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Pretest For Proof Readers Marks - Quiz

You might be pretty good with English grammar and spelling, and so you may find yourself good enough to become a professional proof reader so you can make a living off of it. More power to you! However, it’s a little more complicated than just fixing a typo and rearranging a sentence. There are several symbols involved which you’ll need to mark papers with to denote certain problems. What do they mean? Let’s find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

                ¶

    • A.

      Delete or take out

    • B.

      Capitalize

    • C.

      Insert space

    • D.

      New Paragraph

    Correct Answer
    D. New Paragraph
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "New Paragraph" because it is the action that involves starting a new paragraph in a text. This can be done to separate different ideas or to improve the readability and organization of the content.

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  • 2. 

           

    • A.

      Insert comma

    • B.

      Insert period

    • C.

      New Paragraph

    • D.

      Reverse letters or words

    Correct Answer
    A. Insert comma
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Insert comma" because the sentence most likely requires a comma to separate two independent clauses or to separate items in a list. The other options, such as "Insert period" or "New paragraph," do not seem to be appropriate based on the given options. Additionally, "Reverse letters or words" does not make sense in the context of the question.

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  • 3. 

            

    • A.

      Delete or take out

    • B.

      Spelling

    • C.

      Insert Comma

    • D.

      Capitalize

    Correct Answer
    D. Capitalize
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "Capitalize". This suggests that the action required in the context of the question is to capitalize a certain word or words. This could mean making the first letter of a word uppercase or applying capitalization rules to a specific part of a sentence. Without further context, it is difficult to determine the exact nature of the capitalization needed.

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  • 4. 

           sp

    • A.

      Insert letter, word or sentence

    • B.

      Change capital letter to lower case letter

    • C.

      Reverse letters or words

    • D.

      Spelling

    Correct Answer
    D. Spelling
    Explanation
    The given options are related to different ways in which a text can be manipulated or altered. However, the correct answer "Spelling" stands out as it is the only option that refers to the correctness or accuracy of the words used in the text. The other options relate to formatting or rearranging the text, but only "Spelling" deals with the correctness of the words themselves.

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  • 5. 

              

    • A.

      Spelling

    • B.

      Capitalize

    • C.

      Insert period

    • D.

      Insert comma

    Correct Answer
    C. Insert period
    Explanation
    The given correct answer suggests that the error in the question is related to the absence of a period. It implies that a period should be inserted in the sentence to correct the mistake. However, without the actual question or sentence provided, it is difficult to determine the exact context or placement of the period.

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  • 6. 

                     

    • A.

      Reverse letters or words

    • B.

      Delete or take out

    • C.

      Capitalize

    • D.

      Insert period

    Correct Answer
    B. Delete or take out
    Explanation
    The given correct answer "Delete or take out" suggests that the action being described involves removing or eliminating something. This could refer to deleting or removing letters or words from a sentence or text.

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  • 7. 

                

    • A.

      Reverse letters or words

    • B.

      Insert letters, words or sentence

    • C.

      Change captial letter to lower case

    • D.

      Spelling

    Correct Answer
    A. Reverse letters or words
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Reverse letters or words" because the other options do not accurately describe the action being performed. "Insert letters, words or sentence" suggests adding content, "Change capital letter to lower case" suggests altering the case of the letters, and "Spelling" suggests correcting errors in spelling. However, the action described in the answer involves reversing the order of letters or words.

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  • 8. 

                

    • A.

      Insert period

    • B.

      New paragraph

    • C.

      Change to lowercase letter

    • D.

      Capitalize

    Correct Answer
    C. Change to lowercase letter
    Explanation
    The given correct answer suggests that the action required is to change a letter to lowercase. This implies that there is a need to modify the text by converting a specific letter from uppercase to lowercase. This action is commonly used when following grammatical or formatting rules, such as when starting a new sentence with a lowercase letter or when changing the case of a specific word or phrase.

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  • 9. 

          

    • A.

      Spelling

    • B.

      Capitalize

    • C.

      Delete or take out

    • D.

      Insert letter, word or sentence

    Correct Answer
    D. Insert letter, word or sentence
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Insert letter, word or sentence." This answer suggests that in order to correct a spelling mistake, a letter, word, or sentence needs to be inserted into the given text. This could involve adding a missing letter, adding a missing word, or adding a missing sentence to fix the spelling error.

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