English Grammar- Identifying Sentence Types Quiz

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There are four types of sentences- The declarative sentence makes a statement. The interrogative sentence asks a question. The exclamatory sentence is a statement that shows strong emotion. And the imperative sentence gives a direction or a command. Identify the type of sentences listed in this quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Mrs. Williams went to the store.

    • A.

      Imperative

    • B.

      Declarative

    • C.

      Interrogative

    • D.

      Exclamatory

    Correct Answer
    B. Declarative
    Explanation
    This sentence is a declarative sentence because it makes a statement or expresses a fact. It simply states that Mrs. Williams went to the store, without asking a question, giving a command, or expressing strong emotion.

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  • 2. 

    I feel terrible that you got into an accident this morning __

    • A.

      . Declarative

    • B.

      ! Exclamatory

    • C.

      . Imperative

    • D.

      ? Interrogative

    Correct Answer
    B. ! Exclamatory
    Explanation
    The given sentence expresses a strong emotion of feeling terrible about someone getting into an accident. The use of the exclamation mark at the end of the sentence emphasizes this emotion and indicates that it is an exclamatory sentence.

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  • 3. 

    Where is the school?

    • A.

      Interrogative

    • B.

      Declarative

    • C.

      Imperative

    • D.

      Exclamatory

    Correct Answer
    A. Interrogative
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Interrogative" because the question is asking for the location of the school. Interrogative sentences are used to ask questions and seek information.

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  • 4. 

    The smoke alarm battery should be changed at least once a year __

    • A.

      ! Exclamatory

    • B.

      . Declarative

    • C.

      . Imperative

    • D.

      ? Interrogative

    Correct Answer
    B. . Declarative
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "Declarative" because it states a fact or makes a statement. It does not give a command or ask a question.

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  • 5. 

    Shut that door now.

    • A.

      Imperative

    • B.

      Declarative

    • C.

      Interrogative

    • D.

      Exclamatory

    Correct Answer
    A. Imperative
    Explanation
    The given sentence "Shut that door now." is an example of an imperative sentence. Imperative sentences are used to give commands or instructions. In this sentence, the speaker is giving a direct command to someone to shut the door immediately. The use of the word "now" further emphasizes the urgency of the command. Therefore, the correct answer is imperative.

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  • 6. 

    Slow down before you get into an accident __

    • A.

      ? Interrogative

    • B.

      . Declarative

    • C.

      ! Exclamatory

    • D.

      . Imperative

    Correct Answer
    D. . Imperative
    Explanation
    The correct answer is imperative because the sentence is giving a command or instruction to slow down before getting into an accident. Imperative sentences are used to give orders, make requests, or give advice. In this case, the sentence is instructing someone to slow down in order to avoid an accident.

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  • 7. 

    Stop, take your hands off of me!

    • A.

      Declarative

    • B.

      Imperative

    • C.

      Interrogative

    • D.

      Exclamatory

    Correct Answer
    D. Exclamatory
    Explanation
    The given statement "Stop, take your hands off of me!" expresses strong emotion or excitement, indicating surprise, anger, or fear. This type of sentence is called an exclamatory sentence, which is used to convey strong feelings or emotions. In this case, the speaker is demanding someone to stop and remove their hands, showing a sense of urgency and alarm.

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  • 8. 

    Most workers found better jobs after the factory closed _

    • A.

      ? Interrogative

    • B.

      . Declarative

    • C.

      ! Exclamatory

    • D.

      . Imperative

    Correct Answer
    B. . Declarative
    Explanation
    The given statement "Most workers found better jobs after the factory closed" is a declarative sentence because it is making a statement or giving information about the workers finding better jobs after the factory closed. It does not ask a question, give a command, or express strong emotion.

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  • 9. 

    How many students are in your class _

    • A.

      . Declarative

    • B.

      . Imperative

    • C.

      ? Interrogative

    • D.

      ! Exclamatory

    Correct Answer
    C. ? Interrogative
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "? Interrogative" because the question is asking for information about the number of students in the class. Interrogative sentences are used to ask questions and seek information.

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  • 10. 

    Use at least five hundred words in your essay_

    • A.

      . Declarative

    • B.

      . Imperative

    • C.

      ! Exclamatory

    • D.

      ? Interrogative

    Correct Answer
    B. . Imperative
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Imperative." An imperative sentence is a type of sentence that gives a command, makes a request, or expresses a strong suggestion. It is characterized by its directness and lack of subject, as it typically starts with a verb. Examples of imperative sentences include "Close the door," "Please pass the salt," and "Don't touch that." In contrast to other types of sentences like declarative, exclamatory, and interrogative, which make statements, express strong emotions, or ask questions respectively, imperative sentences are used to convey instructions or directives.

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  • 11. 

    I am sick and tired of these tests__

    • A.

      ! Exclamatory

    • B.

      . Declarative

    • C.

      ? Interrogative

    • D.

      . Imperative

    Correct Answer
    A. ! Exclamatory
    Explanation
    The given statement "I am sick and tired of these tests!" is an example of an exclamatory sentence. Exclamatory sentences are used to express strong emotions or feelings. In this case, the use of the exclamation mark and the phrase "sick and tired" indicate frustration and annoyance, making it clear that the speaker is expressing their strong emotions towards the tests.

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  • 12. 

    There is no way I am going to let you get a tattoo __

    • A.

      . Imperative

    • B.

      ! Exclamatory

    • C.

      . Declarative

    • D.

      ? Interrogative

    Correct Answer
    B. ! Exclamatory
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "! Exclamatory" because the exclamation mark at the end of the sentence indicates strong emotion or emphasis. It shows that the speaker is expressing their strong opposition or determination to not allow someone to get a tattoo.

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  • 13. 

    Upgrade the programs on all of the classroom computers__

    • A.

      ? Interrogative

    • B.

      . Declarative

    • C.

      ! Exclamatory

    • D.

      . Imperative

    Correct Answer
    D. . Imperative
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Imperative". This is because the sentence is giving a command or instruction to upgrade the programs on all of the classroom computers. The imperative sentence form is used when giving orders, making requests, or giving instructions.

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  • 14. 

    Who was calling on the phone __

    • A.

      ! Exclamatory

    • B.

      . Imperative

    • C.

      ? Interrogative

    • D.

      . Declarative

    Correct Answer
    C. ? Interrogative
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "? Interrogative" because the sentence is asking a question by using the word "who" and the question mark at the end. Interrogative sentences are used to seek information or to request clarification.

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  • 15. 

    Get up out of that bed immediately.

    • A.

      Declarative

    • B.

      Interrogative

    • C.

      Exclamatory

    • D.

      Imperative

    Correct Answer
    D. Imperative
    Explanation
    The given sentence "Get up out of that bed immediately" is a command or a request that is being given to someone. It is instructing or ordering someone to do something, which is a characteristic of an imperative sentence. Imperative sentences are used to give orders, commands, or instructions, and they often start with a verb. In this case, the verb "get up" is the command being given, making the sentence an imperative.

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  • 16. 

    May I have a pencil?

    • A.

      Interrogative

    • B.

      Imperative

    • C.

      Declarative

    • D.

      Exclamatory

    Correct Answer
    A. Interrogative
    Explanation
    The given statement "May I have a pencil?" is a question that is asking for permission or requesting something. It is in the form of an interrogative sentence because it is seeking information or clarification.

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  • 17. 

    This is the first time that I've had bad food at this restaurant __

    • A.

      ? Interrogative

    • B.

      . Declarartive

    • C.

      ! Exclamatory

    • D.

      . Imperative

    Correct Answer
    B. . Declarartive
    Explanation
    The given sentence "This is the first time that I've had bad food at this restaurant" is a declarative sentence. It states a fact or makes a statement about something. In this case, the speaker is expressing that they have had bad food at this restaurant for the first time.

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  • 18. 

    Daniel works on a dairy farm.

    • A.

      Imperative

    • B.

      Declarative

    • C.

      Exclamatory

    • D.

      Interrogative

    Correct Answer
    B. Declarative
    Explanation
    The given statement "Daniel works on a dairy farm" is a declarative sentence because it is making a statement or expressing a fact. It is not giving a command (imperative), expressing strong emotion (exclamatory), or asking a question (interrogative).

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  • 19. 

    MCES is located in Madison, Georgia __

    • A.

      ! Exclamatory

    • B.

      . Imperative

    • C.

      ? Interrogative

    • D.

      . Declarative

    Correct Answer
    D. . Declarative
    Explanation
    The given sentence "MCES is located in Madison, Georgia" is a declarative sentence because it is making a statement or expressing a fact. It is stating the location of MCES as Madison, Georgia.

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  • 20. 

    Mrs. Williams' class is the best!

    • A.

      Exclamatory

    • B.

      Declarative

    • C.

      Interrogative

    • D.

      Imperative

    Correct Answer
    A. Exclamatory
    Explanation
    The given statement "Mrs. Williams' class is the best!" expresses strong emotion or excitement, indicating that it is an exclamatory sentence. Exclamatory sentences are used to convey strong feelings or emotions and end with an exclamation mark. In this case, the exclamation mark emphasizes the enthusiasm and admiration for Mrs. Williams' class, making it an exclamatory sentence.

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