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Type: Multiple-Choice
Category: Colons and Semicolons
Level: Grade 9
Standards: CCRA.L.2, L.9-10.2, L.9-10.2b
Tags: ELA-Literacy.L.9-10.2.B
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Grade 9 Colons and Semicolons CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.9-10.2, L.9-10.2b

"I have no idea what's awaiting me, or what will happen when this all ends. For the moment I know this: there are sick people and they need curing.” - The Plague

What does the colon in this sentence do?
  1. To precede a list
  2. To place emphasis on a key point
  3. To introduce a long quotation
  4. To connect two independent sentences
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