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Capitalization (Grade 8)

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Capitalization

1. 
Which sentence is capitalized correctly?
  1. I have shopped for clothes from the gap on the store's website.
  2. i have shopped for clothes from the Gap on the store's Website.
  3. I have shopped for clothes from the Gap on the store's website.
  4. i have shopped for clothes from the gap on the store's website.
2. 
Which sentence is capitalized correctly?
  1. The planet nearest the sun is mercury.
  2. the Planet nearest the Sun is Mercury.
  3. The Planet nearest the Sun is Mercury.
  4. The planet nearest the Sun is Mercury.
3. 
Which sentence contains correct capitalization?
  1. Why don't we get together to watch the Super Bowl?
  2. why don't we get together to watch the Super Bowl?
  3. Why don't we get together to watch the super bowl?
  4. why don't we get together to watch the super bowl?
4. 
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?
5. 
Correct the capitalization and punctuation in the following sentence:

the declaration of Independence was signed by 35 senators.



6. 
Choose the correct possessive to fill in the blank.

The dog played with the                 shoe.
  1. babies
  2. baby's
  3. babys'
  4. babys
7. 
Choose the words that should be capitalized in the following sentence.

you must go 10 miles north to get to edinburgh.
  1. You, Destination, North
  2. You, Miles, Destination
  3. North, Edinburgh
  4. You, Edinburgh
8. 
Choose the best word to fill in the blank.

The                 picnic will be at the park Saturday afternoon.
  1. companies
  2. companie's
  3. company's
  4. companys'
9. 
Which sentence is punctuated correctly?
  1. At the beginning of every class students are supposed to sharpen their pencils and be ready for the lesson.
  2. At the beginning of every class, students are supposed to sharpen their pencils, and be ready for the lesson.
  3. At the beginning of every class students are supposed to sharpen their pencils, and be ready for the lesson.
  4. At the beginning of every class, students are supposed to sharpen their pencils and be ready for the lesson.
10. 
The                      dog is black and white. (Joneses, Jones's)
11. 
Choose the correct possessive to fill in the blank.

Their                 names are Mr. Andrade, Mrs. Roby, and Miss Johnson.
  1. teachers'
  2. teacher's
  3. teachers's
  4. teachers
12. 
Which sentence is capitalized correctly?
  1. On a cloudless night, I studied pisces, a constellation in the north sky.
  2. on a Cloudless Night, i studied Pisces, a constellation in the North Sky.
  3. On a cloudless night, I studies Pisces, a constellation in the North sky.
  4. on a cloudless night, I studied pisces, a constellation in the north sky.
13. 
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?
14. 
Which part of speech is a person, place, thing or idea?
  1. noun
  2. verb
  3. adjective
  4. adverb
15. 
Which sentence is punctuated correctly?
  1. He asked himself, "Is this the best of all possible worlds."
  2. He asked himself, is this the best of all possible worlds?
  3. "He asked himself, is this the best of all possible worlds?"
  4. He asked himself, "Is this the best of all possible worlds?"
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