Sentence Types & Clauses

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Sentence Quizzes & Trivia

The ability to identify sentence types will enhance students' writing. This quiz will test whether students can identify dependent clauses, independent clauses, simple compound and complex sentences.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Identify the following groups of words as fragment, independent clause, or dependent  clause. the picnic being planned for some time now  
    • A. 

      Fragment

    • B. 

      Independent clause

    • C. 

      Dependent clause

  • 2. 
    We made the sandwiches
    • A. 

      Fragment

    • B. 

      Independent clause

    • C. 

      Dependent clause

  • 3. 
     since we had no peanut butter left
    • A. 

      Fragment

    • B. 

      Independent Clause

    • C. 

      Dependent Clause

  • 4. 
     Dad knew the way
    • A. 

      Fragment

    • B. 

      Independent Clause

    • C. 

      Dependent Clause

  • 5. 
    Even though Mother kept reminding him
    • A. 

      Fragment

    • B. 

      Independent Clause

    • C. 

      Dependent Clause

  • 6. 
    To see the sun setting and the sky darkening.
    • A. 

      Fragment

    • B. 

      Independent Clause

    • C. 

      Dependent Clause

  • 7. 
    Even though it rained constantly in Trelawny.
    • A. 

      Fragment

    • B. 

      Independent Clause

    • C. 

      Dependent Clause

  • 8. 
    Because we knew how to handle the boat in rough weather.
    • A. 

      Fragment

    • B. 

      Independent clause

    • C. 

      Dependent clause

  • 9. 
    Finished packing right after dinner
    • A. 

      Fragment

    • B. 

      Independent clause

    • C. 

      Dependent clause

  • 10. 
    Javair packed our lunches
    • A. 

      Fragment

    • B. 

      Independent clause

    • C. 

      Dependent clause

  • 11. 
    Because whole wheat bread is good for you 
    • A. 

      Fragment

    • B. 

      Independent clause

    • C. 

      Dependent clause

  • 12. 
    Bread can be cooked in a number of ways 
    • A. 

      Fragment

    • B. 

      Independent clause

    • C. 

      Dependent clause

  • 13. 
    The teacher walked into the classroom, greeted the students, and took attendance.
    • A. 

      Simple

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Complex

  • 14. 
    Romario played football while Shantel went shopping.
    • A. 

      Simple

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Complex

  • 15. 
    Roberto played football, yet Mahalia went shopping.
    • A. 

      Simple

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Complex

  • 16. 
    Although Mexico has the better football team, they lost.
    • A. 

      Simple

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Complex

  • 17. 
    The island was filled with many winding trails, a small lake, and dangerous wild pigs.
    • A. 

      Simple

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Complex

  • 18. 
    Rushell passed the test because she studied hard and understood the material.
    • A. 

      Simple

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Complex

  • 19. 
    Kingston is the capital of Jamaica, but Half-Way-Tree is the capital of Kingston.
    • A. 

      Simple

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Complex

  • 20. 
    Call your father as soon as you arrive in Paris.
    • A. 

      Simple

    • B. 

      Compound

    • C. 

      Complex

  • 21. 
    After Sheika came home, she washed the dishes and wiped the floor. The sentence above is a _____________________ sentence.  
  • 22. 
    After Sheika came home, she washed the dishes and wiped the floor. The conjunction in this sentence is ____________ .
  • 23. 
    After Sheika came home, she washed the dishes and wiped the floor. One  subject in this sentence is ____________ .
  • 24. 
    After Sheika came home, she washed the dishes and wiped the floor.  One verb in this sentence is _______________.
  • 25. 
    After Sheika came home, she washed the dishes and wiped the floor.  Which came first? Independent clause OR dependent clause?
    • A. 

      Independent Clause

    • B. 

      Dependent Clause