Test: Punctuation - 1


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QUESTION: 1

Which of the following sentences has the correct punctuation marks?

Solution:
  • Punctuation is the correct use of various stops or pauses and various marks in writing so as to make the meaning of a sentence or passage clear.
  • Option A is incorrect because we do not use a full stop (.) after abbreviations for titles, names, and degrees.
  • Option B is incorrect as we always use capital letters to denote abbreviations for titles, names, and degrees.
    For e.g.- C.M., P.M., U.S.A, etc.
  • Option C is incorrect as the first letter of the first word of every sentence is always capital.
    For e.g.- A mother loves her child.
  • Hence, option d is the most appropriate choice. 
QUESTION: 2

Choose the correctly punctuated sentence:

Solution:
  • The sentence always begins with a capital letter.
  • To indicate a small pause after a word or a sentence, we use a comma. (,)
  • Question mark (?) is used at the end of a sentence while asking a question.
  • While stating a narration we use inverted commas (" ").
  • Exclamation mark (!)  is used to indicate strong emotion.
  • Hyphen (-) can be used to give a break in the sentence.
  • Clearly, only option 4 is correct.
QUESTION: 3

Choose the correctly punctuated sentence.

Solution:
  • Option A) is incorrect. The exclamation mark is used to express strong feelings like sorrow, wonder, surprise etc or to emphasize. Example: I have found the lost photo album!
  • Option B) is the correctly punctuated sentence.
  • Option C) is incorrect. The full stop is used at the end of a sentence. Example: She is my sister.
  • Option D) is incorrect. The semicolon is used to join two complete sentences or independent clauses. Example: Your mother looks worried; she has checked your report card.
QUESTION: 4

Which of the following sentences has the correct punctuation marks?

Solution:
  • Punctuation is the correct use of various stops or pauses and various marks in writing so as to make the meaning of a sentence or passage clear.
  • Option A is incorrect because at the beginning of the first word of the quotation, we always use a capital letter.
  • Option C is incorrect because when the question mark is a part of the direct speech, it is placed before the closing speech marks.
  • Option D is incorrect because interrogative sentences always end with a question mark.
  • Hence, option B is the most appropriate choice.
QUESTION: 5

Choose the correctly punctuated sentence.

Solution:
  • Option A) is incorrect. A comma is used when someone is directly addressed OR to separate two clauses/to separate ideas, objects, names in a sentence. Example: I will go to Goa, Mumbai and Pune.
  • Option B) is the correctly punctuated sentence.
  • Option C) is incorrect. The exclamation mark is used to express strong emotions like wonder, surprise or to emphasize. Example: I have found the lost photo album!
  • Option D) is incorrect. The question mark is used after asking a question. Example: What is her name?
QUESTION: 6

Which of the following sentences has the correct punctuation marks?

Solution:
QUESTION: 7

Choose the correctly punctuated sentence.

Solution:
  • Option A) is incorrect. The comma is used when someone is directly addressed/to separate two clauses/to separate ideas, objects, names in a sentence. Example: I will go to Goa, Mumbai and Pune.
  • Option B) is incorrect. The question mark is used after asking a question. Example: What is her name?
  • Option C) is the correctly punctuated sentence.
  • Option D) is incorrect. The full stop is used at the end of a sentence. Example: She is my sister.
QUESTION: 8

Directions: Choose the correctly punctuated sentence.

Solution:
  • In the given sentence, the second sentence is correctly punctuated sentence.
  • In the second sentence, the punctuation mark comma (,) is correctly placed to separate two clauses.
  • The punctuation mark 'comma' is used always after a dependent clause that starts a sentence (here, O king).
  • Also, the word 'thy' is an archaic or dialect form of ''your''.
  • Therefore, from the context of the sentence, no punctuation mark is needed after the word 'thy'.
     

Hence, the correct answer is option b.

QUESTION: 9

Direction: Punctuate the following sentence:

Q. "Whatever is is right."

Solution:
  • The phrase "whatever is, is right" refers to the situation when "right" isn't being used in the context of right and wrong or in the moral sense of the word.
  • The phrase is meant to illustrate the law of cause and effect, the law of consequences, or the law of karma.
  • It is meant to express the thought that everything that happens, happens for a reason.
  • It is a phrase from epistle 1 of Pope's An Essay on Man.
  • This was a very popular idea of 17th and 18th centuries philosophy.
     

Therefore, the correct answer will be Whatever is, is right.

QUESTION: 10

Which of the following has correct punctuation marks?

Solution:
  • Punctuation is the correct use of various stops or pauses and various marks in writing so as to make the meaning of a sentence or passage clear.
  • Given is an interrogative sentence. Hence, it will end with a question mark.
  • The first letter of a sentence is always capital.
  • Thus, option d is the most appropriate choice.
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