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  1. Select the sentence free of errors in AP style for addresses and abbreviations in print copy.
      a. Police said a team of burglars robbed houses at Eleven N. Thirty-first street, 3755 West Oak Rd. and Five N. 33rd St.
      b. Police said a team of burglars robbed houses at 11 N. 31st St., 3755 W. Oak Road and 5 N. 33rd St.
      c. Police said a team of burglars robbed houses at 11 North Thirty-first st., 3755 West Oak Rd. and 5 North 33rd st.
      d. Police said a team of burglars robbed houses at Eleven N. 31st Street, 3755 W. Oak Rd. and Five N. 33rd St.
  2. Select the sentence free of errors in AP style for addresses and abbreviations in print copy.
      a. The lobbying firm opened its new office at 1553 K Street Northwest. Now the firm is close to such clients as Ford Motor Company, IBM Corporation and News Corporation, which have offices on K St. N.W. and J St. N.W.
      b. The lobbying firm opened its new office at 1553 K Street N.W. Now the firm is close to such clients as Ford Motor Co., IBM Corp. and News Corp., which have offices on K St. N.W. and J St. N.W.
      c. The lobbying firm opened its new office at Fifteen Fifty-Five K St. Northwest. Now the firm is close to such clients as Ford Motor Comp., IBM Corpn. and News Corpn., which have offices on “K” St. N.W. and “J” St. N.W.
      d. The lobbying firm opened its new office at 1553 K St. N.W. Now the firm is close to such clients as Ford Motor Co., IBM Corp. and News Corp., which have offices on K Street Northwest and J Street Northwest.
  3. Select the sentence free of errors in AP style for addresses and abbreviations in print copy.
      a. The construction project will keep 1st St. closed for nine weeks, but 3rd Ave. and 4th Lane will be open.
      b. The construction project will keep First St. closed for nine weeks, but Third Ave. and Fourth Lane will be open.
      c. The construction project will keep First Street closed for nine weeks, but Third Avenue and Fourth Lane will be open.
      d. The construction project will keep 1st Street closed for nine weeks, but 3rd Avenue and 4th Lane will be open.
  4. Select the sentence free of errors in AP style for addresses and abbreviations in print copy.
      a. CAPN Roger Westbook of the Police Department said the red sedan was headed west on Miller Cir. when the delivery truck going north on Walker Ln. struck it broadside.
      b. CAP Roger Westbook of the Police Dept. said the red sedan was headed west on Miller Circ. when the delivery truck going north on Walker Lne. struck it broadside.
      c. Capt. Roger Westbook of the P.D. said the red sedan was headed west on Miller Cir. when the delivery truck going north on Walker Lane struck it broadside.
      d. Capt. Roger Westbook of the Police Department said the red sedan was headed west on Miller Circle when the delivery truck going north on Walker Lane struck it broadside.
  5. Select the sentence free of errors in AP style for addresses and abbreviations in print copy.
      a. Dr. Wilma Grace, the county coroner, ruled that Stan Wilson had been murdered in his living room at 12 N. Fourth St.
      b. Doctor Wilma Grace, the county coroner, ruled that Stan Wilson had been murdered in his living room at Twelve N. 4th St.
      c. Doctor Wilma Grace, the county coroner, ruled that Stan Wilson had been murdered in his living room at 12 North Fourth Street.
      d. Dr. Wilma Grace, the county coroner, ruled that Stan Wilson had been murdered in his living room at Twelve North 4th Street.
  6. Select the sentence free of errors in AP style for addresses and abbreviations in print copy.
      a. “I don’t care what Governor Mitchell thinks is a prudent budget. I intend to protect my constituents’ interests,” Sen. Betty Lewis of Poplar Bluff said.
      b. “I don’t care what Gov. Mitchell thinks is a prudent budget. I intend to protect my constituents’ interests,” Senator Betty Lewis of Poplar Bluff said.
      c. “I don’t care what Governor Mitchell thinks is a prudent budget. I intend to protect my constituents’ interests,” Senator Betty Lewis of Poplar Bluff said.
      d. “I don’t care what Gov. Mitchell thinks is a prudent budget. I intend to protect my constituents’ interests,” Sen. Betty Lewis of Poplar Bluff said.
  7. Select the sentence free of errors in AP style for addresses and abbreviations in print copy.
      a. Representative Sharon Young, a N.Y. Republican, said the C.I.A. had carried out rogue operations that had undermined the reputation of the U.S. in the Middle East.
      b. Representative Sharon Young, a New York Rep., said the C-I-A had carried out rogue operations that had undermined the reputation of the U.S. in the Middle East.
      c. Rep. Sharon Young, a N.Y. Rep., said the CIA had carried out rogue operations that had undermined the reputation of the United States in the Middle East.
      d. Rep. Sharon Young, a New York Republican, said the CIA had carried out rogue operations that had undermined the reputation of the United States in the Middle East.
  8. Select the sentence free of errors in AP style for addresses and abbreviations in print copy.
      a. Prof. Norman Moore, who has a Ph.D. in community planning, said the urban renewal project will eliminate most of the low-income housing between 3rd Ave. and Twenty-first St.
      b. Professor Norman Moore, who has a doctorate in community planning, said the urban renewal project will eliminate most of the low-income housing between Third Avenue and 21st Street.
      c. Prof. Norman Moore, who has a Doctor’s Degree in community planning, said the urban renewal project will eliminate most of the low-income housing between 3rd Avenue and 21st Street.
      d. Professor Norman Moore, who has a Ph.D. in community planning, said the urban renewal project will eliminate most of the low-income housing between Third Ave. and 21st St.
  9. Select the sentence free of errors in AP style for addresses and abbreviations in print copy.
      a. Karen McGee, the president of the National Restaurant Association, said the conventions for the next three years will be held in Washington, D.C., Santa Fe, N.M., and Cleveland, Ohio.
      b. Karen McGee, the pres. of the National Restaurant Assn., said the conventions for the next three years will be held in Washington, D.C., Santa Fe, New Mex., and Cleveland, OH.
      c. Karen McGee, the president of the NRA, said the conventions for the next three years will be held in Washington, DC, Santa Fe, NM, and Cleveland, OH.
      d. Karen McGee, the president of the Nat’l Restaurant Assn., said the conventions for the next three years will be held in Washington, D.C., Santa Fe, N. Mex., and Cleveland, Oh.
  10. Select the sentence free of errors in AP style for addresses and abbreviations in print copy.
      a. Det. Sergeant William Mason Junior leads the murder investigation, but Lieutenant Marsha Tillman runs the force trying to break up the drug ring.
      b. Detective Sergeant William Mason, Jr., leads the murder investigation, but Lieut. Marsha Tillman runs the force trying to break up the drug ring.
      c. Detective Sgt. William Mason Jr. leads the murder investigation, but Lt. Marsha Tillman runs the force trying to break up the drug ring.
      d. Det. SGT William Mason Jr. leads the murder investigation, but LT Marsha Tillman runs the force trying to break up the drug ring.
  11. Select the sentence free of errors in AP style for addresses and abbreviations in broadcast copy.
      a. Police Sarg. Tina Daley said two people were killed in the drive-by shooting at Seventy-five thirty-two West Fifth Avenue.
      b. Police Sgt. Tina Daley said two people were killed in the drive-by shooting at 7532 W. 5th Ave.
      c. Police SGT Tina Daley said two people were killed in the drive-by shooting at 75-32 W. 5th Avenue.
      d. Police Sergeant Tina Daley said two people were killed in the drive-by shooting at 75-32 West Fifth Avenue.
  12. Select the sentence free of errors in AP style for addresses and abbreviations in broadcast copy.
      a. Officials of Sunset Designs Store Co. at Thirty-third and Beal Sts. say their business is bankrupt and will have to lay off most of its employees.
      b. Officials of Sunset Designs Store Co. at 33 and Beal Streets say their business is bankrupt and will have to lay off most of its employees.
      c. Officials of Sunset Designs Store at 33rd and Beal Streets say their business is bankrupt and will have to lay off most of its employees.
      d. Officials of Sunset Designs Store say their business is bankrupt and will have to lay off most of its employees.
  13. Select the sentence free of errors in AP style for addresses and abbreviations in broadcast copy.
      a. Both E.P.A. and F.B.I. investigators are questioning the owners of the chemical company at Pine Bluff, Ark., which is suspected of having illegally dumped toxic substances.
      b. Both Environmental Protection Agency and F-B-I investigators are questioning the owners of the chemical company at Pine Bluff, Arkansas, which is suspected of having illegally dumped toxic substances.
      c. Both E-P-A and F-B-I investigators are questioning the owners of the chemical company at Pine Bluff, AK, which is suspected of having illegally dumped toxic substances.
      d. Both Environmental Protection Agency and F.B.I. investigators are questioning the owners of the chemical company at Pine Bluff, Arkansas, which is suspected of having illegally dumped toxic substances.
  14. Select the sentence free of errors in AP style for addresses and abbreviations in broadcast copy.
      a. Fire Capt. Samantha Abbelard said the warehouse fire forced the closing of Benton Blvd. between Twentieth and Twenty-second Sts.
      b. Fire CPT Samantha Abbelard said the warehouse fire forced the closing of Benton Blvd. between 20th and 22nd Sts.
      c. Fire Captain Samantha Abbelard said the warehouse fire forced the closing of Benton Boulevard between 20th and 22nd Streets.
      d. Fire Captain Samantha Abbelard said the warehouse fire forced the closing of Benton Boulevard between Twentieth and Twenty-second Streets.
  15. Select the sentence free of errors in AP style for addresses and abbreviations in broadcast copy.
      a. Governor Norman Whitehorse said his economic program was one that had already brought growth to such cities as Lowell, Massachusetts, and Aurora, Colorado.
      b. Gov. Norman Whitehorse said his economic program was one that had already brought growth to such cities as Lowell, Mass., and Aurora, Colo.
      c. Governor Norman Whitehorse said his economic program was one that had already brought growth to such cities as Lowell, MA, and Aurora, CO.
      d. Gov. Norman Whitehorse said his economic program was one that had already brought growth to such cities as Lowell, Massachusetts, and Aurora, Colorado.
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