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Type: Multiple-Choice
Category: Colons and Semicolons
Level: Grade 10
Standards: CCRA.L.2, L.9-10.2, L.9-10.2b
Score: 2
Author: szeiger
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Grade 10 Colons and Semicolons CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.9-10.2, L.9-10.2b

"Even in literature and art, no man who bothers about originality will ever be original: whereas if you simply try to tell the truth (without caring twopence how often it has been told before) you will, nine times out of ten, become original without ever having noticed it." - C.S. Lewis

In the quote above, how does the author use a colon?
  1. To put emphasis on a key idea
  2. To begin a list
  3. To set off an introductory element
  4. To combine closely related independent clauses
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