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  1. Keyboarding and Computer Concepts Capitalization Rules Check your knowledge before the quiz . . .

  2. Holiday Names Do you capitalize the word “day” in a holiday name? Click on your answer: Always Never Sometimes

  3. 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!

  4. 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

  5. Street Names Do you capitalize the word “street” “lane” “avenue” “boulevard” “circle” in street names? Click on your answer: Always Never Sometimes

  6. Oops! Here are some examples: Sycamore Lane First Street Brown Avenue Hollywood Boulevard Farley Circle Go back and try again!

  7. 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

  8. Initials and Abbreviations Do you capitalize initials or letters in abbreviations? Click on your answer: Always Never Sometimes

  9. 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!

  10. 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

  11. Official Titles Do you capitalize official titles such as senator, president, principal, pastor? Click on your answer: Always Never Sometimes

  12. 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!

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. All Done! Go back and review again End the slide show

  16. Good Luck on the Quiz!!