Another Sentence Structure Practice Quiz

20 Questions | Total Attempts: 78

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Sentence Structure Quizzes & Trivia

One last opportunity to practice sentence structure before your assessment.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Identify the structure of the following sentence. "Adding an image to a heading is easy (O'Reilly 69)."
    • A. 

      Complex

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Simple

  • 2. 
    Identify the structure of the following sentence. "We strongly recommend that you carefully test your pages with more than one browser and at several different resolutions (O'Reilly 69)."
    • A. 

      Complex

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Simple

  • 3. 
    Identify the structure of the following sentence. Jane and George were married in Texas, but they moved to California the year their son turned three.
    • A. 

      Complex

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Simple

  • 4. 
    Identify the structure of the following sentence. Whenever I have the opportunity, I eat a big bowl of buttered popcorn while watching a movie.
    • A. 

      Complex

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Simple

  • 5. 
    Identify the structure of the following sentence. "It [the ham] is not boiled enough; it is hard (Potter 74)."
    • A. 

      Complex

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Simple

  • 6. 
    Identify the structure of the following sentence. "Hunca Munca stood up in her chair and chopped at the ham with another lead knife (Potter 75)."
    • A. 

      Complex

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Simple

  • 7. 
    Identify the structure of the following sentence. "Hunca Munca was just returning with another chair when suddenly there was a noise of talking outside upon the landing (Potter 80)."
    • A. 

      Complex

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Simple

  • 8. 
    Identify the structure of the following sentence. "May I pass you the marmalade (Potter 113)?"
    • A. 

      Complex

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Simple

  • 9. 
    Identify the structure of the following sentence. "When Ribby came out for a pailful of water to wash up the tea-things, she found a pink and white pie-dish lying smashed in the middle of the yard (Potter 118)."
    • A. 

      Complex

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Simple

  • 10. 
    Identify the structure of the following sentence. "She skimmed along over the tree-tops until she saw an open place in the middle of the wood where the trees and brushwood had been cleared" (Potter 163).
    • A. 

      Complex

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Simple

  • 11. 
    Identify the structure of the following sentence. Herds of mangy wild buffalo roamed over the prairies, wallowed in mud holes, stampeded madly, belched loudly after dinner, made fun of the wild horses, and refused haircuts.
    • A. 

      Complex

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Simple

  • 12. 
    Identify the structure of the following sentence. Worms cry when birds fly.
    • A. 

      Complex

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Simple

  • 13. 
    Identify the structure of the following sentence. The groundhog saw his shadow; we have six more weeks of winter.
    • A. 

      Complex

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Simple

  • 14. 
    Identify the structure of the following sentence. Bruno Mars played the drums at the Super Bowl and was joined on stage by the Red Hot Chili Peppers.
    • A. 

      Complex

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Simple

  • 15. 
    A compound sentence has two or more independent clauses.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    A subordinate clause has a subject and verb and doesn't make sense on its own.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    A complex sentence has only one dependent clause.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    The words when, that, and unless are all examples of subordinating conjunctions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    You can only use a comma and one of the FANBOYS (for, and, nor, but, or, yet, so) to create a compound sentence.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    There are two types of clauses when building sentences.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False