English grammar

Module 13:

Review Punctuation: Miscellaneous

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English grammar
English grammar
Directions:
Carefully read each question below and do as directed.
1-4:
Dash: A single dash, or pair of dashes, may be appropriately used to punctuate the following sentences. Correctly insert a dash in the sentence by clicking the space between words where you desire a dash to be.
1.
I was reared with this admonition "Life will require the best you have to give."
2.
Ignorance is costly a good education is priceless.
3.
Learning English grammar there is no doubt will bring many rewards.
4.
A soft answer we must learn turns away wrath.
5-8:
Semicolon: One or more semicolons have been omitted from each of the following sentences. Insert a semicolon by clicking the space between words where you desire a semicolon to be.
5.
The; semicolon; is; a; useful; mark; of; punctuation; it; is; a; super; comma.
6.
A; semicolon; may; separate; independent; clauses; it; takes; the; place; of; the; coordinating; conjunction.
7.
I; often; use; semicolons; however,; I; like; to; use; dashes.
8.
We; will; travel; to; Cheyenne,; Wyoming; Denver,; Colorado; and; Taos,; New Mexico.
9-12:
Colon: A single colon has been omitted from the following sentences. Correctly insert a colon in each sentence by clicking the space where you desire a colon to be.
9.
Remember: you: are: to: be: there: at: eight: P.M.
10.
The: following: is: a: list: of: my: favorite: foods: pizza,: hamburgers,: hotdogs,: and: French: fries.
11.
English,: math,: science,: and: history: I: have: taken: them: all.
12.
The: date: and: time: for: the: party: are: as: follows: Friday,: June: 3,: 2004,: from: 13:00: to: 15:00: hours.
13-16:
Virgule/Slash: One or more virgules have been omitted from the following sentences. Insert a virgule by clicking between words or numbers where you desire a virgule to be.
13.
Each / student / is / to / do / his / her / best / on / the / test.
14.
The / teacher / wrote / the / following / date / on / the / board: / 11 / 19 / 1957.
15.
She / wore / many / hats / as / the / company / Receptionist / Secretary / Treasurer.
16.
They / were / discussing / boy / girl / relationships.
17-20:
One of the following paired sentences has been punctuated correctly. Click to select the letter of the correct sentence (A or B) for each of the following paired sentences.
17.

( A ) The college offers courses in science, math, history, and English.

( B ) The college offers courses in science ... math ... history ... and English.

18.

( A ) The teacher made the following announcement, [The final exam will be next Friday.]

( B ) The teacher made the following announcement: "The final exam will be next Friday."

19.

( A ) The box was marked "Top Secret" next to the address.

( B ) The box was marked [Top Secret] next to the address.

20.

( A ) The witness carefully phrased her words, "That man [Brian Chung] was a close friend of the deceased."

( B ) The witness carefully phrased her words, "That man [...sic...]" was a close friend of the deceased.

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