Compound And Complex Sentences Exam: Quiz!

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Compound And Complex Sentences Exam: Quiz!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the definition of a compound sentence?
    • A. 

      Combining two independent clauses using a comma and conjunction

    • B. 

      Combining two dependent clauses using a comma and a conjunction

    • C. 

      Combining two clauses with a compound conjunction

    • D. 

      Combining two sentences together

  • 2. 
    What is the definition of a complex sentence?
    • A. 

      Combining two independent clauses

    • B. 

      Combining two dependent clauses

    • C. 

      Combining one independent and one dependent clause together

    • D. 

      A run-on sentence

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is NOT included in a compound sentence?
    • A. 

      Independent clause

    • B. 

      Dependent clause

    • C. 

      Comma

    • D. 

      Conjunction

  • 4. 
    Is the following sentence compound, complex, or neither? I ran to the store and bought milk.
    • A. 

      Compound

    • B. 

      Complex

    • C. 

      Neither

  • 5. 
    Is the following sentence compound, complex, or neither? I ran to the store to buy milk, and I completely forgot it.
    • A. 

      Compound

    • B. 

      Complex

    • C. 

      Neither

  • 6. 
    Is the following sentence compound, complex, or neither? The monkey smiled at me, and I smiled back.
    • A. 

      Compound

    • B. 

      Complex

    • C. 

      Neither

  • 7. 
    Is the following sentence compound, complex, or neither? I really like to eat chocolate.
    • A. 

      Compound

    • B. 

      Complex

    • C. 

      Neither

  • 8. 
    Is the following sentence a compound sentence? I ran to my car to escape the rain; turns out, I got wet anyway.
    • A. 

      No it is complex

    • B. 

      No it is not a complete sentence

    • C. 

      Yes