Which sentence uses an apostrophe correctly? Tick one.
The children’s clothes were hanging up.
The childrens’ clothes were hanging up.
The childrens clothe’s were hanging up.
The childrens clothes’ were hanging up.
What is the name of the punctuation mark used between the two main clauses below? My sister loves team sports; my brother, on the other hand, prefers individual sports – such as athletics.
Tick the option that shows how the words in brackets are used in the sentence.My baby brother was born in the hospital [where my father works].
As a preposition phrase
As a relative clause
As a main clause
As a noun phrase
Tick a sentence that contains a preposition.
Ali locked the door before he left.
The shops are beyond the main road.
My brother is behind me in the race.
Barry is below Andrew in the register.
Which sentence is written in the active voice?
The book was returned to the library yesterday.
The assembly was held in the hall.
The bad weather led to the cancellation.
The floods were caused by the heavy rain.
Which sentence is punctuated correctly?
The wind was blowing howling, actually, so we headed – for home.
The wind was blowing – howling, actually – so we headed for home.
The wind was blowing, howling – actually – so we headed for home.
The wind was blowing howling actually – so we headed for home.
Tick to show which sentence uses the past progressive.
After Ali finished his homework, he went out to play.
Anna found her history homework difficult.
Jamie learnt his spellings every night.
Gemma was doing her science homework.
Which of the sentences is a command?
After you wash the dog, you will need to dry it with a towel.
Before you go out, ask your mother for the shopping list.
I want you to clean out the playhouse this afternoon.
Here is a list of jobs you must finish before lunchtime.
Which sentence uses the hyphen correctly?
There are thirty seven year-olds in Class 2.
There are thirty seven-year-olds in Class 2.
There are thirty-seven year olds in Class 2.
There are thirty-seven-year-olds in Class 2.
Which punctuation mark should be used in the place indicated by the brackets? “Why did you do that?” he asked [ ] Harry was surprised by his classmate’s actions.