Simple, Comp, Complex Sent + Clauses & Phrases

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Because Mohamed is only 12, he couldn't create an account on www.Quizlet.com.
    • A. 

      Simple sentence

    • B. 

      Compound sentence

    • C. 

      Complex sentence

    • D. 

      Dependent clause

    • E. 

      Independent clause

  • 2. 
    The burglar had vanished before the police forces arrived.
    • A. 

      Simple sentence

    • B. 

      Compound sentence

    • C. 

      Complex sentence

    • D. 

      Dependent clause

    • E. 

      Independent clause

  • 3. 
    Betty sat down on the floor and drew a picture.
    • A. 

      Simple sentence

    • B. 

      Compound sentence

    • C. 

      Complex sentence

    • D. 

      Dependent clause

    • E. 

      Compound predicate

  • 4. 
    The baby cried loudly, but his mother ignored her.
    • A. 

      Simple sentence

    • B. 

      Compound sentence

    • C. 

      Complex sentence

    • D. 

      Compound subject

    • E. 

      Compound predicate

  • 5. 
    The boy reading "Twilight" behave suspiciously.
    • A. 

      Simple sentence

    • B. 

      Compound sentence

    • C. 

      Complex sentence

  • 6. 
    While Angela was watering the plants, her sister was feeding the puppy.
    • A. 

      Simple sentence

    • B. 

      Compound sentence

    • C. 

      Complex sentence

  • 7. 
    At that time of the day, I usually walk my dog because it's not crowded.The underlined part is ...................................
    • A. 

      An independent clause

    • B. 

      A dependent clause

    • C. 

      A phrase

  • 8. 
    I have sent Adam an e-mail since he hasn't showed up for a long time.The underlined part is ............................................
    • A. 

      Dependent clause

    • B. 

      Independent clause

    • C. 

      Phrase

  • 9. 
    I will tell you about it when you promise to keep it a secret.The underlined part is ................................................
    • A. 

      A dependent clause

    • B. 

      An independent clause

    • C. 

      A phrase

  • 10. 
    Being alone, Sally doesn't know what to do and feels bored.The underlined part is ..............................
    • A. 

      A dependent clause

    • B. 

      An independent clause

    • C. 

      A phrase