'Apostrophes' Quiz

This is a beginner-level quiz containing 14 multichoice questions from our 'spelling and punctuation' quiz category. Simply answer all questions and press the 'Grade Me' button to see your score. This exercise is also available as a printable worksheet.

Apostrophes

Exercise Instructions: Which is correct?

Q1 - I bought some _____.
Q2 - I went to ____ flat.
Q3 - I bought them at the ____.
Q4 - That _____ the quickest.
Q5 - Did you invite the ___.
Q6 - ___ mine.
Q7 - The cat was left on ____ own.
Q8 - The _____ were very hard.
Q9 - It was the ____ fault.
Q10 - ____ not ideal.
Q11 - ____ mine.
Q12 - This ____ too sweet
Q13 - ____ not going to happen.
Q14 - I gave it to the ____ mother.

Printable Worksheet

Instructions: Which is correct?

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Q1 - I bought some _____.
 
apples
 
apple's
 
apples'
Q2 - I went to ____ flat.
 
Adams
 
Adams'
 
Adam's
Q3 - I bought them at the ____.
 
grocer's
 
grocers'
Q4 - That _____ the quickest.
 
ways
 
way's
 
ways'
Q5 - Did you invite the ___.
 
Brown's
 
Browns
 
Browns'
Q6 - ___ mine.
 
Its
 
It's
 
Either could be used here.
Q7 - The cat was left on ____ own.
 
its
 
it's
Q8 - The _____ were very hard.
 
question's
 
questions
Q9 - It was the ____ fault.
 
banks
 
bank's
Q10 - ____ not ideal.
 
Its
 
It's
Q11 - ____ mine.
 
That's
 
Thats
Q12 - This ____ too sweet
 
coffees
 
coffee's
 
coffees'
Q13 - ____ not going to happen.
 
Its
 
It's
Q14 - I gave it to the ____ mother.
 
children's
 
childrens'

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