Sentence Structure Quiz: Simple, Compound Or Complex?

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Sentence Structure Quiz: Simple, Compound Or Complex? - Quiz

Take this great sentence structure quiz today in order to learn more about the division that sentences can be put into. The difference between these sentences can be made by the number of independent clauses they have. Take up this test now to help you revise your knowledge of the different types of sentences! Don't forget to share this quiz with other grammar nazis that you know so that they can quiz themselves as well! All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Barbara and Joanne whispered and giggled all night.
    • A. 

      Simple sentence

    • B. 

      Compound Sentence

    • C. 

      Complex Sentence

    • D. 

      Compound-Complex Sentence

  • 2. 
    I like school, but I dislike getting up so early
    • A. 

      Simple sentence

    • B. 

      Compound sentence

    • C. 

      Complex sentence

    • D. 

      Complex-Compound sentence

  • 3. 
    Pizza is my favorite food
    • A. 

      Simple sentence

    • B. 

      Compound sentence

    • C. 

      Complex sentence

    • D. 

      Compound-Complex sentence

  • 4. 
    John went to school today, but James remained at home.
    • A. 

      Simple sentence

    • B. 

      Compound Sentence

    • C. 

      Complex Sentence

    • D. 

      Compound-Complex Sentence

  • 5. 
    We decided to go fishing and camp out at the lake.
    • A. 

      Simple sentence

    • B. 

      Compound Sentence

    • C. 

      Complex Sentence

    • D. 

      Compound-Complex Sentence

  • 6. 
    Those clouds promise rain, so we should hurry up and leave before we get caught in a flash flood.
    • A. 

      Simple sentence

    • B. 

      Compound Sentence

    • C. 

      Complex Sentence

    • D. 

      Compound-Complex Sentence

  • 7. 
    Since we had only gone a mile from camp, we decided to return before dark.
    • A. 

      Simple sentence

    • B. 

      Compound Sentence

    • C. 

      Complex Sentence

    • D. 

      Compound-Complex Sentence

  • 8. 
    After the tornado hit, my house was completed destroyed.
    • A. 

      Simple sentence

    • B. 

      Compound Sentence

    • C. 

      Complex Sentence

    • D. 

      Compound-Complex Sentence

  • 9. 
    This summer our vacation should be both exciting and restful.
    • A. 

      Simple sentence

    • B. 

      Compound Sentence

    • C. 

      Complex Sentence

    • D. 

      Compound-Complex Sentence

  • 10. 
    Older television sets had tubes; the newest models, which take less space, are digital televisions.
    • A. 

      Simple sentence

    • B. 

      Compound Sentence

    • C. 

      Complex Sentence

    • D. 

      Compound-Complex Sentence

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