Question Mark

Examples Help! What is the definition of Question Mark?

How do you define and when to use a Question Mark? What are the rules for using one? The definition of this type of punctuation  is as follows:

 

Punctuation - Definition
Definition: The interrogation or question mark is a punctuation mark (?) which is used used in at the end of a sentence to indicate a direct question.
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When to use the Question Mark - the Rules

The Mark of Interrogation is used to ask or suggest a question. When to use the Question Mark with examples:

 

  • Every question admitting of an answer, even when it is not expected, should be followed by the mark of interrogation : "Who has not heard of Napoleon?"
  • When several questions have a common dependence they should be followed by one mark of interrogation at the end of the series: "Where now are the playthings and friends of my boyhood; the laughing boys; the winsome girls; the fond neighbors whom I loved?"
  • This is also often used parenthetically to suggest doubt: "In 1893 (?) Gladstone became converted to Home Rule for Ireland."

Examples Help - Question Mark - Understanding English Grammar

English Grammar applies rules for standard use of words and how their component parts combine to form sentences. A grammar is also a system for classifying and analyzing the elements of language including inflections, functions, rules and relations in the sentence. This page about when to use this type of punctuation with the rules and guidelines will help with the understanding of this subject.

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Question Mark

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