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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 word that should be capitalized in the following sentence: The koran is the sacred book of the Moslems.

 

(A)

koran

 

(B)

sacred

 

(C)

the

  

2.

Choose the word that should be capitalized in the following sentence: After reading the novel Catch 22, i changed my mind about war.

 

(A)

novel

 

(B)

i

 

(C)

war

  

3.

Choose the word that should be capitalized in the following sentence: My daughter goes to school with Mikiko, a japanese girl on our block.

 

(A)

daughter

 

(B)

school

 

(C)

japanese

  

4.

Choose the word that should be capitalized in the following sentence: The closest planet to the sun, mercury, was named for the messenger of the gods.

 

(A)

planet

 

(B)

mercury

 

(C)

gods

  

5.

Choose the word that should be capitalized in the following sentence: In the south, many streets are named after heroes of the Civil War.

 

(A)

south

 

(B)

streets

 

(C)

heroes

  

6.

Choose the word that should be capitalized in the following sentence: Shrimp fishing is an important activity in Lousiana, a state on the gulf of Mexico.

 

(A)

state

 

(B)

the

 

(C)

gulf

  

7.

Choose the word that should be capitalized in the following sentence: The battleship arizona in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, is a national monument.

 

(A)

battleship

 

(B)

arizona

 

(C)

national

  

8.

Choose the word that should be capitalized in the following sentence: Dear sir: Please cancel my subscription. Sincerely, M.L. Jay.

 

(A)

sir

 

(B)

subscription

 

(C)

cancel

  

9.

Choose the word that should be capitalized in the following sentence: In the movie Gone with the wind, Clark Gable played Rhett Butler.

 

(A)

with

 

(B)

the

 

(C)

wind

  

10.

Choose the word that should be capitalized in the following sentence: Starry night, painted by the artist Vincent Van Gogh, has whirling yellow stars in a dark sky.

 

(A)

night

 

(B)

artist

 

(C)

stars

  
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