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Punctuation and Grammar Jeopardy
Commas

Verb
Use

Sentence
Boundaries

Parts of
Speech

Sentence
Construction

Q $100

Q ...
$100 Question from Commas
These are used along with
commas to combine two
independent clauses into one
sentence.
$100 Answer from Commas

What are coordinating conjunctions?
(or FANBOYS)
$200 Question from Commas
Commas are used to set off introductory
words or introductory “groups of words,”
which are calle...
$200 Answer from Commas

What are phrases (or clauses)?
$300 Question from Commas
Use commas to separate sentence items in a
________________.
$300 Answer from Commas

What is a series?
$400 Question from Commas
Commas should be used to set off
(restrictive or nonrestrictive)
elements in a sentence.
$400 Answer from Commas

What is nonrestrictive?
$500 Question from Commas
Commas should be used to set off
any nonessential, “parenthetical”
or added details in a sentenc...
$500 Answer from Commas
What is “true”?
$100 Question from Verb Use
This quality distinguishes
a verb as a “regular” verb.
$100 Answer from Verb Use
What is an “ed” ending
in past tense?
$200 Question from Verb Use
The three primary verb tenses.
$200 Answer from Verb Use
What are past, present and future?
$300 Question from Verb Use
The letter which commonly ends
plural nouns and singular verbs.
$300 Answer from Verb Use

What is the letter “s”?
$400 Question from Verb Use
The rule or practice which stipulates
that singular nouns require singular
verbs and plural no...
$400 Answer from Verb Use
What is subject/verb agreement?
$500 Question from Verb Use
The word “have” in the following
sentence:
“I have given this a great deal of
thought.”
$500 Answer from Verb Use
What is a helping verb?
$100 Question from Sentence
Boundaries
A group of words, punctuated as a sentence,
which does not express a complete thoug...
$100 Answer from Sentence
Boundaries
What is a sentence fragment?
$200 Question from Sentence
Boundaries
Two simple sentences joined by
only a comma.
$200 Answer from Sentence
Boundaries
What is a comma splice?
$300 Question from Sentence
Boundaries
Two simple sentences combined
together with no internal punctuation.
$300 Answer from Sentence
Boundaries
What is a fused sentence?
(Or a run-on sentence?)
$400 Question from Sentence
Boundaries
Example: “When Moby Dick
was still a minnow.”
$400 Answer from Sentence
Boundaries
What is a sentence fragment?
$500 Question from Sentence
Boundaries
Example:
“Put the lime in the coconut, shake
them both together.”
$500 Answer from Sentence
Boundaries
What is a comma splice?
$100 Question from
Parts of Speech
Names a person, place, thing, or idea.
$100 Answer from
Parts of Speech
What is a noun?
$200 Question from
Parts of Speech
Word which can be used to take
the place of a noun in a sentence.
$200 Answer from
Parts of Speech
What is a pronoun?
$300 Question from
Parts of Speech
Word that describes an action or
occurrence or indicates a state of being.
$300 Answer from
Parts of Speech
What is a verb?
$400 Question from
Parts of Speech
A word which describes or modifies
a noun or a pronoun.
$400 Answer from
Parts of Speech
What is an adjective?
$500 Question from
Parts of Speech
A word which modifies a verb,
an adjective, or an adverb.
$500 Answer from
Parts of Speech
What is an adverb?
$100 Question from Sentence
Construction
Any group of words with its
own subject and predicate (verb).
$100 Answer from Sentence
Construction
What is a clause?
$200 Question from Sentence
Construction
A clause which could be punctuated
as a simple sentence.
$200 Answer from Sentence
Construction
What is an independent clause?
$300 Question from Sentence
Construction
A clause which does not express
a complete thought.
$300 Answer from Sentence
Construction
What is a dependent clause?
(OR: What is a relative clause?)
$400 Question from Sentence
Construction
Two or more independent clauses
joined into a sentence with correct
internal punc...
$400 Answer from Sentence
Construction
What is compound sentence?
$500 Question from Sentence
Construction
One dependent clause and
one independent clause
joined together into one
sentence...
$500 Answer from Sentence
Construction
What is a complex sentence?
Final Jeopardy: Punctuation
Punctuation mark which is preceded by an
independent clause and introduces
whatever follows it...
Final Jeopardy Answer
What is a colon?
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  1. 1. Punctuation and Grammar Jeopardy Commas Verb Use Sentence Boundaries Parts of Speech Sentence Construction Q $100 Q $100 Q $100 Q $100 Q $100 Q $200 Q $200 Q $200 Q $200 Q $200 Q $300 Q $300 Q $300 Q $300 Q $300 Q $400 Q $400 Q $400 Q $400 Q $400 Q $500 Q $500 Q $500 Q $500 Q $500 Final Jeopardy: Punctuation marks
  2. 2. $100 Question from Commas These are used along with commas to combine two independent clauses into one sentence.
  3. 3. $100 Answer from Commas What are coordinating conjunctions? (or FANBOYS)
  4. 4. $200 Question from Commas Commas are used to set off introductory words or introductory “groups of words,” which are called _________________.
  5. 5. $200 Answer from Commas What are phrases (or clauses)?
  6. 6. $300 Question from Commas Use commas to separate sentence items in a ________________.
  7. 7. $300 Answer from Commas What is a series?
  8. 8. $400 Question from Commas Commas should be used to set off (restrictive or nonrestrictive) elements in a sentence.
  9. 9. $400 Answer from Commas What is nonrestrictive?
  10. 10. $500 Question from Commas Commas should be used to set off any nonessential, “parenthetical” or added details in a sentence. (true or false)
  11. 11. $500 Answer from Commas What is “true”?
  12. 12. $100 Question from Verb Use This quality distinguishes a verb as a “regular” verb.
  13. 13. $100 Answer from Verb Use What is an “ed” ending in past tense?
  14. 14. $200 Question from Verb Use The three primary verb tenses.
  15. 15. $200 Answer from Verb Use What are past, present and future?
  16. 16. $300 Question from Verb Use The letter which commonly ends plural nouns and singular verbs.
  17. 17. $300 Answer from Verb Use What is the letter “s”?
  18. 18. $400 Question from Verb Use The rule or practice which stipulates that singular nouns require singular verbs and plural nouns require plural verbs.
  19. 19. $400 Answer from Verb Use What is subject/verb agreement?
  20. 20. $500 Question from Verb Use The word “have” in the following sentence: “I have given this a great deal of thought.”
  21. 21. $500 Answer from Verb Use What is a helping verb?
  22. 22. $100 Question from Sentence Boundaries A group of words, punctuated as a sentence, which does not express a complete thought.
  23. 23. $100 Answer from Sentence Boundaries What is a sentence fragment?
  24. 24. $200 Question from Sentence Boundaries Two simple sentences joined by only a comma.
  25. 25. $200 Answer from Sentence Boundaries What is a comma splice?
  26. 26. $300 Question from Sentence Boundaries Two simple sentences combined together with no internal punctuation.
  27. 27. $300 Answer from Sentence Boundaries What is a fused sentence? (Or a run-on sentence?)
  28. 28. $400 Question from Sentence Boundaries Example: “When Moby Dick was still a minnow.”
  29. 29. $400 Answer from Sentence Boundaries What is a sentence fragment?
  30. 30. $500 Question from Sentence Boundaries Example: “Put the lime in the coconut, shake them both together.”
  31. 31. $500 Answer from Sentence Boundaries What is a comma splice?
  32. 32. $100 Question from Parts of Speech Names a person, place, thing, or idea.
  33. 33. $100 Answer from Parts of Speech What is a noun?
  34. 34. $200 Question from Parts of Speech Word which can be used to take the place of a noun in a sentence.
  35. 35. $200 Answer from Parts of Speech What is a pronoun?
  36. 36. $300 Question from Parts of Speech Word that describes an action or occurrence or indicates a state of being.
  37. 37. $300 Answer from Parts of Speech What is a verb?
  38. 38. $400 Question from Parts of Speech A word which describes or modifies a noun or a pronoun.
  39. 39. $400 Answer from Parts of Speech What is an adjective?
  40. 40. $500 Question from Parts of Speech A word which modifies a verb, an adjective, or an adverb.
  41. 41. $500 Answer from Parts of Speech What is an adverb?
  42. 42. $100 Question from Sentence Construction Any group of words with its own subject and predicate (verb).
  43. 43. $100 Answer from Sentence Construction What is a clause?
  44. 44. $200 Question from Sentence Construction A clause which could be punctuated as a simple sentence.
  45. 45. $200 Answer from Sentence Construction What is an independent clause?
  46. 46. $300 Question from Sentence Construction A clause which does not express a complete thought.
  47. 47. $300 Answer from Sentence Construction What is a dependent clause? (OR: What is a relative clause?)
  48. 48. $400 Question from Sentence Construction Two or more independent clauses joined into a sentence with correct internal punctuation.
  49. 49. $400 Answer from Sentence Construction What is compound sentence?
  50. 50. $500 Question from Sentence Construction One dependent clause and one independent clause joined together into one sentence.
  51. 51. $500 Answer from Sentence Construction What is a complex sentence?
  52. 52. Final Jeopardy: Punctuation Punctuation mark which is preceded by an independent clause and introduces whatever follows it.
  53. 53. Final Jeopardy Answer What is a colon?
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