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Read each sentence carefully, and then select the punctuation correction that must be made to that sentence.

1:A vegan a term that is a contraction of the word vegetarian is a vegetarian who consumes no animal or dairy products.(In this sentence.....vegetarian is underlined)

A:Add a dash after vegan
B:Add a comma after vegetarian(the one that is underlined)
C:Add brackets around who consumes no animal or dairy products.
D:Add parentheses around a term that is a contraction of the word vegetarian(the one that is underlined).***

2:My husband was shocked by his parents' decision he had grown up eating meat and dairy products.

A:Change parents' to parent's
B:Change parents' to parents
C:Add a semicolon after decision***
D:Add a comma after decision

3:My mother-in-law mentioned that she had a book called "The China Study."

A:Remove the hyphen after mother.
B:Add colon after called
C:Add parentheses around called "The China Study."
D: Change "The China Study." to The China Study<-( The China Study is underlined here)***

Are these correct?

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  1. Yes, your answers are correct. A book title may also be italicized in print, but underlining is correct when italic print is not possible.

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  2. Thank you, so much!

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  3. took the test , you were correct on all

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  4. 1) A
    2) D
    3) C
    4) C
    5) D

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