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Ninth Grade (Grade 9) Capitalization and Punctuation Questions

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Grade 9 Capitalization and Punctuation
Choose the sentence with the correct punctuation.
  1. You asked for forgiveness he granted it to you.
  2. You asked for forgiveness; he granted it to you.
  3. You asked for: forgiveness. He granted it to you.
  4. You, asked for forgiveness he granted it to you.
Grade 9 Capitalization and Punctuation
Choose the correctly punctuated sentence.
  1. "Melissa do not say prose is boring," replied Callie.
  2. "Melissa, do not say prose is boring," replied Callie.
  3. "Melissa do not say prose is boring." replied Callie.
  4. "Melissa, do not say prose is boring" replied Callie.
Grade 9 Capitalization and Punctuation
Which sentence uses commas correctly?
  1. Will your dad drive us to the museum, or shall we take a bus?
  2. Will your dad, drive us to the museum or, shall we take a bus?
  3. Will your dad drive us to the museum or, shall we take a bus?
  4. Will your dad, drive us to the museum, or shall we take a bus?
Grade 9 Capitalization and Punctuation
Which sentence is punctuated correctly?
  1. Because he ate so many cookies, he had a stomachache.
  2. He had a stomachache, because he ate so many cookies.
  3. Because he ate so many cookies he had a stomachache?
  4. He had a stomachache because he ate so many cookies?
Grade 9 Capitalization and Punctuation CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.9-10.2
Grade 9 Capitalization and Punctuation CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.9-10.2, L.9-10.2a
A semicolon is used:
  1. around words that add information
  2. to introduce a list of items
  3. in a compound sentence with two independent clauses
  4. to show an interruption
Grade 9 Colons and Semicolons CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.9-10.2, L.9-10.2a
Choose the sentence that is written correctly.
  1. Road construction in Dallas has hindered travel around town streets have become covered with bulldozers, trucks, and cones.
  2. Road construction in Dallas has hindered travel around town; streets have become covered with bulldozers, trucks, and cones.
  3. Road construction in Dallas has hindered travel around town streets have become covered with bulldozers trucks, and cones.
  4. Road construction in Dallas has; hindered travel around town streets have become covered with bulldozers trucks, and cones.
Grade 9 Capitalization and Punctuation CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.9-10.2
Grade 9 Commas
Which sentence is punctuated correctly?
  1. I went to the store, but I forgot to bring money.
  2. I went to the store but I forgot to bring money.
  3. I went to the store; but I forgot to bring money.
  4. I went to the store, but I forgot to bring money?
Grade 9 Commas
Which sentence uses a comma correctly?
  1. After swimming practice she was so hungry that she ate two, delicious chicken sandwiches.
  2. It is far better for the environment to use recycled cups rather than the traditional, plastic cups.
  3. Concert violinists everywhere in the world wear white shirts with black, cotton pants.
  4. The young director's latest action movie had a long, successful run in the theaters.
Grade 9 Capitalization and Punctuation CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.9-10.2
Grade 9 Capitalization and Punctuation CCSS: CCRA.L.2, L.9-10.2
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