Capitalization Quiz Questions And Answers

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Do you know which words should be capitalized and which should stay lowercase? This is an amazing capitalization quiz for you to test your knowledge. The definition of this term lies in writing the first letter of a word in capital letters and the other remaining letters in lowercase. Remember to take your time and read the directions carefully before you answer the questions. Good luck!


Capitalization Questions and Answers

  • 1. 

    Choose the correct sentence.

    • A.

      He lives in the Pacific Northwest.

    • B.

      He lives in the pacific northwest.

    • C.

      He lives in The Pacific Northwest.

    • D.

      He lives in the Pacific northwest.

    Correct Answer
    A. He lives in the Pacific Northwest.
    Explanation
    The correct sentence is "He lives in the Pacific Northwest." because it follows the standard rules of capitalization and punctuation. Proper nouns, such as "Pacific Northwest," should be capitalized. Additionally, the sentence begins with a capital letter and ends with a period, which is the correct punctuation for a complete sentence.

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  • 2. 

    Which sentence is correct?

    • A.

      She said, “he will never agree!”

    • B.

      I saw a play called Annie Get Your Gun.

    • C.

      Columbus never saw The Indian ocean.

    • D.

      The movie Charlie And The Chocolate Factory was entertaining.

    • E.

      I would like more facts about Mars and Jupiter, but not The earth.

    • F.

      The last Ice Age ended 10,000 years Ago.

    Correct Answer
    B. I saw a play called Annie Get Your Gun.
    Explanation
    The sentence "I saw a play called Annie Get Your Gun" is correct because it follows the correct capitalization and punctuation rules. The title of the play is correctly written with each word starting with a capital letter, and the sentence is properly punctuated with a period at the end.

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  • 3. 

    Which of the following sentences uses capital letters CORRECTLY?

    • A.

      Family day falls on February 15 this Year.

    • B.

      Family Day falls on February 15 this year.

    • C.

      Family day falls on february 15 this year.

    • D.

      Family Day falls on February 15 this Year.

    Correct Answer
    B. Family Day falls on February 15 this year.
    Explanation
    This is the correct answer because it follows proper capitalization rules: capitalize formal names of holidays (Family Day) and months (February).

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  • 4. 

    Which of the following sentences uses capital letters CORRECTLY?

    • A.

      He said, "The Tour de France is on all the televisions at east side mario's."

    • B.

      He said, "The Tour De France is on all the televisions at East Side Mario's."

    • C.

      He said, "the Tour De France is on all the televisions at East Side Mario's."

    • D.

      He said, "The Tour de France is on all the televisions at East Side Mario's."

    Correct Answer
    D. He said, "The Tour de France is on all the televisions at East Side Mario's."
    Explanation
    Letter D follows all the proper capitalization rules. Capitalize the first word of a direct quotation if the quotation is a full sentence. Capitalize the first, last, and every important word in a title (Tour de France). Capitalize the formal name of a restaurant. Capitalize the first word of a sentence.

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  • 5. 

     Does the following letter use capitalization correctly? Dear Mr. Wilson Smith, I regret that kevin and i will not be able to attend your retirement party at Harry’s house of hoses. Truly Yours, Mary Jones

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Correct Answer
    B. No
    Explanation
    The letter is incorrect because the names "Kevin" and "i" should be capitalized as "Kevin" and "I". Additionally, "Harry’s house of hoses" should be written as "Harry's House of Hoses" with proper capitalization as it is the name of an establishment..

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  • 6. 

    Which TWO of the following sentences use capital letters CORRECTLY?

    • A.

      On Tuesday, Professor Hayes suggested I ask another professor for feedback on my Civil War essay.

    • B.

      On tuesday, professor hayes suggested I ask another professor for feedback on my civil war essay.

    • C.

      On Tuesday, Professor Hayes suggested I ask another professor for feedback on my civil war essay.

    • D.

      On Tuesday, professor Hayes suggested i ask another professor for feedback on my Civil War essay.

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. On Tuesday, Professor Hayes suggested I ask another professor for feedback on my Civil War essay.
    C. On Tuesday, Professor Hayes suggested I ask another professor for feedback on my civil war essay.
    Explanation
    Capitalize "Civil War" if the essay is about the American Civil War (1861-1865). Do not capitalize "civil war" if the essay is about civil wars in general. Capitalize days of the week. Capitalize a job title only if you use it as part of a person's proper name (Professor Hayes, Doctor Sheppard, Reverend Fischer).

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  • 7. 

    Is this correct?   I am a Poet. I did not know it, My feet Show it. They are long fellows.

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    Correct Answer
    B. No
    Explanation
    The capitalization error in the line "My feet Show it." lies in the word "Show." In English grammar, unless a word is a proper noun, it should generally be written in lowercase when not at the beginning of a sentence. In this case, "Show" should be written as "show" to adhere to standard capitalization rules.

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  • 8. 

    Which of the following sentences uses capital letters CORRECTLY?

    • A.

      My mom refuses to give me driving lessons in the new corolla.

    • B.

      My mom refuses to give me driving lessons in the new Corolla.

    • C.

      My Mom refuses to give me driving lessons in the new Corolla.

    • D.

      My Mom refuses to give me driving lessons in the new corolla.

    Correct Answer
    B. My mom refuses to give me driving lessons in the new Corolla.
    Explanation
     Do not capitalize a person's description (mom, brother, teacher), unless you are referring to them directly by that name and replacing their given name with the descriptor (hi Mom!). Do capitalize the formal name of a car (Corolla).

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  • 9. 

    Which one of the sentences below uses the correct capitalization?

    • A.

      Steven has one older brother.

    • B.

      Do you know how to Multiply?

    • C.

      My shirt got dirty at lunch today.

    Correct Answer
    C. My shirt got dirty at lunch today.
    Explanation
    The sentence "My shirt got dirty at lunch today" uses the correct capitalization because it starts with a capital letter at the beginning of the sentence. The other two sentences have incorrect capitalization.

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  • 10. 

    Which of the following sentences uses capital letters CORRECTLY?

    • A.

      Is Nadia's High School on Pacific Avenue or Northern Boulevard?

    • B.

      Is Nadia's high school on Pacific avenue or Northern boulevard?

    • C.

      Is Nadia's high school on Pacific Avenue or Northern Boulevard?

    • D.

      Is nadia's high school on Pacific avenue or Northern boulevard?

    Correct Answer
    C. Is Nadia's high school on Pacific Avenue or Northern Boulevard?
    Explanation
    Capitalize people's names (Nadia). Do not capitalize a building description (high school, church, store), only capitalize the formal name of a building (Innisdale Secondary School, St. James Church). Capitalize formal names of streets (Pacific Avenue, Northern Boulevard).

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