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Chapter Quiz

 

To learn more about punctuation, see Language Network, Chapter 11, pages 248-275.

Punctuation (Print Quiz)

1.

Choose the sentence that is punctuated correctly.

 

(A)

Don't touch the wet paint.

 

(B)

Don't touch the wet paint!

 

(C)

Don't touch the wet paint?

  

2.

Choose the sentence that is punctuated correctly.

 

(A)

Be very careful near that steep cliff?

 

(B)

Be very careful near that steep cliff!

 

(C)

Be very careful near that steep cliff.

  

3.

Choose the sentence that is punctuated correctly.

 

(A)

In the morning, Tom and I picked peppers, strawberries, and beans, Lauren and Julie picked peas, celery, and beets.

 

(B)

In the morning, Tom and I picked peppers, strawberries, and beans; Lauren and Julie picked peas, celery, and beets.

  

4.

Choose the sentence that is punctuated correctly.

 

(A)

Dear Sir or Madam:

 

(B)

Dear Sir or Madam,

  

5.

Choose the sentence that is punctuated correctly.

 

(A)

I'm worried Sandra that your book is lost.

 

(B)

I'm worried, Sandra, that your book is lost.

 

(C)

I'm worried, Sandra that your book is lost.

  

6.

Choose the sentence that is punctuated correctly.

 

(A)

"I'll be right back" said the doctor "as soon as I eat lunch."

 

(B)

"I'll be right back," said the doctor, "as soon as I eat lunch."

  

7.

Choose the sentence that is punctuated correctly.

 

(A)

Did Jill say, "Wait at the corner?"

 

(B)

Did Jill say, "Wait at the corner"?

  

8.

Choose the sentence that is punctuated correctly.

 

(A)

"The cat clawed the new furniture", Melanie said.

 

(B)

"The cat clawed the new furniture," Melanie said.

  

9.

Choose the item in which the apostrophe or hyphen is used correctly.

 

(A)

My great-aunt is ninety-three years old.

 

(B)

My great aunt is ninety three years old.

  

10.

Choose the item in which the apostrophe or hyphen is used correctly.

 

(A)

Its going to be another six weeks before the package arrives.

 

(B)

It's going to be another six weeks before the package arrives.

  
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