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Capitalization 2

  1. Select the sentence that is free of errors in AP style for capitalization, addresses and abbreviations in print copy.
      a. The court declared the ordinance a constitutionally permissible regulation of First Amendment activities in a public forum.
      b. The court declared the ordinance a Constitutionally permissible regulation of first amendment activities in a public forum.
      c. The Court declared the Ordinance a constitutionally permissible regulation of First Amendment activities in a public forum.
      d. The Court declared the ordinance a constitutionally permissible regulation of First Amendment activities in a Public Forum.
  2. Select the sentence that is free of errors in AP style for capitalization, addresses and abbreviations in print copy.
      a. The defeat of japanese navy forces at the battle of Midway was the US navy’s greatest victory during WW II.
      b. The defeat of Japanese Navy forces at the battle of Midway was the US Navy’s greatest victory during WW 2.
      c. The defeat of Japanese navy forces at the Battle of Midway was the U.S. Navy’s greatest victory during World War II.
      d. The defeat of Japanese navy forces at the battle of Midway was the U.S. Navy’s greatest victory during world war two.
  3. Select the sentence that is free of errors in AP style for capitalization, addresses and abbreviations in print copy.
      a. The N.A.S.A. spacecraft is approaching Jupiter, which has a diameter more than 11 times greater than that of earth.
      b. The NASA Spacecraft is approaching jupiter, which has a diameter more than 11 times greater than that of earth.
      c. The N-A-S-A spacecraft is approaching Jupiter, which has a diameter more than 11 times greater than that of Earth.
      d. The NASA spacecraft is approaching Jupiter, which has a diameter more than 11 times greater than that of Earth.
  4. Select the sentence that is free of errors in AP style for capitalization, addresses and abbreviations in print copy.
      a. State highway 34 was the main road between the two cities for nearly 50 years, but most of the traffic moved to I-76 after that road was built in the 1970s.
      b. State hwy 34 was the main road between the two cities for nearly 50 years, but most of the traffic moved to Int-76 after that road was built in the 1970s.
      c. State Hwy. 34 was the main road between the two cities for nearly 50 years, but most of the traffic moved to interstate 76 after that road was built in the 1970s.
      d. State Highway 34 was the main road between the two cities for nearly 50 years, but most of the traffic moved to Interstate 76 after that road was built in the 1970s.
  5. Select the sentence that is free of errors in AP style for capitalization, addresses and abbreviations in print copy.
      a. Members of both the Republican and Democratic parties applauded Gov. Claude Wilson’s speech to open the new session of the state Legislature.
      b. Members of both the republican and democratic parties applauded Governor Claude Wilson’s speech to open the new session of the state legislature.
      c. Members of both the Republican and Democratic Parties applauded Governor Claude Wilson’s speech to open the new session of the state legislature.
      d. Members of both the republican and democratic parties applauded Gov. Claude Wilson’s speech to open the new session of the State Legislature.
  6. Select the sentence that is free of errors in AP style for capitalization, addresses and abbreviations in print copy.
      a. Dr. Clarence Matthews, Ph.D., chairman of the History Dept., said he was disappointed by the vote of his colleagues in the spanish department.
      b. Dr. Clarence Matthews, chairman of the history department, said he was disappointed by the vote of his colleagues in the Spanish department.
      c. Dr. Clarence Matthews, Chairman of the History department, said he was disappointed by the vote of his colleagues in the spanish department.
      d. Dr. Clarence Matthews, Ph.D., Chairman of the history dept., said he was disappointed by the vote of his colleagues in the Spanish dept.
  7. Select the sentence that is free of errors in AP style for capitalization, addresses and abbreviations in print copy.
      a. Sen. Mary Eastman, R-Waverly, and Rep. Tom Madison, D-Burkesville, reached a compromise that will allow farmers to draw water for irrigation from the Upper Blue and Johnston rivers.
      b. Sen. Mary Eastman, a republican from Waverly, and Rep. Tom Madison, a democrat from Burkesville, reached a compromise that will allow farmers to draw water for irrigation from the Upper Blue and Johnston Rivers.
      c. Senator Mary Eastman, a Republican from Waverly, and representative Tom Madison, a democrat from Burkesville, reached a compromise that will allow farmers to draw water for irrigation from the Upper Blue and Johnston rivers.
      d. Senator Mary Eastman, a Republican from Waverly, and rep. Tom Madison, a Democrat from Burkesville, reached a compromise that will allow farmers to draw water for irrigation from the Upper Blue and Johnston Rivers.
  8. Select the sentence that is free of errors in AP style for capitalization, addresses and abbreviations in print copy.
      a. The First Lady reminisced about her Sophomore year as a Mathematics major and the help and inspiration she received from Professor Madeline McCarthy.
      b. The first lady reminisced about her sophomore year as a mathematics major and the help and inspiration she received from professor Madeline McCarthy.
      c. The first lady reminisced about her Sophomore year as a Mathematics major and the help and inspiration she received from professor Madeline McCarthy.
      d. The First Lady reminisced about her sophomore year as a mathematics major and the help and inspiration she received from Professor Madeline McCarthy.
  9. Select the sentence that is free of errors in AP style for capitalization, addresses and abbreviations in print copy.
      a. Every region suffered during the great depression of the 1930s, but the deep south took much longer than southern California to recover.
      b. Every Region suffered during the great depression of the 1930s, but the Deep South took much longer than so. California to recover.
      c. Every region suffered during the Great Depression of the 1930s, but the Deep South took much longer than Southern California to recover.
      d. Every region suffered during the Great Depression of the 1930s, but the deep South took much longer than southern California to recover.
  10. Select the sentence that is free of errors in AP style for capitalization, addresses and abbreviations in print copy.
      a. The Senator stepped out of his Ford Sedan with a can of coke in his hand and asked his aide to give him a kleenex.
      b. The Sen. stepped out of his Ford with a Coke in his hand and asked his aide to give him a Kleenex.
      c. The sen. stepped out of his Ford with a cola in his hand and asked his aide to give him a tissue.
      d. The senator stepped out of his sedan with a can of cola in his hand and asked his aide to give him a tissue.
  11. Select the sentence that is free of errors in AP style for capitalization, addresses and abbreviations in broadcast copy.
      a. The prize for outstanding teacher of the year was shared by Professor Wayne Davis of the Mathematics Dept. and Professor Carla Latta of the Economics Dept.
      b. The prize for outstanding teacher of the year was shared by professor Wayne Davis of the Mathematics Dept. and professor Carla Latta of the Economics Dept.
      c. The prize for outstanding teacher of the year was shared by Professor Wayne Davis of the mathematics dept. and Professor Carla Latta of the economics dept.
      d. The prize for outstanding teacher of the year was shared by professor Wayne Davis of the mathematics department and professor Carla Latta of the economics department.
  12. Select the sentence that is free of errors in AP style for capitalization, addresses and abbreviations in broadcast copy.
      a. The corporate jet was traveling from Grand Rapids, Mich., to Abilene, Tex., when it developed engine trouble and was forced to make an emergency landing in Springfield, MO.
      b. The corporate jet was traveling from Grand Rapids, Michigan, to Abilene, Texas, when it developed engine trouble and was forced to make an emergency landing in Springfield, Missouri.
      c. The Corporate Jet was traveling from Grand Rapids, MI, to Abilene, TX, when it developed engine trouble and was forced to make an emergency landing in Springfield, MO.
      d. The Corporate Jet was traveling from Grand Rapids, Mich., to Abilene, Texas, when it developed engine trouble and was forced to make an emergency landing in Springfield, Mo.
  13. Select the sentence that is free of errors in AP style for capitalization, addresses and abbreviations in broadcast copy.
      a. The highway patrol chased the robbery suspect on route 27 at speeds of 110 mph before he was stopped three miles from the state line.
      b. The Highway patrol chased the robbery suspect on route 27 at speeds of 110 m.p.h. before he was stopped three miles from the state line.
      c. The Highway Patrol chased the robbery suspect on Route 27 at speeds of 110 miles per hour before he was stopped three miles from the state line.
      d. The highway Patrol chased the robbery suspect on Rte 27 at speeds of 110 m-p-h before he was stopped three miles from the State Line.
  14. Select the sentence that is free of errors in AP style for capitalization, addresses and abbreviations in broadcast copy.
      a. The city council approved plans to widen Central ave. from 1st st. South to Wellington road.
      b. The City Council approved plans to widen Central Ave. from First St. South to Wellington road.
      c. The City Council approved plans to widen Central Avenue from First Street south to Wellington Road.
      d. The city Council approved plans to widen Central avenue from First street south to Wellington road.
  15. Select the sentence that is free of errors in AP style for capitalization, addresses and abbreviations in broadcast copy.
      a. A committee of the House of Representatives heard testimony from Defense Department officials on the cost of a missile defense system.
      b. A committee of the house of representatives heard testimony from U.S. Department of Defense officials on the cost of a Missile Defense System.
      c. A Committee of the House of representatives heard testimony from U-S Department of Defense officials on the cost of a Missile Defense System.
      d. A committee of the House of Representatives heard testimony from defense department officials on the cost of a Missile Defense System.
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