Nov 8, 2016

Punctuation, Capitalization, and Writing Numbers (Mastery test)

44 cards
, 100 answers
  • Choose all the correct answers.
    1. I am asking if you would like to rollerblade together  . . . 
      tomorrow.
      • tomorrow.
      • tomorrow?

    2.  . . . 
      Yes, Jean,
      you were right about that answer.
      • Yes Jean,
      • Yes, Jean,

    3. I read in a book, “If all else fails,  . . . 
      succeed;
      if all else succeeds…”
      • succeed;
      • succeed,

    4. Wherever we  . . . 
      go,
      people recognize us.
      • go,
      • go

    5. Whenever Cheryl is in  . . . 
      town,
      she visits her sister.
      • town
      • town,

    6. Isabel enjoys the  . . . 
      museum
      although she cannot afford the entrance fee.
      • museum,
      • museum

    7. It may not be the correct  . . . 
      part
      but I bet that it works. (Note
      Comma after part is optional.
      )
      • part
      • part,

    8. You are my  . . . 
      friend;
      however, I cannot afford to lend you any more money.
      • friend;
      • friend,

    9. Paul Simon sang, “I am a  . . . 
      rock;
      I am an island.”
      • rock;
      • rock,

    10. I asked Ella, “Did he ask for his ring  . . . 
      back?”
      • back?”
      • back”?

    11. John F.  . . . 
      Kennedy Jr.
      became a magazine publisher and a pilot before his tragic death.
      • Kennedy, Jr.
      • Kennedy Jr.

    12. Please contact  . . . 
      me
      if you have any questions.
      • me
      • me,

    13. The elections will be held on the first Tuesday of  . . . 
      November 2008
      .
      • November 2008
      • November, 2008

    14. The  . . . 
      elections
      will be held on Tuesday, November 4, 2008, and the polls will be kept open until 8:00 p.m.
      • elections
      • elections,

    15. Carl worried about the  . . . 
      hurricane
      but tried to stay calm and help his family.
      • hurricane,
      • hurricane

    16. I favor green and  . . . 
      yellow,
      and purple is her first choice.
      • yellow,
      • yellow

    17. I need to locate four states on the  . . . 
      map;
      namely, Minnesota, Michigan, California, and Nevada. (Note
      Semicolon after map may be a comma.
      )
      • map;
      • map,
      • map:

    18. This is the point that Einstein  . . . 
      made: you
      cannot fix a problem with the problem.
      • made: you
      • made; You
      • made: You

    19. Our philosophy teacher  . . . 
      thinks
      that Einstein meant that we cannot stop war by waging war.
      • thinks,
      • thinks

    20. A  . . . 
      well-made
      argument was presented for negotiating a peaceful resolution.
      • well-made
      • well made

    21. The argument for negotiating a peaceful resolution was  . . . 
      well made
      .
      • well made
      • well-made

    22. A liberally sprinkled dose of humor was very  . . . 
      much appreciated
      .
      • much appreciated
      • much-appreciated

    23. Our  . . . 
      liberal-minded
      clergyman managed to unite the entire congregation.
      • liberal-minded
      • liberal minded

    24. Our clergyman, who united the entire congregation, was  . . . 
      liberal minded
      .
      • liberal minded
      • liberal-minded

    25. Jan asked, “What did Joe mean when he said, ‘I will see you  . . . 
      later’?”
      • later?’”
      • later’?”

    26. When I noticed that our dog cut  . . . 
      its paw
      , I called the veterinarian right away.
      • it’s paw
      • its paw

    27. Just to be sure, I called three more  . . . 
      D.M.V.s’
      offices.
      • D.M.V.s’
      • D.M.V.’s

    28.  . . . 
      You’re right
      to be concerned,” said one veterinarian. “I would like to take a look at your dog.”
      • You’re right
      • Your right

    29. Even though  . . . 
      it’s 30 miles
      to the town where that D.M.V.’s office is, I wanted to take the drive.
      • it’s 30 miles
      • its 30 miles
      • it’s thirty miles

    30. The  . . . 
      friendly-looking
      vet examined our  . . . 
      dog’s
      paw and suggested that we have it bandaged.
      • friendly-lookingdogs’
      • friendly lookingdog’s

    31. We had pet insurance but still owed  . . . 
      $40
      in copayment fees.
      • $40.00
      • $40

    32. Our dog was a  . . . 
      semi-invalid
      for a couple of days until she chewed off the bandage.
      • semi-invalid
      • semi invalid

    33. I guess she did what any  . . . 
      self-respecting
      dog would do by grooming herself.
      • self-respecting
      • self respecting
      • selfrespecting

    34. The dog has fully  . . . 
      recovered
      although I will never be the same.
      • recovered
      • re-covered

    35. I have learned that it’s better to be  . . . 
      proactive
      than to have regrets.
      • proactive
      • pro-active

    36. Wendy thought she knew everything about her  . . . 
      mother
      but found out two years ago that her mother had been married before.
      • mother
      • mother,

    37. When Wendy asked her mother about this marriage,  . . . 
      Ilse (her mother)
      was hesitant to discuss any details. (Note
      You may use commas instead of parentheses.
      )
      • Ilse (her mother)
      • Ilse, her mother,

    38. “She will go to her grave with some  . . . 
      secrets,”
      said Wendy.
      • secrets,”
      • secrets”

    39. “Do you understand her need for  . . . 
      privacy?”
      Wendy asked her  . . . 
      husband.
      • privacy,”husband.
      • privacy?”husband?

    40. The wealthy became wealthier during the  . . . 
      1990s
      .
      • 1990s
      • 90’s
      • 90s’
      • ’90s

    41. The alarm clock went off at  . . . 
      four
      o’clock.
      • four
      • 4:00

    42. Many people dread the  . . . 
      15th
      of April.
      • 15th
      • 15

    43. The check was written for  . . . 
      $13,348.15
      .
      • $13,348.15
      • $13348.15

    44. The check was written for  . . . 
      thirteen thousand,
      three hundred  . . . 
      forty-eight
      dollars and fifteen cents.
      • thirteen thousandforty-eight
      • thirteen thousand,forty eight

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