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Eleventh Grade (Grade 11) Capitalization and Punctuation Questions

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Grade 11 Capitalization and Punctuation
Which of the following sentences is written correctly?
  1. He didn't have no money.
  2. He didn't have none.
  3. He didn't have any money.
  4. I didn't have no money.
Grade 11 Apostrophes
Which sentence is punctuated correctly?
  1. It's Amy's car, so let her decide where we're going.
  2. Its Amy's car, so let her decide where were going.
  3. It's Amys car, so let her decide where we're going.
Grade 11 Editing
Read each of the following sentences. Choose the sentence that does not contain any errors.
  1. Waiting for the weather to clear up; they played chess indoors for hours.
  2. We planted the following vegetables in our garden: carrots, corn, pumpkins, and zucchini.
  3. Having purchases noodles, sprouts, and fish sauce at the grocery store; Lin was ready to prepare dinner.
  4. Under the light of moon we sat and watched a movie at the drivein theater.
Grade 11 Commas
Which sentence below uses a comma correctly?
  1. After European nursing schools opened, Americans opened similar schools.
  2. After, European nursing schools opened Americans opened similar schools.
  3. After European, nursing schools opened Americans opened similar schools.
  4. After European nursing schools opened Americans opened. similar schools.
Grade 11 Editing
Read each of the sentences. Choose the sentence that is written correctly.
  1. The rose, which was deep crimson and in full bloom; was so perfect that it looked artificial.
  2. Creeping along the riverbank, the tractor dug up the soft mud; and even lifted the enormous boulders.
  3. "Our ability to understand truth is limited: our obligation and power to seek it is limitless," said my grandfather.
  4. Being dedicated and strong, Art practiced for the track meet three hours each day; consequently, it was no surprise when he placed in every event.
Grade 11 Editing CCSS: CCRA.L.1, CCRA.L.2, L.11-12.1, L.11-12.2
"Next to my neighbors house"

In the sentence above, what does the author fail to include?
  1. An apostrophe in neighbors
  2. A subject and a verb
  3. End punctuation
  4. All of the above
Grade 11 Capitalization and Punctuation CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.11-12.2, L.11-12.2a
Use a hyphen with a noun, adjective, or adverb and a present participle when they come before a noun.
Which choice correctly uses this rule?
  1. The doctor prescribed some medicine that was fast-acting.
  2. The doctor prescribed a fast-acting medication.
  3. Those were some beautiful looking flowers.
  4. It was a heavily-decorated room.
Grade 11 Editing
Grade 11 Editing CCSS: CCRA.L.1, CCRA.L.2, L.11-12.1, L.11-12.2
"Ima get me a glass of water."

The sentence above contains which errors?
  1. Incorrect capitalization
  2. Use of slang
  3. Incorrect pronoun use
  4. Both b and c
Grade 11 Editing
Knowing how the ball reacts to different types of kicks helps kids become better soccer player.

The words "helps kids become better soccer player" should read:
  1. help kids become better soccer player.
  2. helps kids become better soccer players.
  3. helps kid become better soccer player.
  4. No change
Grade 11 Capitalization and Punctuation CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.11-12.2, L.11-12.2a
Use a hyphen between a prefix and a capitalized word.
Which choice correctly uses this rule?
  1. We live in a post-baby era.
  2. Many people who burn the flag are anti-American.
  3. We took steps to start pre-planning for retirement.
  4. I am pro Canadian.
Grade 11 Capitalization and Punctuation CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.11-12.2, L.11-12.2a
Use a hyphen in a compound adjective with a fraction.
Which choice correctly uses this rule?
  1. I ate half-a-pizza.
  2. Half-of-a-pepperoni pizza was left.
  3. I half-wanted to eat the entire pizza, but I knew I had to save some for others.
  4. Three-quarters are equal to 75-cents or 75-percent of a dollar.
Grade 11 Capitalization and Punctuation CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.11-12.2, L.11-12.2a
Use a hyphen in compound adjectives with numbers when the number comes first.
Which choice correctly uses this rule?
  1. Students will learn how to multiply in year-3 of their schooling.
  2. She is going into her third-year of school.
  3. I am going to college to study to be a first-grade teacher.
  4. When I graduate, I want to teach first-grade.
Grade 11 Capitalization and Punctuation CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.11-12.2, L.11-12.2a
Grade 11 Capitalization and Punctuation CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.11-12.2, L.11-12.2a
Use a hyphen with compound expressions.
Which choice correctly uses this rule?
  1. Cars should try-to-avoid driving the wrong way on one way streets.
  2. Cars should try to avoid driving the wrong way on one-way-streets.
  3. Cars should try to avoid driving the wrong-way on one way streets.
  4. Cars should try to avoid driving the wrong way on one-way streets.
Grade 11 Capitalization CCSS: CCRA.L.1, CCRA.L.2, L.11-12.1, L.11-12.1b, L.11-12.2
A style manual says "do not capitalize 'the' in the middle of a sentence."
Which choice violates this rule?
  1. I plan to attend The Ohio State University.
  2. We're taking a trip to the United Kingdom.
  3. The British Isles are a group of islands.
  4. I want to visit the Walt Disney World Resort.
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