Capitalization Quiz Questions And Answers

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Capitalization Quizzes & Trivia

The English language is filled with complex little rulings that can be hard to wrap your mind around when just starting off learning the intricacies of English grammar, but in this quiz, we aim to help bridge the gap between you and one of these rules; capitalization! When is it appropriate to capitalize a word, and when is it not? Which word types are always capitalized? You tell us!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Read the following paragraph: At Chisholm trail middle school, students are expected to show their respect, achievement, and pride. We call this RAP. "There are several ways that students can show their pride," according to Mrs. Harris. What change would you make to correct this paragraph, if any?
    • A. 

      Change "Chisholm trail middle school" to "Chisholm Trail Middle School"

    • B. 

      Change "respect, achievement, and pride" to "Respect, Achievement, and Pride"

    • C. 

      Change "Mrs. Harris" to "mrs. Harris"

    • D. 

      Make no change

  • 2. 
    Read the following paragraph: It was a bright and sunny day in Round Rock, Texas. mr. Perez could feel the sun's rays on his shoulders as he walked to his car. "Man, oh, man," he thought, "this is the life!" It had been another fantastic day teaching the most awesome 7th graders in the world. What a lucky guy! What changes, if any, would you make?
    • A. 

      Change "Round Rock, Texas" to "round rock, Texas"

    • B. 

      Change "mr. Perez" to "Mr. Perez"

    • C. 

      Change "'this is the life!'" to "'This is the life!'"

    • D. 

      Make no change

  • 3. 
    Read the following paragraph: She wasn't sure what it meant, but the note Mrs. Harris found in the hallway of Chisholm Trail Middle School intrigued her. She mumbled to herself, "could this be true? Could Jack Sparrow have hidden his treasure in this very school?" The rest of her afternoon was spent taking kids around the school for a lesson that also gave her the chance to search for buried treasure. What change, if any, would you make to the paragraph?
    • A. 

      Change "Mrs. Harris" to "mrs. Harris"

    • B. 

      Change "Chisholm Trail Middle School" to "chisholm trail middle school"

    • C. 

      Change "'could this be true?'" to "'Could this be true?'"

    • D. 

      Make no changes

  • 4. 
    Read the following paragraph: Doing safety patrol was always fun for Ms. Smith. She enjoyed the time spent wearing a reflective vest--it matched her favorite pair of shoes. it was only a problem when it was raining out. The rain messed up her hair. What changes, if any, would you make?
    • A. 

      Change "safety patrol" to "Safety Patrol"

    • B. 

      Change "vest--it matched" to "vest--It matched"

    • C. 

      Change "it was only" to "It was only"

    • D. 

      Make no changes

  • 5. 
    Read the following paragraph: Wandering through Barnes & Noble and sipping a hot cup of cocoa, Milton Perez thought about buying a book. Should he buy Teaching your Cat Grammar or not? He put the book back on the shelf. "Maybe next time, old friend." His cat would just have to spend another week or two without a clear understanding of grammar. What changes, if any, would you make?
    • A. 

      Change "Barnes & Noble" to "barnes & noble"

    • B. 

      Capitalize all words in "Teaching your Cat Grammar" and underline it

    • C. 

      Capitalize "shelf"

    • D. 

      Make no changes

  • 6. 
    Read the following paragraph: When the bell rang, i didn't know what to do. I know that I was supposed to put away my phone, but I really wanted to text my bff, Rose. I couldn't wait to tell her that Bob had asked me out! What changes, if any, would you make?
    • A. 

      Change "i didn't know what to do" to "I didn't know what to do"

    • B. 

      Change "bff" to "BFF"

    • C. 

      Change "Bob" to "bob"

    • D. 

      Make no changes