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4. Simple, Compound, and Complex Sentences

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  • Q1
    Although he searched everywhere, Mr. Brooks could not find the keys to the computer lab.
    Compound Sentence
    Complex Sentence
    Simple Sentence
    20s
  • Q2
    Since we had only gone a mile from camp, we could turn back before dark.
    Complex Sentence
    Compound Sentence
    Simple Sentence
    20s
  • Q3
    Mrs. Geller gave her opinion, and everyone agreed.
    Simple Sentence
    Compound Sentence
    Complex Sentence
    20s
  • Q4
    A simple sentence that stands alone is ___________.
    an independent clause
    a phrase
    a dependent clause
    20s
  • Q5
    Sarah and Karen had planned to return to Canada.
    Compound Sentence
    Complex Sentence
    Simple Sentence
    20s
  • Q6
    In which of the following sentence types are FANBOYS or semicolons (;) used to join clauses?
    complex sentences
    simple sentences
    compound sentences
    20s
  • Q7
    Kelly remained at home because she had a sore throat.
    simple sentence
    compound sentence
    complex sentence
    20s
  • Q8
    Sarah and Ashley giggled and whispered all night.
    compound sentence
    complex sentence
    simple sentence
    20s
  • Q9
    A sentence with one independent clause and at least one dependent clause is ___________.
    a compound sentence
    a simple sentence
    a complex sentence
    20s
  • Q10
    The vacation to Myrtle Beach should be extremely restful.
    compound sentence
    simple sentence
    complex sentence
    20s
  • Q11
    My classmates were wearing heavy clothes in the winter months.
    complex sentence
    compound sentence
    simple sentence
    20s
  • Q12
    Those clouds promise snow; we might get another snow day off from school.
    complex sentence
    simple sentence
    compound sentence
    20s
  • Q13
    Dad went hunting, but Mama decided to stay home.
    simple sentence
    complex sentence
    compound sentence
    20s
  • Q14
    His left arm was badly broken at the wrist during the car accident.
    simple sentence
    compound sentence
    complex sentence
    20s
  • Q15
    While the music played, Rodney sneaked in through the side door.
    compound sentence
    simple sentence
    complex sentence
    20s

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