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Punctuation Quizzes & Trivia

Choose the corrrect punctuation marks for the blanks and rewrite the sentence. Choose from a colon, semicolon, dash, hyphen, or parentheses. For the hyphen, at the top of the keyboard, press the key to the right of the zero once. For the dash, press the same key twice.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Please bring the following items to the first class ___  a pen, a pencil, a notebook, and a dictionary.
  • 2. 
    I woke up late this morning ___ therefore, I'm going to be late for school.
  • 3. 
    This recipe calls for two ___ thirds of a cup of milk.
  • 4. 
    Her brother is twenty ___ seven years old.
  • 5. 
    Several people ___ important people___ are coming to the meeting.
  • 6. 
    Punctuality, diligence, and teamwork ___ these skills are key to getting a job.
  • 7. 
    To make this soup, you need (1) tomatoes, __2__ basil, and (3) chicken broth.
  • 8. 
    Mix all the ingredients together ___ simmer the soup on medium for 30 minutes.
  • 9. 
    Dinner will be ready to eat at 7 __ 30 p.m.
  • 10. 
    The tree in our front yard __ an evergreen __ is taller than the house now.