Semicolon Quizzes & Trivia


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

Questions: 8  |  Attempts: 698   |  Last updated: Oct 11, 2017
  • Sample Question
    Look out the front window there are three deer in the front yard.

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

Questions: 13  |  Attempts: 435   |  Last updated: Dec 3, 2018
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    The student council is planning a dance for October it will be after a football game.

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

Questions: 5  |  Attempts: 301   |  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.

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

Questions: 5  |  Attempts: 158   |  Last updated: May 8, 2017
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    Semicolons are most often used to connect ________.

Do you Know your semicolons? Take this quiz and find out! Choose the correct answer of the place where semicolon should belong.

Questions: 5  |  Attempts: 108   |  Last updated: Jan 10, 2013
  • Sample Question
    Lisa scored(1)2,845,770 points(2)Marcia(3)2,312,860(2)and Karla 857,684,700. 




Semicolon Questions & Answers

Is it true or false? The semicolon is used correctly in this sentence:The black lung is making a comeback among miners; levels this high have not been recorded in forty years.This...
TrueThe two clauses above are independent but very closely related. They can be separated by a semicolon without the use of a conjunction like and, so, but, or, or yet.
What are the two acceptable uses for a semicolon?
Clarify a long list & join two closely related independent clausesThese are the two uses as stated in the tutorial. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/marks/semicolon.htm
Jayne won the art contest however, she wasnt there to receive her prize.
Jayne won the art contest; however, she wasn’t there to receive her prize.
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