Grammar and punctuation

Select the sentence which is correctly punctuated, spaced, and capitalized.
A) There is only one alternative to growing old: dying young.
B) There is only one alternative to growing old: Dying young.
C) There is only one alternative to growing old; Dying young.

I answered C

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  1. No, sorry ... C is incorrect. Be sure to read over the colon and semicolon links I sent you.

  2. I did look in there but as I did and looked over all my options they all have a colon of some sort and the only two that made sense were C or A. So for my study guide I would answer A

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  3. Yes, A is correct. Since "dying young" is not a complete sentence in itself, no capital D is needed.

  4. Scuba was coined as an acronym. That stands for self-contained underwater breathing apparatus.

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