Section P: The Colon (Practice)

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 304

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Colon Quizzes & Trivia

Add colons where necessary to the following phrases or sentences.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    For summer camp, we had to bring the following sleeping bag, pillow, swim suit, and towel.
    • A. 

      For summer camp, we had to bring the following: sleeping bag, pillow, swim suit, and towel.

  • 2. 
    Dear Ms. Sorenson
    • A. 

      Dear Ms. Sorenson:

  • 3. 
    First I read Goosebumps Terror Trips, but I didn’t like it very much.
    • A. 

      First I read Goosebumps: Terror Trips, but I didn’t like it very much.

  • 4. 
    Then I read Fear Street The Gift, and I liked it much better.
    • A. 

      Then I read Fear Street: The Gift, and I liked it much better.

  • 5. 
    Boston Clerihew Book Company
    • A. 

      Boston: Clerihew Book Company

  • 6. 
    I went to pick her up at 8 30, but she wasn’t at home.
    • A. 

      I went to pick her up at 8:30, but she wasn’t at home.

  • 7. 
    Would you rather go to the 7 00 movie or the 9 15 movie?
    • A. 

      Would you rather go to the 7:00 movie or the 9:15 movie?

  • 8. 
    Minneapolis, MN Ballantine Book Company
    • A. 

      Minneapolis, MN: Ballantine Book Company

  • 9. 
    Before I start college, I need one of each of the following laptop computer, scientific calculator, cell phone, and credit card.
    • A. 

      Before I start college, I need one of each of the following: laptop computer, scientific calculator, cell phone, and credit card.

  • 10. 
    To Whom It May Concern
    • A. 

      To Whom It May Concern:

  • 11. 
    Dear Manager of the Appliance Department
    • A. 

      Dear Manager of the Appliance Department:

  • 12. 
    One of my favorite books is Winterdance The Fine Madness of Running the Iditarod.
    • A. 

      One of my favorite books is Winterdance: The Fine Madness of Running the Iditarod.

  • 13. 
    Class starts at 8 15 and finishes at 9 04 each day.
    • A. 

      Class starts at 8:15 and finishes at 9:04 each day.

  • 14. 
    Los Angeles Bismark Publishing Company
    • A. 

      Los Angeles: Bismark Publishing Company

  • 15. 
    Please make the following changes to your paper spell check, indent the paragraphs ½ inch, and double space it.
    • A. 

      Please make the following changes to your paper: spell check, indent the paragraphs ½ inch, and double space it.