Punctuation Quizzes & Trivia

“Hunters please use caution when haunting pedestrians using walk trails”, “Doing it right. Before your eyes.” “Attention! Toilet only for disabled elderly pregnant children”, “Gentlemen “NO” tank tops allowed”, “My hobbies include: eating dogs, reading, running, and music”. These examples, regardless of how amusing they are, show the importance of correct usage of punctuation in written communication.

“How do you punctuate a quote within a quote within a quote?”, “Do you always put a period and a comma inside quotation marks?”, “How is a question containing a quote that is a declarative sentence, punctuated?”, and “Where does the apostrophe stand in a plural possessive?” These questions might seem difficult at first, but they make the difference between “time to eat children!”, and “time to eat, children!”

A punctuation quiz to help you revise semicolons, colons, and commas. Punctuation is an essential part of writing in English and can change the whole point of the writing if didn't use at the right place. So, it's better...

Questions: 15  |  Attempts: 18115   |  Last updated: Nov 27, 2019
  • Sample Question
    Choose the correct sentence. 

Tests awareness/knowledge of correct punctuation of the use of quotation marks.Read the statement above the four choices, then choose the correct punctuation. Read the explanation for each question you miss by clicking on "show...

Questions: 13  |  Attempts: 5777   |  Last updated: Dec 31, 2012
  • Sample Question
    The book begins with this line It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.

This is a quiz that asks different random questions that are designed to test your knowledge on different punctuating titles. It might not be as easy as you think but just try it out to see how you will do.

Questions: 8  |  Attempts: 2093   |  Last updated: Oct 4, 2017

In the punctuation test below, you are expected to rectify the error in the sentences as a way of seeing if you know how to use commas. Do you think that you can tackle it? Give it a shot and get to find out for sure. Remember to...

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 987   |  Last updated: Sep 6, 2019
  • Sample Question
    I have a pet dog cat bird and fish.



Questions: 5  |  Attempts: 850   |  Last updated: Jul 31, 2019
  • Sample Question
    Which sentence uses capital letters correctly?




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Punctuation Questions & Answers


Which is the correct sentence?
1. He knocked several times; no one came to the door.
Whenever I learn a new language, I am always reminded of my high-school French teacher who always used to say that practice makes perfect.
1. Whenever I learn a new language, I am always reminded of my high-school French teacher who always used to say that "practice makes perfect ."The high school French teacher was directly quoted, so quotation marks are necessary even though its only
What novel begins with the line "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times"?
The book begins with this line: "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times."Use quotation marks around the exact quote from the book. Use a colon : to separate an independent clause from a quotation.
Which of the following is the correct way to write his last name? Ethan Curtis wants to write a Christmas card from his family members.
1. Merry Christmas from the CurtisesApostrophes are used for possession. If something is plural, but doesnt possess anything, then it doesnt need an apostrophe. In this sentence, members of the Curtis family dont possess anything, so their last name
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