AP Style Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Choose the correct answer based on using the AP Style Reference Guide.
    • A. 

      Jennifer Lopez is selling her house for 15,000,000 dollars.

    • B. 

      Jennifer Lopez is selling her house for 15 million dollars.

    • C. 

      Jennifer Lopez is selling her house for $15 million.

    • D. 

      Both A & B

  • 2. 
    Choose the correct answer based on using the AP Style Reference Guide.
    • A. 

      123 people came to the opening of the restaurant.

    • B. 

      More than a hundred people came when the restaurant was opened.

    • C. 

      The restaurant was opened, and 123 people came.

    • D. 

      One hundred and twenty-three people came to the opening of the restaurant.

  • 3. 
    Choose the correct answer based on using the AP Style Reference Guide.
    • A. 

      Sarah was born in the year 1,965.

    • B. 

      Sarah was born in the year 1965.

    • C. 

      Both

    • D. 

      None

  • 4. 
    Choose the correct answer based on using the AP Style Reference Guide.
    • A. 

      Some say the 1990s offered the best music.

    • B. 

      Some say the 1990's offered the best music.

    • C. 

      Some say the 1,990's offered the best music.

    • D. 

      Both A & C

  • 5. 
    Choose the correct answer based on using the AP Style Reference Guide.
    • A. 

      She wants to travel to Jamaica, Brazil, and Spain.

    • B. 

      She wants to travel to Jamaica, Brazil, Spain.

    • C. 

      She wants to travel to Jamaica and Brazil and Spain.

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 6. 
    Choose the correct answer based on using the AP Style Reference Guide.
    • A. 

      School starts at 7:55 am.

    • B. 

      School starts at 7:55 a.m. in the morning.

    • C. 

      School starts at 7:55 a.m.

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 7. 
    Choose the correct answer based on using the AP Style Reference Guide.
    • A. 

      The student population at Stanford University is 14938.

    • B. 

      The student population at Stanford University is 14,938.

    • C. 

      The student population at Stanford University is 149,38.

    • D. 

      The student population at Stanford University is 1493,8.

  • 8. 
    Choose the correct answer based on using the AP Style Reference Guide.
    • A. 

      We went to visit my aunt in Honolulu, Hawaii.

    • B. 

      We went to visit my aunt in Honolulu, HI.

    • C. 

      Both

    • D. 

      None

  • 9. 
    Choose the correct answer based on using the AP Style Reference Guide.
    • A. 

      The zip code abbreviation for Delaware is Del.

    • B. 

      The zip code abbreviation for Delaware is D.E.

    • C. 

      The zip code abbreviation for Delaware is DE.

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 10. 
    Choose the correct answer based on using the AP Style Reference Guide.
    • A. 

      They met Actor Terrence Howard yesterday.

    • B. 

      They met actor Terrence Howard yesterday.

    • C. 

      Both

    • D. 

      None

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