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1
Check the model sentence for comma splices sentences. Decide on a correction by choosing the best answer from the given choices:
She drives carefully, sometimes a bit too fast.
A)She drives, carefully, sometimes a bit too fast.
B)She drives carefully sometimes a bit too fast.
C)She drives carefully, but sometimes a bit too fast.
D)She drives but carefully, sometimes a bit too fast.
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Check the model sentence for comma splices sentences. Decide on a correction by choosing the best answer from the given choices:

He drove away, that was the last she ever saw of him.
A)He drove away; that was the last she ever saw of him.
B)He drove, away; that was the last she ever saw of him.
C)He drove away that was the last she ever saw of him.
D)He drove. Away. The last she ever saw of him.
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Check the model sentence for comma splices sentences. Decide on a correction by choosing the best answer from the given choices:

If you want to see the countryside you will have to leave the main road.
A)You want to leave the countryside you will have to leave the main road.
B)If you want to leave the countryside. You will have to leave the main road.
C)If you want to see the countryside you will have to leave the main road.
D)If you want to see the countryside, you will have to leave the main road.
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Check the model sentence for comma splices sentences. Decide on a correction by choosing the best answer from the given choices:

Dawson City attracted people in search of gold at the end of the nineteenth century, now it attracts tourists in search of wilderness beauty.
A)Dawson City attracted people in search of gold at the end of the nineteenth century now it attracts tourists in search of wilderness beauty.
B)Dawson City attracted people in search of gold at the end of the nineteenth century. Now it attracts tourists in search of wilderness beauty.
C)Dawson City attracted people in search of gold. At the end of the nineteenth century, now it attracts tourists in search of wilderness beauty.
D)Dawson City attracted people in search of gold. At the end of the nineteenth century, now it attracts tourists. In search of wilderness beauty.
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Check the model sentence for comma splices sentences. Decide on a correction by choosing the best answer from the given choices:

You must understand bear behaviour if you camp in their habitat, invade their territory.
A)You must understand bear behaviour if you camp in their habitat or invade their territory.
B)You must understand bear behaviour if you camp in their habitat, and invade.
C)You must understand bear behaviour if you invade their habitat, camp.
D)You must understand bear behaviour if you invade their habitat, but camp.
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Check the model sentence for comma splices sentences. Decide on a correction by choosing the best answer from the given choices:

Not only is hockey a game of strength and endurance also a game of skill.
A)Hockey is only a game of strength and endurance also skill.
B)Not only is hockey a game of strength and endurance and only skill.
C)Not only is hockey a game of strength and endurance, but also a game of skill.
D)Only is hockey a game of strength and endurance and not skill.
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Check the model sentence for comma splices sentences. Decide on a correction by choosing the best answer from the given choices:

Ice jammed the upper Niagara River in 1848, the water stopped flowing over Niagara Falls.
A)Ice jammed the upper Niagara River. In 1848, and the water stopped flowing over Niagara Falls.
B)Ice jammed the upper Niagara River in 1848, so the water stopped flowing over Niagara Falls.
C)The water stopped flowing over Niagara Falls in 1848 and ice jammed the upper Niagara River.
D)Ice jammed the upper Niagara River in 1848, the water stopped flowing over Niagara Falls.
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Check the model sentence for comma splices sentences. Decide on a correction by choosing the best answer from the given choices:

The crew of Sir John Franklin’s expedition to find the Northwest Passage ate food from tins soldered with lead; consequently, many died from lead poisoning.
A)The crew of Sir John Franklin’s expedition to find the Northwest Passage ate food from tins of soldered with lead consequently, many died from lead poisoning.
B)The crew of Sir John Franklin’s expedition to find the Northwest Passage ate food from tins soldered. With lead consequently, many died from lead poisoning.
C)The crew of Sir John Franklin’s expedition to find the Northwest Passage ate food from tins soldered with lead; consequently, many died from lead poisoning.
D)The crew of Sir John Franklin’s expedition to find the Northwest Passage ate food from tins soldered with lead, many died from lead poisoning.
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Check the model sentence for comma splices sentences. Decide on a correction by choosing the best answer from the given choices:

We hardly go out anymore and the price of entertainment has become too high.
A)We hardly go out anymore: the cost of entertainment has become too high.
B)We hardly go out anymore the cost of entertainment has become too high.
C)We hardly go out: anymore the cost of entertainment has become too high.
D)We hardly go out anymore and the price of entertainment has become too high.
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Check the model sentence for comma splices sentences. Decide on a correction by choosing the best answer from the given choices:

Robert plays keyboards like a professional, he doesn’t sing very well.
A)Although Robert plays keyboards like a professional he doesn’t sing very well.
B)Robert plays keyboards like a professional, doesn’t sing very well.
C)Although Robert plays keyboards like a professional. He doesn’t sing very well.
D)Although Robert plays keyboards like a professional, he doesn’t sing very well.







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