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GrammarQuiz – Capitalization

Identify the words that need to be capitalized and the capitalization rule that applies to each word (See the assignment below the Rules).

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INTRODUCTION /OR/ APPLICATION.

Capitalization rules.

Rule 1. Capitalize the first word in a sentence
Example: The books are on the table.

Rule 2. Capitalize important words in a title
Example: The Magic School Bus

Rule 3. Capitalize specific people’s names
Example: The author is Joanna Cole.

Rule 4. Capitalize names of specific things
Example: The Empire State Building is in New York.

Rule 5. Capitalize names of places and regions
Example: The city of Chicago is in State of Illinois.

Rule 6. Capitalize names of the days of the week, months and holidays
Examples: Today is Friday, June 24, 2002.
Thanksgiving is a holiday celebrated in November.

Rule 7. Capitalize names of historic periods, events and documents
Examples: The Olympic Games take place every four years.
The Battle of Gettysburg is well documented in history.

Rule 8. Capitalize names of race, ethnic groups, nationalities and languages
Examples: The Latin language is no longer spoken.
The British and the Americans are allies.

Rule 9. Capitalize names of religions and their followers, sacred books and figures
Example: Muslims study the Koran and Christians study the Bible.

Identify the words that need to be capitalized and the capitalization rule that applies to each word.

For example: the books are on the table.

the – Rule 1

1. my favourite day of the week is saturday. Answer Key – Click HERE

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2. We are flying to london tomorrow. Answer Key – Click HERE

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3. in nine weeks, it will be christmas. Answer Key – Click HERE

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4. our neighbour, george, is a teacher. Answer Key – Click HERE

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5. have you seen the eiffel tower? Answer Key – Click HERE

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6. My uncle harry is a doctor. Answer Key – Click HERE

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7. The book, charlotte’s web, is a well- known children’s book. Answer Key – Click HERE

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8. Have you been to the gulf of mexico? Answer Key – Click HERE

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9. queen mother elizabeth lived to a very old age. Answer Key – Click HERE

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10. Many chinese speak mandarin. Answer Key – Click HERE

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11. some doctors work only in hospitals. Answer Key – Click HERE

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12. Many roman catholics study the catechism. Answer Key – Click HERE

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13. In january there are many winter storms. Answer Key – Click HERE

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14. Every monday mary has a violin lesson. Answer Key – Click HERE

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15. The movie jurassic park is about dinosaurs. Answer Key – Click HERE

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16. The declaration of independence is an important document. Answer Key – Click HERE

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17. Everyone hopes that the second world war will be the last great war. Answer Key – Click HERE

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18. In the netherlands, dutch is the common language. Answer Key – Click HERE

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19. westminister abbey is a famous anglican church. Answer Key – Click HERE

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20. Serious mountain climbers try to climb mount everest. Answer Key – Click HERE

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