Colon Use Quiz Questions

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This a multiple choice quiz on how much you know about colons and how they are used in grammar. Be ready to answer any questions about colons.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    1.  When do you use a colon when writing?
    • A. 

      A. When introducing a description.

    • B. 

      B. When introducing a list.

    • C. 

      C. Explaining a question.

    • D. 

      D. Giving a statement.

  • 2. 
    2. Where do we see colons other than in text in books and writings?
    • A. 

      A. When giving a date.

    • B. 

      B. When giving name.

    • C. 

      C. When giving a ratio.

  • 3. 
    3. When would a charter of a story use colons?
    • A. 

      A. When talking to someone.

    • B. 

      B. When writing a letter.

    • C. 

      C. When they are giving a statement.

  • 4. 
    4. Which of these sentences is using colons correctly?
    • A. 

      A. We need different tools such as; saws, hammers and drills.

    • B. 

      B. Be at the corner by 6:00: because we need to regroup.

    • C. 

      C. The occupied burglar did not see who was behind him: a police officer.

    • D. 

      D. All the above.

  • 5. 
    5.  True or false?You can put a colon after a fragment if there is independent clause coming after it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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