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Question 11.Why do playwrights break the rules of standard punctuation when writing dialogue?
Question 22.When would you use brackets in your writing?
Question 33.When should a question mark NOT be used in a sentence?
Question 44.What are three types of end punctuation that playwrights can use, even if they make sentences into fragments?
Question 55.Which of the following is NOT a common rule in spelling?
Question 66.Which of the following is NOT the correct way to use the colon?
Question 77.Which of the following words are homophones?
Question 88.In dramatic dialogue, what does the ellipsis indicate?
Question 99.Which of the following is FALSE about homonyms?
Question 1010.A semicolon can be used for all of the following EXCEPT to _____.
Question 1111.Since there are several words that use similar sounds in the English language, what can help to distinguish them from one another?
Question 1212.Ricardo is adding quoted language from a source to his research paper. He wants to omit part of the sentence he is adding. Which of the following should Ricardo put in place of the omitted words in the quote?
Question 1313.Which of the following answers uses correct punctuation?
Question 1414.Your classmate, Bryn, says that the spell check feature in his word processing application finds all errors and corrects the spelling for you. Is Bryn correct? Why or why not?
Question 1515.Place these punctuation marks in order, from shortest pause to longest: comma, dash, period, ellipsis
Question 1616.The question mark can also be called:
Question 1717.Which of the following answers uses correct punctuation?
Question 1818.Why is capitalization important?
Question 1919.When are exclamation marks NOT typically used in a sentence?
Question 2020.All of the following sentences indicate correct usage of quotation marks EXCEPT:
Question 2121.Which of the following is an example of an indirect question?
Question 2222.Homophones _____, while homographs _____.
Question 2323.Which of the following is NOT an instance where we would typically want to use an exclamation point?
Question 2424.Which of the following is an example of homographs?
Question 2525.You should NOT use a question mark when:
Question 2626.Which of the following sentences does NOT use a hyphen correctly?
Question 2727.Which of the following is NOT a reason that correct spelling is important?
Question 2828.When do you capitalize the pronoun I?
Question 2929.Which punctuation mark would tell the actor to use a brief pause, as if a new idea had just entered his character's thoughts?
Question 3030.Which title of a novel is capitalized correctly?
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