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Chapter Quiz

 

For more information on capitalization, see Language Network, Chapter 10, pages 226-245.

Capitalization (Print Quiz)

1.

Choose the sentence in which the words are correctly capitalized.

 

(A)

The delta queen is a boat that travels on the mississippi river.

 

(B)

The Delta Queen is a boat that travels on the Mississippi River.

 

(C)

the Delta Queen is a boat that travels on the Mississippi River.

  

2.

Choose the sentence in which the words are correctly capitalized.

 

(A)

two tourists from new York found an old treasure chest in death valley.

 

(B)

Two tourists from New York found an old treasure chest in death valley.

 

(C)

Two tourists from New York found an old treasure chest in Death Valley.

  

3.

Choose the sentence in which the words are correctly capitalized.

 

(A)

On the Fourth of July, Governor Brown read the Declaration of Independence.

 

(B)

On the fourth of July, Governor Brown read the Declaration of Independence.

 

(C)

On the Fourth of July, Governor Brown read the declaration of Independence.

  

4.

Choose the sentence in which the words are correctly capitalized.

 

(A)

A ship from the War of 1812, old ironsides, is docked in the harbor at Boston.

 

(B)

A ship from the War of 1812, Old Ironsides, is docked in the harbor at Boston.

 

(C)

A ship from the war of 1812, Old Ironsides, is docked in the harbor at Boston.

  

5.

Choose the word that should be capitalized in the following sentence: My aunt and cousins sent that sculpture to mom.

 

(A)

aunt

 

(B)

cousins

 

(C)

mom

  

6.

Choose the word that should be capitalized in the following sentence: Who was the chief Justice of the Supreme Court during Lincoln's administration?

 

(A)

chief

 

(B)

the

 

(C)

administration

  

7.

Choose the word that should be capitalized in the following sentence: The continent of Antarctica, surrounding the south Pole, is a bleak landmass.

 

(A)

continent

 

(B)

south

 

(C)

landmass

  

8.

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

 

(A)

state

 

(B)

the

 

(C)

gulf

  

9.

Choose the word that should be capitalized in the following sentence: "Fasten your seat belt," said Ann. "the captain turned the sign on."

 

(A)

seat belt

 

(B)

the

 

(C)

captain

  

10.

Choose the word that should be capitalized in the following sentence: In the movie the Music Man, Robert Preston played the main character.

 

(A)

movie

 

(B)

the

 

(C)

character

  
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