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Unformatted text preview: Aplia: Student Question 5/13/18, 4)50 PM < Back to Assignment Attempts: 7.5 Do No Harm: 7.5 / 8 6. Grammar/Mechanics Checkup 11: Other Punctuation The following questions will test your knowledge of semicolons, colons, apostrophes, and other punctuation. Please answer the questions to review what you have just learned. Choose the correct punctuation to complete the following sentences. Our team is planning to take a long weekend in Chicago after our semiannual sales meeting ; however, Kate won’t be able to join us. Points: Explanation: 1/1 Close Explanation Use semicolons to join two independent clauses when the second clause begins with an independent marker or a transitional device followed by a comma. Three of the managers Jake, Jessica, and Tyree drafted a letter of complaint regarding the new overtime policy. Three of the managers “Jake, Jessica, and Tyree” drafted a letter of complaint regarding the new overtime policy. Three of the managers—Jake, Jessica, and Tyree—drafted a letter of complaint regarding the new overtime policy. Points: Explanation: 1/1 Close Explanation Use dashes to set off or emphasize content. Dashes add more emphasis than parentheses. Dashes are also used to set off parenthetical statements and introductory lists. Its his book from 83 when he was in second grade. It’s his book from 83, when he was in second grade. Its his book from 1983 when he was in second grade. It’s his book from ’83 when he was in second grade. Points: Explanation: 1/1 Close Explanation Use apostrophes to form contractions that indicate missing letters. Choose the best option to answer the question. …&ctx=cchin1-0012&ck=m_1526255146682_0AAA6BD30161B66F5EE4BF070000 Page 1 of 3 Aplia: Student Question 5/13/18, 4)50 PM For what purpose do you use periods? To end statements, commands, indirect questions, and polite requests To end statements, commands, and requests To end statements and polite requests Points: Explanation: 1/1 Close Explanation Use periods to end statements, commands, indirect questions, and polite requests. Why would you use an apostrophe s (that is, ’s), as in “the one receptionist’s lunch break”? To show ownership with nouns that do not end in s To show when a noun precedes a gerund To show ownership in nouns that end with an s sound Points: Explanation: 1/1 Close Explanation Use an apostrophe and the letter s (that is, ’s) to show ownership with nouns that do not end in s. Example: Telia’s laptop broke. A few singular nouns that end in s are pronounced with an extra syllable when they become possessive. To these words, add an apostrophe and the letter s (that is, ’s). Choose the correct punctuation to complete the following sentence. Mr. Norris’ application was submitted electronically. Points: Explanation: 1/1 Close Explanation Use an apostrophe to show ownership in nouns that end with an s sound. Will you please make sure that you revise that e-mail message before sending it to the client . Points: Explanation: 1/1 Close Explanation …&ctx=cchin1-0012&ck=m_1526255146682_0AAA6BD30161B66F5EE4BF070000 Page 2 of 3 Aplia: Student Question 5/13/18, 4)50 PM A period is used to end statements, commands, indirect questions, and polite requests. Sentences never conclude with more than one period. A question mark is used to end direct questions and statements with appended questions. Which of the following use correct punctuation? Check all that apply. When you leave at 5:00 p.m., please shut the door and lock it; however, do not set the alarm. Very few young, entry-level employees remember the company’s financial scandals in the 1980’s and 90s. Dear Ms. Collin: When the error message appears on the screen, you should exit the program, right. Points: Explanation: 0.5 / 1 Close Explanation Very few young, entry-level employees remember the company’s financial scandals in the 1980’s and 90s is incorrect. Apostrophes are used to indicate missing characters. The sentence should read Very few young, entry-level employees remember the company’s financial scandals in the 1980s and ’90s. When the error message appears on the screen, you should exit the program, right is incorrectly punctuated. Statements with appended questions should end in a question mark. Try Another Version Continue …&ctx=cchin1-0012&ck=m_1526255146682_0AAA6BD30161B66F5EE4BF070000 Page 3 of 3 ...
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