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  • 1. 
    Which word is always capitalized?
    • A. 

      Mother

    • B. 

      Tuesday

    • C. 

      Main

    • D. 

      Luck

  • 2. 
    Which word in the following sentence is not correctly capitalized? Wait, Mother, what time is the Party on Saturday?
    • A. 

      Wait

    • B. 

      Mother

    • C. 

      Party

    • D. 

      Saturday

  • 3. 
    How many commas are missing from the following sentence? Daddy can I have a really big blue yummy popsicle?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      5

  • 4. 
    What punctuation mark is missing in the sentence- Jims party is almost always a big hit.
    • A. 

      Comma

    • B. 

      Exclamation mark

    • C. 

      Semi colon

    • D. 

      Apostrophe

  • 5. 
    What is missing in the following sentence? Please go to the store and get me bananas, onions, slim jims, and 50 cadbury eggs.
    • A. 

      An apostrophe

    • B. 

      2 commas

    • C. 

      A semi colon

    • D. 

      Quotation marks

  • 6. 
    A parenthetical is,
    • A. 

      Something in a sentence that is said

    • B. 

      Something that can be taken out of a sentence

    • C. 

      Something that can not be taken out of a sentence

    • D. 

      Something changed to summarize an idea

  • 7. 
    Commas go before and after
    • A. 

      Appositives

    • B. 

      Superlatives

    • C. 

      Apostrophes

    • D. 

      Personification

  • 8. 
    Splat, bang, boom!  Are all examples of-
    • A. 

      Poetic words

    • B. 

      Alliteration

    • C. 

      Personification

    • D. 

      Onomatopoeia

  • 9. 
    Typically these words are capitalized in a title
    • A. 

      All of them

    • B. 

      The first and last

    • C. 

      The first last and any important ones

    • D. 

      Names of people, places, and things

  • 10. 
    These nouns are always capitalized
    • A. 

      Pronouns

    • B. 

      Subjects

    • C. 

      Places

    • D. 

      Proper

  • 11. 
    The squiggly mark over some letters, especially Spanish words is called a-
    • A. 

      Diatribe

    • B. 

      Dialect

    • C. 

      Diograph

    • D. 

      Diacritic

  • 12. 
    Colons are used in
    • A. 

      Some salutations

    • B. 

      All salutations

    • C. 

      Compound sentences

    • D. 

      Coordinating clauses

  • 13. 
    This is not a book of words,
    • A. 

      Thesaurus

    • B. 

      Lexicon

    • C. 

      Dictionary

    • D. 

      Afterword

  • 14. 
    This can not be found before the main text
    • A. 

      Preface

    • B. 

      Foreword

    • C. 

      Glossary

    • D. 

      Index

  • 15. 
    How did you do on this quiz?
    • A. 

      I did great!!!!

    • B. 

      I have no clue!!!!

    • C. 

      Ouch!!!!!

    • D. 

      Wowsers!!!!!

  • 16. 
    Would Mr. LaRose give a fake quiz the day after April fools day?
    • A. 

      Yes, he is evil

    • B. 

      No, he would not stoop that low