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  1. Select the sentence free of errors in AP style for addresses, abbreviations, capitalization, numerals, punctuation and spelling and time in print copy.
      a. The space shuttle launch has been scheduled for 11:45 a.m. July 31.
      b. The space shuttle launch has been scheduled for 11-45 AM Tuesday, July 31.
      c. The Space Shuttle launch has been scheduled for 11:45 A.M. Tuesday, July 31.
      d. The Space Shuttle launch has been scheduled for 11,45 a.m. Tuesday.
  2. Select the sentence free of errors in AP style for addresses, abbreviations, capitalization, numerals, punctuation and spelling and time in print copy.
      a. Overnight temperatures below 0 are common in Jan. and Feb. but rare in Mar. and April.
      b. Overnight temperatures below zero are common in January and February but rare in March and April.
      c. Overnight temperatures below zero are common in Jan. and Feb. but rare in March and April.
      d. Overnight temperatures below 0 are common in January and February but rare in March and April.
  3. Select the sentence free of errors in AP style for addresses, abbreviations, capitalization, numerals, punctuation and spelling and time in print copy.
      a. The city council meeting next Tuesday will begin at 10:30 a.m., but it should be over by 12 p.m.
      b. The City Council meeting next tuesday will begin at 10-30 A.M., but it should be over by 12 p.m.
      c. The City Council meeting Tuesday will begin at 10:30 a.m., but it should be over by noon.
      d. The city council meeting next Tuesday will begin at 10:30 am, but it should be over by noon.
  4. Select the sentence free of errors in AP style for addresses, abbreviations, capitalization, numerals, punctuation and spelling and time in print copy.
      a. The professor spent ½ hour discussing the economic forecast before he announced the assignment for next Fridays class.
      b. The Professor spent ½ hour discussing the Economic Forecast before he announced the assignment for next Fridays’ class.
      c. The Professor spent a half hour discussing the economic forecast before he announced the Assignment for next Fridays’ class.
      d. The professor spent a half hour discussing the economic forecast before he announced the assignment for Friday’s class.
  5. Select the sentence free of errors in AP style for addresses, abbreviations, capitalization, numerals, punctuation and spelling and time in print copy.
      a. The National Weather Service issued the tornado warning at 9 p.m., just 20 minutes before the tornado hit the city.
      b. The Nat’l Weather Serv. issued the tornado warning at 9:00 p.m., just 20 minutes before the tornado hit the city.
      c. The National Weather Serv. issued the tornado warning at 9:00 pm, just twenty minutes before the tornado hit the city.
      d. The Nat’l Weather Service issued the Tornado Warning at 9 P.M., just twenty minutes before the tornado hit the city.
  6. Select the sentence free of errors in AP style for addresses, abbreviations, capitalization, numerals, punctuation and spelling and time in print copy.
      a. If construction begins on the road by May the mayor said it should be completed by Sept.
      b. If construction begins on the road by May, the mayor said, it should be completed by September.
      c. If construction begins on the road by May the Mayor said, it should be completed by Sept.
      d. If construction begins on the road by May, the mayor said it should be completed by Sept.
  7. Select the sentence free of errors in AP style for addresses, abbreviations, capitalization, numerals, punctuation and spelling and time in print copy.
      a. The attack on Pearl Harbor 7 December 1941 was so devastating, Professor Gloria Gomez of the History Department said, that it was amazing the allies were able to win world war 2 by Aug. 1945.
      b. The attack on pearl harbor December 7 1941 was so devastating, Prof. Gloria Gomez of the History Department said, that it was amazing the allies were able to win world war II by Aug. 1945.
      c. The attack on Pearl Harbor Dec. 7, 1941, was so devastating, professor Gloria Gomez of the history department said, that it was amazing the Allies were able to win World War II by August 1945.
      d. The attack on Pearl Harbor Dec. 7, 1941 was so devastating professor Gloria Gomez of the history department said that it was amazing the allies were able to win World War 2 by Aug. 1945.
  8. Select the sentence free of errors in AP style for addresses, abbreviations, capitalization, numerals, punctuation and spelling and time in print copy.
      a. The shooting at 317 West 7th St., which occurred at 10:00 at night, left 2 people dead and 7 injured.
      b. The shooting at 317 W. Seventh St., which occurred at 10 p.m., left two people dead and seven injured.
      c. The shooting at Three-seventeen W. 7th Street, which occurred at 10:00 p.m. at night, left two people dead and seven injured.
      d. The shooting at Three-seventeen W. Seventh St., which occurred at 10:00 p.m., left two people dead and seven injured.
  9. Select the sentence free of errors in AP style for addresses, abbreviations, capitalization, numerals, punctuation and spelling and time in print copy.
      a. Samuel Fry, a former deputy dir. of the C.I.A., will speak at the university at 7-30 tomorrow night.
      b. Samuel Fry, a former dep. director of the C-I-A, will speak at the university at 7:30 P.M. Tuesday.
      c. Samuel Fry, a former deputy director of the CIA, will speak at the university at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.
      d. Samuel Fry, a former Deputy Director of the CIA, will speak at the university at 7;30 p.m. tomorrow night.
  10. Select the sentence free of errors in AP style for addresses, abbreviations, capitalization, numerals, punctuation and spelling and time in print copy.
      a. Wednesday, December 29, is when Governor Janna Bucco will name the next person to head the Highway Patrol.
      b. Wednesday is when Gov. Janna Bucco will name the next person to Head the Highway Patrol.
      c. Wednesday, Dec. 29th, is when Governor Janna Bucco will name the next person to head the Highway Patrol.
      d. Dec. 29 is when Gov. Janna Bucco will name the next person to head the Highway Patrol.
  11. Select the sentence free of errors in AP style for addresses, abbreviations, capitalization, numerals, punctuation and spelling and time in broadcast copy.
      a. The City Council spent an hour this morning discussing the budget before turning to zoning regulations for adult businesses.
      b. Today’s city council meeting started at 10 a.m., and the council spent an hour discussing the budget before turning to Zoning regulations for Adult businesses.
      c. The city council meeting started at 10 a.m. spent an hour discussing the Budget before turning to Zoning regulations for Adult businesses.
      d. Today’s City Council meeting started at 10 A-M, and the council spent an hour discussing the Budget before turning to zoning regulations for adult businesses.
  12. Select the sentence free of errors in AP style for addresses, abbreviations, capitalization, numerals, punctuation and spelling and time in broadcast copy.
      a. The presidents news conference will be televised nationally and will begin at 7 P.M. eastern time.
      b. The presidents’ news conference will be televised nationally and will begin at 7 P-M eastern time.
      c. The president’s news conference will be televised nationally and will begin at 7 p-m Eastern time.
      d. The President’s news conference will be televised nationally and will begin at seven p-m eastern time.
  13. Select the sentence free of errors in AP style for addresses, abbreviations, capitalization, numerals, punctuation and spelling and time in broadcast copy.
      a. The fire marshal said last nights fire destroyed 5 businesses and caused at least $5 million in damages a preliminary report on the cause of the blaze will be released tomorrow.
      b. The fire marshal said last night’s fire destroyed five businesses and caused at least five (m) million dollars in damage. A preliminary report on the cause of the blaze will be released tomorrow.
      c. The Fire Marshal said last night’s fire destroyed five businesses and caused at least $5 million in damage, a preliminary report on the cause of the blaze will be released tomorrow.
      d. The fire marshal said last nights’ fire destroyed 5 businesses and caused at least $5,000,000 in damages—a preliminary report on the cause of the blaze will be released tomorrow.
  14. Select the sentence free of errors in AP style for addresses, abbreviations, capitalization, numerals, punctuation and spelling and time in broadcast copy.
      a. Although the City Council approved the tax hike last Friday, the mayor will wait until next Tuesday to announce whether she will veto the measure.
      b. Although the city council approved the tax hike last Fri., the Mayor will wait until next Tue. to announce whether she will veto the measure.
      c. Although the city council approved the tax hike Friday; the Mayor will wait until Tuesday to announce whether she will veto the measure.
      d. Although the City Council approved the tax hike Friday, the mayor will wait until Tuesday to announce whether she will veto the measure.
  15. Select the sentence free of errors in AP style for addresses, abbreviations, capitalization, numerals, punctuation and spelling and time in broadcast copy.
      a. With 11 wins, the Bengals hope to increase their lead in the division when they play the Browns today in a game that starts at seven-oh-five P-M.
      b. With eleven wins, the Bengal’s hope to increase their lead in the Division when they play the Browns’ today in a game that starts at seven-oh-five p-m.
      c. With 11 wins, the Bengals’ hope to increase their lead in the Division when they play the Brown’s today in a game that starts at 7:05 P-M.
      d. With eleven wins, the Bengals hope to increase their lead in the division when they play the Browns tonight. The game starts at 7:05.
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