Punctuation
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  • Question 1
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    Q. This punctuation mark is used as a substitute for a missing letter(s) in a word.
    answer choices
    comma
    period
    quotation mark
    apostrophe
  • Question 2
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    Q. This mark is used at the end of a question.
    answer choices
    exclamation point
    question mark
    period
    colon
  • Question 3
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    Q. This is used to make compound sentences, separate phrases or items in a list, coordinating adjectives, and/or extra information.
    answer choices
    comma
    quotation mark
    period
    semicolon 
  • Question 4
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    Q. This mark is used before a list or quote, between hours and minutes, or mathematical ratios.
    answer choices
    colon
    ellipis
    exclamation point
    parentheses
  • Question 5
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    Q. This mark indicates that part of the text has been intentionally left out.
    answer choices
    hyphen
    ellipsis
    semicolon
    apostrophe
  • Question 6
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    Q. This mark is used between parts of a compound word or name or to split words by syllables to fit on a line of text.
    answer choices
    apotrophe
    quotation mark
    hyphen
    parentheses
  • Question 7
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    Q. This mark separates two independent clauses in a compound sentence.
    answer choices
    semicolon
    quotation mark
    period
    parentheses
  • Question 8
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    Q. These marks are used to separate explanations or qualifying statements within a sentence.
    answer choices
    colon
    apostrophe
    parentheses
    period
  • Question 9
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    Q. This mark is used to show excitement or emphasis.
    answer choices
    ellipsis
    hyphen
    parentheses
    exclamation point
  • Question 10
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    Q. This mark is used to note the end of a declarative sentence.
    answer choices
    period
    quotation mark
    parenthesis
    apostrophe
  • Question 11
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    Q. These marks are used at the beginning and end of a phrase to show that it is being written exactly as it was originally said or written.
    answer choices
    quotation marks
    ellipsis
    hyphen
    dash
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