5.6 Mechanics Quiz


Multiple Choice
Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

Choose the sentence that has correct punctuation.
a.
Tony and jessica have been looking forward to their trip to toronto since March.
b.
Tony and Jessica have been looking forward to Their trip to Toronto since March.
c.
Tony and Jessica have been looking forward to their trip to Toronto since March.
d.
Tony and Jessica have been looking forward to their trip to Toronto since march.
 

 2. 

Choose the sentence that uses capitalization and and punctuation correctly.
a.
The park attendant yelled, "The rollercoaster has gone off the tracks!  Is everyone safe"
b.
The park attendant yelled, The rollercoaster has gone off the tracks!  Is everyone safe?"
c.
The park attendant yelled, "The rollercoaster has gone off the tracks?  Is everyone safe!"
d.
The park attendant yelled, "Look out!  The rollercoaster has gone off the tracks!  Is everone safe?"
 

 3. 

Choose the correct option to fill in the blank.

Like many authors, Harry Potter creator J.K. Rowling __________________________________.
a.
was rejected by many publishers before her novel was published.
b.
her stories have sold millions of copies.
c.
but never gave up until she sold her story.
d.
whose novels are enjoyed by people of all ages.
 

 4. 

Choose the option that best combines all the information in the sentences below:

My puppy was very sick.

We had to go see the veterinarian.

The puppy recovered.
a.
We took my puppy to the veterinarian because he was sick.
b.
My puppy was sick and we went to the veterinarian and the puppy recovered.
c.
My puppy was sick, but we went to the veterinarian, and my puppy recovered.
d.
We took the puppy to the veterinarian, but he recovered.
 

 5. 

Choose the best closing sentence for this paragraph.

Creating a bridge to link Ontario and New York was a difficult and time-consuming task.  Although the first efforts to build a bridge linking Fort Erie and Buffalo began in 1851, it was not until seven decades later that ground was broken.  The two nations' disagreements about how to proceed, opposition from special interest groups, and World War I all interfered with the construction of the bridge.  In addition, engineers had to work around the strong currents of the Niagara River. 
a.
Many important people attended the dedication of the bridge. 
b.
Niagara Falls is a popular tourist destination. 
c.
There are now many bridges linking Ontario and New York.
d.
Despite these obstacles, the Peace Bridge opened to traffic on June 1, 1927.
 



 
Check Your Work     Reset Help