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Which sentence contains a properly punctuated and capitalized direct quotation? Has to do with # 3
a) 1 Lana whispered, Shh! The baby is asleep. b) 2 While hiking to the peak, Our guide said, Stay on the trails to be safe. c) 3 Look at that deer nibbling the apples on the ground, said Becky. d) 4 I'll tell you later, said Sarah, about the audition.
Which word best completes the sentence? The winning __________ captain came forward to accept the trophy. Has to do with # 1
a) 1 team's b) 2 teams c) 3 teams' d)
Which word best completes the sentence? I think __________ salsa recipe is better than mine.
a) your b) you'r c) you're d)
Which sentence correctly forms the plural of the letter f? Has to do with # 1
a) 1 Are there any f's in photograph? b) 2 Are there any fs in photograph? c) 3 Are there any fs' in photograph? d)
Which sentence uses commas and end marks correctly? Has to do with # 3
a) 1 Learn to recognize them, she encouraged, and you can detect these creatures in their habitats. b) 2 Many insects find ways to fool their enemies. the instructor explained to the group. c) 3 She added, Some insects live among branches and leaves. d) 4 These insects resemble she said, parts of the plants themselves.
Which sentence uses correct capitalization? Has to do with # 4
a) 1 who runs the fastest and jumps the highest? wondered Susie. b) 2 Lew chimed in, perhaps it is Nick. c) 3 I'm not sure, answered Rob, But I think it might be Rose. d) 4 There is no question, boasted Barbara, that I am the best athlete here.
Which sentence uses quotation marks correctly? Has to do with # 1
a) 1 Let's introduce ourselves to Miss Calvin, the new gymnastics instructor, said Mom. b) 2 Perry explained, While we were there, it rained for three weeks straight. c) 3 Did France or Spain once rule Haiti? Questioned Michelle. d) 4 Carmen asked, What was Christopher Columbus's nationality, Spanish or Italian?
Which sentence is punctuated correctly? Has to do with # 4
a) 1 My little sister's favorite song is I'm a Little Teapot. b) 2 On Friday, Jamie will recite the poem I Am an American. c) 3 No, Katharine Mansfield's The Garden Party is not in this short story collection. d) 4 Please read the article New Highway Plans Opposed in today's paper.
Which sentence is punctuated correctly? Has to do with # 4
a) 1 The train named the Maple Leaf travels between Toronto and Niagara Falls. b) 2 Beginning space satellites, such as Sputnik, motivated America to enter the space race. c) 3 The German battleship that sank during World War II in 1941 was called Bismarck. d) 4 Did you know there is an American hospital ship named USNS Comfort?
Which sentence uses quotation marks correctly? Has to do with # 1
a) 1 John Reynolds Gardiner's book Stone Fox is an exciting tale about a dogsled race. b) 2 Edgar Degas's painting The Star shows a ballerina dancing on a stage. c) 3 The play called A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry is an American classic. d) 4 Guy de Maupassant's short story A Piece of String is about a man trying to convince others of his innocence.
Which word in the sentence should be followed by a semicolon? Always swim with a buddy never swim alone. Has to do with # 1
a) 1 buddy b) 2 never c) 3 with d)
Which sentence does not use a colon correctly? Has to do with # 2
a) 1 We need the following information: names of the guests, table number, and luncheon choice. b) 2 These gift bags are for: Mrs. Hernandez, Mr. Rollins, and Miss Crane. c) 3 The art appreciation course explores these artists: Claude Monet, Leonardo da Vinci, and Vincent van Gogh. d) 4 Here's what we have to do: fold your clothes, find the suitcases, and pack for the trip.
Which answer is not an acceptable way to hyphenate capitalize?
a) capi- talize b) c- apitalize c) cap- italize d) capital- ize
In which sentence is the number written correctly? Has to do with # 3
a) 1 I set the oven at three-hundred seventy five degrees. b) 2 Thirty seven people have responded to our invitation. c) 3 I have a ticket for the deli counter; my number is twenty-three. d)
In which sentence is the fraction written correctly? as to do with # 3
a) 1 Is 0.33 the same as one third? b) 2 We painted two-thirds of the room this morning. c) 3 I added one half teaspoon of garlic powder to the chili. d)
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