Hyphens And Dashes Quiz

5 Questions
Hyphens And Dashes Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How do you place a hyphen between a word when it's at the end of a line?
    • A. 

      Just place the hyphen wherever it fits

    • B. 

      You use a dash

    • C. 

      Place the hyphen between a consonant and a vowel

    • D. 

      Place the hyphen between syllables

  • 2. 
    How do you indicate a break in a sentence?
    • A. 

      Hyphen

    • B. 

      Colon

    • C. 

      Dash

    • D. 

      Period

  • 3. 
    Do you put spaces between hyphens with the rest of the sentence and also with dashes?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Only with hyphens, not dashes

    • D. 

      Only with dashes, not hyphens

  • 4. 
    Choose the correct format.
    • A. 

      Sally is brown-eyed.

    • B. 

      The man is one hundred twenty-one.

    • C. 

      My uncle is really my mother's half-brother.

    • D. 

      Did you buy a t shirt from the store?

  • 5. 
    Choose the correct format.
    • A. 

      I believe-- actually I know-- you are wrong.

    • B. 

      She works with--food burgers, fries, and chicken.

    • C. 

      I know but--

    • D. 

      Butter a fat substance has no nutritional value.