Uses Of The Semicolon Quiz

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How to use ";" semicolon. It can be a little confusing to figure out where the indefinite quiz semicolon is used.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Semicolons are most often used to connect ________.
    • A. 

      Sentence fragments and dependent clauses

    • B. 

      An independent clause and a dependent clause

    • C. 

      Two independent clauses

  • 2. 
    Is the sentence below an example of the correct way to use a semicolon? Small farmers, represented by the scarecrow, were oppressed by Eastern bankers; the industrial workers, represented by the Tin Man, were all oppressed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    A semicolon can be used in the place of a(n) _______.
  • 4. 
    Which sentence is seperated correctly?
    • A. 

      Fred loves to eat sushi for breakfast; and I like to eat pasta.

    • B. 

      Fred loves to eat sushi; noodles; and Thai food for lunch.

    • C. 

      Fred loves to eat sushi; but I'm worried he doesn't eat enough of the other food groups.

    • D. 

      Fred loves to eat sushi for breakfast; I, however, like to stick to cereal.

  • 5. 
    Is the sentence below an example of the correct way to use a semicolon? Jayne won the art contest however; she wasn’t there to receive her prize.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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