Semicolons and Colons Quiz 2

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

 A) Denise prefers to eat chicken or fish; Iím a vegetarian.
 B) Denise prefers to eat chicken or fish: Iím a vegetarian.
 C) Denise prefers to eat chicken or fish, Iím a vegetarian.

2. 

 A) The centerpieces had her favorite flowers. Roses, carnations, and daisies.
 B) The centerpieces had her favorite flowers; roses, carnations, and daisies.
 C) The centerpieces had her favorite flowers: roses, carnations, and daisies.
 D) A, B, and C are all correct.

3. 

 A) They were missing a few things on their camping trip, namely; they forgot sunscreen, towels, and firewood.
 B) They were missing a few things on their camping trip; namely, they forgot sunscreen, towels, and firewood.
 C) They were missing a few things on their camping trip, namely: they forgot sunscreen, towels, and firewood.

4. 

 A) Please give me some time I do not want to be rushed.
 B) Please give me some time; I do not want to be rushed.
 C) Please give me some time, I do not want to be rushed.

5. 

 A) While visiting the beach, we saw pelicans, stingrays, and iguanas.
 B) While visiting the beach, we saw: pelicans, stingrays, and iguanas.
 C) While visiting the beach: we saw pelicans, stingrays, and iguanas.


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