English Language: Middle School: Grades 6, 7 and 8 Quiz - Punctuation (Revision) (Questions)

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Study your punctuation skills in this revision quiz. You will no doubt be learning in your English classes that punctuation is extremely important and there are many punctuation marks to remember.

This quiz will help you to revise punctuation.

1. Choose the correct punctuation in the following sentence.
Its cold today.
[ ] Its cold today
[ ] Its' cold today
[ ] Its cold today.
[ ] It's cold today.
2. Choose the correct punctuation in the following sentence.
Where is your scarf
[ ] Where is your scarf'
[ ] Where is your scarf,
[ ] Where is your scarf.
[ ] Where is your scarf?
3. Choose the correct punctuation in the following sentence.
"here is your lunch" she called.
[ ] "Here is your lunch," she called.
[ ] Here is your lunch she called.
[ ] Here is your lunch, she called.
[ ] Here is your lunch, "she called".
4. Choose the correct punctuation in the following sentence.
It is cold now, isnt it
[ ] It is cold now, isn't it,
[ ] It is cold now, isnt it.
[ ] It is cold now, is'nt it?
[ ] It is cold now, isn't it?
5. Choose the correct punctuation in the following sentence.
Johns library book is overdue.
[ ] John
[ ] John's
[ ] Johns'
[ ] Johns
6. Choose the correct punctuation in the following sentence.
Where did you put that chocolate
[ ] Where did you put that chocolate'
[ ] Where did you put that chocolate,
[ ] Where did you put that chocolate.
[ ] Where did you put that chocolate?
7. Choose the correct punctuation in the following sentence.
What time is it
[ ] What time is it'
[ ] What time is it,
[ ] What time is it.
[ ] What time is it?
8. Choose the correct punctuation in the following sentence.
They are bringing their bikes arent they
[ ] They are bringing their bikes, aren't they,
[ ] They are bringing their bikes, aren't they.
[ ] They are bringing their bikes, are'nt they?
[ ] They are bringing their bikes, aren't they?
9. Choose the correct punctuation in the following sentence.
Books belonging to boys
[ ] Boys books
[ ] Boy's books
[ ] Boys' books
[ ] Boys book's
10. Choose the correct punctuation in the following sentence.
She is the eldest girl in the family isnt she
[ ] She is the eldest girl in the family isnt she?
[ ] She is the eldest girl in the family, isnt she.
[ ] She is the eldest girl in the family, is'nt she?
[ ] She is the eldest girl in the family, isn't she?
English Language: Middle School: Grades 6, 7 and 8 Quiz - Punctuation (Revision) (Answers)
1. Choose the correct punctuation in the following sentence.
Its cold today.
[ ] Its cold today
[ ] Its' cold today
[ ] Its cold today.
[x] It's cold today.
It's = it is
2. Choose the correct punctuation in the following sentence.
Where is your scarf
[ ] Where is your scarf'
[ ] Where is your scarf,
[ ] Where is your scarf.
[x] Where is your scarf?
Where is your scarf? = question
3. Choose the correct punctuation in the following sentence.
"here is your lunch" she called.
[x] "Here is your lunch," she called.
[ ] Here is your lunch she called.
[ ] Here is your lunch, she called.
[ ] Here is your lunch, "she called".
4. Choose the correct punctuation in the following sentence.
It is cold now, isnt it
[ ] It is cold now, isn't it,
[ ] It is cold now, isnt it.
[ ] It is cold now, is'nt it?
[x] It is cold now, isn't it?
Comma before the question
5. Choose the correct punctuation in the following sentence.
Johns library book is overdue.
[ ] John
[x] John's
[ ] Johns'
[ ] Johns
6. Choose the correct punctuation in the following sentence.
Where did you put that chocolate
[ ] Where did you put that chocolate'
[ ] Where did you put that chocolate,
[ ] Where did you put that chocolate.
[x] Where did you put that chocolate?
7. Choose the correct punctuation in the following sentence.
What time is it
[ ] What time is it'
[ ] What time is it,
[ ] What time is it.
[x] What time is it?
What time is it? = a question
8. Choose the correct punctuation in the following sentence.
They are bringing their bikes arent they
[ ] They are bringing their bikes, aren't they,
[ ] They are bringing their bikes, aren't they.
[ ] They are bringing their bikes, are'nt they?
[x] They are bringing their bikes, aren't they?
9. Choose the correct punctuation in the following sentence.
Books belonging to boys
[ ] Boys books
[ ] Boy's books
[x] Boys' books
[ ] Boys book's
Boys' books - 'boys' plural = apostrophe after word
10. Choose the correct punctuation in the following sentence.
She is the eldest girl in the family isnt she
[ ] She is the eldest girl in the family isnt she?
[ ] She is the eldest girl in the family, isnt she.
[ ] She is the eldest girl in the family, is'nt she?
[x] She is the eldest girl in the family, isn't she?