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Classifying Sentences by Structure

Quiz by Kevin Simmons

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11 questions
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  • Q1
    What type of sentence is: This sentence has one independent clause.
    Compound-Complex
    Simple
    Compound
    Complex
    30s
  • Q2
    What type of sentence is: This sentence has one independent clause, but this clause makes it two.
    Compound-Complex
    Compound
    Complex
    Simple
    30s
  • Q3
    What type of sentence is: This sentence has only one independent clause although it also has a dependent clause.
    Compound
    Complex
    Compound-Complex
    Simple
    30s
  • Q4
    What type of sentence is: While this sentence has a dependent clause, it also has this independent clause, and an additonal independent clause joined to it.
    Complex
    Compound
    Simple
    Compound-Complex
    30s
  • Q5
    What type of sentence is: My dog is getting old.
    Compound-Complex
    Simple
    Compound
    Complex
    30s
  • Q6
    What type of sentence is: My dog was four when I adopted her, so, after six years, she is slowing down.
    Compound-Complex
    Complex
    Simple
    Compound
    30s
  • Q7
    What type of sentence is: My dog may be old, but I still love her very much.
    Compound
    Complex
    Compound-Complex
    Simple
    30s
  • Q8
    What type of sentence is: My dog was young and energetic when I adopted her.
    Compound-Complex
    Compound
    Simple
    Complex
    30s
  • Q9
    What type of sentence is: This sentence was simple, but this clause changed that.
    Compound
    Complex
    Simple
    Compound-Complex
    30s
  • Q10
    What type of sentence is: Do not trust this sentence because it claims to be compound.
    Complex
    Simple
    Compound-Complex
    Compound
    30s
  • Q11
    What type of sentence is: Identifying a simple sentence like this one is not always a quick and simple matter.
    Simple
    Compound
    Complex
    Compound-Complex
    30s

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