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Punctuation

Diagnostic Quiz

 

 

Identify specific English grammar points that need review. Use the study links to find out why a particular answer is correct or incorrect.

 

Punctuation note:  italics in typing are used in the same way that underlining is used in handwriting. 

The list-menus below, which cannot display italics or underlining, will have a line before and after the word(s) instead:  _The Godfather_  (indicates underline or italics)

 

 

Quiz 1

Beginning

reading the news

 

 

 

  1. Select the response from the list that best completes the sentence. 
  2. Compare your response to the feedback by clicking the "check" button.

 

1.

Capitals Apostrophes
2.

Capitals/Lowercase
3.

Capitals Apostrophes
4.


Capitals Apostrophes
5.


Capitals Apostrophes
6.


special edition (n.) – a better or more detailed publication


Hyphens
7.


Capitals
8.


Comma Uses FANBOYS 
9.


Note that underlining or italcs is represented here as _underline_.
10.


Comma Uses #5 Because 
11.


Apostrophes 4g
12.


Comma–series
13.


Apostrophes 3c
14.


Comma Uses Semicolons
15.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Quiz 2

Intermediate

Spring Training

 

 

 

 

  1. Select the response from the list that best completes the sentence. 
  2. Compare your response to the feedback by clicking the "check" button to the right.

 

16.


Apostrophes
17.
.
18.


Quotation Marks
19.


Quotation Marks
20.


Comma Uses 10
21.


Comma Uses 5
22.


For example 9
23.


Possessive Pronouns
24.
25.


Note that underlining or italcs is represented here as an underline before and after the word: _underline_ .
26.


Letters
27.


Comma Uses 3 So phrases
28.


Book titles
29.
30.


rookie (n.) – term usually applied to new team players, police officers, or pilots