# Colons: Question Preview (ID: 15450)

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Which answer uses the colon correctly?
a) My mother gave me very specific directions: I have to finish my homework before watching TV.
b) My mother gave me very specific directions I have to finish: my homework before watching TV.
c) My mother gave me very specific directions, I have to finish my homework: before watching TV.
d) My mother gave me: very specific directions, I have to finish my homework before watching TV.

Which answer uses the colon correctly?
a) I am supposed to be home: at 830 p.m. tonight because it gets dark at 900 p.m.
b) I am supposed to be home at 830 p.m. tonight: because it gets dark at 900 p.m.
c) I am supposed to be home at 8:30 p.m. tonight because it gets dark at 9:00 p.m.
d) I am supposed to be home: at 830 p.m. tonight because it gets dark at 900 p.m.

Which answer uses the colon correctly?
a) Dear Dr: Hunt and Dr: Smith
b) Dear Dr: Hunt and Dr: Smith:
c) Dear: Dr. Hunt and Dr. Smith
d) Dear Dr. Hunt and Dr. Smith:

Which answer uses the colon correctly?
a) I need to buy: quite a few things from the store, eggs, milk, rice, apples, bread, and juice.
b) I need to buy quite a few things from the store: eggs: milk: rice: apples: bread: and juice.
c) I need to buy quite a few things: from the store, eggs, milk, rice, apples, bread, and juice.
d) I need to buy quite a few things from the store: eggs, milk, rice, apples, bread, and juice.

Which is a correct use of the colon?
a) to separate two independent clauses
b) none of the above
c) to introduce a long list
d) to end a sentence

Which is a correct use of the colon?
a) in the greeting of a business letter
b) none of the above
c) to end a sentence
d) in the greeting of a personal letter

Which is a correct use of the colon?
a) to correctly record a time (separate hours and minutes)
b) to end a sentence
c) to separate two independent clauses

a) ,
b) :
c) "
d) -

Which answer shows a colon used correctly in a book title?
a) George Washington: Our First President
b) George Washington Our First President:
c) George Washington Our First: Present