Posted by: episystechpubs | July 12, 2012

Editor’s Corner: Thursday’s Quiz

It’s quiz day! If you’re getting this via Outlook, use the voting buttons above to select the correct answer. If you’re reading this on the website, you’ll just have to write down your answer and check in later. I will send the correct answers this afternoon around 1:00 p.m. Have fun!

1.  In the sentence “The pig ate her corndog,” the underlined pronoun has which of the following combinations of person, number, and case:

  • A. third person, plural, possessive
  • B. third person, plural, accusative
  • C. third person, singular, possessive
  • D. third person, plural, subjective
  • E. none of the above

2. In the sentence “Each of the elephants have a pedigree,” the verb agreement is which of the following:

  • A. Correct
  • B. Incorrect

3. What punctuation does the following example require? “He has carefully fixed all of the dents moreover, he has replaced and polished all of the chrome.”

  • A. A comma after “dents”
  • B. A semicolon after “dents”
  • C. A period after “dents”
  • D. A colon after “dents”
  • E. None

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