Complex Clauses

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Identify each sentence below as either a simple sentence, compound sentence, complex sentence, or compound-complex sentence.


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  • 1. 
    1.   During last night's game, the bases were loaded, and Bob hit a grand slam.
    • A. 

      Simple sentence

    • B. 

      Compound Sentence

    • C. 

      Complex Sentence

    • D. 

      Compound-Complex Sentence

  • 2. 
    2.  If you distribute the ballots, I will count them.
    • A. 

      Simple sentence

    • B. 

      Compound Sentence

    • C. 

      Complex Sentence

    • D. 

      Compound-Complex Sentence

  • 3. 
    3.  Barbara and Joanne whispered and giggled all night.
    • A. 

      Simple sentence

    • B. 

      Compound Sentence

    • C. 

      Complex Sentence

    • D. 

      Compound-Complex Sentence

  • 4. 
    4.  John went to school today, but James remained at home.
    • A. 

      Simple sentence

    • B. 

      Compound Sentence

    • C. 

      Complex Sentence

    • D. 

      Compound-Complex Sentence

  • 5. 
    5.  We decided to go fishing and camp out at the lake.
    • A. 

      Simple sentence

    • B. 

      Compound Sentence

    • C. 

      Complex Sentence

    • D. 

      Compound-Complex Sentence

  • 6. 
    6.  Those clouds promise rain, so we should hurry up and leave before we get caught in a flash flood.
    • A. 

      Simple sentence

    • B. 

      Compound Sentence

    • C. 

      Complex Sentence

    • D. 

      Compound-Complex Sentence

  • 7. 
    7.  Since we had only gone a mile from camp, we decided to return before dark.
    • A. 

      Simple sentence

    • B. 

      Compound Sentence

    • C. 

      Complex Sentence

    • D. 

      Compound-Complex Sentence

  • 8. 
    8.  After the tornado hit, my house was completed destroyed.
    • A. 

      Simple sentence

    • B. 

      Compound Sentence

    • C. 

      Complex Sentence

    • D. 

      Compound-Complex Sentence

  • 9. 
    9.  This summer our vacation should be both exciting and restful.
    • A. 

      Simple sentence

    • B. 

      Compound Sentence

    • C. 

      Complex Sentence

    • D. 

      Compound-Complex Sentence

  • 10. 
    10.  Older television sets had tubes; the newest models, which take less space, are digital televisions.
    • A. 

      Simple sentence

    • B. 

      Compound Sentence

    • C. 

      Complex Sentence

    • D. 

      Compound-Complex Sentence