Abbreviations Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Which one contains an abbreviation?
    • A. 

      FBI

    • B. 

      Mr. Hansen

    • C. 

      CIA

    • D. 

      Chicken Salad

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is NOT an abbreviation?
    • A. 

      Dr.

    • B. 

      Jr.

    • C. 

      MIA

    • D. 

      Blvd.

  • 3. 
    What is an abbreviation?
    • A. 

      An acronym

    • B. 

      A person suffering from moderate to severe depression

    • C. 

      A potato

    • D. 

      A word or phrase that has been shortened

  • 4. 
    Which sentence contains an abbreviation?
    • A. 

      The doctor ate a sandwich with his mother.

    • B. 

      The man threw away his garbage.

    • C. 

      After several years of experience, Mr. Bryant left the NBA to pursue his career in the film industry.

    • D. 

      My friend likes to rob grocery stores.

  • 5. 
    Find the abbreviation in the following sentence: The cow jumped over the moon.
    • A. 

      Cow

    • B. 

      Jumped

    • C. 

      Moon

    • D. 

      There is no abbreviation in this sentence.

  • 6. 
    The man, named Mr. Johnson, walks to work every day. There is no abbreviation in this sentence.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Find the abbreviations in this sentence: Dr. Won had a burrito on the Hwy.
    • A. 

      Dr.

    • B. 

      Won

    • C. 

      Burrito

    • D. 

      Hwy

  • 8. 
    Which sentence has the MOST abbreviations?
    • A. 

      Do you know my friend Mr. Martin Luther King Jr.?

    • B. 

      Mr. Hansen teaches Honors English.

    • C. 

      Mr. Johnson ate a sandwich with his doctor, a POW.

    • D. 

      I saw Susie sitting in a shoe shine shop.

  • 9. 
    Which sentence contains ONLY abbreviations (no initialisms or acronyms)?
    • A. 

      Mr. Bow ate at Bubba Gump's Shrimp Co.

    • B. 

      Dr. Johnson is a field agent in the CIA.

    • C. 

      Charles Frank Mangione, Jr. works for the FBI.

    • D. 

      Sgt. Peters went MIA during the operation.

  • 10. 
    Everyone loves pizza. There is only one abbreviation in this sentence.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Which sentence contains NO abbreviations?
    • A. 

      Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers.

    • B. 

      A peck of pickled peppers Peter Piper picked.

    • C. 

      If Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers, where's the peck of pickled peppers Peter Piper picked?

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 12. 
    Which sentence contains an abbreviation?
    • A. 

      How can a clam cram in a clean cream can?

    • B. 

      How can you insult Mr. Jacobs?

    • C. 

      Coy knows pseudonoise codes.

    • D. 

      The thirty-three thieves thought that they thrilled the throne throughout Thursday.