LANGUAGE ART 10

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  1. Choose the word or words that should be capitalized in the following sentence:

    Our high school was named after a hero who was a captain in world war II.
    (A)High School
    (B)World War
    (C)Captain  
    (B) 
    Only World War should be capitalized because it is the title of a historical event.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. WHEN A COMMON NOUN IS PART OF A NAME, YOU CAP IT (Xerox Corp., Ohio River), BUT WHAT ABOUT WHEN IT'S PLURAL?
    DO NOT CAPITALIZE THEM!!

    • Hubert and Houseman theaters. 
    • Fox and Hudson rivers. 
    • United and American airlines.
  3. T OR F 
    DO YOU CAPITALIZE THE NAMES OF THE SEASONS OR SCHOOL TERMS, ACADEMIC YEARS?
    NO. 

    Sara has an internship in Washington this summer

    fall semester

    senior year
  4. T OR F 

    DO YOU CAPITALIZE PROPER ADJECTIVE?
    DAMN RIGHT!

    Christian, Shakespearean, Leninism, Arabian, Victorian, Israeli.
  5. WHAT ARE THE RULES FOR CAPITALIZING TITLES WITH NAMES?
    • IF IT IS BEFORE THE NAME, YES CAP IT. 
    • IF IT FOLLOWS THE NAME, DON'T 

    • BEFORE:
    • Honest Abe
    • Senator Jones

    • AFTER:
    • Dan Ines, the senator from Hawaii, voted no to capitalization.
  6. DO YOU CAPITALIZE AM OR PM?
    NO!

    WRITING BASIC TIME OF DAY The Chicago Manual of style recommends writing the time, separated by a space, followed by a.m. or p.m., which should be lowercase, with a period after each.
  7. WHAT ARE THE RULES OF CAPITALIZATION WHEN IT COMES TO FAMILY MEMBERS?
    • YES. IF IT'S A TITLE THEN CAPS:
    • Great Grandmother Ann. 

    YES. WHEN IT IS SUBSTITUTED FOR A PROPER NOUN: Did Father call me?

    NO. IF YOU ARE SIMPLY REFERRING TO A RELATIVE. My mother collects stamps.
  8. HOW DO YOU USE B.C. AND A.D.?
    B.C. (OR B.C.E.) AFTER THE DATE 

    A.D. (OR C.E.) BEFORE THE DATE

    • 32 B.C.
    • A.D. 1812 

    DON'T FORGET THE PERIODS BETWEEN THE LETTERS!!
  9. T OR F 

    DO YOU CAPITALIZE IDENTIFICATION NUMBERS?
    YES. 

    • Room 7 
    • Interstate 94 
    • Channel 3
  10. T OR F 

    DO YOU UNDERLINE OR ITALICIZE THE BIBLE, BOOKS OF THE BIBLE OR TITLES OF LEGAL DOCUMENTS?
    NO. 

    • BIBLE NOT BIBLE
    • ECCLESIASTES NOT ECCLESIASTES 
    • BILL OF RIGHTS NOT BILL OF RIGHTS
  11. T OR F 
    WHEN A DESCRIPTIVE PHRASE ACTS AS A NOUN, IT IS HYPHENATED.
    TRUE. 

    I DRINK INSTANT COFFEE, BUT FRESH-PERKED IS BETTER.

    Remember to use a comma, not a hyphen, between two adjectives when you could have used and between them.

    Examples:I have important, classified documents.
  12. WHAT IS CORRECT?

    EIGHTEEN-YEAR-OLD WOMAN
                             OR 
    THE WOMAN WAS EIGHTEEN YEARS OLD?
    BOTH ARE CORRECT!!

    WHEN YOU PUT TWO OR MORE WORDS TOGETHER TO FUNCTION AS AN ADJECTIVE BEFORE A NOUN USE HYPHEN

    WHEN YOU USE THESE WORDS AFTER A NOUN, DO NOT HYPHENATE THEM!
  13. CORRECT OR NOT?

    NINETEENTH-CENTURY LITERATURE.
    CORRECT.

    WHEN YOU PUT TWO OR MORE WORDS TOGETHER TO FUNCTION AS AN ADJECTIVE BEFORE A NOUN USE HYPHEN. 
  14. WHAT THE RULE FOR USING A HYPHEN AND WRITTEN NUMBERS?
    USE A HYPHEN WITH COMPOUND NUMBERS FROM TWENTY-ONE THROUGH NINETY-NINE.


  15. WHAT IS THE RULE FOR A HYPHEN AND A PREFIX?
    Hyphenate prefixes when they come before proper nouns.

    Example: un-American

    • The prefixes self-, all-, and ex- nearly always require a hyphen (ex-husband, all-inclusive, self-control)
    • except for selfish and selfless.

    Examples:self-assured     self-respect

    • When the prefix ends with the same letter that begins the word, you will often use a hyphen.
    • (anti-intellectual, de-emphasize)

    • but not always.
    • (unnatural, coordinate, cooperate).
  16. WHAT IS THE RULE FOR A HYPHEN AND A SINGLE LETTER TO A WORD?
    USE A HYPHEN.

    • T-SQUARE
    • L-SHAPED
    • U-TURN
  17. Choose the correct sentence.

    The president of the United States wields much power.

    The President of the United States wields much power.
    • Capitalize the titles of high-ranking government officials
    • when used with or before their names.

    DO NOT capitalize the civil title if it is used instead of the name.
  18. Choose the correct sentence.

    I live in the northeastern part of the state where the climate is colder.

    I live in the Northeastern part of the state where the climate is colder.
    Capitalize points of the compass only when they refer to specific regions.

    In this sentence, "northeastern" is an adjective describing "part," not a region.
  19. Choose the correct sentence.

    I enjoy summer more than any other season.

    I enjoy Summer more than any other season.
    I enjoy summer more than any other season.

    Do not capitalize names of seasons.
  20. My dear Mr. Simpson:

    My Dear Mr. Simpson:

    WHICH IS CORRECT AND WHAT TYPE?
    BUSINESS OR PERSONAL SALUTATION?
    Capitalize only the first word of a salutation and the first word of a complimentary close.

    BUSINESS, COLON.
  21. Sincerely yours,

    Sincerely Yours,

    WHICH IS CORRECT?
    Sincerely yours,

    Capitalize only the first word of a salutation and the first word of a complimentary close.

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