Quiz On Hyphens With Compound Adjectives 1

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Hyphen Quizzes & Trivia

When do you use a hyphen on words? How should hyphenated words and phrases be used? The quiz below is on hyphens with compound adjectives and it will help you improve your understanding of the subject.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Our professor much-loved was sixty-five years old.

    • B. 

      Our much-loved professor was sixty five years old.

    • C. 

      Our much-loved professor was sixty-five years old.

    • D. 

      Our professor much-loved was sixty five years old.

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Nine-hundred-word

    • B. 

      Nine-hundreds-word

    • C. 

      Nine-hundred-words

    • D. 

      Nine-hundreds-words

  • 3. 
     A hyphen should be used within a compound adjective that comes after a noun. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Which one of following compound adjective is not correct?
    • A. 

      Man-made

    • B. 

      Post-graduate-degree

    • C. 

      Life-long

    • D. 

      Full-time

  • 5. 
    The new lab being built now is to be ____ high.
    • A. 

      Five storeys

    • B. 

      Five-storey

    • C. 

      Five-storeys

    • D. 

      Five-storeyed

  • 6. 
    All numbers from twenty-one to ninety-nine must include a hyphen.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Convert the following sentence into a sentence with a compound adjective.Between two classes, we usually have five minutes' break.Between two classes, we usually have a __________ break.
  • 8. 
    Select all of the correct use of hyphenation.
    • A. 

      Fat-free

    • B. 

      Hard-working

    • C. 

      World-famous

    • D. 

      Mid-term

  • 9. 
    The hyphen makes a big difference in the meaning of the sentence.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10.