Punctuation quiz

Mariola Hejduk
Quiz by Mariola Hejduk, updated more than 1 year ago
Mariola Hejduk
Created by Mariola Hejduk almost 7 years ago
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Description

B1 test to check the knowledge of punctuation in English.

Resource summary

Question 1

Question
When I get older I will be able to drive
Answer
  • 1 full stop
  • 1 full stop, 2 commas
  • 1 full stop, 1 comma

Question 2

Question
I need potatoes cheese minced lamb aubergines and tomatoes
Answer
  • 5 commas, 1 full stop
  • 4 commas, 1 full stop
  • 3 commas, 1 full stop

Question 3

Question
I always speak up my mind said Lily
Answer
  • 1 pair of quotation marks, 1 comma, 1 full stop
  • 1 pair of quotation marks, 1 question mark, 1 full stop
  • 2 pairs of quotation marks, 1 comma, 1 full stop

Question 4

Question
She is coming to the party isn t she
Answer
  • 1 question mark, 1 comma
  • 1 question mark, 1 comma, 1 apostrophe
  • 1 question mark, 1 comma, 2 apostrophes

Question 5

Question
Although I like playing the piano I don t like classical music
Answer
  • 1 comma, 1 apostrophe, 1 full stop
  • 2 commas, 1 apostrophe, 1 full stop
  • 1 apostrophe, 1 full stop

Question 6

Question
She of course had to add her own opinion to our conversation
Answer
  • 1 comma, 1 full stop
  • 1 full stop
  • 2 commas, 1 full stop

Question 7

Question
Stop what you are doing take the car and the mobile phone go to the nearest petrol station and buy a fire extinguisher
Answer
  • 3 commas,1 full stop
  • 2 commas, 1 full stop
  • 4 commas, 1 full stop

Question 8

Question
Come back soon Mary said
Answer
  • 1 pair of quotation marks, 1 comma, 1 full stop
  • 1 pair of quotation marks, 1 full stop
  • 1 pair of quotation marks, 2 commas, 1 full stop

Question 9

Question
Buckingham Palace which is the most famous palace in London is very popular with tourists
Answer
  • 1 full stop
  • 1 comma, 1 full stop
  • 2 commas, 1 full stop

Question 10

Question
To start with I don t think this idea is going to work in the long term
Answer
  • 1 comma, 1 full stop
  • 1 comma, 1 full stop, 1 apostrophe
  • 1 full stop, 1 apostrophe
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