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Capital Letters 02
I loved our holiday in Canada. Countries are proper nouns and need a capital letter.

Capital Letters 02

Get ready for another cool KS2 English quiz diving into capital letters! Capital letters are like the superheroes of writing – they start sentences and shine on proper nouns. But did you know titles, days, months, countries, and languages are also proper nouns?

Whether it's at the start, middle, or end of a sentence, proper nouns need a capital letter. Confused about seasons? Don't worry, they don't need a capital. Test your capital letter skills in this second quiz – become a capital expert!

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1.
Which of these is correct?
I've always wanted to visit south Africa.
I've always wanted to visit South Africa.
I've always wanted to visit south africa.
i've always wanted to visit south africa.
'I' is always capitalised, 'South Africa' is a proper noun because it is the name of a country.
2.
Which of these is correct?
She whispered, "Are you afraid?"
She whispered, "are you afraid?"
she whispered, "are you afraid?"
She whispered, "are You afraid?"
'She' and 'Are' both begin sentences - even though 'Are' is within the speech marks, it is the beginning of her spoken sentence.
3.
Which of these is correct?
My address is: 10 Wordsworth Avenue, Edinburgh.
My address is: 10 Wordsworth avenue, Edinburgh.
my address is: 10 wordsworth avenue, edinburgh.
My address is: 10 Wordsworth Avenue, edinburgh.
'Wordsworth Avenue' and 'Edinburgh' are both proper nouns - they are place names.
4.
Which of these is correct?
dr spock does not work at our local doctors' surgery.
Dr. Spock does not work at our local Doctors' Surgery.
Dr. Spock does not work at our local doctors' surgery.
Dr. spock does not work at our local doctors' surgery.
'Dr.' is a title, 'Spock' is a person's surname.
5.
Which of these is correct?
we have karate training every Wednesday.
we have karate training every wednesday.
We have karate training every Wednesday.
We have Karate training every wednesday.
'We' begins the sentence, 'Wednesday' is a proper noun.
6.
Which of these is correct?
"I'm tired and I want to go to bed now," He said.
"I'm tired and i want to go to bed now," he said.
"i'm tired and i want to go to bed now," he said.
"I'm tired and I want to go to bed now," he said.
'I' is always capitalised.
7.
Which of these is correct?
In March, we like to look for bluebells.
in March, we like to look for bluebells.
In march, we like to look for Bluebells.
in march, we like to look for bluebells.
'In' begins the sentence, 'March' is a proper noun.
8.
Which of these is correct?
We play rugby in the winter, but we play cricket in the summer.
We play Rugby in the Winter, but we play Cricket in the Summer.
We play rugby in the Winter, but we play cricket in the Summer.
we play rugby in the winter, but we play cricket in the summer.
'We' begins the sentence - names of seasons and sports are not capitalised.
9.
Which of these is correct?
He can speak russian and German.
He can speak russian and german.
he can speak russian and german.
He can speak Russian and German.
'He' begins the sentence, 'Russian' and 'German' are proper nouns.
10.
Which of these is correct?
william shakespeare is the most famous english playwright.
William Shakespeare is the most famous english playwright.
William Shakespeare is the most famous English playwright.
William shakespeare is the most famous english playwright.
'William', 'Shakespeare' and 'English' are all proper nouns.

 

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