Can You Really Identify Quotation Marks? Quiz

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How good are you with English punctuations and quotations? Can you really identify quotation marks? Take this quiz to see. Quotation marks or inverted commas, often called 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 and interrupted quotations at the beginning and end of a sentence. 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 worried, "I can't find the car keys?"

    • C. 

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

    • D. 

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

  • 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.

    • D. 

      "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."

    • D. 

      "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."

    • D. 

      "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."

    • D. 

      "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?"

    • D. 

      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."

    • D. 

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

  • 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."

    • D. 

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

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