Sentence Practice #1

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Sentence Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Identify which of the following groups of words is a compound sentence.
    • A. 

      Mark has been to California and Mexico in the last month.

    • B. 

      Luke and Ian like watching Dr. Who.

    • C. 

      I love chocolate truffles, yet I rarely eat them.

    • D. 

      Although I am an excellent writer, I am a horrible speller.

  • 2. 
    Identify which of the following groups of words is a complex sentence.
    • A. 

      The birds are always singing in the trees early in the morning.

    • B. 

      I used to love roller skating, but now I rarely do.

    • C. 

      When I get home from school, I'm going to eat all the snacks.

    • D. 

      Cecelia loves pizza, but she only eats it on weekends.

  • 3. 
    Identify which of the following groups of words is a front-branching sentence.
    • A. 

      Troy had a big birthday party when he turned 35.

    • B. 

      Sarah, who also turned 35, had a small birthday party.

    • C. 

      Even though she didn't want to, Tracy went to Sarah's birthday party.

    • D. 

      Jeff went to Troy's birthday party, despite not being invited.

  • 4. 
    Identify which of the following groups of words is an end-branching sentence.
    • A. 

      People usually avoid making eye contact with me, hoping that I won't call on them.

    • B. 

      Because I have a lot of friends, I am usually busy on the weekends.

    • C. 

      Anticipating a large turnout at the game, the fans came early to get good seats.

    • D. 

      My English teacher, who is also my history teacher, is really awesome.

  • 5. 
    Identify which of the following groups of words is a middle-branching sentence.
    • A. 

      Even though he was nervous, Calvin raised his hand, hoping he had the right answer.

    • B. 

      People all over the world eat insects, and many people enjoy the flavor, especially when cooked.

    • C. 

      I have been to many different countries but have never eaten anything too exotic.

    • D. 

      My sister, who has never liked chocolate, went to the M&M factory in Las Vegas.

  • 6. 
    Identify which of the following groups of words is an end-branching sentence.
    • A. 

      I am going to a big Halloween party next weekend, so I need to find a cool costume.

    • B. 

      I am looking for a new book to read because I finished my old one last night.

    • C. 

      Though they claim they are best friends, Marie and Chantelle are not very nice to each other.

    • D. 

      Because my students love homework, I make sure to give it to them regularly.

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      When Misa got a new puppy, she named it mittens.

    • B. 

      Crystal has been a teacher for years, yet she still gets nervous in front of her students.

    • C. 

      Will is going to order the new iPhone, because he always wants the latest thing.

    • D. 

      Hunter, who is almost 17, is almost ready to graduate from High School.

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      I have been to lots of football games but no soccer games.

    • B. 

      Whenever I am tired, I drink too much caffeine.

    • C. 

      Mindy loves letting chocolate melt in her mouth after she has finished her dinner.

    • D. 

      Last night Sandy went to the store, and bought some new boots.

  • 9. 
    Select all of the AAAWWUBBIS words.
    • A. 

      After

    • B. 

      As

    • C. 

      And

    • D. 

      Although

    • E. 

      Also

    • F. 

      Always

    • G. 

      When

    • H. 

      Where

    • I. 

      While

    • J. 

      Who

    • K. 

      Was

    • L. 

      Unless

    • M. 

      Until

    • N. 

      Before

    • O. 

      Between

    • P. 

      But

    • Q. 

      Because

    • R. 

      Is

    • S. 

      If

    • T. 

      In

    • U. 

      So

    • V. 

      Since

  • 10. 
    Select all of the FANBOYS words.
    • A. 

      For

    • B. 

      First

    • C. 

      Also

    • D. 

      And

    • E. 

      Not

    • F. 

      Nor

    • G. 

      Neither

    • H. 

      But

    • I. 

      Because

    • J. 

      Or

    • K. 

      Yet

    • L. 

      Yes

    • M. 

      Since

    • N. 

      So