Apostrophe Test

    Here's a test to see if you know when and where to put an apostrophe in a word.
    Look at the following sentences. Each sentence has at least one apostrophe missing somewhere. Try to decide which words need an apostrophe and then write the sentence correctly. Go back to the apostrophe guide if you're not sure.
    Here's a test to see if you know when and where to put an apostrophe in a word.
    Look at the following sentences. Each sentence has at least one apostrophe missing somewhere. Try to decide which words need an apostrophe and then write the sentence correctly. Go back to the apostrophe guide if you're not sure.

    Hint: some of the gaps have been put there just to fool you!

    1. I ask_ed her if she_s coming to see us this weekend.

    2. Fred_s the talles_t boy in his class but he still can_t reach top shelf.

    3. You_d better hurry or we_ll be late for rehearsal_s.

    4. Apple_s are cheap this year so we_re expecting Grandma to be baking lot_s of pies.

    5. It wasn_t that he couldn_t play card_s, it_s just that he didn_t enjoy any indoor game_s.

    6. They_d once live_d in London_s West End but now they_ve moved to the country_side.

    7. Jenny doesn_t care for women_s_ clothes but prefer_s to wear a shirt and jean_s.

    8. You_re going to have an accident if you don_t put that knife down.

    9. There_s a chance that Graham_s match will be cancelled as the weather_s expected to get worse.

    10. We_d like to go to the we_dding but we_re sitting an exam on that day.

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