A Test on Parenthetical Punctuation

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A Test on Parenthetical Punctuation

Below is a test on choosing parenthetical punctuation, i.e., commas, dashes, and parentheses (brackets), to offset a parenthesis. (This test is linked to the entry on parenthesis in Grammar Monster's glossary of terms.)

Note: Some of the answers marked are not wrong but are not as tidy as the correct version.
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