NewsApp (Free)

Read news as it happens
Download NewsApp

Available on  

Rediff News  All News  » Getahead » Quiz: Mind your apostrophes

Quiz: Mind your apostrophes

May 05, 2017 09:18 IST

Apostrophes, says Anita Aikara, can be really confusing at times.
Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/

Uttam Ghosh

Apostrophes are often used to denote possession.

For example:

The gentleman's son stays in the US.

My daughter's summer holidays have started.

Hitesh's birthday is on April 27.

Apostrophes can also act as a contraction.

For example:

I am = I'm

I will = I'll

It is = It's

Take this quiz to see how well you know your apostrophes.

Anita Aikara /