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A quiz on how to and when to use italics in a sentance.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What are Italics?

    • A.

      A jar of Mayonaise

    • B.

      Something that you use at the beggining of a sentance.

    • C.

      In typography, Italic type is a cursive base type font based on calligraphy. The font often slants to the right

    • D.

      A type of Sandwhich you would get at Subway

    Correct Answer
    C. In typography, Italic type is a cursive base type font based on calligraphy. The font often slants to the right
  • 2. 

    Where would you put italics in this sentance?"These are the voyages of the starship Enterprise."

    • A.

      On the word "voyages"

    • B.

      On the word "Enterprise"

    • C.

      On the words"These are"

    • D.

      On the word "starship

    Correct Answer
    B. On the word "Enterprise"
    Explanation
    In the given sentence, "These are the voyages of the starship Enterprise," the italics should be placed on the word "Enterprise." This is because "Enterprise" refers to the specific name of the starship, and italics are commonly used to emphasize or highlight proper nouns or titles.

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  • 3. 

    What do italics look like?

    • A.

      A word that is slightly leaned to the right.

    • B.

      A word that is underlined.

    • C.

      A word that has these( " " )around it.

    • D.

      A word that has nymbers in it.

    Correct Answer
    A. A word that is slightly leaned to the right.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "A word that is slightly leaned to the right." Italics are a type of font style where the letters are slanted to the right. This is commonly used to emphasize or highlight certain words or phrases in writing.

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  • 4. 

    True Or FalseAre the Italics placed correctly in this sentance"Come kiss me, and say goodbye like a man. No, not good-bye, au revoir."

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The italics are placed correctly in the sentence. The phrase "au revoir" is written in italics, which is appropriate because it is a foreign phrase borrowed from French. The rest of the sentence is in regular font, indicating that it is the narrator's dialogue.

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  • 5. 

    True or FalseAre Italics used when stating a different Language

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Italics are commonly used when stating a different language in written text. This is done to distinguish the foreign language from the rest of the text and to emphasize that it is not in the same language as the surrounding content. Using italics helps to visually indicate that the words or phrases being mentioned are in a different language, making it easier for readers to understand and interpret the text.

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