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1
Check the model sentence for apostrophe errors. Decide on a correction by choosing the best answer from the given choices:

The spiders web glittered with the morning dew.
A)The spiders web glittered with the morning dew.
B)The spider’s web glittered with the morning dew.
C)The spiders web’s glittered with the morning dew.
D)The spider’s web’s glittered with the morning dew.
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Check the model sentence for apostrophe errors. Decide on a correction by choosing the best answer from the given choices:

Grand Forks’s history has been influenced by mines and the railroad.
A)Grand Forks’s history has been influenced by mines and the railroad.
B)Grand Forks history has been influenced by mines and the railroad.
C)Grand Forkses history has been influenced by mines and the railroad.
D)Grand Forks history has been influenced by mine’s and the railroad.
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Check the model sentence for apostrophe errors. Decide on a correction by choosing the best answer from the given choices:

The students’ presentation’s were all more interesting than the instructors had expected.
A)The students’s presentations were all more interesting than the instructors had expected.
B)The students’ presentation’s were all more interesting than the instructors’ had expected.
C)The students presentations were all more interesting than the instructors had expected.
D)The students’ presentations were all more interesting than the instructors had expected.
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Check the model sentence for apostrophe errors. Decide on a correction by choosing the best answer from the given choices:

The Canadian Native Peoples respect for womens family, property, and decision-making rights is firmly based in tradition.
A)The Canadian Native Peoples’ respect for womens’ family, property, and decision-making rights is firmly based in tradition.
B)The Canadian Native People’s respect for women’s family, property, and decision-making rights is firmly based in tradition.
C)The Canadian Native People’s respect for women family, property, and decision-making rights is firmly based in tradition.
D)The Canadian Native Peoples respect for womens family, property, and decision-making rights is firmly based in tradition.
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Check the model sentence for apostrophe errors. Decide on a correction by choosing the best answer from the given choices:

We finally found Liang’s and Li Mei’s book bags in Carl’s and Emma’s car.
A)We finally found Liang’s and Li Mei book bags in Carl and Emma’s car.
B)We finally found Liang and Li Mei’s book bags in Carl’s and Emma’s car.
C)We finally found Liang’s and Li Mei’s book bags in Carl and Emma’s car.
D)We finally found the book bags of Liang ‘s and Li Mei’s in Carl’s and Emma’s car.
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Check the model sentence for apostrophe errors. Decide on a correction by choosing the best answer from the given choices:

During the student exchange I will stay with Jean-Luc at he’s place in Chicoutimi, and then he will come to stay with me at my’s in Saskatoon.
A)During the student exchange I will stay with Jean-Luc’s at it’s place in Chicoutimi, and then he will come to stay with me at my’s in Saskatoon.
B)During the student exchange I will stay with Jean-Luc at their place in Chicoutimi, and then he will come to stay with me at my in Saskatoon.
C)During the student exchange I will stay with Jean-Luc at his place in Chicoutimi, and then he will come to stay with me at my in Saskatoon.
D)During the student exchange I will stay with Jean-Luc at his place in Chicoutimi, and then he will come to stay with me at mine in Saskatoon.
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Check the model sentence for apostrophe errors. Decide on a correction by choosing the best answer from the given choices:

Nobodys’ suggestions are going to solve everybodys problems.
A)Nobodys’ suggestions are going to solve everybodys’ problems.
B)Nobody’s suggestions are going to solve everybody’s problems.
C)Nobodys suggestions are going to solve everybodys problems.
D)Nobody’s suggestions are going to solve everybodys problems.
8
Check the model sentence for apostrophe errors. Decide on a correction by choosing the best answer from the given choices:

To Whom It May Concern: I’ve heard that you’re starting to seek applicants to fill various positions in the new family restaurant that you’ll be opening next month.
A)To Whom It May Concern: I have heard that your seeking applicants to fill various positions in the new family restaurant that you will be opening next month.
B)To Whom It May Concern: I’ve heard that you’ve started seeking applicants to fill various positions in the new family restaurant that you will be opening next month.
C)To Whom It May Concern: I have heard that you’ve started seeking applicants to fill various positions in the new family restaurant that you’ll be opening next month.
D)To Whom It May Concern: I have heard that you are seeking applicants to fill various positions in the new family restaurant that you will be opening next month.
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Check the model sentence for apostrophe errors. Decide on a correction by choosing the best answer from the given choices:

Since the 1990’s, Jo and Louis have challenged each other’s equally high IQ’s in everything, from creating the most inventive CD’s and DVD’s to competing to complete their M.A’s.
A)Since the 1990’s, Jo and Louis have challenged each other’s equally high IQs in everything, from creating the most inventive CDs and DVDs to competing to complete their M.As.
B)Since the 1990s, Jo and Louis have challenged each other’s equally high IQs in everything, from creating the most inventive CDs and DVDs to competing to complete their M.A’s.
C)Since the 1990s, Jo and Louis have challenged each other’s equally high IQ’s in everything, from creating the most inventive CD’s and DVD’s to competing to complete their M.A’s.
D)Since the 1990s, Jo and Louis have challenged each other’s equally high IQs in everything, from creating the most inventive CDs and DVDs to competing to complete their M.As.
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Check the model sentence for apostrophe errors. Decide on a correction by choosing the best answer from the given choices:

I think its about time that you assessed your strategy, found its most serious weakness, and worked on its redesign.
A)I think it’s about time that you assessed your strategy, found its most serious weakness, and worked on its redesign.
B)I think its about time that you assessed your strategy, found its most serious weakness, and worked on its redesign.
C)I think it’s about time that you assessed your strategy, found it’s most serious weakness, and worked on it’s redesign.
D)I think its about time that you assessed your strategy, found it’s most serious weakness, and worked on it’s redesign.







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