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Hyphens and Em-Dashes

Quiz by Danelle Castle

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5 questions
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  • Q1
    Which sentence is punctuated correctly?
    Everything - the dresser, bed, tables, and your desk - needs to be moved before we can paint.
    Everything - the dresser, bed, tables, and your desk - needs to be moved before we can paint
    Everything, the dresser, bed, tables, and your desk, need to be moved before we can paint.
    Everything - the dresser, bed, tables, and your desk needs to be moved before we can paint.
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  • Q2
    Which sentence is punctuated correctly?
    At seventy nine, Mr. Perkin's is extraordinarily active.
    At seventy-nine, Mr. Perkin's is extraordinarily active.
    At seventy-nine, Mr. Perkins is extraordinarily active
    At seventy-nine, Mr. Perkins is extraordinarily active.
    30s
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  • Q3
    Which sentence is punctuated correctly?
    We made it to the top of the mountain - the view was spectacular!
    We made it to the top of the mountain, the view was spectacular.
    We made it to the top of the mountain - the view was spectacular
    We made it to the top of the mountain the view was spectacular!
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  • Q4
    Which sentence is punctuated correctly?
    My brother in laws are the nicest guys you'd ever want to meet.
    My brothers-in-law are the nicest guys youd ever want to meet.
    My brother-s-in-law are the nicest guy's youd every want to meet.
    My brothers-in-law are the nicest guys you'd every want to meet.
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  • Q5
    Which sentence is punctuated correctly?
    It said that poss-e-ssion is nine tenths of the law.
    It said that possession is nine-tenths of the law.
    It said that possession is nine-tenths of the law
    It said that possession's is nine-tenth's of the law.
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