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MTEL Middle School Humanities: Spelling, Capitalization & Punctuation Chapter Exam

Exam Instructions:

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is NOT an example of an introductory word?

Question 2 2. When are exclamation marks NOT typically used in a sentence?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is the correct use of the apostrophe?

Question 4 4. Correctly place the commas around the non-essential clause:

Question 5 5. 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?

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Question 6 6.

How could the following sentence be altered to be clearer?

Without help I would not finish this assignment.

Question 7 7. Which of the following answers uses correct punctuation?

Question 8 8. When do you capitalize the pronoun I?

Question 9 9. Why is capitalization important?

Question 10 10. Identify the most appropriate conjunction and the correct comma placement for the following sentence:

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Question 11 11. When should you use a semicolon?

Question 12 12. Which sentence correctly uses your, yore, or you're?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is an example where a comma is correctly used despite there not being any conjunction?

Question 14 14. Which of the following demonstrates correct comma usage with adjectives?

Question 15 15. Which sentence uses the word 'accept' correctly?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is NOT a technique for improving your spelling?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is an exclamation mark?

Question 18 18. How would you express the plural possessive of the word 'child'?

Question 19 19. Which of the following statements is NOT true about exclamation marks?

Question 20 20. All of the following sentences indicate correct usage of quotation marks EXCEPT:

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Question 21 21. When should you use a comma?

Question 22 22.

Identify the grammatically correct version of this sentence:

She was not nice she did not share her Twinkie with me.

Question 23 23. Which of the following sentences does NOT use a hyphen correctly?

Question 24 24. Which of the following demonstrates correct comma usage when separating elements in a series?

Question 25 25. When are apostrophes used?

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Question 26 26. What are the ways apostrophes are used?

Question 27 27. Which of the following answers uses correct punctuation?

Question 28 28. You are finished typing your paper and have run an initial spell check. What should you do next?

Question 29 29. Which title of a novel is capitalized correctly?

Question 30 30. Which of the following is an interrogation point?

MTEL Middle School Humanities: Spelling, Capitalization & Punctuation Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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