The Hyphen And The Dash

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Hyphen Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is a proper way to use a hyphen?
    • A. 

      The cat fell out of the- i dont know.

    • B. 

      Did you know I can- along with my friend- count to 15?

    • C. 

      The student felt self-assured after she studied.

    • D. 

      Ummmmm?

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Billy saw someone outside his window— or atleast he thought he did.

    • B. 

      The mid—90's was Tami's favorite years to learn about.

    • C. 

      After Larry saw the cat— he knew what he wanted for his birthday.

    • D. 

      Don't—Care.

  • 3. 
    True or False. Is the following sentence using a hyphen correctly?The kitten un-raveled the ball of yarn.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Tralse!

  • 4. 
    True or False. Is the following sentence using a dash correctly?The man lived from 1763—1808.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Frue!

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      As the swing slowed to a stop- the girl jumped and fell.

    • B. 

      The meatball rolled off the table- onto the floor.

    • C. 

      After seven-ty days of hard labor, the picture of Dora was complete.

    • D. 

      The man saved her life— too bad he had put it in risk!