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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. Select time references as if the story were being written today for publication tomorrow morning.
      a. The DaVinci Code by Mr. Dan Brown is a work of fiction, but Reverend Joe Thompson said many readers think it is fact.
      b. “The DaVinci Code” by Dan Brown is a work of fiction, but the Rev. Joe Thompson said many readers think it is fact.
      c. ‘The DaVinci Code’ by Dan Brown is a work of fiction; but the Reverend Joe Thompson said many readers think it is fact.
      d. “The DaVinci Code” by Mr. Dan Brown is a work of Fiction; but Rev. Joe Thompson said many readers think it is fact.
  2. Select the sentence free of errors in AP style for addresses, abbreviations, capitalization, numerals, punctuation and spelling and time in print copy. Select time references as if the story were being written today for publication tomorrow morning.
      a. Police arrested two 20-year-old men and a 19-year-old woman at 3 W. Third St. on charges of possessing illegal drugs, Capt. Joyce Montgomery said.
      b. Police arrested two 20-year-old boys and a 19-year-old girl at Three West 3rd Street on charges of possessing illegal drugs, Captain Joyce Montgomery said.
      c. Police arrested 2 twenty-year-old boys and a nineteen-year-old girl at 3 West 3rd St. on charges of possessing illegal drugs, Captain Joyce Montgomery said.
      d. Police arrested 2 20-year-old men and a 19-year-old woman at Three W. Third Street on charges of possessing illegal drugs, CPTN Joyce Montgomery said.
  3. Select the sentence free of errors in AP style for addresses, abbreviations, capitalization, numerals, punctuation and spelling and time in print copy. Select time references as if the story were being written today for publication tomorrow morning.
      a. Reps. Shirley Michaels, R-Nev., Laura Sanchez, D-Ohio, and Ted Owens, R-Calif., have agreed to support the bill.
      b. Congresswomen Shirley Michaels, r-NV, Laura Sanchez, d-Oh, and Congressman Ted Owens, R-Calif., have agreed to support the bill.
      c. Representatives Shirley Michaels, R-Nevada, Laura Sanchez, D-Ohio, and Congressman Ted Owens, R-California, have agreed to support the bill.
      d. Congresswomen Shirley Michaels, R-NV, Laura Sanchez, D-OH, and Congressman Ted Owens, R-CA, have agreed to support the bill.
  4. Select the sentence free of errors in AP style for addresses, abbreviations, capitalization, numerals, punctuation and spelling and time in print copy. Select time references as if the story were being written today for publication tomorrow morning.
      a. Dist. Atty. Sandra Stuart told jurors Edward J Farley Junior used his fists and a stop sign to beat Tom Hamilton to death.
      b. District Attorney Sandra Stuart told jurors Edward J. Farley Jr. used his fists and a stop sign to beat Tom Hamilton to death.
      c. D.A. Sandra Stuart told jurors Edward J. Farley, Jr., used his fists and a stop sign to beat Mr. Tom Hamilton to death.
      d. DA Sandra Stuart told jurors Edward J. Farley, Junior, used his fists and a stop sign to beat Mister Tom Hamilton to death.
  5. Select the sentence free of errors in AP style for addresses, abbreviations, capitalization, numerals, punctuation and spelling and time in print copy. Select time references as if the story were being written today for publication tomorrow morning.
      a. Time magazine retracted part of the story it published last Monday about Sam Taylor, the republican Senator from Ala. but “the New York Times” published new allegations about Taylor yesterday.
      b. TIME magazine retracted part of the story they published last Monday about Sam Taylor, the Rep. senator from Ala. but “the New York Times” published new allegations about Taylor yesterday.
      c. Time magazine retracted part of the story it published Monday about Sam Taylor, the Republican senator from Alabama, but The New York Times published new allegations about Taylor Wednesday.
      d. TIME retracted part of the story it published last Monday about Sam Taylor, the Republican Sen. from Alabama but “The New York Times” published new allegations about Taylor Wednesday.
  6. Select the sentence free of errors in AP style for addresses, abbreviations, capitalization, numerals, punctuation and spelling and time in print copy. Select time references as if the story were being written today for publication tomorrow morning.
      a. School Supt. Eudora Lee asked for police patrols to prevent any more arson attempts at Anderson High School but mayor Bob Wilder said the city could not afford to pay overtime for its employes.
      b. Sch. Supt. Eudora Lee asked for police patrols to prevent any more arson attempts at Anderson H.S.—but mayor Bob Wilder said the City could not afford to pay overtime for its employees.
      c. Sch. Superintendent Mrs. Eudora Lee asked for police patrols to prevent any more arson attempts at Anderson H.S.; but Mayor Bob Wilder said the city could not afford to pay overtime for its employes.
      d. School Superintendent Eudora Lee asked for police patrols to prevent any more arson attempts at Anderson High School, but Mayor Bob Wilder said the city could not afford to pay overtime for its employees.
  7. Select the sentence free of errors in AP style for addresses, abbreviations, capitalization, numerals, punctuation and spelling and time in print copy. Select time references as if the story were being written today for publication tomorrow morning.
      a. Business leaders said they would ask the Governor to persuade the legislature to restore the tax breaks it had eliminated.
      b. Business leaders said they would ask the Gov. to persuade the legislature to restore the Tax Breaks it had eliminated.
      c. Business Leaders said they would ask the gov. to persuade the Legislature to restore the tax breaks it had eliminated.
      d. Business leaders said they would ask the governor to persuade the Legislature to restore the tax breaks it had eliminated.
  8. Select the sentence free of errors in AP style for addresses, abbreviations, capitalization, numerals, punctuation and spelling and time in print copy. Select time references as if the story were being written today for publication tomorrow morning.
      a. Sheriff Arnold Wilson said he rarely watches CSI: NY on television, but Sheriff Wilson said he prefers to watch Survivor and Dancing with the Stars.
      b. Sheriff Arnold Wilson said he rarely watches “CSI: NY” on television, but Wilson said he prefers to watch “Survivor” and “Dancing with the Stars.”
      c. Sher.Arnold Wilson said he rarely watches ‘CSI: NY’ on television, but Sher. Wilson said he prefers to watch ‘Survivor’ and ‘Dancing with the Stars.’
      d. Sheriff Arnold Wilson said he rarely watches CSI: NY on television—but Sheriff Wilson said he prefers to watch SURVIVOR and DANCING WITH THE STARS.
  9. Select the sentence free of errors in AP style for addresses, abbreviations, capitalization, numerals, punctuation and spelling and time in print copy. Select time references as if the story were being written today for publication tomorrow morning.
      a. Robert S. Mueller III, the director of the FBI, said homeland security had improved greatly since Sept. 11, 2001.
      b. Robert S Mueller III, the Director of the F.B.I. said homeland security had improved greatly since September eleventh 2001.
      c. Robert S Mueller III, the director of the F-B-I—said homeland security had improved greatly since September 11th, 2001.
      d. Robert S Mueller III, the Director of the F.B.I. said homeland security had improved greatly since Sept. 11, 2001.
  10. Select the sentence free of errors in AP style for addresses, abbreviations, capitalization, numerals, punctuation and spelling and time in print copy. Select time references as if the story were being written today for publication tomorrow morning.
      a. According to “Statistical Abstracts of the United States” Lincoln NB and Baton Rouge Louisiana are similar in size but they have very different crime rates.
      b. According to “STATISTICAL ABSTRACTS OF THE UNITED STATES” Lincoln Nebraska and Baton Rouge Louisiana are similar in size but they have very different crime rates.
      c. According to Statistical Abstracts of the United States Lincoln, NE, and Baton Rouge, LA, are similar in size but they have very different crime rates.
      d. According to Statistical Abstracts of the United States, Lincoln, Neb., and Baton Rouge, La., are similar in size but they have very different crime rates.
  11. Select the sentence free of errors in AP style for addresses, abbreviations, capitalization, numerals, punctuation and spelling and time in broadcast copy. Select references as if the story were being broadcast today.
      a. Vice Chancellor for Student Services Lara Kendrick said, “Fees for university students will raise 5% next year.”
      b. Lara Kendrick, Vice Chancellor for Student Services, said, “Fees for university students will rise five % next year.”
      c. Vice Chancellor Lara Kendrick said student fees will rise five percent next year.
      d. Vice Chancellor for Student Services Lara Kendrick said fees for university students will raise 5 percent next year.
  12. Select the sentence free of errors in AP style for addresses, abbreviations, capitalization, numerals, punctuation and spelling and time in broadcast copy. Select references as if the story were being broadcast today.
      a. The Reverend Wanda Teasdale said her church was providing shelter for 517 of the one-thousand-342 people who had been evacuated from their homes.
      b. The Rev. Wanda Teasdale said her church was providing shelter, for 517 of the 1,342 people who had been evacuated from their homes.
      c. Reverend Wanda Teasdale said her church was providing shelter, for five hundred 17 of the 1,342 people who had been evacuated from their homes.
      d. Rev. Wanda Teasdale said her church was providing shelter, for 517 of the one-thousand three-hundred-42 people who had been evacuated from their homes.
  13. Select the sentence free of errors in AP style for addresses, abbreviations, capitalization, numerals, punctuation and spelling and time in broadcast copy. Select references as if the story were being broadcast today.
      a. Mr. Jerry Goodson and his wife, Mrs. Shirley Goodson, raise Emus and Zebras on their ranch in eastern Colo.
      b. Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Goodson raise Emus and Zebras on their ranch in eastern Colorado.
      c. Mr. Jerry Goodson and his wife, Shirley, raise emus and zebras on their ranch in eastern Colo.
      d. Jerry and Shirley Goodson raise emus and zebras on their ranch in eastern Colorado.
  14. Select the sentence free of errors in AP style for addresses, abbreviations, capitalization, numerals, punctuation and spelling and time in broadcast copy. Select references as if the story were being broadcast today.
      a. The city council has scheduled its hearing on the downtown redevelopment plan for Oct., 12, in spite of objections from councilman Tom Abbott.
      b. The City Council has scheduled its hearing on the Downtown redevelopment plan for October, 12, in spite of objections from councilman Tom Abbott.
      c. The city council has scheduled its hearing on the Downtown Redevelopment plan for Oct. twelfth, in spite of objections from Councilman Tom Abbott.
      d. The City Council has scheduled its hearing on the downtown redevelopment plan for October 12th, in spite of objections from Councilman Tom Abbott.
  15. Select the sentence free of errors in AP style for addresses, abbreviations, capitalization, numerals, punctuation and spelling and time in broadcast copy. Select references as if the story were being broadcast today.
      a. Reps. Stan Greenberg, R-Nev., and Barbara Collins, D-Fla., questioned the C.I.A. director about his plans to recruit agents fluent in arabic.
      b. Republican Congressman Stan Greenberg of Nevada and Democratic Congresswoman Barbara Collins of Florida questioned the C-I-A director about his plans to recruit agents fluent in Arabic.
      c. Congresspersons Stan Greenberg, R-Nev., and Barbara Collins, D-Fla., questioned the CIA Director about his plans to recruit agents fluent in arabic.
      d. Rep. Stan Greenberg, R-Nevada, and Rep. Barbara Collins, D-Florida, questioned the C-I-A director about his plans to recruit agents fluent in Arabic.
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