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Grammar practice

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Add a comma(s) where needed: Theodore Roosevelt Jr. was one of the most famous people ever to live in New York City. Theodore Roosevelt,Jr., was one of the most famous people ever to live in New York City.
Add a comma(s) where needed: His family roots in New York can be traced back to Klaes Martensen van Roosevelt who came to New Amsterdam in 1649. His family roots in New York can be traced back to Klaes Martensen van Roosevelt, who came to New Amsterdam in 1649.
Add a comma(s) where needed: Roosevelt was born in the city on October 27 1858. Roosevelt was born in the city on October 27, 1858.
Add a comma(s) where needed: His parents lived in Gramercy Park one of the more exclusive neighborhoods in the city. His parents lived in Gramercy Park, one of the more exclusive neighborhoods in the city.
Add a comma(s) where needed: Roosevelt's father Theodore Roosevelt Sr. was a successful businessman in the city. Roosevelt's father, Theodore Roosevelt, Sr., was a successful businessman in the city.
Add a comma(s) where needed: As a young boy Roosevelt suffered from asthma and he was always very sickly. As a young boy, Roosevelt suffered from asthma, and he was always very sickly.
Add a comma(s) where needed: His father hoping to improve Teddy's health installed a gymnasium in the family home. His father, hoping to improve Teddy's health,installed a gymnasium in the family home.
Add a comma(s) where needed: Roosevelt became active in boxing wrestling swimming riding and hunting. Roosevelt became active in boxing ,wrestling ,swimming, riding, and hunting.
Add a comma(s) where needed: In the years that followed Roosevelt's health did in fact improve dramatically. In the years that followed, Roosevelt's health did, in fact, improve dramatically.
Add a comma(s) where needed: By 1872 he had left New York to travel to such places as Cairo Egypt and Vienna Austria. By 1872, he had left New York to travel to such places as Cairo, Egypt, and Vienna, Austria.
Add a comma(s) where needed: He lived at the home of a kind generous family in Germany for almost two years. He lived at the home of a kind, generous family in Germany for almost two years.
(Who/Whom) would like to learn about career opportunities in the world of business? Who
(Who/Whom) has the skills to apply for this job? Who
From (who/whom) did you receive this excellent resume? Whom
This report will be (who's/whose)responsibility? whose
(Who/Whom) is most adept at balancing the budget? Who
Though the choice is not (theirs, their's), (their, they're) not afraid to move to a new town. theirs, they're
(Whose, Who's) likely to become the football (teams', team's) captain this year? Who's, team's
My (mother and father's, mother's and father's) favorite vacation spot is Gulf Shores, Alabama. mother and father's
I know what (your, you're) intentions are, Landry, and (your, you're) not going to get away with this. your, you're
(It's, Its, Its') a shame that (it's, its, its') once smooth and brilliant surface is now rough and dull. It's, its
I think the jackets are (theirs, their's). theirs
Although change can be difficult, (it's, its, its') often more harmful than helpful to limit new experiences. it's
It was only a matter of minutes before the (girl's, girls') dog had trampled their clothes. girls'
I am unsure if this baking pan is (ours,our's) or (yours, your's). ours, yours
Do you know (who's, whose) jacket this is? whose
While Jenny wants so many expensive things, she (are saving, is saving) her graduation money to pay for college. is saving
Every day Mark (finds, have found) strange things in his desk. finds
Each of the Girl Scouts (has, have) a collection of patches representing different services. has
Rock climbing, like most extreme sports, (are, is) not without risk. is
As of this coming Tuesday, Emily (have worked, will have worked) at the ice cream shop for six years. will have worked--refers to an action that began in the past and is ongoing relative to a time in the future, so the future perfect tense is correct
Neither of the boys (has, have) any pets. has
From what I understand, people can (win, wins) only by completely eliminating their opponents. win
The author's poems (use, use's) a plethora of similes, metaphors, and personification. use
Jordan responds to a snow day much like any other young boy; (he, they) may even jump up and down with excitement. he
If a student wants to succeed in college, (you, he or she) must be willing to study for several hours each day. he or she
I rarely eat at that restaurant, because (it, they)(has, have) poor service. it, has
The book was on the table but now (it, the book) is gone. the book
Leonardo da Vinci was an artist (that, who) created great art. who
Which sentence is written correctly? A. She was knitting a scarf for her friend that was warm. B. She was knitting a warm scarf for her friend. B
Which sentence is written correctly? A. At school, Catherine invited me to her birthday party. B. Catherine invited me to her birthday party at school. A
Which sentence is written correctly? A. The Smallville police reported one stolen car. B. One car was reported to the Smallville police that was stolen. A
We began the long trip to California on Monday (: or ;) after six fast food meals and two hotel rooms, we finally reached Los Angeles. ;
My stubborn parents have left us no choice (: or ;) we're going to elope! ;
Today we're going to the beach (: or ;) tomorrow we're going to the zoo. ;
Cake flour is best for baking foods such as cakes and cookie (: or ;) its low gluten content makes for soft and light products. ;
I have everything I need for a day of snow-filled fun (: or ;) hat, gloves, scarf, snow pants, jacket, boots, shovel, and sled. :
Which sentence is written correctly? A. Nina is intelligent, motivated, and she is hardworking. B. Nina is intelligent, motivated, and hardworking. B
Which sentence is written correctly? A. She had three life goals: to skydive, to bungee jump, and to scuba dive. B. She had three life goal: to skydive, to go bungee jumping, and be a scuba diver. A
Which sentence is written correctly? A. Coach King rewarded his team for working hard and going the distance during practice. B. Coach King rewarded his team for their hard work and for going the distance during practice. A
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