Fused Sentence Practice 5

Identify and correct any fused sentences.

 

1.  The severe weather warning did not deter some travelers traffic on I-75 was not as heavy as usual.

 

2.  The sky turned black the rain fell in torrents.

 

3.  Many drivers turned on their flashers because visibility was poor.

 

4.  Since I could no longer see the road, I pulled off at the first exit.

 

5.  There was no gas station at the exit I joined the many cars that were pulled off on the side of the road.

 

6.  I was almost out of gas, so I turned off my engine.

 

7.  When the rain slackened, I got back on the interstate I drove to the next exit.

 

8.  I'm glad that I kept driving I later learned that a tornado touched down near where I had been parked.

 

9.  It destroyed several homes fortunately no one was hurt.

 

10.  Now that you have completed questions one through nine, you should check your answers.

 

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