Punctuating Titles

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Punctuating Titles - Quiz


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  • 1. 

    Check all titles that would be underlined.

    • A.

      Title of a Book

    • B.

      Chapter title in a book

    • C.

      Title of a short story

    • D.

      Title of a TV show

    • E.

      Title of a poem

    • F.

      Name of a Magazine

    • G.

      Name of a Movie

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Title of a Book
    D. Title of a TV show
    F. Name of a Magazine
    G. Name of a Movie
    Explanation
    Larger, full works are underlined. Shorter, smaller works are placed in quotation marks.

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  • 2. 

    Check all titles that would be in quotation marks.

    • A.

      Title of a book

    • B.

      Title of a magazine

    • C.

      Article inside a magazine

    • D.

      Title of a poem

    • E.

      Title of a short story

    • F.

      Title of a TV show

    • G.

      Title of an episode of a TV show

    • H.

      Title of a CD album

    • I.

      Name of a song

    Correct Answer(s)
    C. Article inside a magazine
    D. Title of a poem
    E. Title of a short story
    G. Title of an episode of a TV show
    I. Name of a song
    Explanation
    Larger, full works are underlined. Shorter, smaller works are placed in quotation marks.

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  • 3. 

    Should the title in this sentence be underlined or placed in quotation marks.  I like to sing Somewhere Over the Rainbow.

    Correct Answer(s)
    Quotation marks
    placed in quotation marks
    Explanation
    The title is the name of a song, and since a song is a shorter work, it should be placed in quotation marks.

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  • 4. 

    Should the title in this sentence be underlined or placed in quotation marks? I read the magazine Us Weekly.

    Correct Answer(s)
    Underlined
    Explanation
    A magazine is a larger work, so it should be underlined.

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  • 5. 

    Should the title in this sentence be underlined or placed in quotation marks? I loved the movie Transformers.

    Correct Answer(s)
    Underlined
    Explanation
    A movie is a larger work, so it should be underlined.

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  • 6. 

    Which sentence is punctuated correctly?  (write a, b, or c) a.  I loved the article Dancing Fools in Dance Dose Weekly. b.  I loved the article "Dancing Fools"  in Dance Dose Weekly. c.  I loved the article "Dancing Fools"  in "Dance Dose Weekly."

    Correct Answer(s)
    b
    Explanation
    Dancing Fools is the name of an article, which is a smaller work, so it should be in quotation marks. And Dance Dose Weekly is the name of the magazine, so it should be underlined.

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  • 7. 

    Which sentence is punctuated correctly?  (write a, b, or c) a.  The song "breakaway" is my favorite Kelly Clarkson song. b.  The song "Breakaway" is my favorite Kelly Clarkson song. c.  The song Breakaway   is my favorite Kelly Clarkson song.

    Correct Answer(s)
    b
    Explanation
    It is a song title, which is a smaller work, so it is in quotation marks. However, the title needs to be capitalized.

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  • 8. 

    Which sentence is punctuated correctly? (write a, b, or c) a.  She read that poem "Two Woods" by Robert Frost, and then bought the book A Selection of Greatest Poems by Robert Frost. b.  She read the poem Two Woods by Robert Frost, and then bought the book  A Selection of Greatest Poems by Robert Frost. c.  She read the poem "Two Woods"  by Robert Frost, and then bought the book "A Selection of Greatest Poems by Robert Frost."

    Correct Answer(s)
    a
    Explanation
    The name of a poem, is a short work, and should be in quotation marks. The name of a book is a larger work and should be underlined.

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