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Chapter Quiz

 

Read Chapter 8 of Language Network, pages 196-217, to find out more about capitalization.

Capitalization (Print Quiz)

1.

Choose the answer that identifies the word(s) in this sentence that should be capitalized, or indicate that no change is needed: The first speaker at the conference was mayor Andrew Young of Atlanta.

 

(A)

conference

 

(B)

mayor

 

(C)

no change needed

  

2.

Choose the answer that identifies the word(s) in this sentence that should be capitalized, or indicate that no change is needed: How do you plan to vote on the tax bill, senator?

 

(A)

senator

 

(B)

tax bill

 

(C)

no change needed

  

3.

Choose the answer that identifies the word(s) in this sentence that should be capitalized, or indicate that no change is needed: My aunt lives in Washington, D.C., where she works as an architect.

 

(A)

aunt

 

(B)

architect

 

(C)

no change needed

  

4.

Choose the word or words that require capitalization in this sentence, or indicate that no change is needed: To many people in italy, fiats and maseratis are the only cars to own.

 

(A)

italy

 

(B)

fiats, maseratis

 

(C)

italy, maseratis, fiats

  

5.

Choose the word or words that require capitalization in this sentence, or indicate that no change is needed: 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

  

6.

Choose the word or words that require capitalization in this sentence, or indicate that no change is needed: Great adventure is a theme park in Burlington county, New Jersey, where children and adults can enjoy all kinds of rides and games.

 

(A)

theme parks

 

(B)

adventure

 

(C)

adventure, county

  

7.

Choose the word or words that require capitalization in this sentence, or indicate that no change is needed: Of all the schools I've attended, Roosevelt high school is my favorite.

 

(A)

schools

 

(B)

high school

 

(C)

no change needed

  

8.

Choose the word or words that require capitalization in this sentence, or indicate that no change is needed: This year, a number of sophomores have been invited to the junior prom.

 

(A)

sophomores

 

(B)

junior prom

 

(C)

no change needed

  

9.

Choose the word or words that require capitalization in this sentence, or indicate that no change is needed: Ring out, ye crystal spheres! once bless our human ears. -John Milton

 

(A)

crystal

 

(B)

once

 

(C)

human

  

10.

Choose the word or words that require capitalization in this sentence, or indicate that no change is needed: Did you say that Harold Kushner's book When Bad things Happen to Good People was going to be excerpted in Psychology today?

 

(A)

things

 

(B)

to

 

(C)

things, today

  
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