Flashcards on Capitalization

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What is capitalization?

Capitalization is the use of capital letters at the beginning of a word.

When do we use capital letters?

We use capital letters at the beginning of sentences, proper nouns, and titles.

What is a proper noun?

A proper noun is the name of a specific person, place, or thing.

Give an example of a proper noun.

New York City

What is the proper noun in the sentence: 'The Eiffel Tower is in Paris'?

Eiffel Tower

When do we capitalize titles?

We capitalize titles when they are used before someone's name or when they are used as a proper noun.

Which words should be capitalized in the title: 'the lord of the rings'?

Lord, Rings

What should be capitalized in the sentence: 'i live in london'?

I, London

What is the correct capitalization of the word 'brazil'?

Brazil

What is the proper noun in the sentence: 'the president of the united states'?

President, United States

What type of letter should be capitalized at the beginning of a sentence?

The first letter

What is the correct capitalization in the title: 'the adventures of tom sawyer'?

Adventures, Tom Sawyer

What should be capitalized in the sentence: 'my favorite color is blue'?

My, Blue

What is the capital letter in the word 'banana'?

B

What is the correct capitalization in the title: 'the cat in the hat'?

Cat, Hat

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