GCSE English Punctuation Quiz

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GCSE English Punctuation Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Which of these is an acronym?
    • A. 

      GCSE

    • B. 

      Farmer Giles

    • C. 

      Happy

    • D. 

      Noun

  • 2. 
    Where would a full stop be used?
    • A. 

      To break in the middle of a sentance

    • B. 

      Before a noun

    • C. 

      To express anger

    • D. 

      To end a sentance

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      To end a sentance

    • B. 

      To tell somebody off

    • C. 

      To express joy

    • D. 

      To play an exciting new game

  • 4. 
    When would a Question mark most suitably be used?
    • A. 

      To start and end speech

    • B. 

      To express confusion

    • C. 

      To ask a Question

    • D. 

      To express extreme anger

  • 5. 
    What is a rhetorical question?
    • A. 

      A question asked to a baby

    • B. 

      A question that requires no answer

    • C. 

      A question that rhymes with its answer

    • D. 

      A question that requires an answer

  • 6. 
    What is a Colon most commonly used for?
    • A. 

      To use after every word in your shopping list

    • B. 

      To begin a musical band

    • C. 

      To show the beggining of a list

    • D. 

      To give examples of farm animals

  • 7. 
    Where else could colons be used?
    • A. 

      In scripts

    • B. 

      Shakespeare uses them for every sentance in his plays

    • C. 

      In English Literature

    • D. 

      When using quotations in your essays

  • 8. 
    What are Semi-Colons used for?
    • A. 

      To end a sentance but continue on same subject

    • B. 

      To join up similar information

    • C. 

      To make your work look fancy

    • D. 

      To break up similar information

  • 9. 
    Should a Capital letter be used after a Semi-Colon?  (example - ; )
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No