Compound Complex Sentence

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Compound Complex Sentence

Compound complex sentence, a sentence having two or more coordinate independent clauses and one or more dependent clauses


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Those clouds promise snow; we might get another snow day off from school. 
    • A. 

      a complex sentence

    • B. 

      A simple sentence

    • C. 

      A compound sentence

  • 2. 
    Elijah remained at home because he had a sore throat. 
    • A. 

      A simple sentence

    • B. 

      A compound sentence

    • C. 

      a complex sentence

  • 3. 
    Mara and Kelly had planned to return to Canada. 
    • A. 

      A simple sentence

    • B. 

      A compound sentence

    • C. 

      a complex sentence

  • 4. 
    In which of the following sentence types are FANBOYS or semicolons (;) used to join clauses? 
    • A. 

      simple sentences

    • B. 

      Compound sentences

    • C. 

      complex sentences

  • 5. 
    Mrs. Carrero said that will be enough, and everyone agreed. (5 points) 
    • A. 

      a simple sentence

    • B. 

      A compound sentence

    • C. 

      A complex sentence

  • 6. 
    What type of sentence has two independent clauses and is joined by a FANBOYS (conjunction) or a semicolon?    
    • A. 

      A simple sentence

    • B. 

      A compound sentence

    • C. 

      A complex sentence

  • 7. 
    Dr. Matthews did what could be done, but it simply was not enough to save his life.
    • A. 

      A simple sentence

    • B. 

      a compound sentence

    • C. 

      a complex sentence

  • 8. 
    While the music played, Rachel sneaked in through the side door.   
    • A. 

      A simple sentence

    • B. 

      a compound sentence

    • C. 

      A complex sentence

  • 9. 
    The vacation to Myrtle Beach should be extremely restful. 
    • A. 

      A simple sentence

    • B. 

      a compound sentence

    • C. 

      A complex sentence

  • 10. 
    My classmates were wearing heavy clothes in the winter months. 
    • A. 

      A simple sentence

    • B. 

      A compound sentence

    • C. 

      a complex sentence