A Quick Sentence Types Quiz!

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A Quick Sentence Types Quiz!

The study of English grammar deals with more than just words and what order to place them in, it looks at sentences as a whole as well. In fact, you’ll learn today that sentences can be split into a number of individual types. What can you tell us about them? Let’s find out with this quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Simple sentence

    • B. 

      Compound sentence

    • C. 

      Complex sentence

    • D. 

      Compound-complex sentence

  • 2. 
    My brother bought his calculator, and he has made fewer mistakes in his monthly checking statement.
    • A. 

      Simple sentence

    • B. 

      Compound sentence

    • C. 

      Complex sentence

    • D. 

      Compound-complex sentence

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Simple sentence

    • B. 

      Compound sentence

    • C. 

      Complex sentence

    • D. 

      Compound-complex sentence

  • 4. 
    Although I have read many books by John Steinbeck, my favorite is The Pearl.
    • A. 

      Simple sentence

    • B. 

      Compound sentence

    • C. 

      Complex sentence

    • D. 

      Compound-complex sentence

  • 5. 
    Do you know the date of our Math exam?
    • A. 

      Simple sentence

    • B. 

      Compound sentence

    • C. 

      Complex sentence

    • D. 

      Compound-complex sentence

  • 6. 
    The three of us went to the park, and we played basketball.
    • A. 

      Simple sentence

    • B. 

      Compound sentence

    • C. 

      Complex sentence

    • D. 

      Compound-complex sentence

  • 7. 
    Marcia, who is my sister, was treasurer of her class last year; this year she is president.
    • A. 

      Simple sentence

    • B. 

      Compound sentence

    • C. 

      Complex sentence

    • D. 

      Compound-complex sentence

  • 8. 
    The doctor whom I see is my friend’s grandfather.
    • A. 

      Simple sentence

    • B. 

      Compound sentence

    • C. 

      Complex sentence

    • D. 

      Compound-complex sentence

  • 9. 
    After school, the three of us went to the park and played basketball.
    • A. 

      Simple sentence

    • B. 

      Compound sentence

    • C. 

      Complex sentence

    • D. 

      Compound-complex sentence

  • 10. 
    We know that the restaurant is open on Sunday, but is it open now?
    • A. 

      Simple sentence

    • B. 

      Compound sentence

    • C. 

      Complex sentence

    • D. 

      Compound-complex sentence