Saturday, December 12, 2015

Quiz for Lessons 316 - 320 - Mechanics - Capitalization

Instructions: Capitalize each word that needs a capital letter.

1. The swedish angel was a modern hero.

2. Nowhere was anger laughing louder.

3. The required courses are math, english, science and world history I.

4. Popular ancient courses are greek, latin, and hebrew.

5. The president will address the house of representatives this afternoon.

6. The supreme court and federal banking commission are important government bodies.

7. capt. j. r. banner will meet with a. b. javits, esq. about the matter.

8. We will go at 8:00 a.m. or at 1:00 p.m.

9. Did Julius Caesar live in 25 b c. or a.d. 25?

10. mr. henry c. james, jr., and miss emily shepard were married by rev. frank black.


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Answers:

1. Swedish Angel (epithet)

2. Anger (personification)

3. English/World History I

4. Greek/Latin/Hebrew

5. President/House of Representatives

6. Supreme Court/Federal Banking Commission

7. Capt. J. R. Banner/A. B. Javits, Esq.

8. A.M./P.M.

9. B.C./A.D.

10. Mr. Henry C. James, Jr./Miss Emily Shepard/Rev. Frank Black

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Friday, December 11, 2015

Lesson 320 - Mechanics - Capitalization

Capitalize epithets (a word or phrase accompanying or occurring in place of the name of a person or a thing). Example: the Lone-Star State Capitalize personifications (giving human attributes to inanimate objects). (Authors disregard this rule often.) Example: The Computer thought hard about the problem.

Instructions: Capitalize each word that needs a capital letter.

1. The lone-star state is texas.

2. florence nightengale is called the lady of the lamp.

3. The bears of colorado are being starved by nature.

4. The cruel hunger looked up from all the empty shelves.

5. In every face happiness smiled.


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Answers:

1. Lone-Star State (epithet)/Texas

2. Florence Nightengale/Lady of the Lamp (epithet)

3. Colorado/Nature (personification)

4. Hunger (personification)

5. Happiness (personification)

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Thursday, December 10, 2015

Lesson 319 - Mechanics - Capitalization

Capitalize only school subjects that (a) come from the name of a country or a language, and (b) are actual titles of the course. Examples: French, English literature, typing, Typing II, history

Instructions: Capitalize each word that needs a capital letter.

1. I used to teach latin, history, and english.

2. In college I took algebra i and american history.

3. Mary loved her time in journalism and russian.

4. The hardest classes were geometry ii, psychology, and greek.

5. I didn't like chinese history or economics.


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Answers:

1. Latin/English

2. Algebra I/American history

3. Russian

4. Geometry II/Greek

5. Chinese history

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Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Lesson 318 - Mechanics - Capitalization

Capitalize the official names of governmental officers, offices, and bodies. When referring to the President of the United States, always capitalize President, and capitalize names of other officers when used in place of specific individuals. Examples: He works for the State Department. The Secretary of State will visit here tomorrow. I am not guilty, Judge!

Instructions: Capitalize each word that needs a capital letter.

1. mr. speaker, i will yield to the senator from utah.

2. The attorney general and the president are meeting now.

3. He was a county judge after leaving the senate.

4. The secretary of agriculture is speaking to congress at noon.

5. It has been a pleasure to serve you, president.


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Answers:

1. Mr. Speaker/I/Senator/Utah

2. Attorney General/President

3. Senate

4. Secretary of Agriculture/Congress

5. President

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Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Lesson 317 - Mechanics - Capitalization

Capitalize the abbreviations Jr., Sr., and Esq. following names; the abbreviations A.M., P.M., B.C., and A.D.; and abbreviations of academic degrees.

Instructions: Capitalize each word that needs a capital letter.

1. What happened in a.d. 1492?

2. Be here promptly at 9:45 a.m.

3. This is Kraig Jenson, m.d., my doctor.

4. John Jones, jr. is my neighbor.

5. At 2:00 p.m. richard wiget, sr. and c. elliott, esq. will be with us.


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Answers:

1. A.D.

2. A.M.

3. M.D.

4. Jr.

5. P.M./Richard Wiget, Sr./C. Elliott, Esq.

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Monday, December 7, 2015

Lesson 316 - Mechanics - Capitalization

Capitalize titles preceding personal names, abbreviations of those titles used with proper names, initials, or titles when used alone in place of the name or person. Examples: Mr., Miss, Rev., Dr., W. C. Johanson, Captain

Instructions: Capitalize each word that needs a capital letter.

1. Have you met the rev. mr. ryan, mrs. hubbard, and dr. peterson?

2. This is supt. e. r. wing who was a captain during combat.

3. mr. and mrs. jones with miss smith will accompany you tomorrow.

4. Did you serve, colonel, in india?

5. I am to dine with cardinal corolucci tonight.


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Answers:

1. Rev. Mr. Ryan, Mrs. Hubbard, Dr. Peterson

2. Supt. E. R. Wing

3. Mr. and Mrs. Jones/Miss Smith

4. Colonel/India

5. Cardinal Corolucci

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