Quiz: We Bet You Can't Actually Pass This Simple Punctuation Test!

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How well do you actually know English?

Questions on the English language, focusing specifically on punctuation, such as the proper use of the semi-colon.

 Jun 08, 2017

1 of 10Pick your answer!

Which of these is correct?
"Always," said Snape.
"Always", said Snape.
"Always" said Snape.

2 of 10Pick your answer!

Which is the WRONG way to use a comma?
His shirt was blue, and his pants were white.
The doctor Harry, arrived late.
He bought bananas, apples, and pears at the store.

3 of 10Pick your answer!

What is the name of this punctuation: ;

4 of 10Pick your answer!

Which sentence is correct?
She is Jane Stone, M.D.
She is Jane Stone, M.D..
She is Jane Stone, M.D

5 of 10Pick your answer!

How do you reference a book?
Bold lettering
Quotation marks

6 of 10Is this sentence correct?

Jerry is pitiful; but he has a beautiful wife.

7 of 10Pick your answer!

Which of these correctly uses quotation marks?
"The lady said, 'Ice cream!' "
"The lady said, "Ice cream!" "
"The lady said, 'Ice cream!" "

8 of 10Which punctuation is missing from this sentence?

The world is different now; its changed.

9 of 10Pick your answer!

Which of these is correct?
Ice cream has a lot of calories however; it is very delicious.
Ice cream has a lot of calories; however, it is very delicious.
Ice cream has a lot of calories, however it is very delicious.

10 of 10Is this sentence correct?

You'll need an umbrella, if it's going to rain later.
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