Punctuation With Quotation Marks

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 60

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Punctuation With Quotation Marks

This quiz will test your knowledge of when and where to put punctuation when using quotation marks. (English rules are used throughout)


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    This sentence has no grammar errors; true or false? My father always said, "Be careful what you wish for." 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    There are no grammar errors in this phrase, true or false? Â—The sign said, "Walk". Then it said, "Don't Walk," then, "Walk", all within thirty seconds.He yelled, "Hurry up.“
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Select the statements that are free of grammar errors.
    • A. 

      Phillip asked, "Do you need this book?"

    • B. 

      I think he said, "Go to bed"!

    • C. 

      Does Dr. Lim always say to her students, "You must work harder"?

  • 4. 
    Is the following statement grammatically error free, true or false?"Didn't he ask, 'What did we do, who preceded you?' ?" queried Johnson. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Is the following statement grammatically error free, true or false?Wasn't it Malcolm X who declared, "Why, that's the most hypocritical government since the world began!"? 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Is the following sentence free of grammar errors, true or false?“Ode to Ants”: A Moving and Insightful Song
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Is the following statement grammatically error free, true or false?Romantic poetry is characterized by the "spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings." (Wordsworth 263)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Is the following statement grammatically error free, true or false?"What do you mean, "What do I mean?" "
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Is the following statement grammatically error free, true or false? Are you sure he said, “Did Dan cry, ‘Take out the trash!’ "?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The difference between American English and British English with regards to quotation marks is...
    • A. 

      American English has more definitive rules

    • B. 

      British English has more definitive rules

    • C. 

      There is no difference between the two

    • D. 

      I have no idea!