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Capitalization 1

  1. Select the sentence that is free of errors in AP style for capitalization, addresses and abbreviations in print copy.
      a. Sabrina Datolli, the mayor, and Michelle Obama, the First Lady, toured the memorial built to honor civil war veterans.
      b. Sabrina Datolli, the Mayor, and Michelle Obama, the First Lady, toured the Memorial built to honor Civil War Veterans.
      c. Sabrina Datolli, the Mayor, and Michelle Obama, the First Lady, toured the Memorial built to honor Civil War Veterans.
      d. Sabrina Datolli, the mayor, and Michelle Obama, the first lady, toured the memorial built to honor Civil War veterans.
  2. Select the sentence that is free of errors in AP style for capitalization, addresses and abbreviations in print copy.
      a. The U.S. Army and Marines pushed north toward Baghdad while the British army engaged the Iraqi army near Basra.
      b. The US Army and marines pushed north toward Baghdad while the British Army engaged the Iraqi Army near Basra.
      c. The US Army and Marines pushed north toward Baghdad while the British Army engaged the Iraqi army near Basra.
      d. The U.S. army and marines pushed north toward Baghdad while the British army engaged the Iraqi army near Basra.
  3. Select the sentence that is free of errors in AP style for capitalization, addresses and abbreviations in print copy.
      a. Henry Smithfield of 337 West Sixty-second terr. received the medal of honor for his role in the battle of the bulge in world war II.
      b. Henry Smithfield of 337 W. Sixty-Second Terr. received the medal of honor for his role in the battle of the bulge in World War 2.
      c. Henry Smithfield of 337 West 62nd Terr. received the Medal of Honor for his role in the Battle of the Bulge in WW2.
      d. Henry Smithfield of 337 W. 62nd Terrace received the Medal of Honor for his role in the Battle of the Bulge in World War II.
  4. Select the sentence that is free of errors in AP style for capitalization, addresses and abbreviations in print copy.
      a. Police chief Barry Kopperud and deputy secretary Tom Bongiovanni of the Homeland Security Dept. announced at the state capitol the formation of a new program for tracking down Foreign Terrorists.
      b. Police chief Barry Kopperud and Dep. Sec. Tom Bongiovanni of the Homeland Security Dept. announced at the state capitol the formation of a new program for tracking down Foreign Terrorists.
      c. Police Chief Barry Kopperud and Deputy Secretary Tom Bongiovanni of the Homeland Security Department announced at the state Capitol the formation of a new program for tracking down foreign terrorists.
      d. Police Chief Barry Kopperud and deputy Sec. Tom Bongiovanni of the homeland security department announced at the State Capitol the formation of a new program for tracking down foreign terrorists.
  5. Select the sentence that is free of errors in AP style for capitalization, addresses and abbreviations in print copy.
      a. The line of snowstorms started in the Northwest then moved east and south, dumping large amounts of snow in the Great Plains and Middle Atlantic states.
      b. The line of snowstorms started in the northwest then moved East and South, dumping large amounts of snow in the great plains and middle atlantic states.
      c. The line of snowstorms started in the Northwest then moved East and South, dumping large amounts of snow in the great Plains and middle Atlantic states.
      d. The line of snowstorms started in the Northwest then moved east and south, dumping large amounts of snow in the Great plains and Middle atlantic states.
  6. Select the sentence that is free of errors in AP style for capitalization, addresses and abbreviations in print copy.
      a. Senator Wanda Rutherford, r-Indiana, introduced a bill that would make the Fri. after thanksgiving day a National Holiday.
      b. Sen. Wanda Rutherford, R-Ind., introduced a bill that would make the Friday after Thanksgiving Day a national holiday.
      c. Sen. Wanda Rutherford, r-Ind., introduced a bill that would make the Fri. after thanksgiving day a national holiday.
      d. Senator Wanda Rutherford, R.-IN, introduced a bill that would make the Friday after Thanksgiving day a national holiday.
  7. Select the sentence that is free of errors in AP style for capitalization, addresses and abbreviations in print copy.
      a. Susan Watson, 33 N. Ninth St., entered the university last fall as a freshman majoring in computer science and French.
      b. Susan Watson, Thirty-three North 9th St., entered the university last Fall as a Freshman majoring in Computer Science and French.
      c. Susan Watson, 33 N. 9th Street, entered the university last Fall as a Freshman majoring in computer science and French.
      d. Susan Watson, Thirty-three N. Ninth St., entered the university last fall as a freshman majoring in Computer Science and French.
  8. Select the sentence that is free of errors in AP style for capitalization, addresses and abbreviations in print copy.
      a. The US Army corps of engineers said the water level on the Missouri river is too low to allow commercial navigation North of Kansas city.
      b. The U-S army Corps of Engineers said the water level on the Missouri river is too low to allow commercial navigation North of Kansas City.
      c. The U.S. Army Corps of Engrs. said the water level on the Missouri River is too low to allow commercial navigation north of Kansas city.
      d. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said the water level on the Missouri River is too low to allow commercial navigation north of Kansas City.
  9. Select the sentence that is free of errors in AP style for capitalization, addresses and abbreviations in print copy.
      a. General Motors Corporation announced that all models of cadillacs and buicks for the rest of the decade will come with Satellite Radio as standard equipment.
      b. General Motors Corp. announced that all models of Cadillacs and Buicks for the rest of the decade will come with satellite radio as standard equipment.
      c. Gen. Motors Co. announced that all models of Cadillacs and Buicks for the rest of the decade will come with satellite radio as Standard Equipment.
      d. Gen. Motors Corp. announced that all models of Cadillacs and Buicks for the rest of the decade will come with Satellite Radio as Standard Equipment.
  10. Select the sentence that is free of errors in AP style for capitalization, addresses and abbreviations in print copy.
      a. Republicans and democrats agree the new section of interstate 535 should have exits on 45th and 63rd Streets and near the state capitol.
      b. The G.O.P. and the Dems agree the new section of Interstate 535 should have exits on Forty-Fifth and Sixty-Third Streets and near the State Capitol.
      c. Republicans and Democrats agree the new section of interstate 535 should have exits on 45th and 63rd Streets and near the State Capitol.
      d. Republicans and Democrats agree the new section of Interstate 535 should have exits on 45th and 63rd streets and near the state Capitol.
  11. Select the sentence that is free of errors in AP style for capitalization, addresses and abbreviations in broadcast copy.
      a. The U.S. Education department and the state commission on Education have agreed on procedures for introducing achievement tests in all Grade Schools.
      b. The US Education Dept. and the state commission on Education have agreed on procedures for introducing Achievement Tests in all Grade Schools.
      c. The U-S Education Department and the state Commission on Education have agreed on procedures for introducing achievement tests in all grade schools.
      d. The U.S. Education Department and the state Commission on Education have agreed on procedures for introducing Achievement Tests in all grade schools.
  12. Select the sentence that is free of errors in AP style for capitalization, addresses and abbreviations in broadcast copy.
      a. The new study by Profs. James Grant and Wilma Axstrom suggests Blacks are twice as likely as caucasians to die within three months of undergoing certain kinds of Heart Surgery.
      b. The new study by professors James Grant and Wilma Axstrom suggests blacks are twice as likely as whites to die within three months of undergoing certain kinds of heart surgery.
      c. The new study by Professors James Grant and Wilma Axstrom suggests Blacks are twice as likely as Caucasians to die within three months of undergoing certain kinds of Heart Surgery.
      d. The new study by professors James Grant and Wilma Axstrom suggests blacks are twice as likely as caucasians to die within three months of undergoing certain kinds of heart surgery.
  13. Select the sentence that is free of errors in AP style for capitalization, addresses and abbreviations in broadcast copy.
      a. The city council approved widening W. 35th street and closing Markham Rd. N. of Thirteenth street.
      b. The City Council approved widening West 35th street and closing Markham Rd. North of Thirteenth street.
      c. The City Council approved widening West 35th Street and closing Markham Road north of 13th Street.
      d. The city council approved widening West 35th street and closing Markham Road north of Thirteenth Street.
  14. Select the sentence that is free of errors in AP style for capitalization, addresses and abbreviations in broadcast copy.
      a. Governor Bill Thompson and U-S Senator Phyllis Langer cut the ribbon to open the new federal office building, which will house regional headquarters for the F-B-I, the Environmental Protection Agency and NASA.
      b. Gov. Bill Thompson and U.S. Sen. Phyllis Langer cut the ribbon to open the new Federal Office building, which will house regional headquarters for the F.B.I., the E.P.A. and N.A.S.A.
      c. Gov. Bill Thompson and U-S Sen. Phyllis Langer cut the ribbon to open the new federal office building, which will house regional headquarters for the F-B-I, the E-P-A and N-A-S-A.
      d. Governor Bill Thompson and U.S. Senator Phyllis Langer cut the ribbon to open the new Federal Office building, which will house regional headquarters for the F.B.I., the E.P.A. and NASA.
  15. Select the sentence that is free of errors in AP style for capitalization, addresses and abbreviations in broadcast copy.
      a. A survey of high school students found that 75 percent of them could not identify any of the freedoms guaranteed under the First Amendment to the U-S Constitution.
      b. A survey of High School students found that 75 Percent of them could not identify any of the freedoms guaranteed under the first amendment to the U.S. constitution.
      c. A survey of High School students found that 75 pct. of them could not identify any of the Freedoms guaranteed under the First Amendment to the U.S. constitution.
      d. A survey of high school students found that 75 % of them could not identify any of the freedoms guaranteed under the first amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
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