Semester Exam Review- Clauses And Sentence Structure

20 Questions | Total Attempts: 322

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Sentence Structure Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    When the temperature rises, people all over the city turn on their air conditioners.
    • A. 

      Independent clause

    • B. 

      Dependdent clause

  • 2. 
    Houdini was an escape artist who amazed the public.
    • A. 

      Independent clause

    • B. 

      Dependent clause

  • 3. 
    We headed for the beach because it was a hot summer day.
    • A. 

      Independent clause

    • B. 

      Dependent clause

  • 4. 
    Although the roads are clear, the bridge is still icy.
    • A. 

      Independent clause

    • B. 

      Dependent clause

  • 5. 
    If you eat carrots, you will improve your eyesight.
    • A. 

      Independent clause

    • B. 

      Dependent clause

  • 6. 
    Lady Gaga is famous because she wears crazy outfits.
    • A. 

      Independent clause

    • B. 

      Dependent clause

  • 7. 
    Even though the game was close, the crowd was lifeless.
    • A. 

      Independent clause

    • B. 

      Dependent clause

  • 8. 
    Sue likes to ride bicycles, but Greg prefers to jog for his exercise.
    • A. 

      Independent clause

    • B. 

      Dependent clause

  • 9. 
    The school was empty after the sutdents left for Christmas break.
    • A. 

      Independent clause

    • B. 

      Dependent clause

  • 10. 
    Whenever my family goes shopping, my sister always gets five new outfits.
    • A. 

      Independent clause

    • B. 

      Dependent clause

  • 11. 
    According to a recent poll, most people in our city are in favor of building a new community center.
    • A. 

      Simple

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Complex

    • D. 

      Compound-complex

  • 12. 
    Most cats live solitary lives, but lions live together in groups called prides.
    • A. 

      Simple

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Complex

    • D. 

      Compound-complex

  • 13. 
    I left early because I had a headache.
    • A. 

      Simple

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Complex

    • D. 

      Compound-complex

  • 14. 
    Last year we took a trip in our new RV.
    • A. 

      Simple

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Complex

    • D. 

      Compound-complex

  • 15. 
    Makihail Karyshnikov, who was born in Lativia, danced in U.S. ballet companies, but he also choreographed and acted in movies.
    • A. 

      Simple

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Complex

    • D. 

      Compound-complex

  • 16. 
    Mary enjoys baking cookies, cakes, and pies.
    • A. 

      Simple

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Complex

    • D. 

      Compound-complex

  • 17. 
    We visited Tom when he was sick, and we brought him soup.
    • A. 

      Simple

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Complex

    • D. 

      Compund-complex

  • 18. 
    I like to dance when my favorite song comes on the radio.
    • A. 

      Simple

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Complex

    • D. 

      Compound-complex

  • 19. 
     I am going home after the movie ends, but Mackenzie is going to get ice cream.
    • A. 

      Simple

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Complex

    • D. 

      Compound-complex

  • 20. 
    We climbed the mountiain trail, and we hiked a total of five miles.
    • A. 

      Simple

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Complex

    • D. 

      Compound-complex