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An Apostrophe's Quiz

I get uptight about misuse of this harmless little fellow, but can you prove you're clued up? 8 Questions.

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First - can the title of this quiz be correct?

  • Yes - the apostrope makes it plural
  • Yes - so long as Mr Apostrophe owns the quiz
  • No - it's nonsense
  • No - it would mean an apostrophe is a quiz

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It's a well-known fact that a dog wag's it's tail to show happines's. Which is the correct apostrophe?

  • The first it's
  • Wag's
  • The second it's
  • Happines's

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You're certain you're going to show you're mother you're clever? Which "you're" is wrong?

  • The first one
  • The second one
  • The third one
  • The fourth one

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"It's" can only mean "it is" or "it has" but never the possessive "belonging to it". True or false?

  • n/a
  • True
  • False
  • n/a

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Historical fact's are worth learning in all era's, especially the Tudor's and the Stuart's. How many of these apostrophes are correctly used?

  • all
  • three
  • two
  • none

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Coffee's and tea's available for sale in the cafe's seating area's. Which of these apostrophes is correctly used?

  • Coffee's
  • Tea's
  • Cafe's
  • Area's


Cricket's a funny old game - it's full of six's and outs'. How many correct apostrophes here?

  • One
  • Two
  • Three
  • None

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I'm sure that were not going to fall out over my obsession with commas and apostrophes. One of these words needs to be corrected - would you type it in the box, please?

Type in the correct answer