Hyphens Between Words Quiz 2

1. For each question, choose the correct sentence.

 A) The storm blew down a seventy foot tall tree last night.
 B) The storm blew down a seventy-foot tall tree last night.
 C) The storm blew down a seventy-foot-tall tree last night.

2. 

 A) The tree that blew down last night was seventy feet tall.
 B) The tree that blew down last night was seventy-feet tall.
 C) The tree that blew down last night was seventy-feet-tall.

3. 

 A) My sister is moving from her home next to the heavily-congested highway.
 B) My sister is moving from her home next-to the heavily-congested highway.
 C) My sister is moving from her home next to the heavily congested highway.

4. 

 A) The summer camp was designed for sixteen year old to eighteen year old gymnasts.
 B) The summer camp was designed for sixteen-year-old to eighteen-year-old gymnasts.
 C) The summer camp was designed for sixteen-year old to eighteen-year old gymnasts.

5. 

 A) The summer camp was designed for gymnasts sixteen years old to eighteen years old.
 B) The summer camp was designed for gymnasts sixteen-years old to eighteen-years old.
 C) The summer camp was designed for gymnasts sixteen-years-old to eighteen-years-old.


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