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Apostrophe

By Edward Andrews,2014-07-05 22:52
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Using the apostrophe 1.

    In each question, only one of the sentences has all the apostrophes correctly placed. Choose

    the correct one.

    1;a) Bristol's harbour is one of the countrys most beautiful.

     b) Bristols harbour is one of the country's most beautiful.

     c) Bristol's harbour is one of the country's most beautiful.

     d) Bristols' harbour is one of the countrys' most beautiful. 2 a) The two boy's bags were lying at the river's edge. ;

     b) The two boys bag's were lying at the rivers' edge.

     c) The two boys' bags were lying at the river's edge.

     d) The two boys' bags' were lying at the rivers edge.

    3; a) My parent's flat is in one of the city's finest areas.

     b) My parents' flat is in one of the citys finest areas'.

     c) My parents' flat is in one of the citys' finest areas.

     d) My parents' flat is in one of the city's finest areas.

    4; a) The world's experts were quick to praise the two girls' courage.

     b) The world's experts were quick to praise the two girl's courage.

     c) The worlds expert's were quick to praise the two girls' courage.

     d) The worlds' experts were quick to praise the two girls' courage. 5; a) Steve's mothers house is right next to his only sister's flat.

     b) Steves mother's house is right next to his only sister's flat.

     c) Steve's mothers' house is right next to his only sisters' flat.

     d) Steve's mother's house is right next to his only sister's flat. 6; a) The two buildings doors' and windows' were damaged in the blast.

     b) The two buildings door's and window's were damaged in the blast.

     c) The two buildings' doors and windows were damaged in the blast.

     d) The two building's doors and windows were damaged in the blast. 7; a) The cat's illness was making its paws sore.

     b) The cat's illness was making it's paws sore.

     c) The cats' illness was making its paws sore.

     d) The cats' illness' was making its paws sore.

    8 a) The teams manager's attitude was affecting all the player's performance. ;

     b) The team's manager's attitude was affecting all the players' performance.

     c) The teams manager's attitude was affecting all the players' performance.

     d) The team's manager's attitude was affecting all the player's performance. 9; a) It's owners made Ted the cat's life very comfortable.

     b) It's owners' made Ted the cats life very comfortable.

     c) Its owners made Ted the cats' life very comfortable.

     d) Its owners made Ted the cat's life very comfortable.

    10; a) The Roman's bridges and roads were vital for moving the troops' supplies.

     b) The Romans' bridges and roads were vital for moving the troops' supplies.

     c) The Romans' bridges and roads were vital for moving the troop's supplies.

     d) The Romans bridge's and road's were vital for moving the troops supplies.

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