Punctuation (Full Stops) 01
Can you see all three full stops in the following sentence? Mrs. Johnson went to St. John the Baptist church in Norwich.

Punctuation (Full Stops) 01

A full stop marks the end of a sentence and it is also used after an abbreviation. If you abbreviate words such as 'Street' to 'St.' then don't forget the full stops! You'd be surprised how many people forget about the full stop, given its importance in a sentence.

See how good you are at spotting full stops in this quiz.

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  1. Select the correctly punctuated sentence.
    Mr Smith, Mrs White, Ms Rose etc are all on the list
    Don't forget the full stop at the end of the sentence too!
  2. Select the correctly punctuated sentence.
    Prof Row, Rev White and Col Green are neighbours
    These abbreviated titles all use full stops
  3. Select the correctly punctuated sentence.
    Thomas is tired He needs to sleep He worked hard
    Here there are three short sentences
  4. Select the correctly punctuated sentence.
    Smith and Co are at 42 Green St by the park
    Abbreviations such as St. for 'Street' use full stops
  5. Select the correctly punctuated sentence.
    One Euro = 11 pounds One Pound = 090 Euros
    Decimal points look just the same as full stops
  6. Select the correctly punctuated sentence.
    Mr J Jones is an M P he lives next door to my gran
    Initial letters and abbreviated titles use full stops
  7. Select the correctly punctuated sentence.
    Visit our website at wwweducationquizzescom!
    Internet addresses use full stops but they are called 'dot'. In the correct answer above you would say 'w w w dot education quizzes dot com'
  8. Select the correctly punctuated sentence.
    Who is best at cricket? Hants or Wilts or maybe Leics
    Abbreviated counties such as 'Hunts.' (Huntingdonshire), 'Derbys.' (Derbyshire) and 'Leics.' (Leicestershire) all need full stops
  9. Select the correctly punctuated sentence.
    Find the UK and the USA on the map please
    Use full stops for abbreviated country names
  10. Select the correctly punctuated sentence.
    Time is passing It is getting late The sun has set

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