Colons vs. Semi-Colons

Stephanie Constantino
Quiz by Stephanie Constantino, updated more than 1 year ago
Stephanie Constantino
Created by Stephanie Constantino almost 4 years ago
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Description

Students will identify the correct usage of colons and semi-colons in sentences.

Resource summary

Question 1

Question
Which of the following is a colon?
Answer
  • :
  • ;
  • ()
  • <

Question 2

Question
Which of the following is a semi-colon?
Answer
  • :
  • ;
  • "
  • >

Question 3

Question
A colon is used to introduce a subject or list.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 4

Question
A semi-colon can NOT be used to separate two independent clauses.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 5

Question
When using a semi-colon to separate two independent clauses, the topics of the clauses MUST be related to each other.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 6

Question
Fill in the blank with the correct punctuation: We will bring the following to the picnic __ sandwiches, chips, and lemonade.
Answer
  • :
  • ;

Question 7

Question
Fill in the blank with the correct punctuation: I was going to be working at my dream job __ a veterinarian.
Answer
  • :
  • ;

Question 8

Question
Fill in the blank with the correct punctuation. We wanted to visit the aquarium __ we'd heard that there was a new dolphin exhibit opening.
Answer
  • :
  • ;

Question 9

Question
Fill in the blank with the correct punctuation. Music is so relaxing __ I listen to it while trying to sleep.
Answer
  • :
  • ;

Question 10

Question
Fill in the blank with the correct punctuation. She'd accomplish her goal __ winning the election.
Answer
  • :
  • ;
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