Apostrophe Exercises

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Apostrophe Exercises

Interactive Game on the Possessive Apostrophe

Here is an interactive game to help you learn the apostrophe-placement rules.
Tip: If the game is playing slowly, you can use the controls below to remove the background text and image to speed up the game.
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A List of Other Interactive Tests on Apostrophes

Apostrophe Exercise (General Use). This apostrophe exercise contains 28 dual-choice questions on general apostrophe use. The questions are presented 7 at a time. It covers the use of apostrophes in contractions (e.g., can't, won't), in temporal expressions (2 days' pay), and for possession (the dog's dinner, the dogs' dinner).

Apostrophe Exercise (Possession). This apostrophe exercise contains 18 multiple-choice questions on apostrophes for possession. The questions are presented 6 at a time. There is a printable version of this test.

Possessive Case Exercise. This exercise contains 18 multiple-choice questions on the possessive case in general, covering apostrophes for possession. The questions are presented 6 at a time. There is a printable version of this test.

Apostrophe Exercise (General Use). This apostrophe exercise contains 18 multiple-choice questions on the general use of apostrophes. The questions are presented 6 at a time. There is a printable version of this test.

Apostrophe Exercise (Temporal Expressions). This apostrophe exercise contains 20 multiple-choice questions on the use of apostrophes in temporal expressions (e.g., a day's pay, two years' insurance). The questions are presented 10 at a time.

See Also

Using apostrophes Apostrophes for possession Apostrophe placement rules Apostrophe after s Apostrophe after z Apostrophe before s Apostrophes for awkward plurals Apostrophes after acronyms and abbreviations Apostrophes in contractions Apostrophes in expressions like 2 years' pay and a day's notice Apostrophes used incorrectly for plurals Apostrophe exercises Apostrophes in names Apostrophe misuse Apostrophes in contractions Using brackets parentheses Using colons Using commas Using dashes Using hyphens Using quotation marks Using semicolons "Apostrophes for possession" game (Tetris-style game) "Apostrophes in time expressions" game (Tetris-style game)