Uncommon Punctuation Review

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Uncommon Punctuation Review

Review uncommon punctuation


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  • 1. 
    Which punctuation mark is used to punctuate dialogue, quotes, in-text citations, and sarcasm?
    • A. 

      Quotation Marks

    • B. 

      Comma

    • C. 

      Oxford Comma

    • D. 

      Dialogue Tag

  • 2. 
    Is the following conversation punctuated correctly?Hi, "said Jimmy" as he walked by Patricia."Hi, there Jimmy"! replied Patricia. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Ellipses are used to indicated an ______, or something that has been left out of a certain sentence.
  • 4. 
    Ellipses can add these emotions to a sentence
    • A. 

      Suspense

    • B. 

      Hesitation

    • C. 

      Apprehension

    • D. 

      Uneasiness

  • 5. 
    A colon is used to
    • A. 

      Introduce a list

    • B. 

      Emphasize a phrase

    • C. 

      Link two independent clauses that relate to each other

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    What is the missing punctuate mark?Crustaceans are a subphylum that include crabs, shrimp, krill, and barnacles.
  • 7. 
    The semicolon is used to 
    • A. 

      Connect two independent clauses

    • B. 

      Separate conjunctions

    • C. 

      Include a moderate pause

    • D. 

      End a sentence

  • 8. 
    The difference between a semicolon and a colon is that
    • A. 

      Colons introduce explanatory information and semicolons introduce additional information

    • B. 

      One is semi and the other is not

    • C. 

      Semicolons are used at the end of sentences

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    Parenthesis are used to introduce extra information in the middle of a sentence.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Parenthesis are used to punctuate 
    • A. 

      In-text citations

    • B. 

      Dependent clauses

    • C. 

      Improper nouns

    • D. 

      Passive voice

  • 11. 
    Write a brief summary about Writing Workshop using a quotation mark, ellipsis, colon, semicolon, and parenthesis twice. 
  • 12. 
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