Pretest for Fragments and Run-ons

Identify whether each group of words is a complete sentence, fragment, or a run-on.

1. Yellow is a soothing color.
a. sentence
b. fragment
c. run-on

2. Catching the school bus.
a. sentence
b. fragment
c. run-on

3. Before she left for school.
a. sentence
b. fragment
c. run-on

4. The crowd cheered.
a. sentence
b. fragment
c. run-on

5. Today is a beautiful day there is no chance of rain.
a. sentence
b. fragment
c. run-on

6. The boy plays soccer, his best friend is on the team.
a. sentence
b. fragment
c. run-on

7. Karen plays the drums, she practices everyday.
a. sentence
b. fragment
c. run-on

8. That I remember when I was a child.
a. sentence
b. fragment
c. run-on


9. If it is raining, we will not be able to go outside.
a. sentence
b. fragment
c. run-on

10. Listening to the speaker, I started to daydream.
a. sentence
b. fragment
c. run-on

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