Oct 30, 2016

Semicolons and Colons (Test 2)

23 cards
, 56 answers
    For the punctuation rules, refer to these sections: Commas, Semicolons, and Colons

  • Choose all the correct answers.
    1. The recipe calls  . . . 
      for
      flour, butter, and sugar.
      for:
      for

      • He has friends from  . . . 
        Montana,
        Iowa, and  . . . 
        Nebraska;
        and Illinois is his home state.
        • Montana,Nebraska
        • MontanaNebraska;

      • This is a difficult  . . . 
        exercise
        but I am having fun. (Note
        Comma after exercise is optional.
        )
        • exercise,
        • exercise

      • Although this is a difficult  . . . 
        exercise,
        I am having fun.
        • exercise
        • exercise,

      • This is a difficult  . . . 
        exercise;
        I am having fun though.
        • exercise
        • exercise;

      • The  . . . 
        man
        who is wearing dark  . . . 
        glasses
        is an FBI undercover agent.
        • man,glasses,
        • manglasses

      • That FBI  . . . 
        agent,
        who is wearing dark  . . . 
        glasses,
        once protected the president.
        • agent,glasses,
        • agentglasses

      • Did  . . . 
        you, John,
        eat my cake?
        • you John
        • you, John,

      •  . . . 
        Did John
        eat my cake?
        • Did, John,
        • Did John

      • Did his  . . . 
        friend John
        eat my cake?
        • friend John
        • friend, John,

      • Did  . . . 
        John, his friend,
        eat the cake?
        • John, his friend,
        • John his friend

      • If everything goes according to plan, he will retire  . . . 
        at 40;
        if real estate prices continue to  . . . 
        drop, however,
        he may have to work until he is 65.
        • at 40;drop however
        • at 40drop, however,

      • Golden  . . . 
        retrievers,
        which are known to be  . . . 
        gentle,
        are also loyal.
        • retrievers,gentle,
        • retrieversgentle

      •  . . . 
        Dogs
        that are  . . . 
        gentle
        are often good family pets.
        • Dogs,gentle
        • Dogsgentle,

      • I would love to be rich and  . . . 
        famous although
        fame has mixed blessings.
        • famous although
        • famous, although,

      • I would love to be rich and  . . . 
        famous,
        and famous is the first priority.
        • famous,
        • famous

      • She chose the field of journalism because of  . . . 
        Nellie Bly,
        the first woman reporter.
        • Nellie Bly,
        • Nellie Bly

      • They built an adobe house but then they decided to move. (Note
        Comma after house is optional.
        )
        • house
        • house,

      • They built an adobe  . . . 
        house
        but then decided to move.
        • house
        • house;

      • They built an adobe  . . . 
        house; however,
        they decided to move.
        • house; however,
        • house however

      • They built an adobe  . . . 
        house
        because they decided never to move again.
        • house,
        • house

      • Since they moved to the  . . . 
        desert,
        they decided to build an adobe house.
        • desert,
        • desert

      • Mr. Liu held this  . . . 
        belief:
        if he worked hard, he would be able to save enough money to travel to Madagascar and photograph rarely seen animals.
        • belief,
        • belief:

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