Can You Really Identify Quotation Marks? Quiz

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Can You Really Identify Quotation Marks? Quiz

Quotation marks or inverted commas often called as quote marks or speech marks are punctuation marks that are used in a phrase or quotation. You have to identify and correctly punctuate sentences using quotation marks. This includes the speaker's tag at the beginning and end of a sentence and interrupted quotations. Read the questions carefully and answer. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Choose the sentence in which the quotation is correctly punctuated.
    • A. 

      "What if," my father worried, "I can't find the car keys?"

    • B. 

      What if my father worred, "I can't find the car keys?"

    • C. 

      "What if," my father worried "I can't find the car keys."

  • 2. 
    Choose the sentence in which the quotation is correctly punctuated.
    • A. 

      "Is it easier," I asked, "for me to come to your house?"

    • B. 

      "Is it easier" I asked, "for me to come to your house?"

    • C. 

      Is it easier, I asked, "for me to come to your house?"

  • 3. 
    Choose the sentence in which the quotation is correctly punctuated.
    • A. 

      "Do you want to play baseball during recess," Bob asked.

    • B. 

      "Do you want to play baseball during recess?" Bob asked.

    • C. 

      "Do you want to play baseball during recess? Bob asked.

  • 4. 
    Choose the sentence in which the quotation is correctly punctuated.
    • A. 

      "This movie," Robin said "is really exciting."

    • B. 

      "This movie" Robin said, "is really exciting."

    • C. 

      "This movie," Robin said, "is really exciting."

  • 5. 
    Choose the sentence in which the quotation is correctly punctuated.
    • A. 

      "Do not," the museum guide warned, "touch the displays."

    • B. 

      Do not the museum guide warned, "touch the displays."

    • C. 

      "Do not" the museum guide warned, "Touch the displays."

  • 6. 
    Choose the sentence in which the quotation is correctly punctuated.
    • A. 

      Captain Lee said, "My next voyage will be to the Bahamas."

    • B. 

      Captain Lee said, "my next voyage will be to the Bahamas."

    • C. 

      Captain Lee said "My next voyage will be to the Bahamas."

  • 7. 
    Choose the sentence in which the quotation is correctly punctuated.
    • A. 

      Simone asked, "Did you just get home?"

    • B. 

      Simone asked "Did you just get home?"

    • C. 

      Simone asked, "did you just get home?"

  • 8. 
    Where should the quotation marks be in this sentence? Do you want it now? I asked
    • A. 

       "Do you want it now?" I asked.

    • B. 

      "Do you want it now? I asked."

    • C. 

      Do you want it now? "I asked."

  • 9. 
    Where should the quotation marks be in this sentence? Yes, I will attend the charity event, she replied
    • A. 

       ""Yes, I will attend" the charity event, "she replied."

    • B. 

       "Yes, I will attend the charity event," she replied.

    • C. 

       "Yes," I will attend the charity event, she replied.

  • 10. 
    Be patient, he said. It will soon be over. Where should the quotation marks be placed in this sentence?
    • A. 

      "Be patient," he said. "It will soon be over."

    • B. 

       Be patient, he said. "It will soon be over."

    • C. 

       "Be patient, he said. It will soon be over."