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Chapter Quiz

 

Read Chapter 8 of Language Network, pages 200-221, to find out more about capitalization.

Capitalization (Print Quiz)

1.

Choose which word, if any, needs to be capitalized in the following sentence: Many japanese-Americans settled in California and other Western states.

 

(A)

japanese

 

(B)

states

 

(C)

no change needed

  

2.

Choose which word(s), if any, need to be capitalized in the following sentence: Approximately 50% of the population of Zaire, Africa, is roman catholic.

 

(A)

roman catholic

 

(B)

population

 

(C)

no change needed

  

3.

Choose which word(s) need to be capitalized in the following sentence: The Natchez trace, a famous colonial overland trail, winds 500 miles southwestward from Nashville, tennessee, to Natchez, Mississippi.

 

(A)

trace, tennessee

 

(B)

tennessee

 

(C)

southwestward

  

4.

Choose which word needs to be capitalized in the following sentence: The crescent moon highlighted the constellation Leo to the southwest in the sky, and the star regulus to the east.

 

(A)

moon

 

(B)

east

 

(C)

regulus

  

5.

Choose which word(s) need to be capitalized in the following sentence: In 1964 the twenty-fourth amendment to the constitution made it illegal to deny citizens the right to vote because of failure to pay a poll tax.

 

(A)

twenty-fourth amendment

 

(B)

constitution

 

(C)

twenty-fourth amendment, constitution

  

6.

Choose which word or abbreviations need to be capitalized in the following sentence: According to my history teacher, world population increased from roughly 250 million in 7 b.c. to roughly 500 million in a.d. 1650.

 

(A)

history

 

(B)

world

 

(C)

b.c., a.d.

  

7.

Choose which words need to be capitalized in the following sentence: The treaty of versailles officially ended world war I.

 

(A)

treaty, versailles

 

(B)

world war

 

(C)

treaty, versailles, world war

  

8.

Choose which word needs to be capitalized in the following sentence: Dear Editor: I concur with the views expressed in the article "Time for change," which appeared in last week's magazine. Yours truly, Jo Barnes.

 

(A)

change

 

(B)

for

 

(C)

truly

  

9.

Choose which word needs to be capitalized in the following sentence: "Barbara is a three-month-old giraffe," said the caretaker at the zoo. "she is making her first public appearance in her habitat today."

 

(A)

giraffe

 

(B)

caretaker

 

(C)

she

  

10.

Choose which word needs to be capitalized in the following sentence: Dear Mr. Toffler: I decided not to register for the photography course this semester. I will call you again next fall. yours truly, Jim Rand.

 

(A)

truly

 

(B)

fall

 

(C)

yours

  
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