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Sixth Grade (Grade 6) Capitalization and Punctuation Questions

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Grade 6 Capitalization
Read the sentence:

aaron said, "i'm studying french, so i will be able to talk to my relatives from france."

Which words need to be capitalized?
  1. Aaron, I'm, French, I, France
  2. Aaron, I, France
  3. Aaron, I'm, I, France
  4. Aaron, I'm, France, French
Grade 6 Commas
Which sentence uses commas correctly?
  1. John Keats the great, English Romantic, poet said that "a thing of beauty is a joy forever."
  2. John Keats, the great English Romantic, poet said that "a thing of beauty is a joy forever."
  3. John Keats the great English Romantic poet, said that "a thing of beauty is a joy forever."
  4. John Keats, the great English Romantic poet, said that "a thing of beauty is a joy forever."
Grade 6 Capitalization
Which sentence uses capital letters correctly?
  1. This afternoon, you and I will play basketball with Kathleen in pixley.
  2. This afternoon, you and I will play basketball with Kathleen in Pixley.
  3. This afternoon, you and i will play basketball with Kathleen in pixley.
  4. This afternoon, you and I will play basketball with kathleen in pixley.
Grade 6 Commas
Which sentence correctly uses commas?
  1. Paris France, is my favorite place to visit.
  2. The capital of the United, States, is Washington D.C.
  3. Taylor lives in Nashville, TN.
Grade 6 Commas
Which sentence correctly uses commas?
  1. My three favorite foods are, pasta pizza and ice cream.
  2. I need to call Sally, Tom Brad and Kelly about the party.
  3. I have to run to the store, get my hair cut, and pick up the kids from daycare.
Grade 6 Capitalization
How should you correct the capitalization in the following sentence?

The climate in the south is favorable for growing agricultural products such as Georgia peaches and Florida oranges.
  1. use a capital S in south
  2. use a capital letter P in peaches
  3. use a capital C in climate
  4. use a capital T in the word "the" before south
Grade 6 Quotation Marks
Which is an example of quotation marks used correctly?
  1. Mom said, "Where are my keys"?
  2. Mom said, "where are my keys?"
  3. Mom said, "Where are my keys?"
  4. Mom said, "where are my keys"?
Grade 6 Commas
Which sentence correctly uses commas?
  1. I like to run, but not when it's hot.
  2. We can go to the grocery store or, we can go to the mall.
  3. I do not want, a dog nor do I want a cat.
Grade 6 Commas
Which sentence correctly uses commas?
  1. "Gas is too expensive," said the experienced driver.
  2. "Ouch", screamed the boy after he was stung by a bee.
  3. The sister told the brother ", of course I will pick you up."
Grade 6 Commas
Which sentence correctly uses commas?
  1. Today is Tuesday, June 10th 1992.
  2. The Summer Olympics will begin on Friday, August 8th, 2008.
  3. His birthday is on February, 23rd 1972.
Grade 6 Capitalization
Which one of the following items has no mistakes in capitalization?
  1. do you know where Sarah is? She promised to help me.
  2. Show me your new game. is it your favorite?
  3. Ramon needs a new backpack. Tell him where you got yours.
  4. Why did Samantha leave early? did she have a doctor's appointment?
Grade 6 Colons and Semicolons
Which of the following sentences uses semicolons correctly?
  1. The president; was very popular; he easily won the election.
  2. I cannot buy a new car; I do not have much money.
  3. I am hot I am wearing; a sweater and a jacket.
Grade 6 Apostrophes
Which sentence uses apostrophes correctly?
  1. Daves' bike is green.
  2. Stan's birthday is next week.
Grade 6 Commas
Which sentence correctly uses commas?
  1. When I get to the mall I will, go to the food court.
  2. After ten minutes, I asked the nurse about the medicine.
  3. When, the flight lands I will hug my family.
Grade 6 Apostrophes
What is the apostrophe doing in this sentence?

Adannaya's going to win the race for student body President.
  1. The apostrophe is shortening Adannaya is.
  2. The apostrophe shows the race belongs to Adannaya.
Grade 6 Apostrophes
What is the apostrophe doing in this sentence?

I think my cat's meow can be heard from space.
  1. The apostrophe shows the meow belongs to the cat.
  2. The apostrophe is shortening cat is.
Grade 6 Apostrophes
Which sentence uses apostrophes correctly?
  1. Soap do'esnt allow germs to multiply and spread.
  2. Follow the doctor's advice and you won't get sick this year.
Grade 6 Colons and Semicolons
Which of the following is NOT a correct usage of the colon?
  1. To Whom It May Concern:
  2. Austin: Texas
  3. Genesis 2:1
  4. 3:15 pm
Grade 6 Commas
Which of these examples is the correct way to use commas in a series?
  1. Bill likes, baseball, hockey, football, and soccer.
  2. Bill likes baseball, hockey, football, and soccer.
  3. Bill likes baseball, hockey, football and, soccer.
  4. Bill, likes, baseball, hockey, football and soccer.
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