Comma Quiz: 12 Questions with Answers. Test Yourself :-)

Business English Comma Quiz
Instructions: Copy and paste the 12 sentences into a word doc. Add commas as needed. Then check the answers below.

In each of these sentences, insert commas where appropriate. (More than one comma may be needed per sentence.)

1. Erika got a job as an assistant to a graphic design company CEO.
2. Like most people she knew that graphic designers work in the commercial sphere and design such things as logos house styles and web graphics.
3. After getting the job Erika researched the field further.
4. She found out that some designers specialize in websites and she learned that for some professionals print work is still an area of specialization.
5. However Erika’s new firm is all online and involved in non-profit work.
6. The company is at work on youth outreach and training projects for girls.
7. Erika’s new boss Susan is currently overseeing the construction of a new learning management platform so she frequently deals with the project principals.
8. Erika finds her work very exciting and her boss Susan is pleased with her performance.
9. In fact she has offered to send Erika to school to take courses in business management coding and design.
10. Confident about her future Erika hopes to move up quickly with the company.
11. Yesterday Erika told me “I am the happiest assistant in Amsterdam.”
12. Erika’s future at least according to me is looking very promising.

 

Now check your answers.

 

ANSWERS
The English Center Business English Mini Quiz
Punctuation / Commas

1. Erika got a job as an assistant to a graphic design company CEO.
2. Like most people, she knew that graphic designers work in the commercial sphere and design such things as logos, house styles, OPTIONAL COMMA and web graphics.
3. After getting the job, Erika researched the field further.
4. She found out that some designers specialize in websites, and she learned that, for some professionals, print work is still an area of specialization. CORRECT BUT TOO MANY COMMAS FOR GOOD FLOW.
5. However, Erika’s new firm is all online and is involved in non-profit work.
6. The company is busy with youth outreach and training projects for girls.
7. Erika’s new boss, Susan, is currently overseeing the construction of a new learning management platform, so she frequently deals with the project principals.
8. Erika finds her work very exciting, and her boss Susan is pleased with her performance.
9. In fact, she has offered to send Erika to school to take courses in business management, coding, OPTIONAL COMMA and design.
10. Confident about her future, Erika hopes to move up quickly with the company.
11. Yesterday Erika told me, “I am the happiest assistant in Amsterdam.”
12. Erika’s future, at least according to me, is looking very promising.

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