Word-level punctuation – self-assessment
[2016 note: The links to individual answers no longer work, and the general answer file is not helpful.]
Each of these sentences has at least one apostrophe missing.Click on the place where an apostrophe is missing.
- All the girl_s_ desk_s_ have been cleared.
- The roof_s_ leaking because it_s_ tiles are porous.
- That_ll_ be the day I_m planning to leave.
- The men_s_ conversation is about game_s_ as always.
- The baby_s_ name is Thomas; it_s a family name.
- Who_se teacher is the one who_s away?
- The Berger_s_ were friend_s_ of my father_s_.
- It_s_ likely that it_s roots are damaged.
Each of these sentences has a hyphen missing. Click on the spot where it should be.
- The runner_up was awarded a silver_medal.
- Just in_case, the dentist took an X_ray of my mouth.
- It was a last_minute decision to go to London last_night.
- It was one_hundred and forty_five kilometres from Big_Ben.
- The soldiers suffered really_heavy casualties following a pre_emptive strike by the enemy.
- The study of pre_1914 texts is compulsory in the National_ Curriculum.
- A classical_history specialist applied for the history_post.
Which of the following words should be written with initial capital letters? Click the spelling which is correct.
- William – william
- Chemistry – chemistry
- October – october
- Winter – winter
- Diwali – diwali
- Latin – latin
- Cathedral – cathedral
- French literature – french literature
- Tuesday – tuesday