Dashes And Hyphens

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Hyphen Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      A. "How many times have I asked you not to -"Patrick suddenly stopped talking and looked out the window.

    • B. 

      B. "How many times have I asked you not to --"Patrick suddenly stopped talking and looked out the window.

    • C. 

      C. "How many times have I asked you not to,--"Patrick suddenly stopped talking and looked out the window.

  • 2. 
    2.  In which example is the dash used correctly?
    • A. 

      A. "This is very important--are you listening to me?"

    • B. 

      B. "This is very important, are you listening to me?"

    • C. 

      C. "This is very important;--are you listening to me?"

  • 3. 
    3. Which type of dash is used in this example? (Figure dash, En dash, Em Dash, Horizontal Bar, or Swung Dash?)
    • A. 

      A. Figure dash

    • B. 

      B. En dash

    • C. 

      C. Swung Dash

  • 4. 
    4.  In which example is the hyphen used correctly?
    • A. 

      A. Mother-in law

    • B. 

      B. B.Mother in-law

    • C. 

      C. Mother-in-law

    • D. 

      D. Mother-in--law

  • 5. 
    5.  In which example is the hyphen used correctly?
    • A. 

      A. Twenty--Four

    • B. 

      B. Twentyfour

    • C. 

      C. Twenty Four

    • D. 

      D.Twenty-Four