Brackets Parentheses

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Brackets Parentheses

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  • 1. 
    "The man ran tiwze across the lawn."What should be included after the misspelled word in this quote?
    • A. 

      [ick]

    • B. 

      [lick]

    • C. 

      [sick]

    • D. 

      [sic]

  • 2. 
    Which sentence is puncuated correctly?
    • A. 

      The man ran (while swinging) and hit the robber in the head

    • B. 

      The man ran [sic] and hit the robber in the head

    • C. 

      The man ran [while swinging] and hit the robber in the head

  • 3. 
    Which sentence is punctuated correctly?
    • A. 

      In chapter five [of The Broom] the mice were swept away.

    • B. 

      In chapter five [sic] the mice were swept away.

    • C. 

      In chapter five (of The Broom)the mice were swept away.

  • 4. 
    How should you punctuate this sentence?
    • A. 

      We met John (who used to ride the bus with me).

    • B. 

      We met John (who used to ride the bus with me.)

    • C. 

      We met John [who used to ride the bus with me]

  • 5. 
    How should you write the following sentence?
    • A. 

      My chores are to 1 clean up, 2 wash the car, and 3 take out the trash.

    • B. 

      My chores are to (1) clean up, (2) wash the car, and (3) take out the trash.

    • C. 

      My chores are to [1] clean up, [2] wash the car, and [3] take out the trash.