___is used to indicate possession.

a. A quotation
b. An apostrophe
c. A hyphen

___is used to mark the end of declarative and imperative sentences.

a. A period
b. A comma
c. A semi-colon

A comma___be used between a verb and its direct object or complement.

a. can
b. cannot

When a subordinate clause is followed by the main clause,___ is required.

a. a dash
b. a semi-colon
c. a comma

When a comma is used___meaning is___.

a. inappropriately, maintained
b. appropriately, changed
c. inappropriately, changed

___precedes decimal numbers.

a. A period
b. A comma
c. A colon

When no connecting word is used to connect two independent clauses, one should use___.

a. a comma
b. a semi-colon
c. a period

A question mark is not used at the end of___.

a. an indirect question
b. a direct question

In___piece of writing, a dash replaces the parentheses or commas.

a. a formal
b. an informal

___separates a question tag from the rest of the sentence.

a. A dash
b. A semi-colon
c. A comma

To enclose cross-references one uses___.

a. parentheses
b. hyphens
c. question marks

In___all words and punctuation are enclosed by quotation marks.

a. indirect speech
b. direct speech

___is used at the end of a sentence or remark to express strong emotion.

a. An exclamation mark
b. A question mark
c. A quotation mark

___are used around a relative clause that defines the noun it follows.

a. Only commas
b. No commas
c. Semi-colons

A question mark is used in parenthesis to express___.

a. anger
b. amazement
c. doubt