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Simple, Compound And Run-On Sentences

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Identify each sentence as Simple, Compound, or Run-on.

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Dolphins and Porpoises belong to a group of mammals called cetaceans and they are both warm-blooded animals.
    • A. 

      Simple

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Run-On

  • 2. 
    Common dolphins live in warm waters and swim in large schools.
    • A. 

      Simple

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Run-On

  • 3. 
    Porpoises are similar to dolphins, but they generally live in cooler water.
    • A. 

      Simple

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Run-On

  • 4. 
    Dolphins have beak-like snouts and swim by moving their tails up and down.
    • A. 

      Simple

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Run-On

  • 5. 
    Dolphins use sonar, just like bats, in order to locate objects under the water.
    • A. 

      Simple

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Run-On

  • 6. 
    Porpoises can swim very fast so they can outswim most sharks.
    • A. 

      Simple

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Run-On

  • 7. 
    Bottle-nosed dolphins can measure up to fifteen feet in length, and they can weigh over four hundred pounds.
    • A. 

      Simple

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Run-On

  • 8. 
    Dolphins can be easily trained, for they are very smart mammals.
    • A. 

      Simple

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Run-On

  • 9. 
    Many people like to go on dolphin watches but few get to swim with the dolphins.
    • A. 

      Simple

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Run-On

  • 10. 
    Dolphins and Porpoises have been known to save people in trouble and will allow people to ride on their backs.
    • A. 

      Simple

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Run-On