Dashin Through Grammar: Hyphen

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Hyphen Quizzes & Trivia

This is a quiz to test what you learned from reading the information about the hyphen on this web page.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Do you use hyphens with prefixes?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Choose the sentence that correctly uses the hyphen. 
    • A. 

      A three-year old child cuddled with their teddy bear.

    • B. 

      A three year old-child cuddled with their teddy bear.

  • 3. 
    Is this sentence true or false?  A hyphen is used to set off a word or phrase after an independent clause or to set off words or phrases in a sentence. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Which of the following sentences uses a hyphen correctly? 
    • A. 

      My ex girlfriend doesn't like me.

    • B. 

      My ex - girlfriend doesn't like me.

    • C. 

      My ex-girlfriend doesn't like me.

  • 5. 
    Is this sentence true or false?  A hyphen is used to indicate that they have a combined meaning. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False