Can You Use A Hyphen/dash Correctly?

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Hyphen Quizzes & Trivia

5 question quiz to test your knowledge on hyphens!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following correctly uses the hyphen?
    • A. 

      I am forty_five years old.

    • B. 

      I am forty - five years old.

    • C. 

      I am forty-five years old.

    • D. 

      I am forty-five years-old.

  • 2. 
    A hyphen is longer than a dash.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Fill in the blank. Trevor is a quick _ witted little boy. Pick one for hyphen Pick two for dash
  • 4. 
    A hyphen can be used as a semi colon.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Which uses proper puncuation? HINT: (there may be more than one answer)
    • A. 

      I like ice cream-- it is very yummy!

    • B. 

      Matt is very dumb- he is not smart.

    • C. 

      Debbie is a mult-media star.