English Grammar: Sentence Types Quiz!

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English Grammar: 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 several 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