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Semicolon Quizzes & Trivia

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Test your knowledge of the proper use of semicolons, colons and dashes.

Questions: 5  |  Attempts: 2566   |  Last updated: Jan 24, 2013
  • Sample Question
    Direction: True of False When joining two independent sentences with a semicolon you need a joining word like however.



Questions: 11  |  Attempts: 128   |  Last updated: Feb 20, 2018
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    George Orwell's essay "Shooting an Elephant" is about a rampaging elephant; and Orwell's decision to shoot this elephant.

Add semicolons where necessary in the following sentences. Some sentences may not need a semicolon.

Questions: 8  |  Attempts: 1173   |  Last updated: Oct 11, 2017
  • Sample Question
    Look out the front window there are three deer in the front yard.



Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 101   |  Last updated: Sep 5, 2018
  • Sample Question
    Please choose the grammatically correct sentence. 

Test your knowledge on the usage of semicolons!

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 99   |  Last updated: Jan 16, 2013
  • Sample Question
    Which sentence uses a semicolon correctly?
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