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Chapter Quiz

 

Refer to Language Network, Chapter 9, pages 204-231 for more help with punctuation.

Punctuation (Print Quiz)

1.

Choose the sentence that is punctuated correctly.

 

(A)

Please tell Aunt Marilyn that I called?

 

(B)

Please tell Aunt Marilyn that I called!

 

(C)

Please tell Aunt Marilyn that I called.

  

2.

Choose the sentence that is punctuated correctly.

 

(A)

What a surprise this is.

 

(B)

What a surprise this is!

 

(C)

What a surprise this is?

  

3.

Choose the sentence that is punctuated correctly.

 

(A)

Your appointment is at 8;30 tomorrow.

 

(B)

Your appointment is at 8:30 tomorrow.

  

4.

Choose the sentence that is punctuated correctly.

 

(A)

The train came to a stop, the passengers began to board.

 

(B)

The train came to a stop; the passengers began to board.

  

5.

Choose the sentence that is punctuated correctly.

 

(A)

Gerry the team captain took in the equipment.

 

(B)

Gerry the team captain, took in the equipment.

 

(C)

Gerry, the team captain, took in the equipment.

  

6.

Choose the sentence that is punctuated correctly.

 

(A)

Dear Tom,

 

(B)

Dear Tom;

  

7.

Choose the sentence that is punctuated correctly.

 

(A)

Did Robin say, "You can't borrow my sweater?"

 

(B)

Did Robin say, "You can't borrow my sweater"?

  

8.

Choose the sentence that is punctuated correctly.

 

(A)

Mr. McPike said that he really enjoyed his vacation.

 

(B)

Mr. McPike said that "he really enjoyed his vacation."

  

9.

Choose the item in which the apostrophe or hyphen is used correctly: the grades of James.

 

(A)

James's grades

 

(B)

James' grades

  

10.

Choose the item in which the apostrophe or hyphen is used correctly: we are

 

(A)

wer'e

 

(B)

we're

  
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