Copy Editing Test: Trivia Quiz!

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Copy Editing Test: Trivia Quiz!

KPCC. Org follows AP style for print and online. The questions below are the kinds of style questions you might encounter from time to time on the job. Check the boxes next to the answer you think is correct.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    He ordered ___________ worth of cookies from Corner Bakery.
    • A. 

      A hundred dollars

    • B. 

      $100

    • C. 

      One hundred dollars

  • 2. 
    He was __________ attempted murder.
    • A. 

      Charged with

    • B. 

      Charged with allegedly

  • 3. 
    Let me see whether I can ____________ a pair of tickets to Pearl Jam.
    • A. 

      Wiggle

    • B. 

      Wrangle

    • C. 

      Wangle

  • 4. 
    Kuwait ordered 16 new ____________.
    • A. 

      747s

    • B. 

      747's

    • C. 

      74'7s

  • 5. 
    The $1 million donation from the industrialist did not ______ my vote against the "Clean Air Act."
    • A. 

      Effect

    • B. 

      Affect

  • 6. 
    Joe and Pete are going to have an early-morning surf session that _______ going to remember for years.
    • A. 

      Their

    • B. 

      There

    • C. 

      They're

  • 7. 
    I can't believe ___ the end of the day already.
    • A. 

      Its

    • B. 

      It's

  • 8. 
    She hasn't ____________ a hand on him since Tuesday.
    • A. 

      Laid

    • B. 

      Lay

    • C. 

      Lain

  • 9. 
    Neither Hannah nor her sisters __________ been to the movie "Hannah and Her Sisters."
    • A. 

      Have

    • B. 

      Has

  • 10. 
    The kicking game, as well as the running game, _________________________.
    • A. 

      Are entirely different matters

    • B. 

      is an entirely different matter