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Chapter Quiz

 

For more information on capitalization, see Language Network, Chapter 10, pages 228-247.

Capitalization (Print Quiz)

1.

Choose the sentence in which capital letters are used correctly.

 

(A)

Mr. and Mrs. Tsao think the Moravia is a fine ship.

 

(B)

Mr. and mrs. Tsao think the Moravia is a fine ship.

 

(C)

Mr. and Mrs. Tsao think the moravia is a fine ship.

  

2.

Choose the sentence in which capital letters are used correctly.

 

(A)

Our friend, sheriff Quarles, has been a police officer for 15 years.

 

(B)

Our friend, Sheriff Quarles, has been a Police Officer for 15 years.

 

(C)

Our friend, Sheriff Quarles, has been a police officer for 15 years.

  

3.

Choose the answer that shows capital letters used correctly.

 

(A)

Wild was the day; the wintry sea/moaned sadly on new england's strand,/When first the thoughtful and the free,/our fathers, trod the desert land.

 

(B)

Wild was the day; the wintry sea/Moaned sadly on New England's strand,/When first the thoughtful and the free,/Our fathers, trod the desert land.

 

(C)

Wild was the day; the wintry sea/moaned sadly on new England's strand,/when first the thoughtful and the free,/our fathers, trod the desert land.

  

4.

Choose the answer that shows capital letters used correctly.

 

(A)

My uncle asked, "when will we cross the Red River?"

 

(B)

My uncle asked, "When will we cross the Red River?"

 

(C)

My Uncle asked, "When will we cross the Red River?"

  

5.

Choose the word or words that should be capitalized in the following sentence: Airline companies must meet many regulations of the federal aviation administration.

 

(A)

Federal Aviation

 

(B)

Federal Aviation Administration

 

(C)

Aviation Administration

  

6.

Choose the word or words that should be capitalized in the following sentence: The chicago camera club meets on the first tuesday of april.

 

(A)

Chicago, Camera, Tuesday

 

(B)

Chicago Camera Club, Tuesday, April

 

(C)

Chicago, Tuesday, April

  

7.

Choose the word or words that should be capitalized in the following sentence: On thursday evenings during the winter semester, mom works as a librarian.

 

(A)

Thursday, Winter

 

(B)

Thursday, Semester

 

(C)

Thursday, Mom

  

8.

Choose the word or words that should be capitalized in the following sentence: We are always at the beach on mondays during summer months.

 

(A)

Mondays

 

(B)

Summer

 

(C)

Mondays, Summer

  

9.

Choose the word or words that should be capitalized in the following sentence: Have you ever rafted on the colorado river?

 

(A)

Colorado

 

(B)

River

 

(C)

Colorado River

  

10.

Choose the word or words that should be capitalized in the following sentence: The greek buildings in the city date from 44 b.c.

 

(A)

Greek, B.C.

 

(B)

Greek, City

 

(C)

Greek Buildings

  
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