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1.  Select the correctly punctuated sentence in this group.
My first job in a factory involved the manufacture of escalator handles and ketchup bottle lids.
My first job in a factory involved the manufacture of escalator handles, and ketchup bottle lids.

2.  Select the correctly punctuated sentence in this group.
Ms. Espinoza has offered to coach the team this year, however, the competition for the job is intense.
Ms. Espinoza has offered to coach the team this year, however the competition for the job is intense.
Ms. Espinoza has offered to coach the team this year; however, the competition for the job is intense.

3.  Select the correctly punctuated sentence in this group.
The team's major concerns this year, however, are staying healthy, finding a good shooting guard, and maintaining good relations with the public.
The team's major concerns this year, however, are: staying healthy, finding a good shooting guard, and maintaining good relations with the public.
The team's major concerns this year; however, are -- staying healthy, finding a good shooting guard, and maintaining good relations with the public.

4.  Select the correctly punctuated sentence in this group.
Three major cities Hartford Bridgeport and Stamford make up the crucial voting blocks of Connecticut.
Three major cities, Hartford, Bridgeport, and Stamford, make up the crucial voting blocks of Connecticut.
Three major cities -- Hartford, Bridgeport, and Stamford -- make up the crucial voting blocks of Connecticut.

5.  Select the correctly punctuated sentence in this group.
My favorite teacher, who just happens to be my uncle, retired from the university last summer.
My favorite teacher who just happens to be my uncle, retired from the university last summer.
My favorite teacher, who just happens to be my uncle retired from the university last summer.

6.  Select the correctly punctuated sentence in this group.
It seems a shame that a diligent, sincere politician like Fuentes should be ignored by shallow and thoughtlessly fickle voters.
It seems a shame that a diligent sincere politician like Fuentes should be ignored by shallow and thoughtlessly fickle voters.
It seems a shame that a diligent sincere politician like Fuentes should be ignored by shallow, and thoughtlessly fickle voters.

7.  Select the correctly punctuated sentence in this group.
Given the hard choices our coach has had to make this year it's no wonder she's decided to retire.
Given the hard choices our coach has had to make this year, it's no wonder she's decided to retire.

8.  Select the correctly punctuated sentence in this group.
Raoul has been too busy to keep up with his courses because he took on too many extracurricular activities.
Raoul has been too busy to keep up with his courses, because he took on too many extracurricular activities.

9.  Select the correctly punctuated sentence in this group.
Believing in her own skills and possessing a supreme confidence, proved to make the difference in her campaign.
Believing in her own skills and possessing a supreme confidence proved to make the difference in her campaign.

10.  Select the correctly punctuated sentence in this group.
My favorite pizza combinations are sausage peppers and onions mushrooms extra cheese and anchovies and hamburger sun-dried tomatoes pepperoni and sliced red potatoes.
My favorite pizza combinations are: sausage, peppers, and onions, mushrooms, extra cheese, and anchovies, and hamburger, sun-dried tomatoes, pepperoni, and sliced red potatoes.
My favorite pizza combinations are sausage, peppers, and onions; mushrooms, extra cheese, and anchovies; and hamburger, sun-dried tomatoes, pepperoni, and sliced red potatoes.



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