Punctuation Marks Quiz

Tests punctuation marks covered on EnglishClub's Punctuation pages. You can do this quiz online or print it on paper.

Can you name the punctuation marks?

1 () a) square brackets b) round brackets c) curly brackets
square brackets
round brackets
curly brackets
2 ? a) exclamation mark b) ellipsis mark c) question mark
exclamation mark
ellipsis mark
question mark
3 ___ a) underline b) underscore c) underground
underline
underscore
underground
4 , a) apostrophe b) period c) comma
apostrophe
period
comma
5 ; a) colon b) semicolon c) semicomma
colon
semicolon
semicomma
6 - a) hyphen b) dash c) minus
hyphen
dash
minus
7 speech marks a) double brackets b) double quotation marks c) double apostrophes
double brackets
double quotation marks
double apostrophes
8 Joe's a) slash b) dash c) apostrophe
slash
dash
apostrophe
9 ! a) ellipsis mark b) exclamation mark c) surprise mark
ellipsis mark
exclamation mark
surprise mark
10 : a) colon b) semi-colon c) double-colon
colon
semi-colon
double-colon

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