be asked to pay for your books.

       Although the company will pay for tuition; you may be asked to pay for your books.  

 

 

Question 5.5. In the following pair of sentences, one sentence is correct and one has an error in its use of commas, semicolons, or colons.  Indicate which sentence is incorrect. (Points : 1)

       The students reviewed the sentences that were distributed by the teacher and worked together to correct them.

       If you consume both protein and carbohydrates within 30 minutes of your run your muscles will recover more quickly.

 

 

Question 6.6. In the following pair of sentences, one sentence is correct and one has an error in its use of commas, semicolons, or colons.  Indicate which sentence is incorrect. (Points : 1)

       In the heat of the moment, we must remain calm, if we want to impress the judges.

       Martha, my sister’s best friend, just received her acceptance into the MBA program.

 

 

Question 7.7. In each of the following pairs of sentences, one sentence is correct and one has an error in its use of commas, semicolons, or colons.  Indicate which sentence is incorrect. (Points : 1)

       June 9, 2013, is the scheduled date for the awarding of diplomas, so mark it on your calendar. 

       After Jim called Mary took the phone off the hook.

 

 

Question 8.8. In the following pair of sentences, one sentence is correct and one has an error in its use of commas, semicolons, or colons.  Indicate which sentence is incorrect. (Points : 1)

       Children who represent our future should be given first priority by the government. 

       Children who need extra help should get additional resources.  

 

 

Question 9.9. In the following pair of sentences, one sentence is correct and one has an error in its use of commas, semicolons, or colons.  Indicate which sentence is incorrect. (Points : 1)

       The first shift will be expanded; the second shift will be reorganized.

       The first shift will be expanded, the second shift will be reorganized.

 

 

Question 10.10. In the following pair of sentences, one sentence is correct and one has an error in its use of commas, semicolons, or colons.  Indicate which sentence is incorrect. (Points : 1)

       The weather forecast is for rain; however, I still plan to run the marathon this Sunday.

       This quiz covers: commas, semicolons, and colons.

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