Compound And Simple Sentences Quiz! Trivia

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  • 1. 

    Alyssa goes to the library and studies every day.

    • A.

      Compound sentence

    • B.

      Simple sentence

    Correct Answer
    B. Simple sentence
    Explanation
    The given sentence, "Alyssa goes to the library and studies every day," is a simple sentence because it contains only one independent clause. It expresses a complete thought with a subject (Alyssa) and a predicate (goes to the library and studies every day). There are no dependent clauses or additional phrases, making it a straightforward sentence with a single subject and verb.

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  • 2. 

    Edward and Achong play football every afternoon.

    • A.

      Compound sentence

    • B.

      Simple sentence

    Correct Answer
    B. Simple sentence
    Explanation
    The given sentence "Edward and Achong play football every afternoon" is a simple sentence because it consists of only one independent clause. It expresses a complete thought and does not contain any dependent clauses or conjunctions that would make it a compound sentence.

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  • 3. 

    I tried to speak Spanish, and my friend tried to speak English.

    • A.

      Compound sentence

    • B.

      Simple sentence

    Correct Answer
    A. Compound sentence
    Explanation
    The given sentence includes two independent clauses joined by the coordinating conjunction "and." Each clause can stand alone as a complete sentence, but they are connected to show a relationship between the actions of trying to speak Spanish and trying to speak English. Therefore, the sentence is a compound sentence.

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  • 4. 

    Some students like to study in the mornings.

    • A.

      Compound sentence

    • B.

      Simple sentence

    Correct Answer
    B. Simple sentence
    Explanation
    The given statement "Some students like to study in the mornings" is a simple sentence because it consists of only one independent clause. It expresses a complete thought and can stand alone as a complete sentence. There are no coordinating conjunctions or additional clauses that would make it a compound sentence.

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  • 5. 

    Dylon caught the football, but Connor made the touchdown.

    • A.

      Compound sentence

    • B.

      Simple sentence

    Correct Answer
    A. Compound sentence
    Explanation
    The given sentence contains two independent clauses joined by the coordinating conjunction "but." This conjunction indicates a contrast or opposition between the actions of Dylon catching the football and Connor making the touchdown. Since the sentence consists of two independent clauses connected by a coordinating conjunction, it is classified as a compound sentence.

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  • 6. 

    Emily and Savannah arrived at the bus station before noon, and they left on the bus before Talisha arrived.

    • A.

      Compound sentence

    • B.

      Simple sentence

    Correct Answer
    A. Compound sentence
    Explanation
    The given statement contains two independent clauses joined by the coordinating conjunction "and". This makes it a compound sentence.

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  • 7. 

    My friend invited me to a party, but I do not want to go. 

    • A.

      Compound sentence

    • B.

      Simple sentence

    Correct Answer
    A. Compound sentence
    Explanation
    The given statement is a compound sentence because it consists of two independent clauses connected by the coordinating conjunction "but". The first clause states that the friend invited me to a party, and the second clause expresses my reluctance or unwillingness to attend. The conjunction "but" indicates a contrasting relationship between the two clauses, making it a compound sentence.

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  • 8. 

    Ja'Leigha brought the food, but Anna set the table.

    • A.

      Compound sentence

    • B.

      Simple sentence

    Correct Answer
    A. Compound sentence
    Explanation
    The given statement consists of two independent clauses connected by the coordinating conjunction "but." Each clause can stand alone as a complete sentence. Therefore, it is a compound sentence.

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  • 9. 

    Jayden and Jake arrived at the bus station before noon and left on the bus before Foster arrived.

    • A.

      Compound sentence

    • B.

      Simple sentence

    Correct Answer
    B. Simple sentence
    Explanation
    The given statement "Jayden and Jake arrived at the bus station before noon and left on the bus before Foster arrived" is a simple sentence. It consists of only one independent clause, which expresses a complete thought. The sentence provides information about the actions of Jayden and Jake, their arrival at the bus station before noon, and their departure on the bus before Foster arrived.

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  • 10. 

    GiGi waited for the train, but the train was late.

    • A.

      Compound sentence

    • B.

      Simple sentence

    Correct Answer
    A. Compound sentence
    Explanation
    The given sentence is a compound sentence because it consists of two independent clauses joined together by the coordinating conjunction "but". Each clause can stand alone as a complete sentence, but they are connected to show a cause-and-effect relationship. The first clause "GiGi waited for the train" sets up the situation, and the second clause "the train was late" provides the result or outcome of the situation.

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  • 11. 

    Shivani lifted the box with great effort.

    • A.

      Compound sentence

    • B.

      Simple sentence

    Correct Answer
    B. Simple sentence
    Explanation
    The given sentence "Shivani lifted the box with great effort" is a simple sentence because it consists of only one independent clause. It has a subject "Shivani" and a verb "lifted" that express a complete thought. There are no coordinating conjunctions or additional clauses present to make it a compound sentence.

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  • 12. 

    The little girl agreed that they should eat more pizza, but her friend disagreed.

    • A.

      Compound sentence

    • B.

      Simple sentence

    Correct Answer
    A. Compound sentence
    Explanation
    The given statement contains two independent clauses connected by the coordinating conjunction "but." This makes it a compound sentence. A compound sentence is formed when two or more independent clauses are joined together. In this case, the little girl agreeing to eat more pizza and her friend disagreeing are two separate ideas that are being contrasted. Therefore, the correct answer is a compound sentence.

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  • 13. 

    Hockey players are careful, but they still get hurt often.

    • A.

      Compound sentence

    • B.

      Simple sentence

    Correct Answer
    A. Compound sentence
    Explanation
    The given statement "Hockey players are careful, but they still get hurt often" is a compound sentence because it consists of two independent clauses connected by the coordinating conjunction "but." Each clause can stand alone as a complete sentence, but they are joined together to express a contrast between the caution of hockey players and their frequent injuries.

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  • 14. 

    The dog likes to play fetch, or he will take a nap.

    • A.

      Compound sentence

    • B.

      Simple sentence

    Correct Answer
    A. Compound sentence
    Explanation
    The given statement contains two independent clauses connected by the coordinating conjunction "or." This makes it a compound sentence. In a compound sentence, two or more independent clauses are joined together to express a complete thought. In this case, the first independent clause states that the dog likes to play fetch, and the second independent clause states that he will take a nap.

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  • 15. 

    Alex, John, and Auriyan formed a hockey team last month.

    • A.

      Compound sentence

    • B.

      Simple sentence

    Correct Answer
    B. Simple sentence
    Explanation
    The given answer is "simple sentence" because the sentence "Alex, John, and Auriyan formed a hockey team last month" contains only one independent clause and expresses a complete thought. It does not have any coordinating conjunction or any other independent clause, making it a simple sentence.

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