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Eighth Grade (Grade 8) Editing Questions

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Grade 8 Editing
Which choice correctly punctuates and capitalizes the words in the following sentence?

st patricks day comes once a year
  1. St. Patricks day comes once a year.
  2. St. Patrick's Day comes once a year.
  3. St Patricks Day comes once a year.
  4. st patrick's day comes once a year!
Grade 8 Editing
Which choice correctly punctuates and capitalizes the words in the following sentence?

youre going to come to my party right
  1. You're going to come to my party right?
  2. Youre going to come to my party right?
  3. You're going to come to my party, right.
  4. You're going to come to my party, right?
Grade 8 Editing
Which choice correctly punctuates and capitalizes the words in the following sentence?

in addition to putting your name on your paper please add the date.
  1. In addition to putting your name on your paper please add the Date.
  2. In addition to putting your Name on your paper please add the date.
  3. In addition to putting your name on your paper, please add the date.
  4. in addition to putting your name on your paper, please add the date.
Grade 8 Editing
Which choice correctly punctuates and capitalizes the words in the following sentence?

my brother tom is twelve years old.
  1. My brother, Tom, is twelve years old.
  2. My brother, Tom, is twelve-years-old.
  3. My brother, Tom, is twelve years old
  4. My Brother, Tom, is twelve years old.
Grade 8 Editing
Which choice correctly punctuates and capitalizes the words in the following sentence?

i saw richard run like the wind
  1. i saw Richard run like the wind.
  2. I saw Richard run like the wind
  3. I saw richard run like the wind?
  4. I saw Richard run like the wind.
Grade 8 Editing
Which choice correctly punctuates and capitalizes the words in the following sentence?

ursula and i love halloween.
  1. Ursula and i love halloween.
  2. ursula and I love Halloween.
  3. Ursula and I love Halloween
  4. Ursula and I love Halloween.
Grade 8 Editing
Which choice correctly punctuates and capitalizes the words in the following sentence?

my Brother left quickly
  1. My Brother left quickly.
  2. My brother left quickly.
  3. My brother left Quickly.
  4. My brother left quickly
Grade 8 Editing
Which choice correctly punctuates and capitalizes the words in the following sentence?

when you are done eating clear your place
  1. When you are done eating, clear your place
  2. when you are done Eating, clear your place.
  3. When you are done eating, clear your Place.
  4. When you are done eating, clear your place.
Grade 8 Editing
Which choice correctly punctuates and capitalizes the words in the following sentence?

shell never get her own room if she cant keep it clean
  1. Shell never get her own room if she can't keep it clean.
  2. She'll never get her own Room if she can't keep it clean.
  3. She'll never get her own room if she can't keep it clean.
  4. she'll never get her own room if she cant keep it clean.
Grade 8 Editing
Which choice correctly punctuates and capitalizes the words in the following sentence?

in spain they take siestas
  1. In Spain, they take siestas.
  2. In Spain they take siestas.
  3. In spain, they take siestas.
  4. In Spain, they take Siestas.
Grade 8 Editing
Which of the following is grammatically correct?
  1. Peter walk to school with his brother every day.
  2. Dorothy and Viv lives at the white house with green shutters.
  3. Dorothy, Viv, and their sisters travels for most of the year.
  4. Peter runs home ahead of his brother every day.
Grade 8 Editing
Identify the sentence which uses the best grammar.
  1. National news are filled with dramatic stories.
  2. Few in the South are worried about frostbite.
  3. Everyone are thinking about the news these days.
  4. Five percent of working adults is in favor of decreased taxes.
Grade 8 Editing
Using the following sentence which answer choice correctly omits the phrase "possibly a sailor"?

Probably the most emotional discovery was that of the skeleton of a man (possibly a sailor) and a dog near one of the cargo ships.
  1. Probably the most emotional discovery was that of the skeleton of a man ()and a dog near one of the cargo ships.
  2. Probably the most emotional discovery was that of the skeleton of a man and a dog near one of the cargo ships.
  3. Probably the most emotional discovery was that of the skeleton of a man, and a dog near one of the cargo ships.
  4. Probably the most emotional discovery was that of the skeleton of a man... and a dog near one of the cargo ships.
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