AP Style Exercises: 3.4, 3.5, 3.6


  1. The Department of Defense is about to propose a new missile system.
  2. FCC, hitchhiker, $3, 4 million.
  3. The three most important people in his life are his wife, son and mother.
  4. Part-time, 10-year-old child, 5 p.m., 5,300.
  5. The Cardinals won the World Series’ last game 7–5.
  6. spring, fall, south, South.
  7. Nov. 15, the last day of February, March 16.
  8. Thirteen people traveled to Austin, Texas, for the rally.
  9. He had 10 cents left in his pocket.
  10. Homemade, well-known, Italian-American, questionnaire.


  1. The U.S. is sometimes not the best market for U.S. products.
  2. Upward, British Labour Party, Riverside Ave., cupfuls, eyeing.
  3. The Republican differed with the Democrat many times during the debate.
  4. Drs. John Smith and Mary Wilson performed the operations.
  5. Goodwill, USS Eisenhowser, cigarette, mid-America.
  6. He said he was neither a communist nor a member of the Communist Party.
  7. After her surgery, she had to wear a pacemaker.
  8. “What a hare-brained scheme!” she exclaimed.
  9. Pre-empt, speedup, 55 miles per hour, hooky.
  10. The Mafia was responsible for the murder.


  1. The rutabaga-eating contest was canceled because of adverse weather.
  2. It’s not all right to drink an excess of beer before going to the football game.
  3. Like Albert Einstein said, all knowledge is relative.
  4. The state capitol of Louisianna is located at 3722 Dagwood Road.
  5. The mayor refused to go along with the City Council vote. “I dissent” he stated.
  6. Madonna certainly has a flair for fashion. She always wears expensive outfits.
  7. The bomb destroyed Sen. Kitsmoot’s bird cage.
  8. My bright-green Chevrolet, which is in the garage, needs a new transmission.
  9. Knopke’s hilarious joke, elicited laughter from the Midville City Council.
  10. Jones lay on the floor waiting for the job interview to begin.
  11. Horowitz, an ethics major, vowed never to compromise his principles.
  12. At the end of the book report, Haynes cited the World Book as a source.