AP Style Set 2

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  1. Achilles tendon or Achilles' tendon?
    Achilles tendon
  2. Achilles heel or Achilles' heel?
    Achilles' heel
  3. One square mile is equal to how many acres?
    640
  4. Acting Mayor Jim James or acting Mayor Jim James?
    acting Mayor Jim James
  5. Act 1 or Act One?
    Act 1
  6. 1st act or first act?
    first act
  7. A.D. 96 or 96 A.D.?
    A.D. 96
  8. ad lib or ad-lib?
    ad-lib
  9. admissible or admissable?
    admissible
  10. ad nauseam or ad-nauseam?
    ad nauseam
  11. The period including the four Sundays preceding Christmas
    Advent
  12. adviser or advisor?
    adviser
  13. Afghan or Afghani?
    Afghan. Afghani refers to the currency
  14. after party or after-party?
    after-party
  15. Ages are always written as...
    numerals
  16. What is the difference between aide and aid?
    Aid means assistance. An aide is a person who serves as an assistant
  17. air bag or air-bag?
    air bag
  18. air base or air-base?
    air base
  19. air condition or air-condition?
    air-condition
  20. air fare or airfare?
    airfare
  21. Refers to any of the Air Force's aircrafts that the president may be using.
    Air Force One
  22. air mail or airmail?
    airmail
  23. aka or a.k.a.
    aka
  24. Alabama
    Ala.
  25. Alaska
    do not abbreviate
  26. Alberta is...
    a province of western Canada. No abbreviation.
  27. recovering or reformed alcoholic
    recovering
  28. Pan-Arab satellite television news network based in Doha, Qatar.
    Al-Jazeera
  29. all right or alright?
    all right
  30. What is the difference between allude and refer?
    To allude is to speak of it without specifically mentioning it. To refer is to mention directly.
  31. almost never
    NEVER use.
  32. al-Qaida or Al-Qaida
    al-Qaida
  33. AM radio or A.M. radio?
    AM
  34. Amber Alert or amber alert?
    Amber Alert
  35. amid or amidst?
    amid
  36. amuck or amok?
    amok
  37. angry at someone or with someone?
    both are acceptable
  38. When can the word "another" be used?
    When an element duplicates a previously stated quantity. (ex. Ten people took the test; another 10 refused.)
  39. Any law or policy designed to encourage competition by curtailing monopolistic power and unfair business practices.
    antitrust
  40. Arizona
    Ariz.
  41. Arkansas
    Ark.
  42. When do you capitalize "army"?
    When referring to U.S. forces: the U.S. Army. Do not capitalize for forces of other nations.
  43. Capitalize types of artwork?
    No. impressionism, modernism and other styles and movements should be lower case.
  44. as if or as though?
    "as if" is preferred, but both are acceptable
  45. Difference between a killer and a murderer?
    A murderer is one who is convicted of murder in a court of law
  46. If a prominent person is shot one day and dies the next, which day was he assassinated?
    The day he was attacked.
  47. Atlanta
    stands alone in datelines
  48. What is the plural for of attorney general?
    attorneys general
  49. Should "author" be used as a verb?
    No
  50. awe struck or awe-struck
    awe-struck
  51. ax or axe?
    ax

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