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Simple, complex, compound sentences, phrases, clauses, conjunctions

Quiz by Stephanie Yuen

Grade 8
English Language Arts
Common Core

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English Language Arts
Common Core

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  • Q1
    Which of the following is a phrase?
    She painted a beautiful picture.
    He is an excellent swimmer.
    Running quickly to catch the bus
    I like to play soccer.
    30s
  • Q2
    Which of the following is a simple sentence?
    I walked to the park.
    Although I was tired, I still walked to the park.
    I walked to the park because it was a sunny day.
    30s
  • Q3
    Which of the following is a complex sentence?
    They enjoyed the party and danced all night.
    She studied for her exams but couldn't pass.
    Although it was raining, we decided to go for a walk.
    I went to the store to buy groceries.
    30s
  • Q4
    Which of the following is a compound sentence?
    My sister went to the movies after school.
    She woke up early to catch the bus.
    He finished his homework, so he played video games.
    I ate dinner, then I went to bed.
    30s
  • Q5
    Which of the following is a phrase?
    He is an excellent swimmer.
    the gorgeous brown bear
    She painted a beautiful picture.
    I like to play soccer.
    30s
  • Q6
    Which of the following is a clause?
    She baked cookies using her grandmother's recipe.
    They played soccer in the park.
    Although it was late, I decided to watch a movie.
    He is reading a fascinating book.
    30s
  • Q7
    Which of the following is a coordinating conjunction?
    although
    because
    unless
    and
    30s
  • Q8
    Which of the following is a subordinating conjunction?
    so
    because
    or
    and
    30s
  • Q9
    Which of the following is a compound-complex sentence?
    Although she studied hard, she didn't pass the exam, but she didn't give up.
    I went to the store to buy groceries.
    She woke up early to catch the bus.
    He finished his homework, so he played video games.
    30s
  • Q10
    Which of the following is a dependent clause?
    She ate lunch with her friends
    He played guitar and sang songs
    Because it was raining
    I went for a walk in the park
    30s
  • Q11
    Which of the following is a coordinating conjunction?
    since
    while
    after
    but
    30s
  • Q12
    Which of the following is a compound sentence?
    After school, I went to play basketball at the park.
    She ate dinner and watched a movie.
    He is tall and athletic.
    I studied for my math test, and then I went to the library.
    30s
  • Q13
    Which of the following is a complex sentence?
    After I finish my homework, I will go outside to play.
    I went to the store to buy groceries.
    He finished his homework, so he played video games.
    She woke up early to catch the bus.
    30s
  • Q14
    Which of the following is a subordinate clause?
    Although I was tired
    He played the guitar and sang songs
    I went for a run
    She cooked dinner for the family
    30s
  • Q15
    Which of the following is a conjunction?
    although
    quickly
    running
    book
    30s

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