Practice Semicolon Quiz

11 Questions | Total Attempts: 435

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    George Orwell's essay "Shooting an Elephant" is about a rampaging elephant; and Orwell's decision to shoot this elephant.
    • A. 

      The semicolon is correct.

    • B. 

      The semicolon is incorrect.

  • 2. 
    George Orwell's essay "Shooting an Elephant" is about a rampaging elephant; Orwell relunctantly decides to shoot this elephant.
    • A. 

      The semicolon is correct.

    • B. 

      The semicolon is incorrect.

  • 3. 
    A draft of my first essay is due on Monday; I also need to read the second chapter of the textbook.
    • A. 

      The semicolon is correct.

    • B. 

      The semicolon is incorrect.

  • 4. 
    A draft of my first essay is due on Monday; and I also need to read the second chapter of the textbook.
    • A. 

      The semicolon is correct.

    • B. 

      The semicolon is incorrect.

  • 5. 
    I enjoyed spending a week in Florida; however, it was nice to return home after the long vacation.
    • A. 

      The semicolon is correct.

    • B. 

      The semicolon is incorrect.

  • 6. 
    The sunny days in Florida; however, gave me a bad sunburn
    • A. 

      The semicolon is correct.

    • B. 

      The semicolon is incorrect.

  • 7. 
    This is a sensational result!!!
    • A. 

      The Exclamation Mark is correct.

    • B. 

      The Exclamation Mark is incorrect.

  • 8. 
    In 1848, gold was discovered in California!
    • A. 

      The Exclamation Mark is correct.

    • B. 

      The Exclamation Mark is incorrect.

  • 9. 
    After months of careful work, the scientists finally opened the tomb. It was empty!
    • A. 

      The Exclamation Mark is correct.

    • B. 

      The Exclamation Mark is incorrect.

  • 10. 
    How well Marshall bowled yesterday!
    • A. 

      The Exclamation Mark is correct.

    • B. 

      The Exclamation Mark is incorrect.

  • 11. 
    What fools people can be!
    • A. 

      The Exclamation Mark is correct.

    • B. 

      The Exclamation Mark is incorrect.

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