Stylistic Sentences

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  • 1. 
    I contain 1 Independent clause and O dependent clauses.  What am I?
    • A. 

      Compound Sentence

    • B. 

      Complex Sentence

    • C. 

      Compound-Complex Sentence

    • D. 

      Simple Sentence

  • 2. 
    What type of sentence is demonstrated here?The goalie bowed and the umpire waved, while the fans cheered. 
    • A. 

      Simple

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Complex

    • D. 

      Compound-Complex

  • 3. 
    What part of speech is the underlined word?Because the goalie was tired, he went straight to the locker room.
    • A. 

      Conjunction

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Preposition

    • D. 

      Interjection

  • 4. 
    What types of sentence is utilized by the writer?The bird will threaten his intruders, chase them, ram the in midair, and try to stab with its beak.
    • A. 

      Simple

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Complex

    • D. 

      Compound-Complex

  • 5. 
    What type of structure is demonstrated in the following sentence?Just who is this Phoebe Jeter from Sharon, South Carolina?
    • A. 

      Simple

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Complex

    • D. 

      Compound-Complex

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      Simple

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Complex

    • D. 

      Compound-Complex

  • 7. 
    What structure is demonstrated by this sentence?Jeter will always remember the tense January night when she heard the words "Scud alert!"
    • A. 

      Simple

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Complex

    • D. 

      Compound-Complex

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Simple

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Complex

    • D. 

      Compound-Complex

  • 9. 
    What structure is demonstrated by this sentence?In the binary system, each number is expressed in powers of two, and only the digits o and 1 are used.
    • A. 

      Simple

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Complex

    • D. 

      Compound-Complex

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Simple

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Complex

    • D. 

      Compound-Complex

  • 11. 
    What structure is demonstrated by this sentence?Supposedly, if the month of March comes in like a lion, it goes out like a lamb.
    • A. 

      Simple

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Complex

    • D. 

      Compound-Comples

  • 12. 
    What structure is demonstrated by this sentence?When World War I ended in 1918, many people thought that there would be no more wars; however, twenty-one years later, World War II began in Europe.
    • A. 

      Simple

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Complex

    • D. 

      Compound Complex

  • 13. 
    What structure is demonstrated by this sentence?I heard children shouting on the playground as the noise filtered into my room through the closed window.
    • A. 

      Simple

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Complex

    • D. 

      Compound-Complex

  • 14. 
    I heard children shouting on the playground as the noise filtered into my room through the closed window.
    • A. 

      Noun

    • B. 

      Verb

    • C. 

      Adverb

    • D. 

      Preposition

  • 15. 
    Dr. Charles Richter devised the Richter scale, which is used to measure the magnitude of earthquakes.
    • A. 

      Dependent/Subordinate Clause

    • B. 

      Independent Clause

  • 16. 
    IS IT A DEPENDENT or INDEPENDENT CLAUSE?When Roberto Proofread his essay, he found several typographical errors.
    • A. 

      Dependent

    • B. 

      Independent

  • 17. 
    IS IT DEPENDENT OR INDEPENDENT?Large plants like the one in the photographs are where most eggs are processed today.
    • A. 

      Dependent

    • B. 

      Independent

  • 18. 
    IS IT A CLAUSE OR A PHRASE?in the eggs
    • A. 

      Independent Clause

    • B. 

      Dependent Clause

    • C. 

      Phrase

  • 19. 
    IS IT DEPENDENT OR INDEPENDENT?After an egg is laid, it gently rolls along the slanted floor of the cage to a narrow conveyor belt.
    • A. 

      Dependent

    • B. 

      Independent

  • 20. 
    IS IT A DEPENDENT OR INDEPENDENT CLAUSE OR A PHRASE?After an egg is laid, it gently rolls along the slanted floor of the cage to a narrow conveyor belt.
    • A. 

      Dependent

    • B. 

      Independent

    • C. 

      Phrase

  • 21. 
    • A. 

      Simple

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Complex

    • D. 

      Compound-Complex

  • 22. 
    DEPENDENT or INDEPENDENT CLAUSE?After the trio finished playing, the crowd stood and applauded.
    • A. 

      Dependent

    • B. 

      Independent

  • 23. 
    What structure is demonstrated by this sentence?My mom just spoke to Mrs. Johnson, who runs the neighborhood watch program, and she told her about last night's meeting.
    • A. 

      Simple

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Complex

    • D. 

      Compound-Complex

  • 24. 
    What structure is demonstrated by this sentence?Thurgood Marshall, who served on the United States Supreme Court for twenty-four years, retired in 1991.
    • A. 

      Simple

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Complex

    • D. 

      Compound-Complex

  • 25. 
    What structure is demonstrated by this sentence?Norman's story sounded incredible, but it was true!
    • A. 

      Simple

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Complex

    • D. 

      Compound-Complex