Exclamation Mark: Use & Meaning


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

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

2. When should you avoid using exclamation marks?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You've probably seen quite a few exclamation marks used in books, posters, magazines or ads. Utilize this quiz and worksheet to understand it's purpose and when it's appropriate to use when writing.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This exclamation mark quiz tests you on your ability to:

  • Understand the purpose of an exclamation mark
  • Recognize appropriate use of an exclamation mark
  • Identify examples of properly used exclamation marks

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - draw from the most pertinent information found in the lesson on exclamation marks
  • Critical thinking - use this information to consider whether given facts about exclamation marks are true or untrue
  • Knowledge application - take what you've learned and use it to successfully answer questions about exclamation marks

Additional Learning

For further study on the appropriate use of exclamation marks use the corresponding called Exclamation Mark: Use, Meaning & Quiz. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Explain the general use of exclamation marks
  • Provide examples of forms where exclamation marks are not appropriate
  • Show accurate uses of exclamation marks