Hyphen Vs. Dash

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Hyphen Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A dash is...?
    • A. 

      The same length as a hyphen.

    • B. 

      Longer than a hyphen.

    • C. 

      Shorter than a hyphen.

    • D. 

      I don't really know.

  • 2. 
    Hyphens are used in words prefixed by ex-, self-, or all-, and some words prefixed by cross-.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Fill in the blank using a dash or hyphen.She hates her mother___in___law with every ounce of her being.
    • A. 

      Em-dash

    • B. 

      En-dash

    • C. 

      Hyphen

  • 4. 
    Fill in the blank using a dash or hyphen.The new girl___Jessica Burrough___is really mean!
    • A. 

      Em-dash

    • B. 

      En-dash

    • C. 

      Hyphen

  • 5. 
    True or FalseThe en-dash is longer than the em-dash.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    True or FalseThe em-dash can take the place of commas, semicolons, colons, and parentheses to add emphasis.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False