Compound Complex Sentences

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Compound Complex Sentences

"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