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

A) I am asking if you would like to rollerblade together tomorrow?
B) I am asking “if you would like to rollerblade together tomorrow”?
C) I am asking if you would like to rollerblade together tomorrow. ✔️
D) I am asking “if you would like to rollerblade together tomorrow.”

A) Yes, Jean, you were right about that answer. ✔️
B)  Yes Jean, you were right about that answer.
C) Yes Jean you were right about that answer.
D) Yes, Jean, you were right, about that answer.

A) I saw our town’s ex-Mayor in the mall.
B) I saw our town’s ex-mayor in the mall. ✔️
C) I saw our town’s ex Mayor in the mall.
D) I saw our town’s exMayor in the mall.
(30,000+ Idioms With Examples)
(Advanced Spoken English Course)

A)  Wherever we go, People recognize us.
B) Wherever we go. People recognize us.
C)  Wherever we go; people recognize us.
D)  Wherever we go, people recognize us.✔️

A) Whenever Cheryl is in town. She visits her sister.
B) Whenever Cheryl, is in town, she visits her sister.
C) Whenever, Cheryl is in town, she visits her sister.
D) Whenever Cheryl is in town, she visits her sister. ✔️

A) My favorite musician, who is also my cousin, plays a mean fuzz bass. ✔️
B) My favorite musician who is also my cousin plays a mean fuzz bass.
C) My favorite musician who is also my cousin, plays a mean fuzz bass.
D) My favorite musician, who is also my cousin plays a mean fuzz bass.

A) It may not be the correct part, but I bet that it works. ✔️
B) It may not be the correct part but, I bet that it works.
C) It may not be the correct part but: I bet that it works.
D) It may not be the correct part but, I bet, that it works.

A) You are my friend; however, I cannot afford to lend you any more money. ✔️
B) You are my friend; however; I cannot afford to lend you any more money.
C) You are my friend, however I cannot afford; to lend you any more money.
D) You are, my friend, however. I cannot afford to lend you any more money.

A) Paul Simon sang, “I am a rock, I am. An island.”
B) Paul Simon sang, “I am a rock; I am an island.” ✔️
C) Paul Simon sang I am a rock; I am an island.
D) Paul Simon sang I am a rock, I am an island.
(50,000+ English Literature MCQs)
(Advanced Grammar MCQs)

A) I asked Ella, “Did he ask for his ring back”?
B) I asked Ella did he ask for his ring back.
C) I asked Ella, “Did he ask for his ring back?” ✔️
D) I asked Ella, “did he ask for his ring back?”

A) John F. Kennedy Jr. became a magazine publisher and a pilot before his tragic death. ✔️
B) John F. Kennedy Jr. became a magazine publisher, and a pilot before his tragic death.
C) John F. Kennedy Jr., became a magazine publisher and a pilot, before his tragic death.
D) John F. Kennedy Jr. became a magazine, publisher, and a pilot before his tragic death.

A) Julio, my friend from Ames, Ohio will join us.
B) Julio, my friend from Ames, Ohio, will join us. ✔️
C) Julio, my friend, from Ames, Ohio will join us.
D) Julio my friend from Ames Ohio will join us.

A) The elections will be held on: the first Tuesday of November, 2018.
B) The elections will be held, on the first Tuesday of November 2018.
C) The elections will be held on the first Tuesday, of November 2018.
D) The elections will be held on the first Tuesday of November 2018. ✔️

A) The elections will be held on Tuesday November 6, 2018, and the polls will be kept open until 8:00 p.m.
B) The elections will be held on Tuesday, November 6, 2018, and the polls will be kept open until 8:00 p.m. ✔️
C) The elections will be held on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 and the polls will be kept open until 8:00 p.m.
D) The elections will be held on: Tuesday, November 6, 2018, and the polls will be kept open until 8:00 p.m.

A) It is good that a caring dedicated teacher like Mr. Fuentes, should be appreciated by students who are usually bored and too busy.
B) It is good that a caring, dedicated teacher like Mr. Fuentes should be appreciated by students who are usually, bored and too busy.
C) It is good that a caring dedicated teacher like Mr. Fuentes should be appreciated by students who are usually bored and too busy.
D) It is good that a caring, dedicated teacher like Mr. Fuentes should be appreciated by students who are usually bored and too busy. ✔️
(20,000+ Linguistics MCQs)
(American Literature MCQs)

A) Knowing her own strengths and working hard made her a success in school. ✔️
B) Knowing her own strengths and working hard, made her a success in school.
C) Knowing her own strengths and working hard made her, a success, in school.
D) Knowing her own strengths, and working hard made her a success in school.

A) I need to locate four states on the map: Minnesota, Michigan, California, and Nevada. ✔️
B) I need to locate four states on the map. Minnesota; Michigan; California; and Nevada.
C) I need to locate four states on the map Minnesota, Michigan, California, and Nevada.
D) I need to locate four states on the map; Minnesota, Michigan, California, and Nevada.

A) Right now I want two things peace and quiet.
B) Right now I want two things; peace and quiet.
C) Right now I want two things … peace and quiet.
D) Right now I want two things: peace and quiet. ✔️

A) Our philosophy teacher thinks that Einstein believed: that we cannot stop war by waging war.
B) Our philosophy teacher thinks that Einstein believed that, we cannot stop war by waging war.
C) Our philosophy teacher thinks that Einstein believed that we cannot stop war by waging war. ✔️
D) Our philosophy teacher thinks that Einstein believed, that we cannot stop war by waging war.

A) A well—made argument was presented for negotiating a peaceful resolution.
B) A well made argument was presented, for negotiating a peaceful resolution.
C) A well-made argument was presented for negotiating a peaceful resolution. ✔️
D) A well-made-argument was presented for negotiating a peaceful resolution.

A) A state-of-the-art printer is not that expensive. ✔️
B) A state of the art printer is not that expensive.
C) A state-of the art printer is not that expensive.
D) A state-of-the art printer is not that expensive.

A) A liberally sprinkled dose of humor was very much appreciated. ✔️
B) A liberally-sprinkled dose of humor was very much appreciated.
C) A liberally-sprinkled-dose of humor was very much appreciated.
D) A liberally sprinkled dose-of-humor was very much appreciated.
(Indian English Literature MCQs)
(Summaries)

A) Our liberal minded clergyman managed to unite the entire congregation.
B) Our liberal-minded clergyman managed to unite the entire congregation. ✔️
C) Our liberal-minded-clergyman managed to unite the entire congregation.
D) Our-liberal-minded clergyman managed to unite the entire congregation.

A) Our clergyman, who united the entire congregation, was liberal minded. ✔️
B) Our clergyman who united the entire congregation was liberal minded.
C) Our clergyman, who united the entire congregation, was liberalminded.
D) Our clergyman, who united the entire congregation, was liberal-minded.

A) Jan asked; “What did Joe mean when he said, ‘I will see you later.’ ”
B) Jan asked, “What did Joe mean when he said, ‘I will see you later?’ ”
C) Jan asked, “What did Joe mean when he said, ‘I will see you later’?” ✔️
D) Jan asked, “What did Joe mean when he said, ‘I will see you later’ ”?

A) When I noticed that our dog cut it’s paw, I called the veterinarian right away.
B) When I noticed that our dog cut it’s paw. I called the veterinarian right away.
C) When I noticed that our dog cut its paw, I called the veterinarian right away. ✔️
D) When I noticed that our dog cut its paw; I called the veterinarian right away.

A) Just to be sure, I called three more doctors’ offices. ✔️
B) Just to be sure, I called three more doctors offices.
C) Just to be sure, I called three more doctor’s offices.
D) Just to be sure, I called three more doctor offices’.

A) “Your right to be concerned,” said one veterinarian. “I would like to take a look at your dog.”
B) “Your right to be concerned,” said one veterinarian, “I would like to take a look at your dog.”
C) “You’re right to be concerned.” said one veterinarian. “I would like to take a look at your dog.”
D) “You’re right to be concerned,” said one veterinarian. “I would like to take a look at your dog.” ✔️

A) The friendly looking vet examined our dogs paw.
B) The friendly-looking vet examined our dogs paw.
C) The friendly-looking vet examined our dog’s paw. ✔️
D) The friendly looking vet examined our dog’s paw.

A) We had pet insurance but still owed $40 in fees. ✔️
B) We had pet insurance: but still owed $40 in fees.
C) We had pet insurance but, still owed $40 in fees.
D) We had pet-insurance but still owed $40 in fees.

A) I guess she did what any self-respecting dog would do by grooming herself. ✔️
B) I guess she did what any selfrespecting dog would do by grooming herself.
C) I guess she did what any self respecting dog would do by grooming herself.
D) I guess she did what any self-respecting-dog would do by grooming herself.

A) These apostrophe’s main purpose is to show possession.
B) These apostrophes’ main purpose is to show possession. ✔️
C) These apostrophes main purpose is to show possession.
D) These apostrophe’s main purpose are to show possession.

A) I want that very elegant looking watch.
B) I want that very elegant-looking watch.✔️
C) I want that very-elegant-looking watch.
D) I want that very-elegant looking watch.

A) Our two year old is starting to talk.
B) Our two-year-old is starting to talk.✔️
C) Our two year-old is starting to talk.
D) Our two-year old is starting to talk.

A) Our son will be two years old next week.✔️
B) Our son will be two-years-old next week.
C) Our son will be two-years old next week.
D) Our son will be two years-old next week.

A) When Wendy re-covered, she called her ex-husband.
B) When Wendy recovered, she called her exhusband.
C) When Wendy recovered, she called her ex-husband. ✔️
D) When Wendy re-covered, she called her exhusband.

A) The artist used oil-based paints in a Modernist style. ✔️
B) The artist used oil-based paints in a Modernist-style.
C) The artist used oil based paints in a Modernist-style.
D) The artist used oil based paints in a Modernist style.

A) Howie—and that crazy friend of his—are coming.
B) Howie—and that crazy friend of his—is coming. ✔️
C) Howie—and that crazy friend of his are coming.
D) Howie and that crazy friend of his—is coming.

A) “Do you understand her need for privacy,” Wendy asked her husband?
B) “Do you understand her need for privacy,” Wendy asked her husband.
C) “Do you understand her need for privacy”? Wendy asked her husband.
D) “Do you understand her need for privacy?” Wendy asked her husband. ✔️

A) The two hostess’s jobs are quite different.
B) The two hostesses’ jobs are quite different.
C) The two hostesses jobs are quite different.
D) The two hostess’ jobs are quite different.

A) Brent Wilson expected everyone at the Wilsons’ house at 4:00 o’clock.
B) Brent Wilson expected everyone at the Wilsons’ house at four o’clock. ✔️
C) Brent Wilson expected everyone at the Wilson’s house at 4:00 o’clock.
D) Brent Wilson expected everyone at the Wilson’s house at four o’clock.

A) Many people dread the 15 of April in the U.S. because taxes are due.
B) Many people dread the 15st of April in the U.S. because taxes are due.
C) Many people dread the 15th of April in the U.S. because taxes are due. ✔️
D) Many people dread day 15 of April in the U.S. because taxes are due.

A) The check was written for $13348.15.
B) The check was written for 13,348.15.
C) The check was written for $13,348,15.
D) The check was written for $13,348.15. ✔️

A) The check was written for three hundred forty-eight dollars and fifteen cents. ✔️
B) The check was written for three-hundred and forty-eight dollars and 15 cents.
C) The check was written for three hundred forty-eight dollars, and fifteen cents.
D) The check was written for three hundred, forty-eight dollars, and fifteen cents.

They were, red, blue and green.
They were red, blue and green.
They were red blue and, green.
They were red, blue, and green. ✔️

The store had mangoes, apples, kiwis, etc. ✔️
The store had mangoes, apples, kiwis, etc..

I know what you want. ✔️
I know, what you want.
I know what you want?
I know what you want!

You don’t know me well do you?
You don’t know me well, do you?✔️
You dont know me well, do you?
You don’t know me well, do you.

Do you recall my name my address my job my passion?
Do you recall my name? My address? My job? My passion? ✔️
Do you recall my name, my address, my job and my passion!

What! I can’t believe you did this to her?
What! I can’t believe you did this to her.
What I can’t believe you did this to her.
What! I can’t believe you did this to her! ✔️

I knew what would happen if we went there but we had to go anyway.
I knew what would happen if we went there, but we had to go anyway. ✔️
I knew what would happen, if we went there but we had to go anyway.

Do you remember what we used to do when we played together as childhood friends?✔️
Do you remember what we used to do when we played together as childhood friends.
Do you remember what we used to do when we played together as childhood friends!
Do you remember, what we used to do when we played together as childhood friends!

In summer, it’s way too hot around here!
In summer, its way too hot around here.
In summer it’s way too hot around here.
In summer, it’s way too hot around here. ✔️

We had pizza, beef steak, onion rings and diet coke at the dinner. ✔️
We had pizza; beef steak; onion rings; and diet coke at the dinner.
We had pizza, beef steak, onion rings and diet coke at the dinner!

You are the right person for the job aren’t you?
You are the right person for the job, aren’t you? ✔️
You are the right person for the job, arent you?
You are the right person for the job, aren’t you!

Stop, you can’t go any further!
Stop you can’t go any further.
Stop, you can’t go any further. ✔️

Incorrect: We had a great time in France  the kids really enjoyed it
Correct: We had a great time in France – the kids really enjoyed it.

Incorrect: Some people work best in the mornings others do better in the evenings
Correct: Some people work best in the mornings; others do better in the evenings.

Incorrect: What are you doing next weekend
Correct: What are you doing next weekend?

Incorrect: Mother had to go into hospital she had heart problems
Correct: Mother had to go into hospital: she had heart problems.

Incorrect: Did you understand why I was upset
Correct: Did you understand why I was upset?

Incorrect: It is a fine idea let us hope that it is going to work
Correct: It is a fine idea; let us hope that it is going to work.

Incorrect: We will be arriving on Monday morning  at least I think so
Correct: We will be arriving on Monday morning – at least, I think so.

Incorrect: A textbook can be a wall between teacher and class
Correct: A textbook can be a ‘wall’ between teacher and class.

Incorrect: The girls father sat in a corner
Correct: The girl’s father sat in a corner.

Incorrect: In the words of Murphys Law Anything that can go wrong will go wrong
Correct: ‘Anything that can go wrong will go wrong.’

Q. Sam… Lily… and Paul will decide?
Answer: , a comma

Q. They offered the children bananas… apples… pears… and plums.
Answer: , a comma

Q. The rich man was a self…made man.
Answer: – a hyphen

Q. Jack… the carpenter… made a cupboard.
Answer: , comma

Q. I found Claire…s jacket on the chair.
Answer: ‘ an apostrophe

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