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P-6a ColonsMultiple ChoiceSome of the following sentences are missing a colon. Select the correct instruction.1. Karen Stonehill writes, “Consider the following scenario: It’s a sunny afternoon on campus, and Jenny is walking to her next class.”a.Leave as is.b.Replace the comma after writes with a colon.c.Replace the colon after scenario with a comma.ANS: a REF: The correct answer is a. In The Norton Field Guide to Writing, see P-6a. <me.asp?page=74>In The Little Seagull Handbook, see P-6a.<>2. According to Stonehill, a primitive standard of attractiveness persists, “Some researchers have suggested that cross-cultural standards of beauty reflect an evolved preference for physical traits that are generally associated with youth, such as smooth skin, good muscle tone, and shiny hair” (Boyd & Silk, 2000, p. 625).a.Leave as is.
b.Replace the comma after persists with a colon.c.Put a colon after such as.ANS: b REF: The correct answer is b. In The Norton Field Guide to Writing, see P-6a. <me.asp?page=74>In The Little Seagull Handbook, see P-6a.
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