Compound Complex Sentences

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Compound Complex Sentences - Quiz

"This quiz is for all of you real grammar nuts. You will need to decide, after reading each sentence, whether the sentences are simple, compound, complex, or compound-complex. Good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    He Cleveland Indians, who have rebuilt themselves in the off season, have lost their home opener this year.

    • A.

      Compound

    • B.

      Compound-Complex

    • C.

      Simple

    • D.

      Complex

  • 2. 

    Mark said that he forgot his homework, and he asked if he could make it up later.

    • A.

      Compound - Complex

    • B.

      Simple

    • C.

      Compound

    • D.

      Complex

  • 3. 

    Although he was very intelligent, Mario could not figure out how to solve the Rubik's Cube.

    • A.

      Compound-Complex

    • B.

      Complex

    • C.

      Compound

    • D.

      Simple

  • 4. 

    My favorite sport to watch in the fall is football, so I clear my schedule every Sunday to watch the Browns.

    • A.

      Complex

    • B.

      Compound

    • C.

      Compound-Complex

    • D.

      Simple

  • 5. 

    The circus, with its crazy clowns and brave lion tamers, is in town this week.

    • A.

      Compound

    • B.

      Simple

    • C.

      Complex

    • D.

      Compound-Complex

  • 6. 

    Joan said she loves shopping, but she doesn't have enough money to do it as often as she would like!

    • A.

      Compound

    • B.

      Simple

    • C.

      Compound-Complex

    • D.

      Complex

  • 7. 

    When he saw the price of the car, he started laughing and walked away.

    • A.

      Compound-Complex

    • B.

      Complex

    • C.

      Compound

    • D.

      Simple

  • 8. 

    In the middle of the night, a loud noise from my neighbor's house woke me up.

    • A.

      Compound - Complex

    • B.

      Simple

    • C.

      Complex

    • D.

      Compound

  • 9. 

    Violence on television has been debated by politicians for years, yet they still don't have a good plan about how to deal with it.

    • A.

      Compound-Complex

    • B.

      Compound

    • C.

      Simple

    • D.

      Complex

  • 10. 

    Which had to happen sometime; I hope you liked it!

    • A.

      Complex

    • B.

      Compound

    • C.

      Simple

    • D.

      Compound-Complex

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