How Apostrophe Proficient Are You?

Knowing how to correctly use apostrophes is a vital skill! Do you think you're pretty apostrophe proficient? Take these 12 questions and put your apostrophe knowledge to the test!
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Question 1/12

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Which one of these is correct?
Her boyfriends wallet was full of strange items
Her boyfriend's wallet was full of strange items.
Her boyfriends' wallet was full of strange items.
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Question 2/12

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Which one of these is correct?
I went to my boss's house for dinner last night.
I went to my boss' house for dinner last night.
I went to my bosses's house for dinner last night.
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Question 3/12

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Which one of these is correct?
The student was sent to Mr. Harris's office.
The student was sent to Mr. Harris' office.
The student was sent to Mr. Harris office.
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Question 4/12

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Which one of these is correct?
What are your childrens names?
What are your childrens' names?
What are your children's names?
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Question 5/12

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Which one of these is correct?
Did you know its going to rain today?
Did you know it's going to rain today?
Did you know its' going to rain today?
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Question 6/12

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Which one of these is correct?
The women's shoes are on the second floor.
The womens shoes are on the second floor.
The womens' shoes are on the second floor.
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Question 7/12

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Which one of these is correct?
Many students have a hard time understanding why they cant use their cell phones in class.
Many students have a hard time understanding why they can't use their cell phones in class.
Many students have a hard time understanding why they cant' use their cell phones in class.
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Question 8/12

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Which one of these is correct?
We watched the sun set in all of its glory.
We watched the sun set in all of it's glory.
We watched the sun set in all of its' glory.
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Question 9/12

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Which one of these is correct?
The couple was expecting their first child in September.
The couple was expecting they're first child in September.
The couple was expecting there first child in September.
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Question 10/12

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Which one of these is correct?
The student's grades were below average.
The students grades were below average
The students' grades were below average.
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Question 11/12

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Which one of these is correct?
When a cats tail starts wagging, that's not always a good sign.
When a cat's tail starts wagging, that's not always a good sign.
When a cats' tail starts wagging, that's not always a good sign.
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Question 12/12

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Which one of these is correct?
It's always exciting when tangerines are in season.
Its always exciting when tangerine's are in season.
It's always exciting when tangerines' are in season.
Result
Based on the results of this quiz, you are apostrophe average! While you may know some of the rules that apply to apostrophes, you're not an expert on this aspect of grammar just yet. Fret not, you gave this quiz your all! That's all that matters.

C+, Apostrophe Average

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Based on the results of this quiz, you possess an amazing degree of apostrophe prowess! It's obvious that you truly value good grammar and knowing the rules of the English language. Well done!

B+, Apostrophe Prowess

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are a true blue apostrophe ace! It's obvious that you're highly skilled when it comes to grammar and language. Unlike most individuals, you know your apostrophe rules well!

A+, Apostrophe Ace

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1
Which one of these is correct?
Her boyfriends wallet was full of strange items
Her boyfriend's wallet was full of strange items.
Her boyfriends' wallet was full of strange items.
2
Which one of these is correct?
I went to my boss's house for dinner last night.
I went to my boss' house for dinner last night.
I went to my bosses's house for dinner last night.
3
Which one of these is correct?
The student was sent to Mr. Harris's office.
The student was sent to Mr. Harris' office.
The student was sent to Mr. Harris office.
4
Which one of these is correct?
What are your childrens names?
What are your childrens' names?
What are your children's names?
5
Which one of these is correct?
Did you know its going to rain today?
Did you know it's going to rain today?
Did you know its' going to rain today?
6
Which one of these is correct?
The women's shoes are on the second floor.
The womens shoes are on the second floor.
The womens' shoes are on the second floor.
7
Which one of these is correct?
Many students have a hard time understanding why they cant use their cell phones in class.
Many students have a hard time understanding why they can't use their cell phones in class.
Many students have a hard time understanding why they cant' use their cell phones in class.
8
Which one of these is correct?
We watched the sun set in all of its glory.
We watched the sun set in all of it's glory.
We watched the sun set in all of its' glory.
9
Which one of these is correct?
The couple was expecting their first child in September.
The couple was expecting they're first child in September.
The couple was expecting there first child in September.
10
Which one of these is correct?
The student's grades were below average.
The students grades were below average
The students' grades were below average.
11
Which one of these is correct?
When a cats tail starts wagging, that's not always a good sign.
When a cat's tail starts wagging, that's not always a good sign.
When a cats' tail starts wagging, that's not always a good sign.
12
Which one of these is correct?
It's always exciting when tangerines are in season.
Its always exciting when tangerine's are in season.
It's always exciting when tangerines' are in season.