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Billy and Bobby Brackets

Brackets are usually used to give additional information in a sentence.

Brackets Quiz

Test your knowledge of brackets in this fun and interactive quiz.
1. What are Brackets?
A comedy duo
Punctuation marks
Domestic appliances

2. What do brackets look like?
( )

3. What is the job of a pair of brackets?
To precede an explanation
To surround additional information in a sentence
To slice fruit

4. Which of the following sentences should include a pair of brackets?
Tim’s shoes were yellow bright yellow with a blue stripe.
The dog seemed to like cheese.
I don’t understand cricket.

5. Look at the following sentence: She finally said after taking five minutes to think that she would be washing her hair for the next month. Where should the brackets go?
After “said” and after “think”
After “think” and after “month”
After “taking” and after “minutes”

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