Carefully read each question below and do as directed.
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.
I – was – reared – with – this – admonition – "Life – will – require – the – best – you – have – to – give." ? 2.
Ignorance – is – costly – a – good – education – is – priceless.
Learning – English – grammar – there – is – no – doubt – will – bring – many – rewards. ? 4.
A – soft – answer – we – must – learn – turns – away – wrath.
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.
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.
We ; will ; travel ; to ; Cheyenne, ; Wyoming ; Denver, ; Colorado ; and ; Taos, ; New Mexico.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.