Punctuation Made Simple

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Punctuation Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Punctuation rules are made by experts who live in big castles in Monrovia?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Punctuation rules change over time?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Colons (:) introduce things?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    You can use just a semicolon (all by itself) to join two related sentences?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    You can use just a comma (all by itself) to join two related sentences?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    You can use a comma to stick some words on the start of a sentence?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The dash does one of the jobs of a comma--sticking words to the beginning or in the middle of a sentence--with the added benefit of emphasizing the new words?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    One example of how punctuation rules change over time is that writers are no longer required to put a comma before the "and" in a list?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Colons add emphasis to the things being introduced?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False