Ms. Blake asked me whether I would attend the conference?


is this sentence correctly punctuated?

asked Jan 19 '14 at 22:28 Deborah A Franzoni New member

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Though Ms. Blake asked you a question, this sentence is a statement.  You need a period at the end, not a question mark.  This is called reported speech.  I would change whether to if


Ms. Blake asked me if I would attend the conference.


If you use direct speech, then you would have a question mark.


Ms. Blake asked, "Would you attend the conference?"

link comment answered Jan 20 '14 at 00:27 Patty T Grammarly Fellow

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