Colons and Semicolons
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  • Question 1
    120 seconds
    Q.  Which sentence uses the semicolon correctly?
    answer choices
    The man was wet he was standing in the rain; without an umbrella.
    The man was wet he was; standing in the rain without an umbrella.
     The man was wet; he was standing in the rain without an umbrella.
    None of the above
  • Question 2
    45 seconds
    Q. Choose the correct sentence or sentences. 
    answer choices
    My name is Tom I don't really like my name.
    My name is Tom; I don't really like my name.
    My name is: Tom I don't really like m name.
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. You will be assessed on the following things next week __ comprehension, vocabulary in context, and writing organization. 
    answer choices
    Semicolon
    Colon
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. This summer, I am planning on traveling to New York City __ if flights don't go down, though, I probably will not. 
    answer choices
    Semicolon
    Colon
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q. There's only one reason that you should be talking ___ to ask me a question. 
    answer choices
    Semicolon
    Colon
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. It was really cold last week ___ however, it's been in the 60s the last few days.
    answer choices
    Semicolon
    Colon
  • Question 7
    60 seconds
    Q. Call me tomorrow you can give me an answer then.
    answer choices
    NO CHANGE
    Call me tomorrow, you can give me an answer then.
    Call me tomorrow you can give me an answer, then.
    Call me tomorrow; you can give me an answer then.
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. Which sentences is punctuated correctly?
    answer choices
    We traveled to Glasgow; Scotland, London; England, and Edinburgh; Scotland. 
    We traveled to Glasgow, Scotland, London, England, and Edinburgh, Scotland.
    We traveled to Glasgow, Scotland; London, England; and Edinburgh, Scotland. 
  • Question 9
    120 seconds
    Q. The students were studying for their history test _____ it covers everything from the 1850's to the present.
    answer choices
    comma
    colon
    semicolon
  • Question 10
    120 seconds
    Q. We packed the car with supplies for our trip _____ food, tent, and camping gear. 
    answer choices
    semicolon
    comma
    colon
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