Section O: Additional Hyphen Rules (quiz)

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Hyphen Quizzes & Trivia

Add hyphens as necessary in the following sentences.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    After lying to me, you are now an exfriend of mine.
    • A. 

      After lying to me, you are now an ex-friend of mine.

  • 2. 
    My self confidence soared after I won two contests in a row.
    • A. 

      My self-confidence soared after I won two contests in a row.

  • 3. 
    Sylvia is the treasurer elect for the camera club.
    • A. 

      Sylvia is the treasurer-elect for the camera club.

  • 4. 
    The quarterback dropped back, dodged around two opponents, dashed unexpectedly toward the sideline, and then spiraled a pass downfield.
    • A. 

      The quarterback dropped back, dodged around two opponents, dashed unexpectedly toward the sideline, and then spiraled a pass downfield.

  • 5. 
    I used to think that euchre was spelled u c r e.
    • A. 

      I used to think that euchre was spelled u-c-r-e.

  • 6. 
    The c a n d y is in the top cupboard out of reach of little hands.
    • A. 

      The c-a-n-d-y is in the top cupboard out of reach of little hands.

  • 7. 
    The new rules for the office seem to be all encompassing.
    • A. 

      The new rules for the office seem to be all-encompassing.

  • 8. 
    He is considered a self made man.
    • A. 

      He is considered a self-made man.

  • 9. 
    The ocean waves crashed again and again against the rocky shoreline by Benton Harbor.
    • A. 

      The ocean waves crashed again and again against the rocky shoreline by Benton Harbor.