Eats, Shoots & Leaves: Chapter 6 Quiz

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Eats, Shoots & Leaves: Chapter 6 Quiz

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  • 1. 
    In which year did F.T. Marinetti write his manifesto: Destruction of Syntax/Imagination without Strings/Words-in-Freedom?
    • A. 

      1942

    • B. 

      1894

    • C. 

      1913

    • D. 

      1877

  • 2. 
    If the contraction of a title still ended with the original final letter- "Mr" for "Mister"-no _________ was required, whereas if the title was cut short- "Prof" for "Professor"- a _________ is essential
  • 3. 
    In 2001, a member of the "halfbakery crowd"  (online site encouraging the swapping of punctuation)  proposed the use of the upside-down question mark as an indicator for a evaluative question.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The solidus (/) used to be called a...
    • A. 

      Slider

    • B. 

      Forward slash

    • C. 

      Slit

    • D. 

      Stroke

  • 5. 
    Which 20th century author wished to reform the spelling of the English language?
    • A. 

      George Bernard Shaw

    • B. 

      Eric Partridge

    • C. 

      Gertrude Stein

    • D. 

      F.T. Marinetti

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