Apostrophe Exam Quiz: MCQ!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The ___________ sunroof is broken.

    • A.

      Cars

    • B.

      Car's

    • C.

      Cars'

    • D.

      Cars's

    Correct Answer
    B. Car's
    Explanation
    A singular noun requires an 's.

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  • 2. 

    The sound of three ____________ engines was loud.

    • A.

      Plane's

    • B.

      Planes

    • C.

      Planes's

    • D.

      Planes'

    Correct Answer
    D. Planes'
    Explanation
    A plural common only reuires an'.

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  • 3. 

    You should be able to borrow ____________ book.

    • A.

      Henry'

    • B.

      Henry's

    • C.

      Henrys

    • D.

      Henries

    Correct Answer
    B. Henry's
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Henry's" because the sentence is referring to the possession of a book by Henry. In English, when indicating possession, we use an apostrophe followed by an "s" to show that something belongs to someone. Therefore, "Henry's" is the correct form to indicate that the book belongs to Henry.

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  • 4. 

    I would like to use ___________ tennis racquet.

    • A.

      Charles

    • B.

      Charles's

    • C.

      Charles'

    • D.

      Charleses

    Correct Answer
    B. Charles's
    Explanation
    A proper name that ends in s requires an 's.

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  • 5. 

    I was surprised to see ___________ bike outside of my house.

    • A.

      Vickys

    • B.

      Vickies

    • C.

      Vickys'

    • D.

      Vicky's

    Correct Answer
    D. Vicky's
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Vicky's". This answer is correct because the word "Vicky's" indicates possession, suggesting that the bike belongs to someone named Vicky. The apostrophe before the "s" indicates that the bike is owned by Vicky. The other options, "Vickys", "Vickies", and "Vickys'", do not use the correct punctuation to indicate possession.

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  • 6. 

    I hope my boss' anger subsides. 

    • A.

      Boss'

    • B.

      Boss's

    • C.

      Bosses

    • D.

      Boss

    Correct Answer
    A. Boss'
    Explanation
    Common nouns that end in s are made posessive by a '.

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  • 7. 

    I hope the _________ soccer team does well.

    • A.

      Girl's

    • B.

      Girls'

    • C.

      Girlses

    • D.

      Girls

    Correct Answer
    B. Girls'
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "girls'". This is because the sentence is referring to a soccer team that belongs to girls. The possessive form of "girls" is "girls'", indicating that the team belongs to girls.

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