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Keyboarding and Computer Concepts. Capitalization Rules. Check your knowledge before the quiz . . . Holiday Names. Do you capitalize the word “day” in a holiday name? Click on your answer: Always Never Sometimes. Oops!. Here are some examples: New Year’s Day Valentine’s Day

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capitalization rules

Keyboarding and Computer Concepts

Capitalization Rules

Check your knowledge before the quiz . . .

holiday names
Holiday Names

Do you capitalize the word “day” in a holiday name?

Click on your answer:

Always

Never

Sometimes

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Oops!

Here are some examples:

New Year’s Day

Valentine’s Day

Memorial Day

Easter day

Thanksgiving day

Halloween day

Go back and try again!

correct
Correct!

It depends on whether the word “day” is included in the holiday name.

New Year’s Day

Valentine’s Day

Memorial Day

Easter day

Thanksgiving day

Halloween day

Next Question Please

street names
Street Names

Do you capitalize the word “street” “lane” “avenue” “boulevard” “circle” in street names?

Click on your answer:

Always

Never

Sometimes

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Oops!

Here are some examples:

Sycamore Lane

First Street

Brown Avenue

Hollywood Boulevard

Farley Circle

Go back and try again!

correct7
Correct!

Always capitalize the words “street” “lane” “avenue” “boulevard” “circle” etc. in street names?

Sycamore Lane

First Street

Brown Avenue

Hollywood Boulevard

Farley Circle

Next Question Please

initials and abbreviations
Initials and Abbreviations

Do you capitalize initials or letters in abbreviations?

Click on your answer:

Always

Never

Sometimes

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Oops!

Here are some examples:

James V. Brown

USPS (United States Postal Service)

c.o.d. (cash on delivery)

Ph.D. (Doctorate of Philosophy)

JA (Junior Achievement)

Go back and try again!

correct10
Correct!

Capitalize initials or letters in abbreviations if the letters would be capitalized when the words are spelled out.

James V. Brown

USPS (United States Postal Service)

c.o.d. (cash on delivery)

Ph.D. (Doctorate of Philosophy)

JA (Junior Achievement)

Next Question Please

official titles
Official Titles

Do you capitalize official titles such as senator, president, principal, pastor?

Click on your answer:

Always

Never

Sometimes

oops this is a tricky one
Oops! This is a tricky one.

Here are some examples:

Senator Clinton

Robert Dole, senator

George W. Bush, President

Principal Noaker

Pastor Jim

King Tut

Mrs. George, president of ABC Company

Go back and try again!

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Correct!

Capitalize an official title such as senator, president, principal, pastor, when it precedes (comes before) a name or elsewhere if it is a title of high distinction (president or king of a country).

Senator Clinton

Robert Dole, senator

George W. Bush, President

Principal Noaker

Pastor Jim

King Tut

Mrs. George, president of ABC Company

Next Slide Please

some other tricky ones to capitalize
Some other tricky ones to capitalize

Historic Periods Geographic Locations Events Specific Structures

The French Revolution The Eiffel Tower

The Black Hills The Harvest Festival

Next Slide Please

all done
All Done!

Go back and review again

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