Quiz: 96% Of Americans Can't Identify These 16 Common Punctuation Mistakes

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A quiz about the common punctuation errors that most people in America miss or can't identify. These are 16 most common punctuation mistakes.

 Mar 04, 2017
1 of 16Pick your answer!
Which of the following is correct punctuation?
Her shoes
Her shoe's
Her shoes'
2 of 16Pick your answer!
Which of the following is correct punctuation?
The hous'es alarm
The houses alarm
The house's alarm
3 of 16Pick your answer!
Which of the following is correct punctuation?
"That's so crazy," he said.
"That's so crazy", he said.
"That's so crazy." he said.
4 of 16Pick your answer!
Which of the following is correct punctuation?
We need to leave but, she's taking too long.
We need to leave but she's taking too long.
We need to leave, but she's taking too long.
5 of 16Pick your answer!
Which of the following is correct punctuation?
He has a sandwich and a lunchbox.
He has a sandwich, and a lunchbox.
He has a sandwich and, a lunchbox.
6 of 16Pick your answer!
Which of the following is correct punctuation?
I went to the mall, but it was closed, so I got in my car and drove off.
I went to the mall but it was closed, so I got in my car and drove off.
I went to the mall, but it was closed. So, I got in my car and drove off.
7 of 16Pick your answer!
Which of the following is correct punctuation?
Its very hot.
It's very hot.
Its' very hot.
8 of 16Pick your answer!
Which of the following is correct punctuation?
Theyr'e
They're
Theyre
9 of 16Pick your answer!
Which of the following is correct punctuation?
I have a shirt, jeans, and hat.
I have a, shirt, jeans, and hat.
I have a shirt jeans and hat.
10 of 16Pick your answer!
Which of the following is correct punctuation?
I like to run outside its better than; the gym.
I like to run outside it's better than the gym.
I like to run outside; it's better than the gym.
11 of 16Pick your answer!
Which of the following is correct punctuation?
I bought three items; a pencil, a pen, and a notebook.
I bought three items: a pencil, a pen, and a notebook.
I bought three items, a pencil, a pen, and a notebook.
12 of 16Pick your answer!
Which of the following is correct punctuation?
Mother-inlaw
Mother in-law
Mother-in-law
13 of 16Pick your answer!
Which of the following is correct punctuation?
"Charlie thinks I look "weird" today," said John.
'Charlie thinks I look weird today,' said John.
"Charlie thinks I look 'weird' today," said John.
14 of 16Pick your answer!
Which of the following is correct punctuation?
The dog licked its' paw.
The dog licked it's paw.
The dog licked its paw.
15 of 16Pick your answer!
Which of the following is correct punctuation?
"She ate the pie".
"She ate the pie"
"She ate the pie."
16 of 16Pick your answer!
Which of the following is correct punctuation?
Were' going home now.
Were going home now.
We're going home now.
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