AP Style and Usage Quizzes
Welcome to the official AP Style and usage quizzes used by AP staffers to brush up on fine points of writing and editing and now available to subscribers.
Questions cover word usage, spelling, grammar and punctuation as set out in the AP Stylebook and other language references.
Examples come from AP news services, entries in the AP Stylebook and responses at Ask the Editor, the online AP Stylebook help site.
Quizzes are compiled by David Minthorn, co-editor of the AP Stylebook and the editor of Ask the Editor.
The questions are multiple-choice. Answer by clicking the correct button below each sentence.
After answering all the questions, click "submit" to proceed to your score and the explanations.
Archived quizzes may be retaken as often as desired by quiz subscribers. See the subscription link after completing the free sample, AP Style Quiz No. 1.
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No. 1: spellings, possessive, subject-verb agreement