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The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation

Hyphens (Advanced Level) Quiz

1. For each of the following, choose the correct sentence.

 A) Mikey is already three years old.
 B) Mikey is already three-years old.
 C) Mikey is already three-years-old.


 A) Mikey is a happy three-year-old boy.
 B) Mikey is a happy three-year old boy.
 C) Mikey is a happy-three-year-old boy.
 D) Mikey is a happy three year old boy.


 A) Mikey is a happy three year old.
 B) Mikey is a happy three-year-old.
 C) Mikey is a happy three-year old.


 A) Let’s get some chocolate ice-cream.
 B) Let’s get some chocolate-ice-cream.
 C) Let’s get some chocolate ice cream.


 A) Who is that suspicious looking person?
 B) Who is that suspicious-looking person?
 C) Who is that suspicious-looking-person?

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